Adam Edward Banks
- Born: Nov 1837, Middletown, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Mary Kern Graham on 10 Sep 1867 in Duncanon, Perry Co., PA
- Died: 23 Apr 1909, Wheatfield, Perry Co., PA at age 71
- Buried: Union Cemetery, Duncannon, Perry Co., PA
See general notes on his father, Micheal for 1850 census facts.
The 1860 Federal Census for Pennsylvania, Dauphin Co., Londonderry Township records A. E. Bankeys (21) living in the household of Agustus Lynch.
Adam E Bankeys (sic) enlisted/drafted in Company E, 143rd Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania September 1, 1862. His various service records are indexed as Bankas, Bankes, and Bankeys.
The 1870 Federal Census for Pennsylvania, Perry Co., Petersburg Borough Duncannon P.O., Page 215 records Addam Bank (30 - PA) with wife Mary (24 - PA) and children Minervy (2) and Harry (6/12). Addam is listed as a Sawyer.
The 1880 Federal Census for Pennsylvania, Perry Co., Wheatfield Township, District 121, Page 106A records Adam E. Banks (41-PA/PA/PA) with wife Mary (35-PA/PA/PA) and children Minnie (12), Harry (10), Annie (8), and Lena (5). Adam is a Wagon Maker.
The 1900 Federal Census for Pennsylvania, Perry Co., Wheatfield Township, District 166, Page 268A records Adam E. Banks (Nov 1837 - PA/PA/PA) with wife Mary K. (May 1845 - PA/PA/PA) and children Helena M. (Nov 1875), Amy L. (Feb 1881), Cora M. (1885), and Edward K. (June 1888). Adam is a carpenter who has been married 32 years. Mary has had 7 children of which all 7 are still living.
Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999 <http://www.ancestry.com>
Name: Adam E Banks
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1838
Death Date: 23 Apr 1909
Military Branch: Army
Veteran of Which War: U.S. Civil War
Cemetery Name: Union Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Duncannon, Perry County, PA
Many dates and locations are from Jack Akerboom, great grandson of Adam and Mary Banks [Minerva Banks Lower > Zelkda Lower Akerboom] ... email connection with this researcher in April 2013.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Carpenter (1900).
Adam married Mary Kern Graham on 10 Sep 1867 in Duncanon, Perry Co., PA. (Mary Kern Graham was born on 28 May 1845 in Penn Township, Perry Co., Pennsylvania and died on 16 May 1917 in Duncanon, Perry Co., PA.)