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Santa Anna in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

John R. Banister

(May 24, 1854 - Aug. 2, 1918)

 
 
John R. Banister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
1. John R. Banister Marker
Inscription. Missouri native John Banister left home in 1867 and came to Texas. He received training as a cowboy and participated in several cattle drives to northern markets. Banister served with his brother, Will, as a Texas Ranger and participated in the capture of outlaw Sam Bass. Other contributions to the state included his service as a railway officer, inspector for the Cattle Raisersí Association, and Coleman County Sheriff.
 
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2802.)
 
Location. 31° 44.105′ N, 99° 18.722′ W. Marker is in Santa Anna, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker can be reached from Fannin Street (Farm to Market Road 1176) 0.2 miles south of Bowie Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in the central section of Santa Anna Cemetery; the above directions are to the entrance of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emma Daugherty Banister (here, next to this marker); Santa Anna Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas T. Perry (approx. half a mile away); Stonemason T.T. Perry
Marker and Grave of John R. Banister image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
2. Marker and Grave of John R. Banister
(approx. half a mile away); Coleman County (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Christian Church of Santa Anna (approx. 0.6 miles away); Santa Anna, C.S.A. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Santa Anna Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Anna.
 
Also see . . .  John Riley Banister. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 11, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Grave Sites of John R. and Emma Daugherty Banister image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
3. Grave Sites of John R. and Emma Daugherty Banister
Santa Anna Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
4. Santa Anna Cemetery
Grave sites of John R. and Emma Daugherty Banister are located in center of image
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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