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Ruth Sprague (Bassett)

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Birthplace: Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
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Daughter of William Bassett, of the Plymouth Colony and Elizabeth Bassett
Wife of John Sprague
Mother of Lt. John Sprague, of Duxbury & Lebanon; Elizabeth Sampson; William Sprague; Ruth Smith; Desire Sprague and 2 others
Sister of William Bassett, of Sandwich; Elizabeth Burgess; Sarah White; Nathaniel Bassett and Joseph Bassett

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In 1655 John Sprague married Ruth Basset whose father, William Basset (born about 1590 in England) had arrived in America in 1621 aboard the ship FORTUNE (Thomas Barton, Master).

John Sprague and his wife Ruth Basset lived in Marshfield, Massachusetts for a number of years before settling at Duxbury around 1668. Shortly after their arrival in Duxbury, he became co-proprietor of his father's tavern in Duxbury and remained such until his death.

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Ruth Sprague's Timeline

1633
1633
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1656
1656
Age 23
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1657
1657
Age 24
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1658
1658
Age 25
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1659
February 12, 1659
Age 26
Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass., United States
1665
1665
Age 32
Duxbury,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1666
1666
Age 33
1672
March 8, 1672
Age 39
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1676
March 26, 1676
Age 43
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States