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Grave has been located flag male ancestor  John Francis  SPRAGUE

  (b. 26 March 1633 Duxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 26 March 1676 Cumberland, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations )  
Cause of Death: died in King Phillip's War - "Nine Men's Misery"

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John Francis SPRAGUE was born 26 March 1633 in Duxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony . John Francis SPRAGUE was the child of William SPRAGUE   and   Millicent EAMES and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Anthony EAMES and Margery PIERCE

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Ruth BASSETT .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Ruth BASSETT  was born abt. 1633 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA.  She died abt. 1683 in Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury).  She was the daughter of William BASSETT and Elizabeth TILDEN ?.

John Francis SPRAGUE died 26 March 1676 in Cumberland, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations .
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1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • 1633 Birth
    26 March 1633
    Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury)

  • Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury)

  • Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury)
  • 1658 Birth of Child
    Ruth SPRAGUE was born 12 February 1658, Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA (Rexhame) (East Marshfield)

  • Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury)
  • John Francis SPRAGUE
    Nine Men's Misery Memorial
  • 1676 Death
    26 March 1676
    Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

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Added: 9/3/2016 7:54:23 AM - Updated: 12/5/2019 9:56:58 AM

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