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Apphia (Bangs) Atwood (1651 - 1722)

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Apphia Atwood formerly Bangs aka Knowles
Born in Eastham, Barnstable, Plymouth Colonymap
Wife of — married (to ) in Eastham/Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Mar 2011
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Biography

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).[1] She was probably born at Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).[2][3]

Apphia married twice:

"KNOWLES, John (-1675) & Apphia BANGS (1651-167-), m/2 Stephen ATWOOD/WOOD by 1677; 28 Dec 1670; Eastham."[4]

"John knowles and Apphiah Bangs were Maried the 28th of December in the yeare 1670" at Eastham/Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts.[5][1][6][7][8] 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."[1] Apphia and Stephen had at least the following children (not necessarily in birth order):[9]

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.[9] [10][11] No record has been identified which documents her death.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The 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
  2. Source: #S195
  3. Source: #S939 Knowles Family - pg. 442
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Source: #S195
  7. Source: #S939 Knowles Family - pg. 442
  8. Source: #S1473 Page 28
  9. 9.0 9.1 “Barnstable, MA: Probate Records, 1685–1789.” Records of Barnstable, Massachusetts. CD-ROM. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Vol. 2, page 63ff
  10. Source: #S195
  11. Source: #S939 Knowles Family - pg. 442

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DNA Connections
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Collaboration

On 20 Jan 2016 at 00:28 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:

Atwood-1397 and Bangs-111 appear to represent the same person because: Atwood is her married name from her second marriage; Bangs is her maiden name.

On 16 Oct 2015 at 16:55 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Bangs-606 and Bangs-111 appear to represent the same person because: Similar name, similar details



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