Apphia Bangs, a twin to Mercy, was born on 15 Oct in 1651, the daughter of Edward Bangs and his second wife Rebecca Unknown (Hobart unproven). She was probably born at Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).
Apphia married twice:
"KNOWLES, John (-1675) & Apphia BANGS (1651-167-), m/2 Stephen ATWOOD/WOOD by 1677; 28 Dec 1670; Eastham."
"John knowles and Apphiah Bangs were Maried the 28th of December in the yeare 1670" at Eastham/Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts. They had at least the following children:
She married Stephen "Wood" Atwood Jr. by 6 March 1677, when her father, Edward Bangs, made his Will, mentioning "my daughter Attwood." Apphia and Stephen had at least the following children (not necessarily in birth order):
Apphia was alive on 12 July 1722, when she was executrix of the estate of her late husband, Stephen Atwood. On that date she made an oath regarding the probate. No record has been identified which documents her death.
↑ 1.01.11.2The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010), (Originally Published as: New England Historic Genealogical Society. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols., 1995). Pages 88 and 90
↑Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. Vol. 2, Page 909, citing Linnell-Snow 13, 33; Reg. 6:168, 8:Bangs Chart, 9:315, 10:157, 79:293, 86:96; Barnstable Co. Prob. 4:89; Warner-Harrington 38; Ackley-Bosworth 44; Bassett-Preston 20; Smith-Bryant 188; Cape Cod Lib. 32:1; MD 4:142, 19:191; Bangs 289; Dawes-Gates 2:67; Treat 266; Munsey-Hopkins 59; Merrick 15; Harris (#12) 17; Sears (ms) 18; Sv. 1:111; Foster 555
↑Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans, Massachusetts [Ancestry.com database on-line], Col. Leonard H. Smith, Jr. and Norma H. Smith: The Mayflower Descendant: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, Vol. 5, 1903, Page 142
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Apphia by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Apphia: