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Col. David Sprague (David,David, William) b. Exeter RI Dec 22, 1821, d. Greenwich NY Dec 22 1821. M. (1) Dec 20 1753, Amey Sweet. m. (2) Peace Chase.
Early settler of White Creek in eastern part of Washington County about 1770; May 1 1773 chosen Fence Viewer, Justice of the Peace.
Served as Col. in the Revolutionary war (DAR# A107539), member of the Society of Cincinnatus. 21 children with two wives.
Col. David Sprague resided in Greenwich, Washington Co., NY. He was an early settler of White Creek in eastern part of Washington Co., about 1770; May 1, 1773 chosen Fence Viewer, and was a Justice of the Peace. He served as Colonel in the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Society of Cincinnatus, and was of the Baptist persuasion. He never used spirits and used very little tea or coffee and was always a great enemy of tobacco. His children all married before his death and were at that time the living heads of twenty-one families. In Sept. 1821, 420 of his descendants were enumerated.
Col. David fought in the Revolutionary War and was a Justice of Peace in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.
Buried along with wife Peace and daughter Eunice at Horace Wright Farm Cemetery, Greenwich, Washington County, New York, USA 
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