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Rev. Edward Sprague

Rev. Edward Sprague

Male 1750 - 1817  (67 years)

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  • Name Edward Sprague 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 20 May 1750  Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1817 
    Notes 
    • "The Genealogical Register", April 1909, page 157.

      Rev. Edward Sprague was Pastor of the Congregational Church in Dublin, NH 1777-8.

      "The Ralph Sprague Genealogy", by E. G. Sprague, page 89.

      Pastor of the Congo. church at Dublin, NH., 1777-78; He graduated from Harvard College in 1870 (Note: this must be an error, probably 1780), was ordained 2nd minister of the church in Dublin, NH, May 12, 1801, his father having d. 3 or 4 years before, he received his legacy and thereupon relinquished his salary from this date. His residence was on lots 9 and 10, range V near the centre pond; after 1801 he had a residence in Keene, but kept his Dublin house open and furnished for his occasional use while his wife continued to live in the Keene home. Dec. 9, 1817, he met with an accident which resulted in his death. Dec. 13 he made his will, a copy of which wand a probate record is kept in the Town History. He was wealthy; drove his coach with 4 horses, gave the town $5,000 for support of the religion in the Congo. Society, and gave his physician and friend Dr. Moses Kidder $2,000. To John Twitchell and Alline Newhall each, provided they stay in his service during his natural life $300. To the town for support of public schools $10,000, and the residue to the town for the use of school purposes. His portrait is on page 162 of the Town History and much is said therein in various places if incidents and anecdote, obituary and eulogistic, as also the long grave stone inscription of himself and Hannah his wife. No mention is made of any children. The will was dated Dec. 13, 1817. It was probated Feb. 3, 1818, Elijah Parker of Keene Exr. Account allowed Feb. 1823. Inventory in 1818 was 430,060.39.
    Person ID I52136  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 

    Father Dr. John Sprague,   b. 4 Dec 1718, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1798, Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dolhonde,   b. Abt 1725, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 May 1757  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Marriage intent 28 Feb 1743/44  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage intent 28 Mar 1745  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Apr 1745  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dolhonde, Elizabeth
      Married:  Apr 11, 1745     in:  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
      Gender:  F     This record can be found at:  Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0818093-0818095.
      Spouse name:  Sprague, John

      Dolhonde, Elizabeth
      Married:  Mar 28, 1745     in:  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
      Gender:  F     This record can be found at:  Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0818093-0818095.
      Spouse name:  Sprague, John
    Family ID F19237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Hill,   d. Bef 1778 
    Married 24 Sep 1769 
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F19242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah [--?--],   b. Abt 1737,   d. 10 Jul 1818, Keene, Cheshire Co., NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1778 
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F19243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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