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  • ID: I2573
  • Name: Edward Bangs 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 Sep 1665 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony 1 2
  • Death: 22 May 1746 in Eastham, Massachusetts
  • Burial: Old Burial Ground, Brewster
  • Event: Alt Death 22 May 1746 Harwich, Massachusetts
  • Note:
    Dean Dudley's Bangs Family in America Page 31.

    14. Capt. Edward3 Bangs (Capt. Jonathan2 Bangs, Edward1 Bangs) was born September 30, 1665, and died May 22, 1746, at Sautuckett (Brewster) (Brewster was incorporated in 1805. It was before that date a part of Harwich which was incorporated in 1694. Before 1694 it was called Sautuckett and was in the jurisdiction of Yarmouth and Eastham--part in each of these towns.), Mass. He married first Ruth Allen, who died to 22, 1738, age 68 years. He married 2nd Mrs. Ruth Mayo of Eastham, Jan. 16, 1739, who died August 17, 1747. He had lived all his life at Satuckett, which is now Brewster, but, after marrying widow Mayo, he lived and died at Eastham. He seems to have been an active, businessman, a merchant and inn holder. He was the eldest son of his father and inherited a double portion of his estate, living on the homestead of Capt. Jonathan Bangs in Brewster. He also carried on the tanning business. He named a son "Allen", for his wife Ruth Allen, and since then the name has been often repeated.

    Capt. Edward Bangs will is dated April 14, 1746. He says --
    I Edward Bangs of Harwich, be advanced in old age and also weak in body, but perfect and in mind and memory. I give to my beloved wife Ruth all the goods she brought with her and one cow and all the grain and provision and my flax. Wool and yarn and swine, sheep and the use and improvement of all my land which I have not disposed of, during her widowhood, there being about five acres: firewood also during her widowhood my indoor movable's for her comfort and support with my grandson Thomas Young, my tan yard movables, which consist of hides in the vatts and leather wought and unwought, bark, lime, oil, all of the tools and 50 pounds old tenor as money goes, my grandson Mose Young when he arrives at the age of 21. My son Joshua Bangs and his heirs I give all he owes me, which is near 200 pounds, old tenor.

    To my son Edward Bangs, and his heirs 1/2 of my meadow at Namskaket and one half of lots at Namskaket, one half of all my lots at Sautuckett, except that which I bought of Ebenezer Nickerson, also other lands and my clock forever.

    To my son Ebenezer Bangs, and his heirs that other half of my meadow at Naskakett, and the other half of my flats at Satuckett and my to wood lots, my oxen, carts and plows, chains and all the tackling belonging to them. To my daughter Mercy Hatch, my grandson Allen Bangs and he is heirs once sixth part of my flats at Sautuckett which I bought of Ebenezer Nickerson.

    What money I have by me, bills bonds or books debts I give to my wife, and then after her marriage or death to my grandson Thomas Young.

    And my will is that my son Edward Bangs to let my well beloved wife have convenient house room as long data she remains my widow, and that he and my son Ebenezer do cart sufficient firewood equally between them after it is cut on my said lots from the year to year as long edge she remained my widow, and provide sufficient hay for her to keep a cow, and my son Edward shall give my son Ebenezer fifteen pounds in cash old tenor in consideration of my having giving him my clock. And I do ordain and constitute my son Edward and my grandson Benjamin Bangs executor's. Proved to June 11th, 1746. Edward Bangs, (L. S.) witness Joseph Freeman John Seymour, Philip Selew, It Edward Banks personal estate as per inventory 97 pounds 10 Schilling's debt 6 pounds 10 Schilling six pennies. (See Barnstable probate record volume 8 P. 72)

    Schools of Harwich
    March 15, 1725--6

    There were chosen to divide the town in two districts with the select men and to hire a school master. Capt. Samuel Sears, Mr. John Dilingham, Capt. Edward Bangs, Samuel Bangs and Challingworth Foster. March 14, 1711--12, the town shows Edward Bangs, John Grey, Prence Snow, Kenelm Winslow to join the select men in hiring a school master and in taking care to settle and provide for him. Third "remove" or school district 1725--6, Jonathan Bangs Jr. Second "remove," John Gray, Lot Gray, Deacon Crosby, Edward Bangs Jr.., Edw. Bangs. First "remove" John Dilingham, senior. Fourth "remove" Eleazer Crosby, Capt. Jonathan Bangs, Samuel Bangs Thomas Crosby, Nathaniel Crosby, William Crosby, Thomas Crosby, widow Hannah Crosby, Samuel Crosby.




