James Sprout

February 1674–14 September 1748 (Age 74)
Scituate, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When James Sprout was born in February 1674, in Scituate, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Sprout, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Samson, was 32. He married Elizabeth Southworth on 5 June 1712, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 14 September 1748, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 74, and was buried in The Green, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

James Sprout
1674–1748
Elizabeth Southworth
1687–1723
Marriage: 5 June 1712
Robert Sprout
1715–1797
Mercy Sprout
1719–1793
Nathaniel Sprout
1723–1779

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1712
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from Middle Dutch sprute ‘sprout’, ‘shoot’, either a nickname for a young or delicate person, or possibly, in the sense of ‘offshoot’, ‘descendant’, a nickname for someone linked by birth to a distinguished local family.2 Scottish: variant of Sprott .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Sprout, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • James Sprout, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • James Sprout in entry for Nathanael Sprout, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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