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Katherine Sprigg (Graves)

Also Known As: "Widow Roper"
Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: (Present Accomack County), Virginia Colony
Death: August 17, 1661 (36-44)
Calvert County (Present Prince George's County), Province of Maryland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Thomas Graves, Gent. and Katherine Graves
Wife of William Roper of Malmaine, Gent. and Capt. Thomas Sprigg
Mother of Thomas Roper; William Roper; John Roper; Verlinda Sanders; Catherine Sprigg and 5 others
Sister of John Graves, of Timberneck Creek; Thomas Graves, III; Verlinda Stone; Anne Cotton; Virginia Graves and 2 others

Managed by: David Clifton Majors
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About Katherine Sprigg

According to Melissa Thompson Alexander's page on Katherine Graves Sprigg:


Katherine Graves is born either circa 1622 at Jamestown, Virginia, or between 1610 and 1625 in Northamptonshire, England (more likely in Virginia).

Katherine married William Roper (born circa 1620) about 1637, and the two have two children: William and Verlinda, over the next couple years.

Katherine married Thomas Sprigg (born 1630 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England) on 6 June 1650 in Accomac, Northampton, Virginia Colony. The two have 6 children over the next five years, apparently in Accomac.

Katherine Sprigg dies before 1668 at Resurrection Manor in Calvert, Prince George County, Maryland Colony.

May have been born in England

First married Capt. William Roper, who died about 1650

Moved to Maryland about 650

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Katherine Sprigg's Timeline

August 4, 1595
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
(Present Accomack County), Virginia Colony

Of, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts.

Age 14
Age 16
Jamestown, Virginia
Age 16
Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Age 25
Maryland, United States
Age 27
Accomac County, Virginia Colony
Age 28
Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Province of Maryland

Of, Calvert, MD.