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Prudence Minor Sprague
Birth: May 6, 1688
Stonington
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 18, 1726
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Prudence (Minor) Denison Sprague

Daughter of Joseph Minor and Mary Avery, granddaughter of four pilgrims; Thomas Minor of Somerset and Grace Palmer of England, Captain James Avery and Joanna Greenslade, both of Devonshire.

Wife of Joseph Denison, the son of pilgrims George Denison and Mercy Gorham. They were married Feb 07/17, 1705 and had thew following children:
* Joseph 1707-1795
* Prudence, Mrs Nathaniel Wales 1709-17292
* Boradell, Mrs Ezekiel Turner
* Amos 1713-1786
* Nathaniel 1716-1803
* Joanna, Mrs Henry Hewit 1718-1776
* Elizabeth, Mrs Samuel Miner
* Thankful, Mrs Elisha Williams 1723-1740
* Anna, Mrs Amos Allen

Joseph died in 1724 in New London.

Secondly, Prudence was the second wife of Benjamin Sprague, the son of Lt John Sprague and Lydia Goffe. They were married Jan 26, 1726 in Stonington, and had no children. After her death, Benjamin married Abigail Hodge and had eight children including Captain Elkanah Sprague of the Revolutionary War.

Prudence has this stone in Old Taugwonk Cemetery with her first husband, parents and several of her children, and a stone in Old Cemetery next to Benjamin's first wife, Mary Woodward. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Miner (1644 - 1712)
  Mary Avery Minor (1648 - 1708)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Denison (1681 - 1724)
 
 Children:
  Deacon Joseph Denison (1707 - 1795)*
  Prudence Denison Wales (1709 - 1792)*
  Amos Denison (1713 - 1786)*
  Nathan Denison (1716 - 1803)*
  Joanna Denison Hewit (1718 - 1776)*
  Thankful Denison Williams (1723 - 1740)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Minor (1669 - 1740)*
  Mary Minor Chesebrough (1671 - 1704)*
  Mercy Minor West (1673 - 1751)*
  Benjamin Minor (1676 - 1710)*
  Sarah Minor Tracy (1679 - 1753)*
  Joanna Minor Richardson (1680 - 1726)*
  Christopher Minor (1683 - 1709)*
  Prudence Minor Sprague (1688 - 1726)
  Bridget Miner Chesebrough (1710 - 1766)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Old Taugwonk Cemetery
Stonington
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36422918
Prudence <i>Minor</i> Sprague
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 
Prudence <i>Minor</i> Sprague
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jay Richmond
 
 
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- Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 Added: Feb. 14, 2015
My 8th great grandmother.
- Denise Homer
 Added: Nov. 17, 2014

- tbeck
 Added: Aug. 13, 2012
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