ALLIFAIR "Allie or Alice" (WATKINS) BANNING


MRS, ALICE F. BANNING*, 90 years old, died at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martha Buck, eight and a half miles west of the city, from the infirmities incident to her advanced age. 

Mrs. Banning was a native of Maryland, and came to this county 40 years ago, remaining a resident until her death. 

Three children survive, viz: Mrs. Martha Buck, Mrs. Diana Sewell, and S. A. Banning.  The deceased was an estimable woman, and held in the highest esteem by the community in which she lived.

Source: Lafayette Weekly Call, Saturday, October 2, 1897, Lafayette, Indiana
Submitted by Adina Watkins Dyer

*given name was Allifair, but she was sometimes called Allie or Alice.


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 Green Hill, Warren County, Indiana


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