Born: ABT 1591 Chichester, Sussex Co, England

Baptized: 28 OCT 1591
Place: Panfield, Essex Co, England

Immigration: 1623
Note: Was a shipwright who came first to Plymouth, Massachusetts in the “Ann”.

Land: In the 1623 Plymouth division of land “Bangs” [no first name] received four acres as a passenger on the Anne in 1623 [PCR 12:6].

Lived in: Plymouth, Massachusetts

Land: In the 1627 Plymouth division of cattle “Edward Banges” was the thirteenth person in the twelfth company [PCR 12:1].

Committee to Lay Out Land: 3 January 1627/8, 1 February 1640/1 [PCR 12:14, 2:7]

Freeman: In “1633” Plymouth list of freemen in proximity to those admitted on 1 January 1632/3 [PCR 1:4].

Taxes: In the Plymouth tax lists of 25 March 1633 and 27 March 1634 Edward Bangs was assessed 12s. [PCR 1:10, 27].

Committee to Divide Meadow: 1 July 1633 [PCR 1:14]

Education: Signed his will and several deeds.

1st Marriage: 1633/34 to Lydia Hicks, daughter of Robert and Margaret Hicks
Details: She apparently died within a year or two.

Committee to Assess Taxes: 5 January 1634/5, 1 March 1635/6 [PCR 1:33, 38]

Birth of Son: ABT 1634
Name: John Bangs

2nd Marriage: By about 1635 to Rebecca ____; she joined her husband as grantor on a deed of 22 June 1651 [PCR 12:209].

Plymouth Representative to Committee to Reunite Plymouth and Duxbury (but he did not serve): 14 March 1635/6 [PCR 1:41]

Birth of Daughter: ABT 1636
Name: Rebecca Bangs

Freeman: In list of 7 March 1636/7 [PCR 1:52].

Committee to Allocate Hay Ground: 20 March 1636/7, 2 October 1637, 1 June 1640 [PCR 1:55, 67, 153]

Land: On 20 March 1636/7 “John Banges” was assigned hay ground at Saggaquash (jointly with Edward Doty) [PCR 1:56, presumably a simple scribal error].

Plymouth Grand Jury: 7 March 1636/7, 5 June 1638, 2 June 1640, 1 March 1641/2, 7 June 1652 [PCR 1:54, 87, 155; 2:34; 3:9]

Plymouth Petit Jury: 4 October 1636, 3 January 1636/7, 3 September 1639, 3 December 1639, 3 March 1639/40, 3 August 1641, 6 September 1641, 7 December 1641, 1 March 1641/2, 6 June 1643, 7 November 1643 [PCR 1:44, 7:4, 13, 14, 16, 22, 23, 25, 28, 35, 36]

Birth of Daughter: ABT 1638
Name: Sarah Bangs

Freeman: In Plymouth section of list of 1639, annotated as gone and added to list for Eastham [PCR 8:174, 177].

Birth of Son: ABT 1640
Name: Jonathan Bangs

Land: On 2 November 1640 granted ten acres of meadow in the South Meadows [PCR 1:166].

Committee to Lay Out Highway: 1 February 1640/1, 24 February 1652 [PCR 2:7, 3:61]

Land: On 7 September 1641 “Edward Banges is granted a parcel of fourscore acres of upland about Warren’s Wells” [PCR 2:25].

Birth of Daughter: ABT 1642
Name: Lydia Bangs

Land: On 17 October 1642 “Whereas fourscore acres of upland are formerly granted to Edward Banges at Warren’s Wells, he now desiring to have some land near his house, it is granted that he shall look out a parcel of land, which upon view shall be laid forth for him, and to be deducted out of the 80 acres he should have at Warren’s Wells” [PCR 2:48].

Land: On 7 September 1643 Joyce Wallen, widow, sold to Edward Bangs of Plymouth for £8 “all that her house and messuage situate and being at Hobs Hole or Wellingsly with the garden place and uplands thereunto adjoining” [PCR 12:95].

