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November 12, 1918 (Tuesday)
BANWELL- Peter Banwell, a resident of Idaho City, died at his home Monday of carcinoma of the stomach after a long illness. He was 50 years of age and leaves a widow and one son, Dewey Daily Banwell, who is in the shipyards in Tacoma. Mr. Banwell was proprietor of the meat market at Idaho City. The body was brought to Boise and is at the Schreiber & Sidenfaden morgue awaiting funeral arrangements.
November 13, 1918
BANWELL - The funeral of Peter Banwell of Idaho City, who died last Monday, will leave the Schreiber & Sidenfaden chapel Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. He was a member of the Boise Aerie, No. 115, Fraternal Order fo the Eagles and the aerie will have full charge of the services at the grave. Interment will be in Morris Hill cemeteryand funeral will be by auto. Lodge members are requested to bring their autos.
March 22, 1918
SKYLES - Mrs. J.W. Skyles died at her home 1914 North Twentieth street, Thursday morning. she was 70 years old and survived by her husband and five daughters - Mrs. L. Coleman of Butte, Mrs. Peter Banwell of Idaho City, Mrs. J. McLeod of Goldfield, Nev., Mrs. R.W. Hansel of Ballaine, and Mrs. Josie Davis of Los Angelas, Calif. No funeral arrangements will be made until the children are heard from.
March 31, 1918
Lovely Character Passes Woman Who Played Important Part in Early Days of Wood River
One of the well known Wood River pioneers, Mrs. Biva Skyles, wife of J.W. Skyles, died last week in Boise, where she and her husband have lived for the last three years. Mrs. Skyles was born in Kentucky in 1848, and with her husband came to Idaho about 30 years ago, settling in the Wood River country. They lived at Bellevue for many years and later moved to Camas Prarie.
Mrs. Sklyes was one of those sweet, unselfish characters which the pioneer life specially developed: thoughtful of others and ready at all times, at whatever cost, to minister to those in sorrow or need.
She is survived by her husband and five married daughters, 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren, Mrs. L. Coleman of Butte, formerly of Boise, Mrs. Peter Banwell of Idaho City, Mrs. Ada McLeod of Goldfield, Nev., Mrs. R.W. Hansel of Blaine, and Mrs. Josie Davis of Los Angelas, Calif.
March 10, 1909
IDAHO CITY - Mr. and Mrs. Peter Banwell, who left this place a year ago for Soldier, returned a few days ago.
April 09, 1902
Will Reeves is now running the Miners' Exchange saloon, formerly run by Peter Banwell.
October 16, 1896
Frank V. Tinker and Peter Banwell have secured a bond and lease on the Gold Bug claim, in Gambrinus district, formerly known as the Keep Cool. This claim is owned by Plowman and Hooton. Tinker and Banwell went up yesterday to begin work on the claim. They will sink a shaft.
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