Peter Banta

about 1846–
Henry, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Banta was born about 1846, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, his father, George L Banta, was 28 and his mother, Charity O'Nan, was 27.

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George L Banta
Charity O'Nan
Catharine Elizabeth Banta
Silas Newton Banta
Peter Banta
Alfred Banta

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World Events (8)

Age 0
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State
Age 4
According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 35
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

West Frisian: probably a habitational name for someone from Bant, in the 17th century an island in Friesland, now a village north of Emmeloord in the Noordoostpolder (see Band 4, compare Banda 5). This surname is no longer found in the Netherlands.History: Epke Jacobs Banta arrived in New Netherland in 1659.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Peter Banta in household of George L Banta, "United States Census, 1860"

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