Ann Elizabeth "Eliza" BANKS 

*3 May 1850 - †28 Feb 1947


a) Obituary
March 1947 , Pickering
Taken from "Pickering News" dated Friday March 07, 1947

Ann Eliza Bryan

Pickering's oldest resident dies

Pickering's oldest resident in the person of Mrs. Eliza Bryan passed away here on February 28. She was in her 97th year.

Born in Pennsylvania, she came to Canada as a young girl, with her parents. They lived in Markham for a few years, then moved to Pickering Twp.,living in various parts until they moved to the village. Her parents, the late Mr. & Mrs. Bolton Banks, passed away many years ago. She worked for a number of years in a dentists office in Chicago, then back to Pickering where she married the late Edward Bryan. They farmed north of the village, and later purchased the former "Logan" store at the corner of No. 2 and Elizabeth Street. Mr. Bryan passed away about 14 years ago. She was a member of the former Methodist Church and was active in her own home until one year ago.

She is survived by her three brothers: Lorenzo Banks, of this place, Fred of Richmond Hill and Ernest of New York City. Two brothers, William and DeForest predeceased her.

Funeral service was held on Monday afternoon from the McEachnie Funeral Home with Rev. R.C. Copeland officiating. Interment at Erskine Cemetery. Due to the storm and roads, the burial service could not be carried out that day.

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Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924
about Ann Eliza Banks
Name: «tab»Ann Eliza Banks
Age: «tab»55
Estimated Birth Year: «tab»abt 1855
Father Name: «tab»Balton Banks
Mother Name: «tab»Sarah Moody
Spouse Name: «tab»Edward Bryan
Spouse's Age: «tab»59
Spouse Estimated Birth Year: «tab»abt 1851
Spouse Father Name: «tab»Thomas Bryan
Spouse Mother Name: «tab»Maria Gerson
Marriage Date: «tab»3 Jan 1910
Marriage Place: «tab»York
Marriage County: «tab»York
Family History Library Microfilm: «tab»MS932_145
Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1922. MS932, 695 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.