Mary M. Bantz

1858–1915 (Age 57)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary M.

When Mary M. Bantz was born in 1858, in Indiana, United States, her father, Ezra J Bantz, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Thornburg, was 31. She married William H. Ellis on 12 January 1879, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Delaware Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died before 1915, in New Mexico, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

William H. Ellis
1851–
Mary M. Bantz
1858–1915
Marriage: 12 January 1879
Raleigh Ellis
1880–1904
Wilbur H. Ellis
1880–
ELLIS
1882–
Lee Albert Ellis
1883–1943
Clay Ellis
1884–1951

Spouse and Children

    William H. Ellis

    Male1851–Male

    Female1858–1915Female

MARRIAGE
12 January 1879
Vermilion, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

    Raleigh Ellis

    Male1880–1904Male

    Wilbur H. Ellis

    Male1880–Male

    ELLIS

    Male1882–Male

    Male1883–1943Male

    Male1884–1951Male

Parents and Siblings

    Ezra J Bantz

    Male1827–1904Male

    Nancy Elizabeth Thornburg

    Female1827–1895Female

siblings

(6)

    Louisa "Lou" Elizabeth Bantz

    Female1849–1910Female

    Daniel Jacob Bantz

    Male1850–1921Male

    William E. Bantz

    Male1852–1862Male

    Franklin P. Bantz

    Male1854–1885Male

    James Albert Bantz

    Male1855–1928Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Banz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary M Bantz in household of Ezra Bantz, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary M Bantz, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Mary Bantz, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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