Descendants of Matthew Spragg

SPRAGG, Matthew
      Born: probably around 1720-25
      Died: before 1774
      Spouse: Mary
      Children:
           [1] Elizabeth Spragg; born about 1750, Fox Island
           [2] Matthew Spragg; born about 1755
           [3] Edward Spragg; born about 1758; baptized 07 July 1758, Trinity Anglican Parish
           [4] John Spragg; born about 1760; baptized 27 October 1760, Trinity Anglican Parish
           [5] Richard Spragg; born about 1765; baptized 28 October 1765, Trinity Anglican Parish
           [6] Mary Spragg; born about 1767; baptized 29 September 1767, Trinity Anglican Parish
           [7] James Spragg; born about 1769; baptized 12 June 1769, Trinity Anglican Parish

Mary Spragg, relict(widow) to Matthew Spragg, late Planter in Fox Island, married John Gillet on 12 January 1774. They had two children, who were half-sisters to her first six children:
           [1] Sarah Gillet; baptized 18 January 1775
           [2] Jone (Joan?) Gillet; baptized 20 April 1777

SPRAGG, Elizabeth
      Born: about 1750
      Died: buried 02 January1769, St. Paulís Anglican Parish
      Father: Matthew Spragg
      Mother: Mary
      Married: 24 October 1768, St. Paulís Anglican Church, Trinity
      Spouse: John Mills of Bermingstone, Dorset
      Children:
           [1] Elizabeth Mills; born 30 January 1769

SPRAGG, Matthew
      Born: about 1755
      Father: Matthew Spragg
      Mother: Mary
      Spouse: Mary ?
      Children:
           [1] Edward Spragg; born Salmon Cove, baptized 04 March 1785 aged 6 weeks, St. Paulís Anglican Church, Trinity
           [2] ? Spragg [daughter], born July 1788, Salmon Cove; died 21 August 1788, aged 5 weeks

Note: The name of the daughter born July 1788 was unreadable in the records. No baptism record was found and it is possible that the child was not baptized before death.

SPRAGG, Richard
      Born: about 1765; christened 28 October 1765, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Father: Matthew Spragg
      Mother: Mary
      Married: 19 October 1798, St. Paulís Anglican Church, Trinity
      Spouse: Catherine Wells
      Born: 16 July 1769, English Harbour
      Father: Thomas Wells
      Mother: Sarah Jones (of William and Hannah Jones of English Harbour)
      Children:
           [1] Sarah Spragg; born about 1799, Trinity; baptized 11 September 1799, Trinity Anglican Parish
           [2] Mary Spragg; born about 1801, English Harbour; baptized 21 June 1801, Trinity Anglican Parish
           [3] Jane Spragg; baptized 18 October 1803, St. Paulís Anglican Church, Trinity; married 09 November 1825 at St. Paulís Anglican Church Charles Carter [Parker?]
           [4] William Spragg; born about 1804
           [5] Elizabeth Spragg; born 20 March 1805, English Harbour; baptized 17 May 1805, Trinity Anglican Parish; married 06 November 1826 William Bestone of English Harbour; (witnesses James Penny and James Sweetland)
           [6] Ann Spragg; born 20 May 1807, English Harbour; baptized 11 July 1807, Trinity Anglican Parish.
           [7] Susanah Spragg; born 05 November 1809, English Harbour; baptized 07 June 1810, Trinity Anglican Parish.; married 31 October 1832 at St. Paulís Anglican Church Thomas Paron [Parsons?], by William Bullock, Epis. Miss. [witnesses were William ? Bugden ? and Robert Penny]

NOTE:'October 13, 1789; A daughter to Catherine Wells of English Harbour, Daughter of Thos & Sarah Wells by Tho's Fowler, Bastard, pub named Mary Jones' *29 April 1790; (Burial) A daughter of Catherine Wells of English Harbour, aged 1 year.

SPRAGG, Edward
      Born: Salmon Cove, baptized 04 March 1785, St. Paulís Anglican Church, Trinity
      Died: May 1859, Salmon Cove, age 77 years, buried 11 May 1859
      Father: Matthew Spragg
      Mother: Mary
      Married 17 November 1806, St. Paulís Anglican Church, Trinity
      Spouse: Ann Rex/Rix
      Born: about 1791, baptized 15 June 1793, St. Paulís Anglican Church
      Father: John Rex
      Mother: Patience Bailey

Note: The death record for Edward Spragg indicates that he was 77 which may have been in error by several years. He was six weeks old when baptized in early March 1785 so would have been born late January, and would therefore have actually been age 74 when he died.

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Other Spraggs - Relationship Undetermined


SPRAGG, Thomas       Born: resident of Fox Island, 1753
      Died: 30 April 1761

SPRAGGE, Mary       Born: circa 1732-1736
      Died: 01 October1829 (burial); age 93 or 97; of Salmon Cove; by S.A. Gent SPRAGUS, Ann Born: circa 1792
Died: buried 18 October 1882, age 90 years and 5 months, Salmon Cove West

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