Second Generation


5. Capt. James Sprague Jr.3,4 was born on 27 April 1818 in Union, Maine, USA. He died on 19 April 1901 at the age of 82 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.5 Cause of death: Gradual decline of old age. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. James was a fisherman. Lived on Harbor Island, Marshall's Island and finally on Swan's Island. A captain and worked in Nelson Morse's store.


"James Sprague took up a tract of land south of his father's, in 1838. This lot contained one hundred acres, of which he kept seventy-five acres, and the two Stanley brothers had the remaining twenty-five acres. He built the house where he still resides. He married Lois S. Morey, in 1839, by whom he had the following children, all of whom settled here: Leander, Elias, David H., John N., Martha and Laura. Mrs. Sprague died in 1885, aged sixty-four years."

Capt. James Sprague Jr. and Lois S. Morey obtained a marriage license on 23 January 1839 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were married on 11 June 1839 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Married by William Fife, Esq.
Lois S. Morey, daughter of Elias Morey and Jane Staples, was born on 10 July 1820 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 8 January 1885 at the age of 64 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Capt. James Sprague Jr.-1618 and Lois S. Morey-1652 had the following children:

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Capt. Leander Sprague-2472.

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Elias M. Sprague-11400.

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Capt. David H. Sprague-2476.

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John N. Sprague-1340.

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Hezekiah Warren Sprague-1865.

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Martha J. Sprague was born on 27 October 1850 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 19 March 1883 at the age of 32 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. Unmarried.

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Alonzo Sprague-1651.

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Laura R. Sprague-3131.