    Father: Jonathan Bangs b: 1640 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
    Mother: Mary Mayo b: 3 Feb 1645 in Eastham, Plymouth Colony

    Marriage 1 Ruth Allen b: 1670 in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard
    • Married: 1691 in Eastham, Massachusetts
    • Note:
      Capt. Edward3 Bangses children were:

      42. i: Capt. Joshua4 Bangs born 1691, married June 18, 1713, Mehetabel Clark, who died April 5, 1761, in her 65th year. She was admitted to the church at Harwich, March 3, 1729. He died at Portland, Me. May 23, 1762, in the 71 year of his age. This is so on his tombstone. Mehetabel Clark was daughter of Andrew and Mehetabel (Scotto) Clark, who were married June 18, 1713.

      43. ii: Marry4 Bangs (called Marry in her husband's will), born 1692, at Harwich, married Benjamin Hatch (who was born Oct. 17, 1686), August 11th, 1715, died at Boston Mass., Feb. 14, 1769. She will, stuff. Registry, volume. 68, P. 49. She died about 1765 at Boston. They had:
      43-1:James5 Hatch born May 1, 1716.
      43-2:Marry5 Hatch born April 21, 1720.
      43-3: Benjamin5 Hatch born May 11, 1724.
      43-4: Ruth5 Hatch born June 20th, 1733.

      44. iii: Edward4 Bangs born Aug. 14, 1694, died June 3d, 1756, married Sarah Clark, sister of Capt. Joshua4 Bangs wife.

      iv: Ruth4 Bangs born 1699, Bapt. at Harwich first church, Feb. 4, 1704, died 1704.

      81. v. Dr. Jonathan4 Bangs Bapt. May 23, 1707 married January 4, 1732 --3, Phebe5 Hopkins, daughter of Stephen4 Hopkins (Stephen3 Hopkins, Giles2 Hopkins, Stephen1 Hopkins), widow of Samuel Bangs, Jr. Dr. Bangs died December 7th, 1745, age 39 years. His inventory mentions the amount of his estate as 536 pounds 15 Schilling 07 pennies, debts 40 pounds, dated March 7, 1745. His doctors bill was 5 pounds 10 Schilling's 0 pennies. Funeral charges 18 pounds 6 shillings zero pennies. His widow Phebe Bangs was administratrix. Samuel Howes of Yarmouth, Mass., was guardian of his only son Allen5 Bangs. His Grave Stone is yet preserved at Brewster with the inscription. Their child, Allen5 Bangs was born March 23, 1733--4.

      45. vi: Ebenezer4 Bangs Bapt. Feb. 8, 1702, married Anna Sears of Yarmouth, December 18, 1727 daughter of Paul Sears. She was born 1706, and her mother was Mercy Freeman.

      vii: Rebecca4 Bangs Ties March 9, 1709--10, married Feb. 11, 1730 --1, Thomas Young, and died at Boston, Jan. 9, 1742. They had: All born at Harwich. 1. Mose5 Bangs born March 30, 1732. 2. Thomas5 Bangs born April 24, 1734. 3. Rebecca5 Bangs born April 24, 1734, twin to Thomas5 Bangs
    Children
    1. Has Children Joshua Bangs b: 1691 in Harwich, Massachusetts
    2. Has Children Mercy Bangs b: 1692 in Harwich, Massachusetts
    3. Has Children Edward Bangs b: 14 Aug 1694 in (Harwich, Massachusetts)
    4. Has No Children Ruth Bangs b: 1696 in Harwich, Massachusetts
    5. Has Children Ebenezer Bangs
    6. Has Children Jonathan Bangs
    7. Has Children Rebecca Bangs

    Marriage 2 Ruth Mayo b: Est 1670 in (Eastham, Plymouth Colony)
    • Married: 16 Jan 1739
    • Note:
      Dean Dudley's Bangs Family in America Page 31.

      14. Capt. Edward3 Bangs (Capt. Jonathan2 Bangs, Edward1 Bangs) was born September 30, 1665, and died May 22, 1746, at Sautuckett (Brewster) (Brewster was incorporated in 1805. It was before that date a part of Harwich which was incorporated in 1694. Before 1694 it was called Sautuckett and was in the jurisdiction of Yarmouth and Eastham--part in each of these towns.), Mass. He married first Ruth Allen, who died to 22, 1738, age 68 years. He married 2nd Mrs. Ruth Mayo of Eastham, Jan. 16, 1739, who died August 17, 1747. He had lived all his life at Satuckett, which is now Brewster, but, after marrying widow Mayo, he lived and died at Eastham. He seems to have been an active, businessman, a merchant and inn holder. He was the eldest son of his father and inherited a double portion of his estate, living on the homestead of Capt. Jonathan Bangs in Brewster. He also carried on the tanning business. He named a son "Allen", for his wife Ruth Allen, and since then the name has been often repeated.

