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CPT Edward Bangs

Panfield, Braintree District, Essex, England
Death 19 Oct 1677 (aged 85)
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot unmarked grave
Memorial ID 70549329 · View Source
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Ann & Little James:
The vessels parted company at sea; the ANN arrived the latter part of June, and the LITTLE JAMES some week or ten days later; part of the number were the wives and children of persons already in the Colony. The ship Anne arrived in Plymouth in July, 1623 accompanied by the Little James, bringing new settlers along with many of the wives and children that had been left behind in Leyden when the Mayflower departed in 1620. EMIGRANT ANCESTORS, John Camden Hotten, 1874.
EDWARD BANGS is listed as one of the passengers on the Ann.

Probably baptised 28 Oct 1591 in Panfield, Essex, England to John & Jane (Chavis) Bangs. Married first by about 1633 Lydia Hicks, baptized St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, 6 September 1612, daughter of ROBERT HICKS. Married 2nd Rebecca (Probably Hobart) by 1635 in Plymouth or Eastham. Died between 19 Oct 1677 & 5 Mar 1678 in Eastham MA. Their child: Rebecca (Bangs) Sparrow.
EDWARD BANGS was born October 28, 1591 in Panfield, Braintree, Essex, England/Braintree, England, and died February 16, 1676/77 in Eastham, MA. He married REBECCA HOBART Abt. 1635 in Massachusetts, daughter of EDMUND HOBART and MARGARET DEWEY. She was born December 29, 1611 in Hingham, Norfolk Co, England, and died 1679 in Eastham, MA.

Emigration: 1623, On the Ann
Occupation: Shipwright, directed the labor on the 1st vessel built in the Colonies
Places lived: One of seven who began the settlement in Nausett in 1645
Surveyer: January 1626/27, Edward along with Gov. Bradford, Edward Winslow,John Howland, Francis Cook & Joshua Pratt was chosen with instructions to lay out the land near the water on both side of the settlement.

i. JONATHAN BANGS, b. Abt. 1640, Plymouth, MA; d. November 09, 1728, Brewster, MA.
ii. APPHIA BANGS, b. October 15, 1651, Eastham, MA; d. June 12, 1722; m. JOHN KNOWLES, December 28, 1670, Eastham, Ma; b. Abt. 1640, Eastham, MA.


Bio by: Linda Mac

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1677/8 approx age- 86

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