Nathaniel Jinks Bangs

27 January 1811–19 January 1874 (Age 63)
Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nathaniel Jinks

When Nathaniel Jinks Bangs was born on 27 January 1811, in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Wing Bangs, was 46 and his mother, Eunice Root, was 43. He married Jane E. Cushman on 6 September 1837, in Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1811. He died on 19 January 1874, in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 62.

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Nathaniel Jinks Bangs
Jane E. Cushman
Marriage: 6 September 1837
Mary J Bangs
Hurbert I. Bangs

Spouse and Children

6 September 1837
Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Banks 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel J. Bangs, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Nathan Bangs in entry for Hurbert I. Bangs and Caroline H. Harris, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Nathaniel J Bangs in entry for Jane E, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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