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Josiah Sprague

Birthplace: Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Anthony Sprague, Sr. and Elizabeth Sprague
Husband of Elizabeth Sprague
Father of Benjamin Sprague; Issac Sprague (Revolution); Ephraim Sprague; Hannah Sprague; Daniel Sprague and 2 others
Brother of Anthony Sprague, Jr.; Benjamin Sprague; Elizabeth Sprague; Dorcas Hatch (Sprague); Sarah Bates and 7 others

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.

Taken 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.

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Josiah Sprague's Timeline

April 23, 1680
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
July 24, 1682
- March 5, 1759
Age 2
Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2

Jeremiah Sprague in the Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2
Name: Jeremiah Sprague
Birth Date: 24 Jul 1682
Death Date: 5 Mar 1759
Relationship: Child
Father: Anthony Sprague
Mother: Elizabeth Bartlett
Household Members:
Name Relation
Anthony Sprague Self (Head)
Elizabeth Bartlett Wife
Anthony Sprague Child
Benjamin Sprague Child
John Sprague Child
Elizabeth Sprague Child
Samuel Sprague Child
Sarah Sprague Child
James Sprague Child
Josiah Sprague Child
Jeremiah Sprague Child
Richard Sprague Child
Matthew Sprague Child
Source Information Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data:
Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Births and Deaths: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Volumes 1 & 2. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1992.
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May 17, 1705
Age 25
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
May 31, 1706
Age 26
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
November 22, 1707
Age 27
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
March 28, 1709
Age 28
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
February 26, 1712
Age 31
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
October 28, 1714
Age 34
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
December 21, 1717
Age 37
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
August 10, 1721
Age 41
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA