Fifth Generation


154. Bernice Blanche Smith was born on 27 November 1912 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was educated in 1933 in Farmington, State Normal School. She was a Town Treasurer in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. For 33 years. Bernice died on 18 February 2003 at the age of 90 in Presque Isle, Maine, USA. She was buried on 10 May 2003 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Bernice Blanche Smith and Myron Albert Sprague Sr. were married on 6 September 1938 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. By Rev. George M. Bailey. Married at Rachel & Charles Joyce's living room (Across from the Methodist church). Myron Albert Sprague Sr., son of James W. Sprague and Nina Marion Staples, was born on 7 November 1911 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was a Lobster Fisherman. He was a Store Keeper. Myron died on 6 January 1984 at the age of 72 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. MYRON SPRAGUE SR
Swan's Island: Myron A. Sprague, Sr, 72, died unexpectedly at Swan's Island, Jan 6, 1984. He was born at Swan's Island, Nov. 7, 1911, the son of James and Nina (Staples) Sprague. He was a graduate of Rockland High School and a member of the Odd Fellows of Rockland. Myron was proprietor of the Harbor Cash Market on Swan's Island for many years. He was very active in civic affairs at Swan's Island and attended the Methodist Church. He is survived by his beloved wife, Bernice (Smith) Sprague of Swan's Island; two sons, Myron Sprague Jr. of Swan's Island and Daniel of Charleston; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Lucinda ) Lowell of Dexter and Mrs. Lester (Deborah) Hersey of Presque Isle; one brother, Maurice of Presque Isle, one niece, Janice Sprague of East Corinth; nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Monday, Jan 9, at the Atlantic Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Wagner officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Atlantic. Visitation may be made at the church from 9-11 a.m. Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House (Our House of Maine, Inc.), P.O. Box 1629, Bangor, 04401, in Myron's memory. Arrangements by Fernald Funeral Chapel, Mount Desert. He was buried on 9 January 1984 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. A fisherman, storekeeper, road commissioner.

Bernice Blanche Smith-1970 and Myron Albert Sprague Sr.-1520 had the following children:

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Myron Albert (Sonny) Sprague Jr.-4745.

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Lucinda Smith Sprague-7021.

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Daniel Russell Sprague-7022.

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Deborah Nina Sprague-7023.