Person:Dorcas Sprague (2)

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Dorcas Sprague
b.Abt 1638 Duxbury Mass
m. ABT 1613
  1. Mercy SpragueABT 1620 - AFT 1668
  2. Anna SpragueAbt 1622 -
  3. Mary SpragueAbt 1625 -
  4. John SpragueABT 1632 - 1676
  5. Dorcas SpragueAbt 1638 -
  • HRalph Earle1632 - 1716
  • WDorcas SpragueAbt 1638 - AFT 1692
m. 26 Oct 1659
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Name Dorcas Sprague
Gender Female
Alt Birth? ABT 1632 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Other? "settled In Dartmouth"Resided
Birth? Abt 1638 Duxbury Mass
Marriage 26 Oct 1659 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United Statesto Ralph Earle
Death? AFT 1692 Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts

From Sprague Families in America, by W. V. Sprague, page 11


Dorcas Sprague married Ralph Earle on 10-26-1659 and settled in Dartmouth.

She was married to Ralph Earle (son of Ralph Earle and Joan Savage of Rhode Island) before 26 Oct 1659 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI. Ralph Earle(26) was born on 22 Apr 1632 in Saint Michael's, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. (27) He died in 1716 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA.

From George Sawyer


Dorcas (Sprague) Earle and Ralph Earle settled in Dartmouth.

From Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, by Savage, page 69


1658, May 11. Portsmouth, Freeman 1659, October 26. Francis Sprague of Duxbury conveyed to his son-in-law, Ralph Earle, Jr., 1/2 share of land at Coakset and Acushena. At this time Ralph Earle moved to his new land in Dartmouth. 1688, June 13. Dartmouth, Mass., he deeded son Ralph, half of westernmost Island called Elizabeth Island, after his decease. 1689, October 20. Deeded son, William 100 acres in Dartmouth. 1692, June 10. He and wife Dorcas deeded youngest son, Joseph 200 acres in Dartmouth and salt marsh, had of father Sprague. 1693, July 24. Deeded son, William, 1/4 of the island called by the Indians Pocatahunka. 1747, January 6. Administration to son, John Earle. Dorcas Sprague and Ralph Earle had four children.