Franklin Burden Sprague

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Franklin Burden Sprague

  • Birth 16 Jul 1825 Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 7 Feb 1895 Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 59367220

Son of Parden & Mary (Meeker) Sprague. Union military officer, aand explorer of much of southern Oregon. Spent many years in Jackson County, Oregon, before returning to Delaware in later life. Leader of the first party to scale Crater Lake's 800 foot wall and reach the shore. Namesake of the Sprague River in Oregon.


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  • Created by: Dave Davisson
  • Added: 29 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59367220
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Franklin Burden Sprague (16 Jul 1825–7 Feb 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59367220, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Dave Davisson (contributor 36744121) .