Joseph Sprague

Joseph Sprague (1739 - 1808)

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Joseph Sprague
Born in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Dec 1768 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Butternuts, Otsego, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 7 Nov 2019 | Created 28 Dec 2008
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Biography

Joseph Sprague was born 15 Jan 1739 in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] Married to Phillis (Jillson) Sprague. They had two children. Parents were Hezekiah Sprague and Sarah (Smith) Sprague.

Research Notes

  • Last name: Sprague. This interesting and unusual surname is of Old Scandinavian origin, and is a patronymic form of the surname derived from the Old Norse byname "Sparkr", meaning sprightly, vivacious. The name Sparkes or Sprakes contains the patronymic suffix "-s", meaning son of; hence, "son of Sparkr".

Surname Database: Sprague Last Name Origin - surnamedb.com (www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Sprague)

  • Full text of "Colonial families of the United States of America, in which is given the history, genealogy and armorial bearings of colonial families who settled in the American colonies from the time of the settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, 1607, to the battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775;"

(https://archive.org/stream/colonialfamilie00rhoagoog/colonialfamilie00rhoagoog_djvu.txt)

  • Full text of "Sprague families in America"

(https://archive.org/stream/spraguefamiliesi00spra/spraguefamiliesi00spra_djvu.txt)

Sources

  1. https://www.geni.com/people/Joseph-Sprague/6000000003937939798
  2. https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Joseph_Sprague_(13)
  3. https://famouskin.com/family-group.php?name=4052+james+b+sprague&ahnum=4
  4. https://quotidiangenealogy.com/familyhistory/getperson.php?personID=I1253&tree=PLH
  5. https://mathcs.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/rr11/rr11_205.html
  6. http://www.royosborn.com/genealogy/sprague_history.html
  7. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F87N-8RK
  • James N. Arnold, "Vital Records of Rhode Island 1636-1850" V3: Part 6, p.117 list of children of Hezekiah and Sarah Sprague. (Book 3: 100-101)
  • Joseph Sprague

Birthdate: January 15, 1739 (69) Birthplace: Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Death: September 1808 (69) Butternuts, Otsego, New York. Son of Captain Hezekiah Sprague and Sarah Sprague Husband of Phyllis Sprague and Deborah Brown. Father of Henry Sprague; Joseph Sprague; Hadassah Winsor; Benjamin Sprague; James Sprague; Mehitable Sprague; Anna Sprague; Deborah Sprague; William Sprague; Mercy Sprague and Sarah Angell. [1]

  • Joseph Sprague

b.15 Jan 1739 Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States [2]

  • Joseph Sprague.

[3]

  • Captain William Sprague.

Male 1690 - 1778. [4]

  • Pane-Joyce Genealogy.

[5]

  • SPRAGUE FAMILY HISTORY.

[6]

  • Joseph Sprague

Rhode Island Births and Christenings Name Joseph Sprague Gender Male Birth Date 15 Jan 1739 Birthplace SMITHFIELD TWP,PROVIDENCE,RHODE ISLAND Father's Name Hezekiah Sprague Mother's Name Sarah Citing this Record "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch [7] : 10 February 2018), Joseph Sprague, 15 Jan 1739; citing SMITHFIELD TWP,PROVIDENCE,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 22,256.



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Joseph and Gerald are second cousins 7 times removed

Joseph Sprague and Gerald Jones are both descendants of Jonathan Sprague.

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posted by Gerald Jones

Joseph is 16 degrees from Danielle Liard, 10 degrees from Jack London and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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