Sunday, February 24, 2013

Lapeer Connection

A NARA record found at


WAR OF 1812.
Claim of Widow for Pension, under the Provisions of Sections 4736 to 4740 inclusive Revised Statutes, and the Act of March 9, 1878.

State of:  Michigan
County of:  Lapeer
18 May 1878
Emeline Bannister, age 66
Residence:  Almont, Michigan
Widow of Private Levi Bannister
N.Y. Mil.
Enlisted at Buffalo or Gainsville, New York

Emeline Bannister in the Census taken in Lapeer County, Michigan:

United States Census, 1900
name: Emeline Banister
Almont township Almont village, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
birth date: Dec 1811
birthplace: Connecticut
father's birthplace: Connecticut
mother's birthplace: Connecticut
marital status: Widowed
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Martin Banister M 49 Michigan
wife Jennie Banister F 49 Michigan
daughter Hattie Banister F 23 Michigan
son Harry Banister M 21 Michigan
son Hughie Banister M 12 Michigan
mother Emeline Banister F 89 Connecticut

United States Census, 1850
Almont, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
Levie Banister M 44 Vermont
Emaline Banister F 38 Canada
Betsey Banister F 19 New York
Freman L Banister M 17 New York
Hiram Banister M 16 New York
Manervia Banister F 12 Michigan
Lucian Banister M 5 Michigan
Effe Banister F 21 New York

Emeline Banister died in 1907:

name: Emeline Banister
death date: 24 Feb 1907
death place: Almont Township, Lapeer, Michigan
age: 95
birth date: 1812
father: Thomas Weaver
mother: Salley Lee

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