Do you know anything about the origins of William Banks who according to information given by him to a newspaper reporter was born Oct. 21, 1811 Peel, parents Thomas and Catherine Banks? (not on the IGI). He was a Missouri river steam boat captain, who later owned a ferry and a lot of land. He was a wealthy farmer and businesman by the time he died in 1895 on his farm south of the town of Oregon, Holt County MO. Have some information on his children and grandchildren.