RICHARD PEYTON BANKSON: ANCESTORS AND RELATIVES Updated April 30, 2007
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A descendent a long line of American pioneers--adventuring families, with branches trailing back to
--the Mayflower --Pennsylvania quakers --Colonial Swedes on the Delaware --the early Dutch, founding leaders of New Amsterdam --Revolutionary War, including George Washington's Army --Early statehood/settlement of Illinois (incl. State Senator) --Pioneer settlement/establishment of Livingston and Handy counties, Michigan --Civil War, including Battle of the Wilderness --Pioneer settlement and building of Mt. Hope, Washington --Establishment and contribution to early community of Spokane, Washington
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