Compilation Project All Deceased Banks & Bankes Persons of European Origin in the U.S. & Their Immediate Families

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  • ID: I60090
  • Name: Anthony Bleecker Banks
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 MAR 1835 in New York, New York Co., New York
  • Death: 6 AUG 1910 in Bar Harbor, Hancock Co., Maine
  • Note:
    Birth info from his obit in NY Times, 8 Aug 1910, p 7.
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    In 1840 census New York Co., NY. (p 334) New York City. Ward 5. He was probably with his father.
    White males: (1) less than 5 yrs, OR (1) 5-10
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    In 1857, "A. Bleecker Banks" provided an affidavit certifying the identity of William G. Banks, b. 1823, NYC who was applying for a passport. [relationship not presently understood between these two men] (Passport Applications, 1795-1905; National Archives Microfilm Publication M1372, reel 61, # 533)
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    1860 census Albany Co., NY. (p 536) Albany. Ward 4. Blecker Banks, WM 25, law books, b. NY. Living in household of Mathew & Anne Hallenbeck.
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    He was apparently duplicated in the 1860 census as follows:
    1860 census Albany Co., NY. (p 633) Albany. Ward 5. A. B. Banks, WM 25, bookseller, b. NY. Living in a hotel.
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    In 1861, A. Bleecker Banks represented Dist. 4, Albany, in the New York Assembly. (New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865, by Frderick Phisterer, 1912, vol I, p 28)
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    On 23 Jun 1865, "A. Bleecker Banks" applied for an American passport. He indicated he was born in New York city and county. Age 29. 5' 10 3/4" tall. High forehead. Blue eyes. Straight nose. Medium mouth. Round chin. Light brown hair. Florid complexion. Full face. (Passport Applications, 1795-1905, National Archives Records Group 59)
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    1870 census Albany Co., NY. (p 322) Albany. Ward 5. Bleecker Banks, WM 32, book dealer, real estate $20,000, personal estate $30,000, b. NY. Living w/him: wife Pheobe and daughter Hattie. Also present: 4 domestic servants.
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    From 1876-77 and 1884-85, he was mayor of Albany, NY. (NY Times, 8 Aug 1910, p 7)
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    1880 census Albany Co., NY. (p 217) Albany. Ward 13. A. Bleeker Banks, WM 42, law book publisher, b. NY, parents b. NY. Living w/him: wife Phebe.
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    In Trow's New York City Directory for the Year Ending May 1, 1880, A. Bleecker Banks listed for books at 144 Nassau St.
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    In 1890 city directory of New York City, NY, A. Bleecker Banks listed for office at 144 Nassau St., residence in Albany, NY. [This same address used for his brother David Banks]
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    On 11 Nov 1896, A. Bleecker Banks of Albany, NY sold to William Rice of New York, land in Eden, Bar Harbor, ME for $8,750 to be paid in installments. His wife Phebe Wells Banks also signed. (Hancock Co., ME Deeds, Bk 307, p 230, 236) Foreclosure notice on the assignment of this in Bk 585, p 46, 7 Jan 1924 and notice absolving all A. Bleecker Banks heirs of any obligation, Bk 605, p 168, October 4, 1926) No deed found explaining how A. Bleecker Banks obtained this property.
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    1900 census Albany Co., NY. ED 47, p 13. Albany. A. Bleeker Banks, WM 60, b. Mar 1840, lawbook publisher, m'd 34 yrs, b. NY, father b. NJ, mother b. NY. Living w/him: wife Phoebe. Also present: 2 servants.
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    On 27 Dec 1901, A. Bleecker Banks of Albany, NY bought from three Hinckleys for $16,500, a parcel of 2.1 acres on shore of Eden, Bar Harbor, Maine, as well as an adjacent parcel. (Hancock Co., ME Deeds, Bk 374, p 541)
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    On 6 Jul 1903, A. Bleecker Banks of Albany, NY joined "The Swimming Club" in agreeing with Tobias L. Roberts of Eden, ME for 20 yrs to allow a sewer pipe to pass Roberts's land. (Hancock Co., ME Deeds, Bk 393, p 538)
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    On 6 Oct 1903, A. Bleecker Banks of Albany, NY sold to The Swimming Club (a corporation) land and buildings in Bar Harbor, ME for $10,000. It indicated there was a mortgage on this property. Wife Phebe Wells Banks mentioned. (Hancock Co., ME, Bk 397, p 480)
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    On 12 Jul 1907, A. Bleecker Banks of Albany, NY -- his mortgage dated 17 Dec 1901 fully paid. (Hancock Co, ME Deeds, Bk 441, p 357)
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    1910 census Albany Co., NY. ED 63, p 4. Albany. 347 State St. A. Bleecker Banks, WM 68, 1st marriage, m'd 38 yrs, law book publisher, b. NY, father b. NJ, mother b. NY. Living with him: wife Phoebe. Also present: 3 servants.
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    On 6 Dec 1910, the register of deeds of Hancock Co., ME affirmed that the will of A. Bleecker Banks was proved in Hancock Co. court this date. The first provision was listed in which he left all to his wife Phebe Wells Banks except for his interest in Banks & Bros. firm. (Hancock Co., ME Deeds, Bk 475, p 439)
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    Death info from his obit, NY Times, 8 Aug 1910, p 7.




    Father: David Banks b: 1786 in Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey
    Mother: Harriet Brenecke Lloyd b: ABT. 1800 in New York

    Marriage 1 Phebe Wells b: 4 JUN 1837 in Lebanon Springs, Columbia Co., New York
      Children
      1. Has No Children Harriet Lloyd Banks b: ABT. 1867 in Albany, Albany Co., New York

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