Elfleda Lillian Sprague

5 October 1908–24 May 1986 (Age 77)
Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States

The Life of Elfleda Lillian

When Elfleda Lillian Sprague was born on 5 October 1908, in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States, her father, Nathaniel Roscoe Sprague, was 47 and her mother, Nellie Mae Birks, was 37. She lived in Pacific Grove, Monterey, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 May 1986, at the age of 77, and was buried in El Carmelo Cemetery, Pacific Grove, Monterey, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Roscoe Sprague
1861–1948
Nellie Mae Birks
1871–1946
Forest Elbert Sprague
1893–1977
Juanita May Sprague
1895–1993
Morris Roscoe Sprague
1897–1952
Robin Birks Sprague
1899–1899
Roy Vern Sprague
1900–1901
John Russell Sprague
1902–1966
Birdie Mildred Sprague
1907–1960
Elfleda Lillian Sprague
1908–1986

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 2

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lillie E Sprague in household of Nathaniel R Sprague, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elfleda Sprague in household of Nathaniel Sprague, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elfleda L Sprague in household of Nathaniel R Sprague, "United States Census, 1930"

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