William Sprague died at age 48. He fell off a whaling ship and drowned. He had 4 children. His wife Grace Wadsorth Sprague (John2, Christopher1) married 2nd Josiah Wormall 24 Dec 1723 in Middleboro, son of Josiah Wormall and Remember Brown. She was b. abt. 1672. http://www.genealogy.com/users/p/o/p/Sandra-Popiel/FILE/4808text.txt
"Sprague Families in America", by Dr. Warren Vincent Sprague, page 12.
William Sprague was chosen "Surveyor of Highways" March 17, 1708. He was drowned, November 25, 1712, by the upsetting of a whale boat.
1716, April 2. Grace Sprague, widow of William Sprague, late of Duxbury, deceased, appointed guardian of Jethro, Terah, Ruth and Zerviah Sprague, minor children of said Grace Sprague.
Her will dated 1748, January 13, proved April 3, 1758, mentioned sons Jethro Sprague and Terah Sprague; daughter Zerviah Chandler; "my Six Grand Children the Children of my Daughter Ruth late deced viz/ William Keen, Levi Keen, Abel Keen, Samuel Keen, Josiah Keen and Grace Cole"; granddaughters Silvine Sprague and Grace Sprague; grandson William Sprague.
Person ID I15216 SpragueProject.com
|Offspring of William Sprague and Grace Wadsworth (1679-1757)|
|Ruth Sprague (1701-1748)|| |
|Zerviah Sprague (1704-1778)||10 December 1704 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||10 October 1778 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts|| Nathaniel Chandler (1699-1741)|
|Jethro Sprague (1709-1780)|| |
|Terah Sprague (1711-1782)|
|Offspring of John Sprague and Ruth Bassett (1632-c1694)|
|John Sprague (1656-1728)||1656 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||6 March 1728 Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut|| Lydia Unknown Sprague (1658-1725)|
Lois Abel Standish (1677-1731)
|Elizabeth Sprague (1657-1727)||1657 Plymouth County, Massachusetts||27 May 1727 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts|| Stephen Sampson (1638-1714)|
|Ruth Sprague (1659-1743)|| |
|William Sprague (1664-1712)||1664 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||25 November 1712 Atlantic Ocean|| Grace Wadsworth (1679-1757)|
|Desire Sprague (1668-)|| |
|Samuel Sprague (1670-1740)|| |
|Dorcus Sprague (1672-)|