Thomas Jefferson Banner

1844–1933 (Age 89)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Banner was born on 11 December 1844, in Scott, Virginia, United States, his father, John Wesley Banner, was 24 and his mother, Martha Jane Broadwater, was 22. He married Elizabeth Berry on 21 August 1866, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Mason, Mason, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Terrell, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 8 December 1933, in Sanderson, Terrell, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Sanderson, Terrell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Banner
Elizabeth Berry
Marriage: 21 August 1866
Mary Jane "Mollie" Banner
William Jacob Banner
Martha Sabrie Banner
Sarah Elizabeth Banner

Spouse & Children

21 August 1866
Scott, Virginia, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1844–1933Male

  • Charles Knox Banner


  • Jacob Lincoln Banner


  • William Martin Banner


  • Emily E. Banner


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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 3

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 24

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas J Banner in household of C Wilson Banner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas J Banner in household of John Banner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • T Banner, "United States Census, 1900"

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