"The Spragues of Malden, Massachusetts", by George Walter Chamberlain, page 151.
Stower Sprague lived near the junction of Broadway and Bow street in what is now Everett. In his father's lifetime, the farm was on Mystic side of Charlestown. Later it was set off to Malden and in 1870 to Everett. He was chosen a committee "to agree with a schoolmaster for Mistick Side, Charlestown, in 1721". His farm was included in Malden before 28 June 1727. He was active in the organization of the South Parish of Malden and was one of the grantees of the Meeting House lot there, 6 Aug., 1731. He was a member of the South Precinct Committee, 23 Jan., 1737/1738. He was chosen a surveyor, 3 Mar., 1729, and a selectman of Malden, 23 Mar., 1731/2, and again 5 Mar., 1732/3.
"The Ralph Sprague Genealogy", by E. G. Sprague, 1913.
Stower Sprague with several others of the south church in the south part of the town of Malden, petitioned His Excellency Jonathan Belcher, Esq., The Honorable Council and Honorable House of Representatives in General Court assembled in 1735, to have compassion on their circumstances and form them into a distinct precinct, with their proportional part of all the rights of the ministerial lands belonging to the town, etc., A charter was granted December 24, 1737 and at the first meeting of the precinct which was held January 23, 1738, Stower Sprague was chosen one of the assessors. He was selectman in 1732 and held various town offices.
"The Genealogy & Estates to Charlestown, MA", by Wyman, page 888.
" ... of Samuel Dowse, 2 acres, 1715".
Stower is the fourth of six children born to John and Elizabeth (Stower) Sprague. He married Phebe, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Brintwell on January 25, 1710.
They had eight children together, they are:
Rebecca Deal Sprague (____ - 1747)
Phebe Brintnall Sprague (1686 - 1742)
Benjamin Sprague (1717 - 1791)*
Bell Rock Cemetery
Created by: Sprague
Record added: Sep 09, 2011
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