Uriah Spragg

about 1742–20 April 1854 (Age 112)
Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Uriah

When Uriah Spragg was born about 1742, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, his father, Nehemiah Spragg, was 38 and his mother, Phoebe Malone, was 36. He married Hester Kurch about 1768. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1810. He died on 20 April 1854, in Wayne Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 112.

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Family Time Line

Uriah Spragg
1742–1854
Hester Kurch
1748–
Marriage: about 1768
David Spragg
1775–1850
Adam Spragg
Hester Ann Spragg
Juelda Spragg
Richard Spragg
Sarah Spragg
Caleb Spragg
1778–1854
Benajah Spragg
1784–1867

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1768
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1775
    Age 33
    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
    1776
    Age 34
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 58
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sprague .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Sprague
    Spraggins
    Spraggs

    Sources (2)

    • Uriah Spragg, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Uriah Spragg, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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