Fifth Generation


251. Austin Chester Sprague was born on 5 September 1907 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 11 October 1988 at the age of 81 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried on 13 October 1988 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Austin was a Yauchtsman. He was a Lobster Fisherman.

Austin Chester Sprague and Emily Elizabeth Matthews were married on 3 November 1928 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Emily Elizabeth Matthews, daughter of Benjamin Mason Matthews and Laura Belle Black, was born on 16 May 1908 in Tonawanda, Erie County, New York, USA. She died on 10 August 1975 at the age of 67 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA. EMILY SPRAGUE
Minturn: Mrs. Emily E. Sprague, 67, wife of Austin Sprague, died Aug. 10 at a Bangor hospital. She was born at New York May 16, 1908, daughter of Benjamin and Laura Matthews. She is survived by her husband of Minturn; one son, Alton of Milton Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Rose Stockbridge of Minturn, Mrs. Shirley Wedge of Seawall; one sister, Mrs. Charlotte Joyce of Swan's Island; several grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m., at the Fernald Funeral Chapel in Mount Desert. Commital services will be at 12:45, Rose Hill Cemetery, Swan's Island. She was buried on 12 August 1975 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Austin Chester Sprague-4484 and Emily Elizabeth Matthews-4485 had the following children:

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Alton Benjamin Sprague-4514.

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Rose Margaret Sprague-4603.

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Shirley Ann Sprague-13192.