Wednesday, December 15, 2010

BANKSTON COUSINS

A time line through 1800 for descendants of Lawrence Bankston who appears in Edgecombe County, NC by 1744

The Bankston time line is a spreadsheet with links to photos of original signatures and to document transcriptions.

Bankston Cousins: We need your help - please post citations as comments.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Rambo Books All in Print

All five volumes of the Rambo book are now in print. See the link for AuthorHouse to the right. The third volume (Gertrude Rambo m. Anders Bengtsson (Bankson) will have a revised printing as time permits.

Please click on the Bankston Family Tree website (sidebar - left) to see updated research reports. Click on the Bankston timeline spreadsheet. You can copy and paste the spreadsheet onto your computer and click on the hyperlinks to see copies of images of wills, documents, etc.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Bankston Books in Print!

The book, The Spirit in the South is also now in print and available online through Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble or authorHouse.com (see link in sidebar).

The Spirit in the South contains fictional history essays of ten generations of grandmothers explaining their indomitable spirit that took them through the life stressors of war, poverty, grief and loss and westward migrations from Colonial days into the 20th century. It contains documentation for membership in the DAR, War Between the States, War of 1812 and heraldic societies.





Sunday, March 2, 2008

A time line through 1800 for descendants of Lawrence Bankston who appears in Edgecombe County, NC by 1744

The Bankston time line is a spreadsheet with links to photos of original signatures and to document transcriptions.

Two Things:


The Rambo Bankston website address has been changed to http://sites.google.doc/site/rambofamilytree/

The Third Volume of the series, The Rambo Family Tree, by Beverly Nelson Rambo and Ronald S. Beatty is available for purchase. Nearly all of the Rambo families in the US are descended from one common ancestor, Peter Gunnarson Rambo, who landed on the shores of the Delaware River in 1640 at what is now Wilmington, Delaware. This 2300 page history of the Rambo family describes Peter and his six children and lists their descendants which can be found in every state in the Union. This third volume of the series is the first volume published and describes the children of Gertrude Rambo Bankson, Peter's second child and eldest daughter. Up through 1850 all the Bankson and Bankston families in the US are believed to be descended from Gertrude and her husband, Andrew Bankson (spelled Andreas Bengtsson in the Swedish records. Bankston and Bankson are the primary names in this volume.

Use your credit card to order directly from the book store on http://www.authorhouse.com/ on line or telephone: 1-888-280-7715 for about $31.60 including shipping and handling. The Rambo Family Tree: Third Volume: Descendants of his daughter, Gertrude Rambo Bankson is a large print, 540 pages at 8.5 inches by 11.

The remaining four volumes of the Rambo Family Tree Genealogy will be completely proofed and should be in print by the summer of 2009.

Thanks again to all the cousins and to everyone else who contributed to this book. Wonderful cousins and new friends have turned this incredible effort into a real pleasure.

Cousin Ron Beatty