      Capt. Edward Bangs will is dated April 14, 1746. He says --
      I Edward Bangs of Harwich, be advanced in old age and also weak in body, but perfect and in mind and memory. I give to my beloved wife Ruth all the goods she brought with her and one cow and all the grain and provision and my flax. Wool and yarn and swine, sheep and the use and improvement of all my land which I have not disposed of, during her widowhood, there being about five acres: firewood also during her widowhood my indoor movable's for her comfort and support with my grandson Thomas Young, my tan yard movables, which consist of hides in the vatts and leather wought and unwought, bark, lime, oil, all of the tools and 50 pounds old tenor as money goes, my grandson Mose Young when he arrives at the age of 21. My son Joshua Bangs and his heirs I give all he owes me, which is near 200 pounds, old tenor.

      To my son Edward Bangs, and his heirs 1/2 of my meadow at Namskaket and one half of lots at Namskaket, one half of all my lots at Sautuckett, except that which I bought of Ebenezer Nickerson, also other lands and my clock forever.

      To my son Ebenezer Bangs, and his heirs that other half of my meadow at Naskakett, and the other half of my flats at Satuckett and my to wood lots, my oxen, carts and plows, chains and all the tackling belonging to them. To my daughter Mercy Hatch, my grandson Allen Bangs and he is heirs once sixth part of my flats at Sautuckett which I bought of Ebenezer Nickerson.

      What money I have by me, bills bonds or books debts I give to my wife, and then after her marriage or death to my grandson Thomas Young.

      And my will is that my son Edward Bangs to let my well beloved wife have convenient house room as long data she remains my widow, and that he and my son Ebenezer do cart sufficient firewood equally between them after it is cut on my said lots from the year to year as long edge she remained my widow, and provide sufficient hay for her to keep a cow, and my son Edward shall give my son Ebenezer fifteen pounds in cash old tenor in consideration of my having giving him my clock. And I do ordain and constitute my son Edward and my grandson Benjamin Bangs executor's. Proved to June 11th, 1746. Edward Bangs, (L. S.) witness Joseph Freeman John Seymour, Philip Selew, It Edward Banks personal estate as per inventory 97 pounds 10 Schilling's debt 6 pounds 10 Schilling six pennies. (See Barnstable probate record volume 8 P. 72)

      Schools of Harwich

      March 15, 1725/6

      There were chosen to divide the town in two districts with the select men and to hire a school master. Capt. Samuel Sears, Mr. John Dilingham, Capt. Edward Bangs, Samuel Bangs and Challingworth Foster. March 14, 1711--12, the town shows Edward Bangs, John Grey, Prence Snow, Kenelm Winslow to join the select men in hiring a school master and in taking care to settle and provide for him. Third "remove" or school district 1725--6, Jonathan Bangs Jr. Second "remove," John Gray, Lot Gray, Deacon Crosby, Edward Bangs Jr.., Edw. Bangs. First "remove" John Dilingham, senior. Fourth "remove" Eleazer Crosby, Capt. Jonathan Bangs, Samuel Bangs Thomas Crosby, Nathaniel Crosby, William Crosby, Thomas Crosby, widow Hannah Crosby, Samuel Crosby.
    • Event: Intentions 26 Dec 1738 in Harwich, Massachusetts
    • Note: Capt Edward Banges of Harwich and Ruth Mayo of Eastham 3

    Sources:
    1. Title: Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans...
      Author: Smith and Smith
      Publication: 1980, 1993. Baltimore MD
      Text: Col. Leonard H Smith, Jr. and Norma H Smith. Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans. An authorized facsimile reproduction of records published serially 1901-1935 in "The Mayflower Descendant." With an added index of persons.
      1980, 1993. Baltimore MD: reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co.
      Page: 11 MD4:29-30
    2. Title: Records of the Colony of New Plymouth, 1633-1689
      Publication: 1857. Boston
      http://massachusetts-genealogy.com/New-Plymouth-Genealogy.cfm
      Page: birth, p. 214-5
    3. Title: Harwich Massachusetts vital records
      Publication: http://plymouthcolony.net/barnstable/vitalrecords/harwich/harlinktable.html
      pages numbers refer to "Vital records, town of Harwich, Massachusetts, 1694-1850" 1982. Harwich Historical Society
      Note:
      Please note: Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts is 100 miles from Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts. There is no 'Harwick.'
      Page: 73

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