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John SPRAGUE, Sr.

John SPRAGUE, Sr.

Male 1633 - 1676  (43 years)

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  • Name John SPRAGUE 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1633  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1676  Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Pierce's Fight," King Philip's War
    Notes 

    • notes from computer/Ancestry.com-"Sprague families in America" by W.V. Sprague pg.11
      "as the birth of their daughter, Ruth is recorded there. This John, morelikely than John of William, was a Counsellor of Sir Edmund Andros. He was slain in Pierce's fight at Pawtucket in Swampfight, King Philip's war, March 26, 1675. His estate was appraised in 1676 and was sworn to by widow Ruth Sprague.
      1649 - they moved to Marshfield,MA (north of Plymouth) where their 3rd child, Ruth was born.
      They moved back to Duxbury shere in 1670, John succeeded to his father's business of running an "Ordinary" (tavern).
    Person ID I2363  Lewis Cousins
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2022 

    Father Francis SPRAGUE,   b. 1589, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1680, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth BASSETT,   b. Abt 1633, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1696, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 1655  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth SPRAGUE,   b. Abt 1657, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1727, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     2. William SPRAGUE,   b. Abt 1658, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1712, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Ruth SPRAGUE,   b. 12 Feb 1660, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Dorcas SPRAGUE,   b. Abt 1666, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     5. Desire SPRAGUE,   b. Abt 1668, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1705, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
    +6. Lieut. Samuel SPRAGUE,   b. Abt 1669, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1740, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2022 
    Family ID F919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1633 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1655 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1676 - Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
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