Mitchell Sprague

9 April 1838–14 September 1915 (Age 77)
New York, United States

The Life of Mitchell

When Mitchell Sprague was born on 9 April 1838, in New York, United States, his father, Renodyne Sprague, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Swinyer, was 30. He married Delania Lester on 22 November 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bangor, Bangor, Franklin, New York, United States in 1875 and Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States for about 35 years. He died on 14 September 1915, in Vermontville, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Vermontville, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mitchell Sprague
Delania Lester
Marriage: 22 November 1874
Mable Sprague
Joseph Henry Sprague

Spouse and Children

22 November 1874
Duane, Franklin, New York, United States



    Joseph Henry Sprague


Parents and Siblings

    Renodyne Sprague


    Mary Ann Swinyer




    Mary Ann Sprague


    Theodore Sprague


    Harriet Sprague




+9 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 25

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: from northern Middle English Spragge, either a personal name or a byname meaning ‘lively’, a metathesized and voiced form of Spark 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mitchell Sprague in household of Samuel Sprague, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mitchel Sprague, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mitchiel Sprague, "New York State Census, 1905"

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