BANTA Family History

BANTA, RACHEL B (Mrs), Section 19; P O Metamora; was born in Mercer County, Kentucky, December 22, 1815. On the 16th of October, 1833, at the age of 18 years, Rachel Comingore was married to the late Albert J Banta, and the same month left with him for Holland’s Grove, now Washington, Tazewell County, Illinois. Albert J Banta was born in Mercer County, Kentucky, September 15, 1800. They remained at Holland’s Grove until August 1834, when they settled on their present home.  Albert J Banta died in 1850.  Rachel B Banta has three children — William V, David O, and Cynthia M.

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