Second Generation


6. Capt. John N. Sprague6,7 was born on 27 January 1822 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 24 February 1885 at the age of 63 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. A fisherman.


"John N. Sprague took up the lot north of his father's; it contained one hundred acres, which he sold to Albion and Isaiah Stanley. He built the house where the latter now lives. He afterwards bought the lot of land formerly owned by Joshua Sadler, now occupied by Mrs. Margaret Sprague. He lived in the house now occupied by his widow, which was built by Joshua Sadler. This land includes most of the stone quarries that are being operated at the present time by Matthew Baird, of New York. In 1843 he married Martha, daughter of William Reed, of Mt. Desert. She died in 1854, aged thirty-four years. He afterwards married Margaret Stanley, who survives him."

Capt. John N. Sprague and Martha Reed obtained a marriage license on 20 November 1843 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were married on 31 December 1843 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. By William Fife, Esq. Married by William Fife, Esq. Martha Reed, daughter of William Reed, was born on 1 April 1820 in Mount Desert Island, Maine, USA. She died on 1 February 1854 at the age of 33 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Capt. John N. Sprague and Margaret E. Stanley obtained a marriage license on 11 August 1855 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were married on 16 September 1855 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Married by Rev. Benjamin F. Stinson. Margaret E. Stanley8, daughter of Edmond R. Stanley and Elizabeth Smith, was born on 11 January 1840 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died of pneumonia on 31 July 1915 at the age of 75 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.9 She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Capt. John N. Sprague-1611 and Margaret E. Stanley-1417 had the following children:

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Amanda M. "Aunt Mandy" Sprague-1620.

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Eunice Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sprague-1621.

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Clara M. Sprague-1622.

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John Francis (Franny) Sprague was born on 17 September 1866 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.10 He died on 30 September 1934 at the age of 68 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. Unmarried.

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Adeline "Addie" Sprague-1624.

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Edith M. Sprague-1625.

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Freeman Sprague-1626.

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Myra Esther Sprague-1627.