In Plymouth: Section of 1643 list of men able to bear arms [PCR 8:189]

Birth of Daughter: ABT 1644
Name: Hannah Bangs

Moved: 1645 to Eastham

Birth of Son: ABT 1646
Name: Joshua Bangs

Eastham Treasurer: 1646-1665 [ Bangs Gen 11]

Eastham Highway Surveyor: 1 June 1647, 4 June 1650, 3 June 1651 [PCR 2:115, 155, 168]

Birth of Daughter: 28 May 1650
Name: Bethia Bangs

Birth of Daughter: 15 October 1651 (twin)
Name: Mercy Bangs

Birth of Daughter: 15 October 1651 (twin)
Name: Apphia Bangs

Land: On 22 June 1651 Edward Bangs of Eastham sold to Samuel Hicks of Plymouth for £3 10s. “a parcel of marsh meadow lying at the high pines on the Salthouse Beach” [PCR 12:208-09].

Land: On 22 June 1651 “Edward Banges of the town of Nawsett alias Eastham … yeoman” sold to “Mannasses Kemton” of Plymouth, yeoman, for £13 forty acres of upland in Plymouth near Browne’s Rock, as well as “all the meadow or marsh that is on the island or spot of land commonly called and known by the name of Sagaquas”; “Rebeckah the wife of the said Edward Banges” consented to this deed [PCR 12:209].

Office Held: 1652
Note: Deputy of Eastham

Occupation: Innkeeper (“Liberty is granted unto Edward Bangs to draw and sell wine and strong waters at Eastham, provided it be for the refreshment of the English, and not to be sold to the Indians,” 6 October 1657 [ PCR 3:123]; an account of liquor brought into Eastham dated 28 November 1664 included “Edward Bangs, six gallons of liquor” [PCR 4:100]).

Freeman: In Eastham portion of list possibly dated to 1658 [PCR 8:201].

Land: On 12 November 1666 “Edward Banges and Daniel Cole Sen[io]r of Eastham, yeomen,” sold to James Mathews of Yarmouth, yeoman, for £10 “all the purchase lands that belonged unto and were the lands of Edward Banges and Daniell Cole … between the two brooks commonly called Bound Brook and Stony Brook … in Yarmouth” [ PCLR 3:91-92].

Coroner’s Jury: 30 October 1667 [PCR 4:169]

Freeman: In Eastham list of 29 May 1670 [PCR 5:278].

Land: On 23 February 1676 Edward Bangs of Eastham for “my tender love and fatherly love unto my natural son Joshua Bangs” deeded him “all that my messuage, dwelling house and housing and lands, both upland and meadowing, lying and being in the township of Eastham,” viz: five acres of upland “granted to me by the town for a houselot,” with the dwelling house on it; four acres granted to Daniel Cole Sr. for a houselot; three acres granted to George Crispe for a houselot; four acres and half granted to John Jenkins for a houselot; two acres granted to Job Cole; fourteen acres granted to Ralph Smith; three acres “of meadow granted me by the town”; four acres of meadow at Great Blackfish River; one acre of meadow granted to John Jenkins; all of which parcels “appear more at length in the town book of records” [PCLR 4:134-36].

Will: In his will, dated 19 October 1677 and proved 5 March 1677/8, “Edward Banges, aged 86 years,” made son Jonathan sole executor and bequeathed to him “all my purchased land at Namskekett,” two acres and a half of meadow, “all my purchase land at Pocomett[?],” an acre and a half of meadow “at a place called the acars,” one acre at the harbor’s mouth, “a parcel of upland and meadow lying at Rock harbour which I had in exchange of John Done,” and “all those things which I have at his house”; to son John “that twenty acres of upland at Pochett that he hath built upon,” five acres adjoining to the twenty acres, “that land which I have at Pochett Island,” two acres of meadow at Boat Meadow, and three-quarters of an acre at the head of Boat Meadow; to son Joshua “the house that I lived in and all the housing belonging to it,” twenty-eight acres of land adjoining, three acres of meadow at Boat Meadow, one acre of meadow at Boat Meadow, four acres of meadow at the head of Blackfish Creek, and fourteen acres of upland at Pochett; to son Jonathan’s eldest son Edward Bangs twenty-five acres of upland at Pochett Field, one acre of meadow at Rock Harbor, and “half an acre of meadow lying at Great Namscekett which I bought of Daniell Cole”; to “my daughter Howes, my daughter Higgens, my daughter Done, my daughter Hall, my daughter Merricke, and my daughter Attwood, four pounds apiece at my decease, and I give to my grandchildren, viz: the children of my daughter Rebecka deceased four pounds at my decease” [ PCPR 3:2:106].

Death: 1677
Details: Eastham between 19 October 1677 (date of will) and 5 March 1677/8 (date of probate).

Parents are unknown

Rebecca ?

Parents are unknown

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