Saturday, April 6, 2013

Johannes VONBANK and Ursula WEISS family

Johannes VonBank (or John Bank) was born 22 Jul 1827 in Bleichheim, Baden. He was the son of Johann VonBank and Theresia Baer.

He married Ursula Weiss (no marriage has been found in Germany). Ursula was born 17 October 1830 in Heimbach, Baden. She was the daughter of Kasper Weiss and Maria Anna Herr.

John and Ursula's first child was born in Heimbach. They immigrated to the United States on 9 April 1852 on board the ship France. After arriving in New York City, they made their way to central Pennsylvania. They lived first in Union Township, Union County, Pennsylvania and moved to Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania by 1870.

John died on 24 January 1894 in Danville. Ursula died on 22 December 1905 in Danville. They were both buried in St. Hubert's Cemetery in Danville.

John and Ursula had 7 daughters. Emma was born in Heimbach, Baden and the others were born in Pennsylvania:
  1. Emma Bank (12 April 1850 - 7 April 1882) married Harman HILSHER (abt 1848 - 3 January 1937).
  2. Mary Bank (September 1856 - 14 January 1933) married Henry FELIX (September 1855 - 9 October 1918).
  3. Theresa Bank (8 December 1858 - 13 February 1927) married John Jeremiah ECK (19 June 1857 - 8 July 1935).
  4. Anna Bank (5 May 1861 - 26 July 1938).
  5. Catharine Bank (Oct 1863 - 30 April 1917) married John Weis (Jun 1860 - ?).
  6. Margaret Bank (Nov 1866 - 11 Feb 1942) married Francis DeSales Smith.
  7. Elizabeth C Bank (30 November 1870 - 1960) married Frederick A Mayan (Jul 1866 - ?).
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