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Knowles J. Bangs, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1805
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1883
Waldo County
Maine, USA

Knowles J. Bangs, Sr. was one of the six children born to Jonathan Bangs and his wife Betsy Boswell. Knowles worked as a farmer all his life in Waldo County, Maine.

Knowles was united in marriage twice during his lifetime: first, in Freedom, Maine on October 27, 1830 to Abigail Clark. Knowles and Abigail were blessed with the birth of at least four children during their 26 year marriage:

Abigail H. Bangs Weymouth
Caroline Bangs Smith
Knowles William Bangs, Jr.
Flora Ella Bangs Bessey

Knowles was left a widower at the age of 51 when his wife Abigail passed away at the age of 46.

And second, in Freedom, Maine on December 25, 1856 to his sister-in-law Ann S. Bragg Bangs, widow of his brother James L. Bangs. Knowles and Ann were blessed with the birth of a daughter in 1860 that did not survive infancy. Knowles and Ann were married for 24 years, when Knowles was again left a widower when Ann passed away at the age of 71.

Knowles passed away at the age of 77 years old, three years after his second wife Ann.

Knowles and his first wife Abigail Clark are said to have had 10 children. Research is still being done to confirm this data.
Family links: 
  Abigail Clark Bangs (1809 - 1856)
  Caroline Bangs Smith (1832 - 1888)*
  Flora Ella Bangs Bessey (1852 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Husband of 1. Abigail Clark 2. Ann Bangs.
Note: Knowles was the father of the Memorial Maintainers' 3rd great grand aunt. Thank you to FindAGrave for allowing me to maintain his Memorial.
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Maintained by: SusanG
Originally Created by: Carrie & Kevin (inactive...
Record added: May 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19389659

 Added: May. 22, 2013

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