August Henry Banaka

Brief Life History of August Henry

When August Henry Banaka was born on 18 April 1882, in Manhattan, Riley, Kansas, United States, his father, Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Banaka, was 29 and his mother, Marie Dorothee Elisabeth Louisa Lappine, was 27. He married Anna Belle Thomas on 22 August 1906, in Netawaka, Jackson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Yuma, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Pine Forest Election Precinct, Klickitat, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 27 February 1942, in Holyoke, Phillips, Colorado, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Holyoke, Phillips, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Henry Banaka
Anna Belle Thomas
Marriage: 22 August 1906
Leslie Charles Banaka
Samuel August Banaka
Alta Rosina Banaka
Ethel Irene Banaka
Kenneth Lee Banaka
Harold Wayne Banaka
Marjorie Elizabeth Banaka
Walter Everett Banaka
Donald Vernon Banaka

Sources (18)

  • August H Benaka, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: August Henry Banaka - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: August Henry Banaka
  • August H. Banaka, "Kansas, Marriages, 1811-1911"

World Events (8)


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Historical Boundaries: 1887: Weld, Colorado, United States 1887: Logan, Colorado, United States 1889: Phillips, Colorado, United States

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Filipino (Bañaga): nickname from a Hispanicized form of Tagalog banyaga ‘alien, foreigner’.

Muslim (Sudan): unexplained.

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

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William Banaka: 1895

Source: Clarification: William Henry Barnheart Banaka is H. F. W. Banaka's son. William H. B. Banaka is tagged because he is a son. We made the …

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