David Banks (1718 - 1791) MP

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Birthplace: Greenfield, Fairfield , Connecticut
Death: Died in Greenfield, Fairfield , Connecticut, United States
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About David Banks

Capt. David Banks

  • Birth: Apr 22 1718 - Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT
  • Parents: Joseph Banks, Mary Sherwood
  • Wife: Sarah Barlow, Sarah Jessup
  • Son: Eliphalet Banks (1st wife)
  • Death: Sep 19 1791 - Greenfield, CT


  • Listed as Captain David Banks of 5th Company of Fairfield in 1747. (History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, vol II, by Donald L. Jacobus, 1932, p 43)
  • In Sep 1755, Capt. David Banks's Company entered the service, containing 83 person. (French-Indian War Rolls)


On 17 Apr 1790, David Banks wrote his will; proved 12 Oct 1791. Mentions wife Sarah; Ruth wife of Francis Bradley; Mary wife of James Redfield; Miriam daughter of Mary the deceased wife of Joseph Rumsey; daughters of Sarah deceased wife of Ebenezer Bradley; two sisters Sarah Bradley [should be Mary] and Mary Bulkley [should be Sarah]; two brothers Joseph and Nehemiah Banks; David Banks son of Joseph and grandson of my deceased brother Ebenezer; Ebenezer son of my deceased brother Ebenezer. (History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, vol II, by Donald L. Jacobus, 1932, p 43)


  1. http://www.fairfieldhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Banks-Family-Ms-26.pdf


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Capt. David Banks's Timeline

April 22, 1718
Greenfield, Fairfield , Connecticut
November, 1738
Age 20
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
June 2, 1768
Age 50
Westport, Fairfield , Connecticut
September 19, 1791
Age 73
Greenfield, Fairfield , Connecticut, United States
Age 72
Greenfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States