6/25/2020. John Peter Von Bank, my husband’s Great Uncle, and Herman Humann were brothers in law. In February of 1918, Herman’s younger sister, Mary Catherine, married John. Herman was a solider in the US Army, stationed at Camp McArthur, Texas. On October 20, 1918, Herman died from complications of the 1918 Flu. 2 weeks later, November 3, 1918, Mary’s husband, John, met the same fate. He had been hospitalized with kidney and stomach problems and then the flu. Mary married again 3 years later, had 8 children and lived to the sunny age of 96.