William Lee Banner

19 July 1871–30 January 1935 (Age 63)
Castlewood Magisterial District, Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Lee

When William Lee Banner was born on 19 July 1871, in Castlewood Magisterial District, Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, David Kent Banner, was 25 and his mother, Julia Ann Burton, was 18. He married Cynthia Ann May on 7 January 1892, in Wise, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Castlewood, Russell, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 30 January 1935, in Dante, Russell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Russell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lee Banner
Cynthia Ann May
Marriage: 7 January 1892
Rosa Dell Banner
William T Banner
Alice Leah Banner

Spouse and Children

7 January 1892
Wise, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Kent Banner







    Margret E. Banner


    Sarah Alice Banner


    Steve W. Banner


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English (Midlands): metonymic occupational name for a standard bearer, from Anglo-Norman French banere ‘flag’, ‘ensign’ ( see Bannerman ).2 German: occupational name for a standard bearer, Middle High German banier, Middle Low German banner, from French bannière ‘flag’, ‘standard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William L Banner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William B Banner in household of Richard O Stamper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William L Banner in household of D K Banner, "United States Census, 1880"

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