Banta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Banta family

The surname Banta was first found in Champagne, where the family was traced from early times.

Important Dates for the Banta family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Banta research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1300, 1400, 1429, 1518, 1524, 1544, 1553, 1684, and 1748 are included under the topic Early Banta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Banta Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ban, Bans, Band, Bant, Bands, Bants, Bande, Bandes, Bante, Bantes, Baun, Bauns, Baund, Baunds, Baunt, Baunts, du Ban and many more.

Early Notables of the Banta family (pre 1700)

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Banta migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Banta Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Epke Jacobs Banta, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620 [1]
Banta Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Rau Banta, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1728 [1]
  • Frederich Banta, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1767 [1]
  • Adam Banta, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786 [1]
Banta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Cde Banta, aged 30, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]

Banta migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Banta Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Lt. Weart Banta aka "Veart, Wyart, Bontor, Bonter, Barter, Bartow" U.E. (b. 1743) born in Sluckup, New Jersey, USA from New York City, New York, USA who settled in Shelburne, Nova Scotia in 1783 he then relocated in 1795 to township No 2 Stamford, Niagara, Upper Canada he enlisted in February 1779 and was part of the Kings Militia Volunteers, New York Regiment he was married to Elizabeth Mildeberger the had 4 children, he died in 1795 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Banta (post 1700)

  • Dennis Bradford Banta (b. 1970), retired American NFL football tight end
  • Jack Banta (1925-2006), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Jack Banta (b. 1917), American NFL football halfback
  • George Banta (1857-1935), American founder of the George Banta Company
  • Grace Banta Reynolds, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932, 1936 (alternate); Member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1937-40 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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