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Mehitable Roberts Bangs Preble
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Birth: 1728
Harwich
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1805
Falmouth
Cumberland County
Maine, USA


Mrs. Mehitable (Bangs) Roberts, the childless widow of John Roberts, Jr., was the 2nd wife of Brigadier-General Jedidiah Preble. They were married on the 9th of May, 1754, by the Rev. Thomas Smith. She was twenty-six years old and Jedidiah was forty-seven years of age. Mehitable was the daughter of Captain Joshua Bangs and Mehitable Clarke, who came to Falmouth from Harwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Mehitable and Jedidiah had five sons and two daughters together. Their third son, was the distinguished United States Naval Commodore Edward Preble. Mehitable Preble died on the 20th of August, 1805, at the age of 77. She was buried at the side of Jedidiah Preble, where a plain slate head-stone marked her resting place.

--Information taken from "Genealogical Sketch of the First Three Generations of Prebles in America by George Henry Preble
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jedediah Preble (1707 - 1784)
 
 Children:
  Martha Preble Oxnard (1754 - 1824)*
  Ebenezer Preble (1757 - 1817)*
  Joshua Preble (1759 - 1803)*
  Edward Preble (1761 - 1807)*
  Enoch Preble (1763 - 1842)*
  Statira Preble Codman (1767 - 1796)*
  Henry Preble (1770 - 1825)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Ginger Carrick
Record added: Jan 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64554531
Mehitable Roberts <i>Bangs</i> Preble
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Mehitable Roberts <i>Bangs</i> Preble
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Mehitable Roberts <i>Bangs</i> Preble
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