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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. Shelby Banks b 11 Apr 1905 Letcher Co KY d 25 Jul 1943 Franklin IN. (Shelby is listed as child on ancestry, but Eva would have been 9 at the time of his birth, so I think he was not her child).

2. Burnett Banks b 1912 d 1912 KY

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

4. Alta Banks b 1917 d 1917 KY lived and died on the same day

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

6. Clyde Raymond Banks b 9 Feb 1920 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 2 Nov 1992 Taylor Michigan

7. Alma Jean Banks b 25 Oct 1921 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 14 Jan 2000 Livonia Michigan; m. Male Maggard

8. Alpha Banks b 2 Jul 1924 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 26 Apr 2004 Trenton Michigan; m. Elijah "Lige" Fuller b 9 Jan 1919 Isom, Letcher Co., KY d 8 Oct 1983 Isom, KY; s/o Green Fuller and Leona Smith.

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

10. Bessie Lee Banks b 16 May 1928 Letcher Co KY d 16 Nov 1989 Fayette Co KY; buried Isom KY; m. Hubert Hall b 2 Jan 1928 Letcher Co KY d 25 Apr 2016 Lexington KY; buried Isom KY

11. John Banks Jr. b 12 Feb 1931 Letcher Co KY d 30 Jan 2000 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Isom KY; m. 2 Feb 1952 Detroit Michigan to Matilda Hale b 8 Jul 1929 Seco, Letcher Co KY d 2 Jun 2003 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Thomas Hale and Ada Caudill. Children of John Banks Jr and Matilda Hale; i. Teresa Lynn Banks b 1 Dec 1957 IN d 15 Feb 2019 Whitesburg, KY


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


1930 Letcher Co KY Census West Whitesburg District 0002
265 281 Banks John Head O 1000 M W 45 M 19 KY KY KY Farmer Farm
265 281 Banks Eva Wife H F W 34 M 18 KY KY KY
265 281 Banks Henry Son M W 14 S KY KY KY
265 281 Banks Linville Son M W 12 S KY KY KY
265 281 Banks Clyde Son M W 10 S KY KY KY
265 281 Banks Alma Daughter F W 8 S KY KY KY
265 281 Banks Alpha Daughter F W 5 S KY KY KY
265 281 Banks Bessie Lee F W 1 10/12 S KY KY KY
265 281 Combs Dishman Bro in law M W 16 S KY KY KY


1940 Letcher Co KY Census Sandlick Creek 67-21
241 Banks Eva X Head F W 42 D KY Manager Road Inn
241 Banks Henry Son M W 24 S KY
241 Banks Alpha daughter F W 15 S KY
241 Banks Bessie daughter F W 11 S KY
241 Banks John Son M W 8 S KY
241 Banks John Sr Divorced Husband M W 55 D KY Track Man Coal Mines


Obituary: 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.

>p> 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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