Born: May 9, 1810, New York City.
Died: September 1887.
Buried: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.
On his father’s side, Banvard descended from French Huguenots, and on his mother’s side from the early settlers of New England. His parents were members of the Moravian church.
At one time Banvard was pastor of the Harvard Street Baptist Church in Boston, Massachusetts.
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