Spencer Runnel Bankston

14 February 1775–23 March 1852 (Age 77)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Spencer Runnel

When Spencer Runnel Bankston was born on 14 February 1775, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Bankston, was 42 and his mother, Rachel Williamson, was 42. He married Eunice McCoy in 1799, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1820 and Hinds, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 March 1852, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Raymond Cemetery, Raymond, Hinds, Mississippi, United States.

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Spencer Runnel Bankston
Eunice McCoy
Marriage: 1799
Rebecca Bankston
R C Bankston
Rex Bankston
Reverend Spencer Runnell Bankston
Augustin H. Bankston
Nancy Bankston
Calvin Spencer Bankston
Adeline Bankston
Hillard J. Bankston
Bluford Green Bankston
Henry Gaines Bankston
Amanda M F Bankston
George W. Bankston

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  • Marriage
    1799Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 1
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    1798 · Mississippi is Organized as an American Territory
    Age 23
    The �Mississippi territory existed from April 7, 1798, to December 10, 1817, when the western half became the state of Mississippi and the eastern half became Alabama Territory. The territory was given up by Spain through the Treaty of Madrid.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swedish Bengtsson . Compare Bankson .History: Andrew Bankston, alias Anders Bengtsson, came to New Sweden on the Delaware river in 1656; he died in Philadelphia, PA, in 1706.

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Spencer Bankston, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Marriage of Daughter Adaline Bankston: S. Bankston in entry for Phillip M. Alston, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979" - Marriage Place Hinds, Mississippi, United States
    • Spencer Bankston in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "

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