Fourth Generation


31. James W. Sprague was born on 18 July 1887 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 24 November 1941 at the age of 54 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Death certificate signed by Dr. Charles N. Dennison. He was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. James was a Store Keeper. At Nelson Morse's store. A fisherman and a store clerk for Andrew Smith and Nelson Morse.

James W. Sprague and Nina Marion Staples were married on 8 October 1910 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Nina Marion Staples, daughter of Albert S. Staples and Lucy E. Joyce, was born on 11 May 1891 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. First birth attended to on Swan's Island by Dr. Herman Small. She died on 5 June 1974 at the age of 83 in Camden, Knox County, Maine, USA. NINA SPRAGUE
Rockland: Nina M. Sprague: 83, widow of James W. Sprague of Rockland, formerly of Swan's Island, died June 5, at a Camden nursing home after a long illness. She was born at Atlantic, Swan's Island, May 11, 1891, the daughter of Albert and Lucy (Joyce) Staples. She operated the Stanley House in Rockland for many years. She is survived by two sons, Myron A. Sprague and Maurice B. Sprague, both of Swan's Island; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., Carpenter Funeral Home, Rockland, the Rev. Charles R. Montieth officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Atlantic, Swan's Island. She was buried on 8 June 1974 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. She ran a boarding house in Rockland following her husband's death. The Stanley House near the art museum.

James W. Sprague-1519 and Nina Marion Staples-1518 had the following children:

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Myron Albert Sprague Sr.-1520.

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William Sprague was born (date unknown).

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Maurice Bradford "Bill" Sprague-4643.