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Experience (Wing) Spooner (1668 - 1759)

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Experience Spooner formerly Wing
Born in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married 1688 in Dartmouth,
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Died in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
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"Experience wing ye Daughter of Daniell & Anna Wing was borne ye 4 day of ye 6 mo 1668" at Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.[1][2]

"Experience, a daughter of Daniel and Anna (Ewer) Wing (2), married Samuel, a son of William and Hannah (Pratt) Spooner, of Acushnet. Samuel Spooner was the constable of Dartmouth for 1680, and again in 1684, and held other positions of trust. By his will he gave and bequeathed 'to his dearly beloved wife one feather bed and furniture to it at her election with all other my household goods and utensils within doors during her widowhood and that with what my three sons viz. William, Samuel and Seth are otherwise obliged to do for her interests will be an honorable support for her.' He died in 1739, aged eighty-four years, but she survived him and died in 1759, aged ninety-one years."[3]

Based on the date of their first child, William, Experience and Samuel mere married about 1687-1688.[4]

Experience and Samuel Spooner had eleven children, most of whom were born in Dartmouth:[5]

  • 1. William, born Feb. 13, 1689; d. in 1750.
  • 2. Mary, born Jan. 4, 1691; m. Caleb Peckham.
  • 3. Samuel, born eb. 4, 1693; d. in 1781.
  • 4. Daniel, born Feb. 28, 1694; d. in 1797.
  • 5. Seth, born Jan. 31, 1695; d. March 28, 1787.
  • 6. Hannah, born Jan. 27, 1697.
  • 7. Jashub, born Nov. 13, 1698.
  • 8. Anna, born April 18, 1700; m. James Hatch.
  • 9. Experience, born June 19, 1702.
  • 10. Beulah, born June 27, 1705; m. John Spooner.
  • 11. Wing, born April 30, 17 — ; d. prior to 1774.


  1. #S15 Sandwich VRs, Vol. 2, Page 1244
  2. Source: #S364 Page 31
  3. #S16 Pages 62-63
  4. #S17 Page 1697
  5. #S16 Page 63
  • Source: S16 A historical and genealogical register of John Wing, of Sandwich, Mass., and his descendants, 1662-1881. New York : De Vinne Press, 1888. Open Library
  • Source: S15 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).
  • Source: S17 U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2012. Original data: Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.
  • Source: S364 Title: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, Mass., and his descendants; vol. 1, pt. 1 Author: Spooner, Thomas Publication: Press of F. W. Freeman, Nos. 17 and 19 West Third Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1883. Repository: #R209 Call Number: GC 929.2 Sp66so v.1 pt.1 Media: Book
  • Repository: R209 Name: Allen County Public Library Address: Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, PO Box 2270, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270 USA E-Mail Address: Genealogy@ACPL.Info URL:

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Wing-207 and Wing-621 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband, same son. Please merge. Thanks.
posted by Vic Watt

Experience is 16 degrees from Danielle Liard, 11 degrees from Jack London and 10 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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