Adelaide Corwin Banister

Birth date? - June 8, 1917

Beloved second wife of James A. Banister

Mother of: Ethel Adelaide, Robert Louis, Mary Williams & Howell Corwin


James A. Banister married (first) in 1852 (should read 1850), Lydia (Slater) Birdsall, who died in 1875, leaving ten children, four of whom are living: Isaac; James Bryan; Albert Lincoln; and Arthur Chadwick. James A. Banister married (second) Adelaide Corwin, who survived him by for eleven years. She was the mother of four children, three of whom are living: Ethel Adelaide, who married Dr. William Talbot, of Newark; Dr. Robert Louis Banister, who married Emilie Hobbie; and Mary Williams, who married Dr. Harry W. Redfield.


Above: Fairmount Cemetery - South Orange Avenue entrance (now closed) - 1905

Above from N.Y. Times:

BANISTER.-At Newark, N.J., on Friday, June 8, 1917, Adelaide Corwin, widow of James A. Banister. Funeral services at her residence, 206 Roseville Av., Monday, June 11, at 2 P.M. Internment at Fairmount Cemetery.