Spear — Spooner — Sprague. 163

[Thanks to Lisa Whiting for transcribing the Spear family]

   EDWARD AUGUSTUS FRANKLIN (Edward = Hannah Bates), b. at Norwich, Vt., March 13, 1828.   m. in Hing. Sarah L., dau. of Nathaniel and Lydia (Burrell) French.   She was b. in Hing. Sept. 19, 1831, and surviving him, m. secondly, William Prouty, widr.   Edward d. at Salisbury, N. C., 20 Jan. 1865, æt. 37th yr.   Resided at "Liberty Plain," So. Hing.   (See "Hingham in the Civil War.")
   Child, —

   i.   SARAH E., 1853, d. 28 Feb. 1857, æt. 3 yrs. 8 mo's.

   NOTE. — Rev. Samuel, of Braintree m. Thankful, dau. of Israel and Mary (Sumner) Nichols.   She was b. in Hing. Nov. 8, 1694.   Susanna, m. 1777, Urian Oakes.   Zebulon, of Braintree m. Oct. 12, 1788, Elizabeth Farrow of Hing.   Mrs. Hannah (Bates) d. 28 Aug. 1851, æt. 42 yrs.   Edward F., m. Oct. 26, 1851, Maria Walley.   Christiana M., w. of Richard and dau. of Caleb B. Barnes, d. at Wey. 28 Feb. 1876, æt. 32d yr.


[Thanks to Lisa Whiting for transcribing the Spooner family]

   WILLIAM, m. in Hing. Apr. 27, 1766, Remember Gardner, dau. of John and Joanna (Farrow) Gardner.   She was b. in Hing. Aug. 16, 1747.   They prob. removed from here before 1780.
   Ch., b. in Hing., were, —

   i.   GIDEON, Aug. 23, 1767, d. 14 Dec. 1774, æt. 7 yrs.
   ii.   JOAN, Oct. 21, 1769.
   iii.   RACHEL, Jan. 4, 1772, d. 5 Feb. 1775, æt. 3 yrs.

   JOHN WINTHROP, from Dorchester, Mass.   m. in Hing. May 28, 1873, Marion Ripley Baker, dau. of Abner L. and Lydia J. (Ripley) Baker.   She was b. in Hing. July 8, 1847.   He was grad. at Har. Coll. 1867.   "Physician."   M. D. 1871.   M. M. S. S.   Resides on Main St., near the meeting-house of the First Parish.
   Ch., b. in Hing., —

   i.   JOHN WINTHROP, Jan. 15, 1878.
   ii.   LESLEY HINCKLEY, Aug. 22, 1881.

   CHARLES W., m. in Hing. Jan. 2, 1870, Alice A. Stowell, dau. of Jared and Abigail L. (Waters) Stowell.   She was b. in Hing. Aug. 5, 1850.   "Shoemaker."   Resided on North, corner of Ship St.   Has removed to Brockton, Mass.
   Ch., —

   i.   EDWIN JARED, Apr. 11, 1874.
   ii.   ABBIE MAY, Oct. 7, 1876, d. in Hing. 21 March, 1880.
   iii.   WALTER F., May 5, 1885, d. at Whitman, Mass., 31 March, 1887.

   NOTE. — Mary Ann, of Boston m. Oct. 9, 1828, Crocker Wilder of Hing.   Richard H. of Boston, m. July 12, 1846, Mary R. Tower.   She d. 7 Oct. 1860, æt. 25 yrs.   Lydia, d. 2 Oct. 1862, æt. 19 yrs.   Warren H., a native of Eastham, d. 29 Apr. 1868, æt. 27 yrs.   Eva May, d. 22 Oct. 1868, æt. 5 mo's 14 dys.   Ichabod, a native of Eastham, d. 2 Nov. 1873, æt. 75th yr.   Olivia A. (Morse) d. 14 March, 1875, æt. 42 yrs.   Mrs. Maria, a native of Hing., and dau. of Melzar Dunbar, d. at So. Scit., 24 Oct. 1878, æt. 79th yr.


[Thanks to Lisa Whiting for transcribing the Sprague family]

   1.   WILLIAM, according to the family tradition, arrived at Salem, Mass., with his bro's Ralph and Richard, in 1629.   On Jan. 2, 1635-36, he was an inhabitant of Charlestown, and shortly after his s. Anthony was bt. there.   (See Frothingham's "History of Charles-


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