Calvin V. D. Sprong

Brief Life History of Calvin V. D.

When Calvin V. D. Sprong was born in 1843, in United States, his father, Daniel Woodworth Sprong, was 44 and his mother, Sophia Claw, was 31. He married Mary E Walter on 27 June 1860, in Nassau, Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in East Greenbush, Rensselaer, New York, United States for about 5 years and Rensselaer, Rensselaer, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 13 March 1916, in Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Nassau, Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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Calvin V. D. Sprong
Mary E Walter
Marriage: 27 June 1860
Frederick W Sprong
Hester T Sprong

Sources (11)

  • Calvin Sprueg, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Calvin V. Sprong, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"
  • Calvin V Sprong, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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Name Meaning


nickname from Middle Dutch spronc ‘jumper’.

nickname and occupational name for someone who visits farmers with a stud-horse or breeding-bull.

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

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