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Ebenezer Sproat, Lieutenant-Colonel

Ebenezer Sproat, Lieutenant-Colonel

Male - 1819

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  • Name Ebenezer Sproat 
    Suffix Lieutenant-Colonel 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Aug 1819  Marietta, Washington, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Washington, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45452  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2011 

    Family Catherine "Katy" Whipple,   b. Abt 1759,   d. 1834, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Apr 1781  of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Whipple Sproat,   b. 28 Jan 1782, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1851  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F20165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Apr 1781 - of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1819 - Marietta, Washington, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Washington, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Clair A. Hemenway Newton, Captain John Whipple, 1617-1685, and His Descendants (Naperville, Ill., 1946), p. 56.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 17 Mar 2000.

      !SOURCE: Email from Ralph W. Lange (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 16 Oct 2000.

      !SOURCE: Abby Isabel Brown Bulkley, The Chad Browne Memorial, Consisting of Genealogical Memoirs of a Portion of the Descendants of Chad and Elizabeth Browne (Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888), p. 29. Gives title Lieutenant-Colonel. (Previously entered as Colonel.)

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 4 May 2003. Joanne writes: " Found Ebenezer Sproat's Commission paper, designating him a Colonel of the Miitia of he County of Washington (Ohio) dated 5 Aug 1797 and signd by Winthrop Sargent, Esq. acting as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Territory of the United States, North West of the River Ohio."

      !OCCUPATION: "Sproat was granted the job of surveyor for the Northwest Territory by Congress after he wrote a letter to George Washington requesting the post. Which led Abe [Sproat's father-in-law] and his wife to move to Marrietta where Sproat settled." --R.W. Lange

      !ANCESTRY: "Of the Massachusetts line." --A.I.B. Bulkley


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