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Re: Info. needed at the Kohlerlawn cem. in Nampa on Daniel Sprague
Posted by: Jerri Strombeck (ID *****8880) Date: May 05, 2012 at 16:55:45
In Reply to: Info. needed at the Kohlerlawn cem. in Nampa on Daniel Sprague by janis dunn of 6108

Idaho Statesman, 7/10/1917
Civil War Veteran Called.

Daniel Sprague, Past 90 Years Old, Passes From This Life

Nampa- Daniel Sprague, father of W. A. Sprague of this city, died Sunday at the Soldiers' Home hospital near Boise at an age slightly beyond 90 years. The body was at once brought to the Robinson chapel in this city and prepared for burial...

mother of W. A. Sprague died, age 79, of old age and a severe cold contracted several days ago. She leaves her husband, who is over 80, and a number of children.

Margaret Sprague was 79, had services at the local Baptist church. Her husband is 85 and she left a son, W. A. Sprague, of this city. Born in NY State, moved to Michigan. Came here 10 years ago.

Nampa Couple Celebrates Their Golden Wedding
Guests were immediate relatives, M/M Sprague and M/M A. Philpot.
They were married at Howell, MI and lived there until the War. Daniel enlisted in 25th Reg MI Vol Inf. Served 3 years, lived in Michigan until coming to Nampa 5 years ago. He is 81, she is 75.

W. A. Sprague filed for divorce from Martha L. Sprague yesterday, papers were withdrawn

George Philpot, bro in law of W. A. Sprague, arrived for a visit. He lives in Omaha.

1910 census, Nampa, Canyon, Idaho
Daniel Sprague 82 OH f MA m CT m 51 yrs
Margaret Sprague 76 NY f MA m VT 1 ch 1 liv

1880 census, East Tawas, Iosco, Michigan
Daniel Sprague 53
Margaritta A. Sprague 46
William A. Sprague 21 MI

1870 census, Locke, Ingham, Michigan
Daniel Sprague 43
Margaret Sprague 36
William A Sprague 11

1860 census, Cohoctah, Livingston, Michigan
Elias Sprague 51 MA
Emily Sprague 33 NY
Elias Sprague 23
Truman Sprague 14
Horine Sprague 10
Joshua Sprague 8
Harriet Sprague 6
Melissa Sprague 2
William A Sprague 2/12
Henry Lan 16
Cynthia Lan 14
Matilda Miller 18 NY
all others b MI

I think it is likely that William A. was their adopted son

1850 census, Marion, Livingston, Michigan
David Sprague 52
Mahittable Sprague 52
Jas Sprague 27
Daniel Sprague 22
Elizabeth Sprague 18
Lucy Sprague 15
Ruth A Sprague 12
Harriet Sprague 8

Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962
about Daniel Sprague
Name: Daniel Sprague
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 20 Jun 1827
Christening Place: First Presbyterian Church, East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
Father's Name: David Sprague
Mother's Name: Mehittable
FHL Film Number: 960613

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
about Daniel Sprague
Name: Daniel Sprague
Residence: Unadilla, Michigan
Age at enlistment: 35
Enlistment Date: 8 Jul 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Unadilla, MI
State Served: Michigan
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, Michigan 26th Infantry Regiment on 15 Sep 1862.
Mustered out on 04 Jun 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

Birth Date: abt 1827
Sources: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
about David Sprague
Name: David Sprague
Birth Date: abt 1797
Birth Place: Peru, Mass
Death Date: 1 Apr 1868
Death Place: Leroy, Livingston, Michigan
Death Age: 71
Occupation: Farmer
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Gender: Male
Father Name: Daniel Sprague
FHL Film Number: 1005435

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
about James Sprague
Name: James Sprague
Birth Date: abt 1824
Birth Place: New York
Death Date: 1 Jan 1915
Death Place: Marion, Livingston, Michigan
Death Age: 91
Occupation: Retired
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Gender: Male
Father Name: David Sprague
Mother Name: Mahitable Newton
FHL Film Number: 1005435

Web: Michigan, Find A Grave Index, 1805-2011
about Mehetable Sprague
Name: Mehetable Sprague
Death Date: 1860
Burial Place: Livingston Cty, MI
age 63 yrs
Lakeside Cem

According to a tree on, David and Mehitable were married 5/5/1822 in Leroy OH. She died 12/13/1860.

According to another tree, Daniel Sprague was married to Margaret Bullock on 7/5/1858.

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