Geraldine Louise Banks

25 November 1920–2 May 1997 (Age 76)
Greenwood, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Geraldine Louise

When Geraldine Louise Banks was born on 25 November 1920, in Greenwood, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, Homer Banks, was 28 and her mother, Ellen Conlon, was 26. She married Donald Frank Miller on 14 March 1941. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Steuben, New York, United States in 1935 and Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 2 May 1997, in Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States.

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Donald Frank Miller
Geraldine Louise Banks
Marriage: 14 March 1941
Ronald Eugene Miller
Wayne Andrew Miller

Spouse and Children

14 March 1941


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on the slope of a hillside or by a riverbank, from northern Middle English banke (from Old Danish banke). The final -s may occasionally represent a plural form, but it is most commonly an arbitrary addition made after the main period of surname formation, perhaps under the influence of patronymic forms with a possessive -s.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bruacháin ‘descendant of Bruachán’, a byname for a large-bellied person. The English form was chosen because of a mistaken association of the Gaelic name with bruach ‘bank’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Geraldine Banks in household of S Paul Relin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Geraldine L Banks in household of Homer Banks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geraldine L Banks, "New York State Census, 1925"

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