Henry D Banta

29 January 1785–21 January 1867 (Age 81)
Henry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry D

When Henry D Banta was born on 29 January 1785, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Banta, was 21 and his mother, Anna Seever, was 25. He married Eleanor Simon Van Arsdale on 20 June 1803, in Henry, Morgan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Switzerland, Indiana, United States in 1830 and Ohio, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 21 January 1867, in Craig Township, Switzerland, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Craig Township, Switzerland, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry D Banta
1785–1867
Eleanor Simon Van Arsdale
1786–1879
Marriage: 20 June 1803
Anna J Banta
1804–1833
Rachel Banta
1805–1867
Daniel Henry Banta
1807–1885
Isaac Vauter Banta
1809–1863
Jacob Cassatt Banta
1812–1888
Mary A Banta
1814–1816
Jane Banta
1816–1877
Abraham Banta
1818–1879
Polly Mary Banta
1820–1898
John W. Banta
1823–1896
William Henry Banta
1825–1856
Eleanor Banta
1827–1920
Nancy Jane Banta
1829–1894
Nancy Susannah Banta
1831–1856

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1803
Henry, Morgan, Kentucky, United States
children

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+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 7

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Frisian: probably a habitational name for someone from Bant, in the 17th century an island in Friesland, now the village north of Emmeloord in the Noordoostpolder.

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

Story Highlight

History

DANIEL BANTA married Elizabeth Le Compte. During the War of 1812 he served in Shelby's troop under Capt. Rice, and also took part in the battle of Tippecanoe. He was a farmer. In 1841 he removed from …

Sources (3)

  • Henry D Banta, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Henry D Banta, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Henry D Banta, "United States Census, 1830"

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