1810–1887

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Born: May 9, 1810, New York Ci­ty.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 1887.

Buried: Green-Wood Ce­me­tery, Brook­lyn, New York.

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Biography

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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