|Birthplace:||Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States|
|Death:||Died in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States|
|Place of Burial:||Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA|
Son of Anthony Sprague, Sr. and Elizabeth Sprague
|Managed by:||Richard Frank Henry|
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About Josiah Sprague
Josiah Sprague married Elizabeth Wilder. Their child Isaac Sprague is where we decended from.
17 May 1705 Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA, USA [7, 9,10, 11]
(From "The Genealogy of the Sprague's in Hingham", by Hosea Sprague, page 35.)
Josiah Sprague and Elizabeth Wilder were married by Mr. John Norton,
pastor of the Church.
"Sprague Families in America", by Dr. Warren Vincent Sprague, page 138.
Josiah Sprague of Hingham, MA was a farmer; constable in 1733; resided "over the river".
"Richard Warren of the Mayflower", by Robert S. Wakefield, page 47. 1760, April 17. Josiah Sprague of Hingham, yeoman, was appointed administrator of the estate of his father Josiah Sprague, late of Hingham, yeoman. 1760, June 14. Josiah Sprague, Benja Sprague, Isaac Sprague, Ephraim Sprague, Daniel Sprague, Elisha Sprague and Hannah Sprague all of Hingham, the only children and heirs of Josiah Sprague agreed to division of property.
"The Genealogy of the Sprague's in Hingham", by Hosea Sprague, page 35. Josiah Sprague was executor to his father's will in 1719. In 1733, he was one of the collectors of taxes and constable, and had 1 pound and 15 shillings for his services, and in 1749-50, he had 5 pounds and 5 shillings for keeping Betty Bull, They used to begin the new year the first of March, before the introduction of the new style in 1752.