Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p111


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soon; Elizabeth b. 7 Dec. 1653; Thomas, again; Sarah, 14 Mar. 1658, d.
young; Ralph, 20 Aug. 1660, d. within 12 mos.; Ruhama, 27 June 1662;
John; Ebenezer (or Eleazer, as in ano. rec. he is call.), 26 Apr. 1667; and
Mary, 16 May 1670; was freem. 1678, and d. 12 Mar. 1705. His wid.
d. 1 May 1711; and d. Elizabeth m. 26 May 1674, Joseph Brown. Of THOMAS,
s. of the preced. wh. m. Sarah, d. prob. of Jonathan Poole, was deac. and
d. 12 June 1718, is relat. in the Magn. IV. ch. 1, to establ. a favorite
theory of the writer's f. the wonderful story of restoration from the smallpox.
with his usual reverence for that f. Mather, in Life of Brock,
unites his own opin. In 1828 Farmer found of this name four gr. at
Harv. one at Dart. one at Brown, none at any other N. E. coll. Rev.
Aaron, D. D. a min. of highest charact. ord. at Worcester 1 Feb. 1786,
there d. 1839, was s. of Samuel from the Reading stock, and f. of Hon.
, H. C. 1817, the eloquent historian of the U. S.

    BAND, ROBERT, Southampton, L. I. 1644, wh. is all I hear of him.

    BANFIELD, THOMAS, Charlestown, m. 2 June 1670, Elizabeth Long, had
one s., d. 21 June 1676. His wid. d. 16 Aug. 1689.

    BANGS, EDWARD, Plymouth, b. perhaps 1592, at Chichester, Co.
Sussex, came in the Ann, 1623, and m. after 1627, as is presum. Lydia,
d. of Robert Hicks, had Rebecca; John; Sarah; Jonathan, b. 1640;
Lydia; Hannah; Joshua; Bethia, 28 May 1650; Mercy, and Apphia,
tw. 15 Oct. 1651. He had rem. with Gov. Prence, 1644, to Eastham,
was a shipwright, and direct. the labor, says a reasona. tradit. on the first
vessel built in the Col. tho. earlier ones had been launch. in Mass. was
rep. 1647, and sev. other yrs. d. 1677, in his will of that yr. 19 Oct. pro.
5 Mar. 1678, furnish. evid. to us, that all his ch. were then liv. exc. Rebecca,
wh. had m. 26 Oct. 1654 Jonathan Sparrow, and left childr. Sarah
m. 1656, Thomas Howes; Lydia m. 24 Dec. 1661, Benjamin Higgins;
Hannah m. 30 Apr. 1662, John Doane; Bethia m. Gershom Hall
of Harwich; Mercy m. 28 Dec. 1670, Stephen Merrick; and Apphia m.
the same day, prob. John Knowles, and next Joseph Atwood. No certainty
is attaina. as to order of births of most of these ch. JOHN, Eastham,
s. prob. eldest of the preced. m. 23 Jan. 1661, Hannah, d. of John
Smalley; was a lieut. perhaps; but very loose is the tradit. as to him
prob. confus. his youngest br. with him. JONATHAN, br. of the preced.
m. at Eastham, 16 July 1664, Mary, d. of Samuel Mayo of Barnstable,
had Edward, b. 30 Sept. 1665; Rebecca, 1 Feb. 1668; Jonathan, 30
Apr. 1670, d. in few days; Mary, 14 Apr. 1671; Jonathan, again, 4 May
1673; Hannah, 14 Mar. 1676; Tamosin, May 1678; Samuel, 12 July
1680; Mercy, 7 Jan. 1682; Elizabeth 15 May 1685; Sarah, Aug. 1687;
and Lydia, 2 Oct. 1689. He was a capt. rep. to Plymouth 1674, and
five other yrs. in 1692 to Boston under the new chart. had sec. w. Sarah,
wh d. 11 June 1719, aged 78; and next yr. he propos. to m. Ruth, prob.