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Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning

 
 
Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, August 19, 2010
1. Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning Marker
Inscription.  Born in 1740 in Dover, Kent Co., DE Died Feb, 15, 1791 in Dover, Kent Co., DE Justice of the Peace Member of Joint Committee of Accounts, Committee of Correspondence, Council of Safety, and General Assembly.
 
Erected 2008 by Susan B. Anthony Chapter, NSDAR; Colonel Haslet Chapter, NSDAR; and Phineas Banning Residence Museum of Wilmington, California.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1862.
 
Location. 39° 9.274′ N, 75° 31.3′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from E. Water Street. Marker located within the Christ Church cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Inglis (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicholas Ridgely (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Caesar Rodney (about 400 feet away); Old Christ Church (about 400 feet away); Loockerman House (about 500 feet away); Thomas Stevenson House (about 600 feet away); Timothy Hanson House (about 600 feet away); An Army of Restoration (CCC) (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
John Banning Marker & Tombstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, August 19, 2010
2. John Banning Marker & Tombstone
In memory of John Banning, Esquire who departed this Life February 15th 1791, in the 52nd year of his Age Leaving a Widow and Infant Son and Daughter to deplore their loss. Blessed with a humane and charitable temper he was the patron and protector of the poor. An indulgent Husband an Affectionate Parent and a kind Master. His punctuality and fidelity in the discharge of the duties of the several important Offices To which his Country appointed him from Time To Time, met with universal approbation. In a word his many public as well as private virtues rendered him highly beloved and esteemed, by all who knew him, and now greatly Lamented.
Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen J Duncan, May 13, 2014
3. Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning Marker
Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen J Duncan, May 13, 2014
4. Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning Marker
The church and cemetery where Banning is buried. The tomb can be seen on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,320 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland.   3. submitted on May 24, 2014, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.   4. submitted on May 25, 2014, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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