Person:James Bankston (4)

James Bankston
b.abt. 1800 Georgia
m. abt 1821
  1. Hamilton Bankston1822 - 1882
  2. Ace Bankston1824 -
  3. Levi Bankstonabt 1827 -
  4. Mary Ann Bankston1828 - aft 1920
  5. Nancy Bankston1832 -
  6. Frances Bankston1832 -
  7. Micajah Bankstonabt 1832 - 1863
  8. Artemtia Bankstonabt 1836 - abt 1871
  9. Julia Bankston1837 - abt 1887
  10. John B. Bankston1839 - abt 1867
  11. William Bankston1844 -
  12. Amanda Bankston1847 -
  13. Louisa Bankston1849 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] James Bankston
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1800 Georgia
Marriage abt 1821 Arkansasto Levisa McDonald
Other? 1838-40 Red River County, TexasMigration
Census[1] 1850 Red River County, Texas
Other? 27 Jan 1852 Red River County, TexasReceived 2nd Class headright certificate #104 for 1,280 acres, which he located just east of Annona.
Census[4] 1860 Red River County, Texas
Death[2] March 1870 Red River County, Texas
Burial? Unknown at Present

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.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Red River, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 215, house/family 289/289.
  2. Red River, Texas, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Mortality Schedule.

    Bankston, James

    Died march 1870 of dropsy, age 71 years

    Born Georgia

  3.   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.

  4. Red River, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 94, house/family 475/475.