BANTA, Myra Elizabeth

Female 1892 - 1969  (76 years)


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  • Name BANTA, Myra Elizabeth 
    Born 28 Mar 1892  Mesa, Maricopa, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Feb 1969  Malibu, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 5 Mar 1969  Evergreen Cemetery, El Centro, Imperial,CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Block 3, Lot 48
    Person ID I106  Banta Family
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2007 

    Father BANTA, Robert Gray (4115),   b. 3 Feb 1863, Hanging Grove, , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1935, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother ANDERSON, Mary Bennett,   b. 20 Nov 1872, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1922, El Centro, Imperial, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1890  Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family NELSON, Charles Laurence,   b. 22 Sep 1883, Sturgeon Bay, Door, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1977, Malibu, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1917  Sturgeon Bay, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1. Myra and Charles married after he had enlisted in the Army and shortly before being sent to France. The winters were too cold and she came back out to California, probably staying with her parents in Imperial and teaching there for 2 or 3 years. Charles came back to Imperial for a short time in 1919. Myra had tought in Los Angeles before marrying, and returned there to teach in the early 1920’s. (Charles R. Nelson ltr 5 Apr 1995)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1. No children
      2. Att school in Mayer & Prescott, AZ; 6th gr in Imperial
      3. Came to Imperial in fall of 1903
      4. In first graduating class of IHS 1910 (3 girls) (Imperial Valley Union HS)
      5. Att LA Normal School 1910-12 (later, Cal State LA)
      6. Started teaching 1912, Rowan (El School?)
      7. MA in Ed Administration, UCLA, early 1920’s. First principal, 4th St Elementary 1926
      8. Met Charles 1915
      9. “On her last day she woke up, came to a window to wave and wish him good morning, went back to bed, and died peacefully in her sleep.” Charles’s description of Myra’s death as told to his nephew, Charles R. Nelson.
      10. In January, 1920, Myra and Charles reside with Robert and Mary Banta. Myra teaches grade school; Charles is a carpenter.
      11. She retired 6/30/56. [4, 5, 6]

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