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Red River County, Texas, 1850 census:S1
- Bankston, James 50 yrs Farmer (real estate = $100) b. Georgia (cannot read/write)
- Visa 49 yrs b. Georgia (cannot read/write)
- Hamilton 28 yrs b. Arkansas (cannot read/write)
- Asa 26 yrs b. Arkansas
- Mary 22 yrs b. Arkansas
- Micager 20 yrs b. Arkansas
- Nancy 18 yrs b. Arkansas
- Francis [f] 18 yrs b. Arkansas
- Artimesa 14 yrs b. Arkansas
- John 9 yrs b. Texas
- William 6 yrs b. Texas
- Amanda 3 yrs b. Texas
- Lavisa 1 yr b. Texas
Red River County, Texas, 1860 census:S4
- Bankston, James 60 yrs Farmer (real estate = $4,000; personal estate = $250) b. Georgia (cannot read/write)
- Louisa 58 yrs b. Georgia (cannot read/write)
- Julia A. 22 yrs b. Arkansas
- John 21 yrs Laborer b. Texas
- William 18 yrs Laborer b. Texas
- Bankston, Margarett 28 yrs b. Missouri
- Bankston, Jno. 8 yrs b. Texas
- Bankston, George L. 1 yr b. Texas
James Bankston married Levisa McDonald. They lived in Clark County, Arkansas and later moved to Hot Spring County, Arkansas. They eventually settled in Red River County, Texas near the Clarksville/Annona/English area.
Old Miller County, Arkansas was created April 1, 1820 by the Arkansas Territorial Legislature. It included much of what is southeastern Oklahoma and the northeastern counties in Texas (Bowie, Red River, Lamar, Fannin, Cass, Morris, Titus, Franklin, Hopkins, Delta and Hunt). Red River County was created in 1836 (Organized in 1837) after it became part of the Republic of Texas.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Red River, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 215, house/family 289/289.
- ↑ Red River, Texas, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Mortality Schedule.
Died march 1870 of dropsy, age 71 years
- Texas. General Land Office. Abstracts of All Original Texas Land Titles Comprising Grants and Locations. (Austin, Texas: Texas General Land Office), Patent #929 (Abstract # 65).
On 27 Jan 1852, he received 2nd Class headright certificate #104 for 1,280 acres, which he located just east of Annona.
- ↑ Red River, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 94, house/family 475/475.
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