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Ruth (Alden) Sprague (1674 - 1758)

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Ruth Sprague formerly Alden
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
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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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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Ruth by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Frank Gill : Mitochondrial DNA Test HVR1, haplogroup H
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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 14 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 11 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 19 degrees from Helmut Jungschaffer and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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