Fourth Generation


37. Eugene Vincent Sprague was born on 12 December 1888 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Billy Holmes says his grandfather was born in 1890. (2008) He died on 27 March 1957 at the age of 68 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Eugene Vincent Sprague and Corris Lena Sellers were married on 9 October 1915 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Corris Lena Sellers, daughter of Isaac E. Sellers and Effie L. Sprague, was born on 6 June 1895 in Deer Isle, Maine, USA (Sunshine). She died on 2 April 1974 at the age of 78 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. CORRIS SPRAGUE
Swan's Island: Mrs. Corris L. Sprague, 78, widow of Eugene Sprague, died April 2, at a Bar Harbor hospital. She was born at Sunshine May 28, 1895 the daughter of Isaac and Effie (Sprague) Sellers. Mrs. Sprague was a member of the Advent Christian Church of Swan's Island and was superintendent of the Sunday School there for many years. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Littlefield of Old Town, Mrs. Maxine Holmes and Mrs. Avis Norwood, both of Swan's Island; two sisters, Mrs. Flora Turner of Minturn and Mrs. Leona Allen of Stonington; four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Advent Christian Church of Swan's Island. Burial will be in Grindle Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the Fernald Funeral Chapel in Mount Desert, Wednesday 2-4 p.m. She was buried on 4 April 1974 in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Eugene Vincent Sprague-1665 and Corris Lena Sellers-3169 had the following children:

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Lillian Eugenia Sprague-13523.

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Maxine Gwendolyn Sprague-4795.

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Avis Juanita Sprague-4642.