Sgt. Samuel Sprague, Sr. was born 24 May 1640 in HIngham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to William Sprague (1609-1675) and Millicent Eames (1615-1696) and died 1710 in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Chillingsworth (1642-1725) 1665 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


Sargent Samuel Sprague in 1667 was a surveyor of highways and later held important town offices 63 times. He was chosen in 1686 to be secretary of the Plymouth Colony. In 1710 his estate following his death was divided among his eight children.


Offspring of Sgt. Samuel Sprague, Sr. and Sarah Chillingsworth (1642-1725)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sarah Sprague (1666-1710)
Hannah Sprague (1667-1723)
Mary Sprague (1668-)
Samuel Sprague (1673-1764) October 1673 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 15 February 1764 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bethiah Thomas (1681-1761)

Joanna Sprague (1674-1710)
Nathan Sprague (1679-1758)
John Sprague (1682-1739) 1682 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 14 December 1739 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bethiah Snow (1687-1761)

James Sprague (1684-1766)


Offspring of William Sprague and Millicent Eames (1615-1696)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anthony William Sprague (1635-1719) 2 September 1635 Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 3 September 1719 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Bartlett (1643-1713)

John Sprague (1638-1683) 5 April 1638 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 26 October 1683 Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Holbrook (1624-1699)

Elizabeth Sprague (1641-1647)
Persis Sprague (1643-1684)
Joanna Sprague (1644-1678) 16 December 1644 HIngham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 11 July 1678 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Caleb Church (1646-1722)

Jonathan Sprague (1648-1741) 28 May 1648 HIngham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 10 September 1741 Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island Mehitable Holbrook (1649-1710)

William Sprague (1650-1723)
Mary Sprague (1652-1669)
Hannah Sprague (1654-1658)
Samuel Sprague (1640-1709) 24 May 1640 HIngham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1710 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Sarah Chillingsworth (1642-1725)

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Green Harbor Monument


This person is listed in memorium on the Green Harbor Monument, located in Marshfield, Massachusetts and dedicated in honor of the early colonists from Plymouth Colony who settled this area in the early 1600s.



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