Joshua Bangs

M, b. 1646, d. 13 January 1709/10
FatherEdward Bangs b. c 28 Oct 1591, d. b 5 Mar 1678
MotherRebecca Hobart b. c 29 Dec 1611, d. 1679
     Joshua was born in 1646 in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Joshua married Hannah Scudder on 1 December 1669 in Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Joshua and Hannah had one son Joshua Jr [1673-1706].1 Joshua made his will on 20 February 1706/7. He leaves his estate to his wife and 7 sisters. Joshua departed this life on Monday, 13 January 1709/10 in Eastham at age 64 years.2 He was buried there at Eastham in the ancient Cememtery. The inscription on his stone reads: Joshua Bangs died 13 January, 1709/10 in his 64th year.3


Hannah Scudder b. 19 Jun 1649, d. 13 May 1739


  1. [S1215] Glade Jan Nelson, Identifying Mercy, wife of Thomas Hinckley of Harwich, Massachusetts as Mercy [Bangs] [Hinckley] Cole, page 219.
  2. [S2122] Eastham and Orleans, Mass., Vital Records, Page 203 - Lieu. Joshua Banges dyed the fourteenth day of January anno dom 1709/10. [Note - this is one day later than the inscription on this tombstone - KLM]
  3. [S1540] The Gravestone Records in the Ancient Cememtery at Eastham, Mass., page 2.