John L Banks
and Eva Combs

John L Banks b 5 Nov 1884 Floyd Co KY d 16 Sept 1964 Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o William Harrison Banks and Millie Combs. John L Banks m. 16 Dec 1912 Letcher Co KY to Eva Combs b abt 1896 Floyd Co KY d 24 Apr 1958 Letcher Co KY; buried Banks Cemetery, Isom, Letcher Co KY; d/o David A Combs and Nancy Niece. Children of John L Banks and Eva Combs;

1. Burnett Banks b 1912 d 1912

2. Henry Banks b 29 Nov 1915 Letcher Co KY d 12 Dec 1947 of acute cardiac arrest.

3. Alta Banks b 1917 d 1917

4. Lenville Banks b 2 Jan 1918 Letcher Co KY d 10 Jul 1996 Pulaski KY; buried Banks Cemetery, Isom, Letcher Co KY

5. Clyde Banks b abt 1920 KY

6. Alma Jean Banks b abt 1922 KY; m. Male Maggard

7. Alpha Banks b abt 1925 KY; m. Elijah "Lige" Fuller b 9 Jan 1919 Isom, Letcher Co., KY d Oct 1983 Isom, KY; s/o Green Fuller and Leona Smith.

8. Irene Banks b 1926 d 1926; buried Banks Cemetery, Isom, Letcher Co KY

9. Bessie Lee Banks b abt 1930 KY; m. Male Hall

10. John Banks Jr.


John L Banks
and Millie Breeding

John L Banks b 5 Nov 1884 Floyd Co KY d 16 Sept 1964 Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o William Harrison Banks and Millie Combs. John L Banks m. Millie Breeding b 18 Feb 1898 Letcher Co KY d 17 Apr 1990; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Wesley Breeding and Martha Hensley.


Millie Breeding and
Otto P Benjamin Hart

Millie Breeding b 18 Feb 1898 Letcher Co KY d 17 Apr 1990; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Wesley Breeding and Martha Hensley. Millie Breeding m. 1919 to (1) Otto P Benjamin Hart b 28 Feb 1879 Letcher Co KY


Census: 1930 in West Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky:
The household was enumerated as follows:
John Banks, M, 45, b. Kentucky
wife: Eva Banks, F, 34, b. Kentucky
son: Henry Banks, M, 14, b. Kentucky
son: Linville Banks, M, 12, b. Kentucky
son: Clyde Banks, M, 10, b. Kentucky
daughter: Alma Banks, F, 8, b. Kentucky
daughter: Alpha Banks, F, 5, b. Kentucky
daughter: Bessie Lee Banks, F, 1, b. Kentucky
brother-in-law: Dishman Combs, M, 16, b. Kentucky


Obituary of Eva Combs Banks
May 1, 1958 Mt Eagle Newspaper page 6

Funeral services were conducted at the Little Colly Baptist Church for Eva Banks who died at the residence of Hubert Hall Thursday. Elders Ray Collins, I. D. Back and Kirby Ison officiated. Burial was in the Wess Combs Cemetery near Mouth of Daniel. Mrs. Banks was 62 years old and a daughter of Dave and Nancy Niece Combs. Survivors include three sons, Lenville of New Albany, Ind.; Clyde of Wyandotte, Mich., and John Banks Jr. of Whitesburg; three daughters, Alma Maggard, Minn.; Alpha Fuller of Detroit, Mich, and Bessie Lee Hall of Whitesburg. Craft Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Eva Combs parents and siblings in the 1910 Letcher County Kentucky Census

(Eva Combs Banks' brother, Jordon Combs b 1885 d 1969; m. Sarah Gibson b 3 Mar 1886 d 24 Jan 1961; both Jordon and Sarah are buried in the Lawrence Combs Cemetery, Isom KY)

HH 4/4
Jordon COMBS 23 head m1 3 yrs Ky Ky Ky (son of Dave Combs and Nancy Neice)
Sarah 22 wife m1 2-1 Ky Ky Ky (Gibson)
Carl 1 3/12 son Ky Ky Ky

HH 5/5
David COMBS 64 head m1 28 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Nancy 42 wife m1 17-12 Ky Ky Ky
Monroe 20 son Ky Ky Ky
Alcie 19 dau Ky Ky Ky
Van 17 son Ky Ky Ky
Eva 14 dau Ky Ky Ky
Polyan 16 dau Ky Ky Ky
Nathaniel 13 son Ky Ky Ky
Tandy 12 son Ky Ky Ky
Mauda 10 dau Ky Ky Ky
Lavinie 8 dau Ky Ky Ky


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