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Ruth (Alden) Sprague (1674 - 1758)

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Ruth Sprague formerly Alden
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USAmap
Died in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Alden-34 created 11 Sep 2010 | Last modified
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Ruth was born in 1674 at Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts[1]. She is the daughter of David Alden and Mary Southworth. She died on July 2, 1758, at Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts[2]

She married Samuel Sprague November 29, 1694 at Duxbury, Massachusetts.ref>Source: #S35 </ref>

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  1. Source: #S35
  2. Source: #S35
  • Source: Woodworth-Barnes, Esther Littleford and Williams, Alicia Crane, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 16 Part 1 of 3, John Alden, Boston, Mass.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002. p163-164
  • Source: W. V. Sprague, Sprague Families in America, Media: Book.
  • Source: World Family Tree, Volume 1, pre-1600 to present, Abbreviation: WFT Vol1
  • Source: Ancestral File Number: 8GZ2-J8 (Family Search)
  • Source: S35 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records Publication: Name: Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Name:

  1. Source: #S35
  2. Source: #S35

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On 5 Jun 2015 at 14:45 GMT Anonymous Lathrop wrote:

Find A Grave: Ruth Alden Sprague #108267831

On 31 Oct 2014 at 21:42 GMT Vic Watt wrote:

Alden-34 and Alden-2140 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth, same husband name, same death. Please merge. Thanks.

Ruth is 15 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 12 degrees from Abraham Lincoln, 22 degrees from Ayn Rand, 16 degrees from Peter Roberts and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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