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Enos Sprague (1525 - 1554)

Enos Sprague
Born in Dorset, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1548 in Fordington,St George,Dorset,Englandmap
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Died in St George, Dorset, Englandmap
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Enos was born in 1525. Enos Sprague ... He passed away in 1616. [1]


Name: Enos /Sprague/
Source: #S00003
Page: Database online.
Text: Record for Enos Sprague

Birth and Parentage

Enos Sprague was born about 1525 in Dorset, England, the son of Johan Sprague and his wife Marie.[2]

Place: Upway,Dorset,England
Source: #S00003
Page: Database online.
Text: Record for Enos Sprague


He married Barbara, born about 1521 in Dorset, England, and died about 1594 in Dorset, England. [2]

Ava (Dorset, 1527-1529) and Mia (Dorset, 1527-1556), are also associated with Enos, but the relationship is not clear.[2]

Date: 1548
Place: Fordington,St George,Dorset,England
Source: #S00003
Page: Database online.
Text: Record for Mrs Enos Sprague


Enos Sprague died about 1565 in St. George, Dorset, England.[2]

Place: Fordington,St George,Dorset,England
Source: #S00003
Page: Database online.
Text: Record for Enos Sprague

ITEC Narrative

Enos Sprague was a healthy boy. He did not go to school, he start working and contributing to the family income from the time he was about 8 years old.

When he was 17 years old, he worked in a coal mine far 14 miles from home. In 1544, when he was 19 years old, he married Barbara who worked spinning cloth in a cotton mill, that time she was 15 years old. A year later, they had a first baby, but Enos did not happy because she is a girl. The next five years, Enos all had baby girls while he always want a boy. In usual days, all members of Sprague family must present at house on Sunday to pray in the morning. However, when the accident happened induce the dead of people in his family, Enos was took his wife on the way to the mill because his wife’s boss needed her work in the early morning. Grief of his family members dead, in 1557, he left the coal mine, then he and his wife made their living from farming, they milked cows, fed animals and grew herbs and vegetables.

In 1559, Tristram Sprague was born, he was a plump child, sadness about the family tragedy was eased on Enos. Also in that year, Elizabeth I took the throne, and she restored Protestantism to England. The point is most of the population accepted the religious settlement of Elizabeth. England actually more peaceful in the reign of her. Their life was easier until in 1564, Enos died because of malaria. In contrast, his wife – Barbara lived until 73 years old, and died just because she got old. [2]


  1. Entered by Richard Burke, Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Family History - The First Three Generations of Sprague's Family. Written by students of International Training and Education Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Ms. Kelly Norman, teacher. It is not clear whether this unsourced material is based on research of the actual lives of persons, or whether it is historical fiction intended to illustrate the religion, politics, and health issues of the eras in which they lived. Accessed June 7, 2015.

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Source S00003
Title: Public Member Trees
Publication: Name: Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;
Repository: #R00001, Public Member Trees (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.comOperations Inc, 2006).
Repository R00001

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