Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Banks[1]

Male 1815 - 1859  (44 years)


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  • Name John Banks 
    Born 1815  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    cooper 
    Residence 296+  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-71062 
    Died 11 Aug 1859  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I71062  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Esther Park,   b. 1820, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Jane Banks,   b. 1841, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Banks,   b. 1843, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1855, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     3. William Banks,   b. 1845, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Banks,   b. 1846, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James Banks,   b. 1 Dec 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F18777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1815 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cooper - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 296+ - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Aug 1859 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A-2-60 John Banks The Last Will and Testament of John Banks, late of the Town of Galt, Cooper, who died on or about the 15th August 1859 at the Town of Galt, and who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at Galt, was proved and registered in the Surrogate Court…and that the administration of all and singular…was granted by the aforesaid Court to James Blair, of the town of Galt, Gentleman, the Executor named in said Will…

      …I John Banks of the Town of Galt, Cooper…do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament… First : I Will and direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid out of my estate as soon as conveniently may be by my Executors hereinafter named. Second I will and bequeath all my personal estate, goodsm, chattels and effect whatsoever and wheresoever situate to my beloved wife Esther, as and for her sole use and benefit. Third and as to my real estate I will and direct that my beloved wife Esther shall use and have the benefit of the same for and during the term of her natural life, said real estate consisting of Lot Number 39 in the Hamilton block on the west side of the Grand River in the said Town of Galt containing by admeasurement thirty six perches together with the buildings thereon erected. Fourth I will and devise to my dear children or such of them as shall be living at the time of my wife's decease the whole of my real estate being Lot Number 39 in Galt aforesaid to have and to hold to them their heirs and assigns forever in equal proportion share and share alike. Lastly, I nominate and appoint my trust and esteemed friend, James Blair, of the Town of Galt aforesaid, Executor of this my Last Will and Testament…

      Witnessed by Richard Blair and Geo. S. Philip
      Will dated 6th August 1859
      Proved 15th February 1860
      Died 15th August 1859

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • Sources 
    1. [S575] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - United Presbyterian.
      James BANKS born 01 Dec 1858 Galt Parents John BANKSEsther PARK baptized 13 Mar 1859 United Presbyterian Church Galt

    2. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 13.
      John BANKS Cooper Scotland Presbyterian 35
      Esther BANKS Scotland Presbyterian 31
      Jane BANKS Scotland Presbyterian 10
      Mary BANKS Scotland Presbyterian 8
      William BANKS Scotland Presbyterian 6
      John BANKS Upper Canada Presbyterian 5
      Francis MASSIE Cooper Lower Canada Roman Catholic 40 not a member of the family
      Oliver DUBO Cooper Lower Canada Roman Catholic 22 not a member of the family

    3. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 17 Aug 1859.
      John Banks died 11 Aug 1859 In Galt; age 44 years.

    4. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 13.