Notable descendants of Englishman Edward Sprague (1576-1614).
Research Notes Edit
Family Trees Edit
- Ahira Wadsworth (1777-1867)/Immigrant Ancestors
- Benjamin Chapman Immigrant Ancestors
- Daniel Spencer (1794-1868) /Immigrant Ancestors
Children's History Edit
History about the three sons of Edward Sprague that migrated to Massachusetts Bay Colony in the early 1630s.
Prince's "Chronology" we find the following "Among those who arrived at Naumkeag are Ralph Sprague, with his brothers Richard and William, who were employed by Governor Endicott to explore and take possession of the country west ward. They traveled through the woods to Charleston, on a neck of land called Michawum, between Mystic and Charles rivers, full of Indians named Aborginians, with who they made peace."
- Alden, Ichabod, Lt (1739-1778) - ( SSprague4, SSprague3, SSprague2, WSprague1, ESprague1) - was an American Revolutionary War officer and commanding officer of 7th Massachusetts Regiment during the Cherry Valley Massacre.
- Bradford, Gamaliel, Capt (1763-1824) (brother of Jerusha) - Veteran of American Revolutionary War, American Privateer Captain during the 1800 Quasi-War with France.
- Bradford, Jerusha (1770-1833) - ( SAlden5, SSprague4, SSprague3, SSprague2, WSprague1, ESprague1) - married master shipbuilder tycoon, Ezra Weston (1772-1842), AKA: King Caesar of Duxbury.
Chapman Family Edit
- Chapman, Welcome (1805-1893) - Mormon Pioneer and first president of LDS Manti Utah Stake.
- Chapman, Mary Ann (1872-1973) - ( WChapman2, WChapman1, BChapman, DWilson, JWilson, ESprague, JSprague, WSprague, ESprague1) - Arizona Mormon Pioneer lived to age 101.
- Howe, Elias (1819-1867): ( EHowe8, EHowe7, EHowe6, AWarren, RChurch, JSprague WSprague2, ESprague1) - Inventory of the Modern sewing machine.
- Spencer, Daniel (1794-1868) - ( CWilson, NWilson, ESprague, JSprague, WSprague, ESprague1) - last mayor of Mormon city of Nauvoo, Illinois. First president of the LDS Salt Lake Stake (1849-1868). Missionary to the British Isles.
- Spencer, Hiram (1798-1846) - (brother of Daniel) died in Mormon refugee camp in Mt Pisgah IA.
- Sprague, Clifton, Adm (1896-1955) ( HBSprague, FHSprague, DSprague .... WSprague1, ESprague1) - US Navy Admiral in World War Two, Pacific Fleet aircraft carrier commander. Memorial next to USS Midway.
- Sprague, Seth (1760-1847) : ( PSprague4, SSprague3, SSprague2, WSprague1, ESprague1) - Wealthy shipbuilder of Duxbury, Massachusetts.
- Sprague, Thomas L, Adm (1894-1972) : ( GMSprague, MESprague, SLSprague, ESprague, ASprague, KSprague, JSprague, AWSprague, WSprague1, ESprague1) - US Navy Admiral in World War Two, Pacific Fleet aircraft carrier commander.
- Weston, Gershom B (1799-1869) : ( JBradford, SAlden5, SSprague4, SSprague3, SSprague2, WSprague1, ESprague1) - bank president and MA state legislator