DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS SPRIGG

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                               Don Norman

 

1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    Thomas Sprigg was born in Kettering, Northamtonshire, England about

1630 and died in Calvert County MD in 1704.  By March 1651, he was

living in Northampton County VA and had married a widow, Catherine

(Graves) Roper.  The couple patented land in Calvert County by 1656 and

were living there.  Catherine died and Thomas married Eleanor Nuthall by

July 1668.

 

Known children of Thomas and Catherine (Graves) [Roper] Sprigg.

 

  2.  (1). Thomas Jr.              b.c.     1659   d.c.     1739

 

 

2.THOMAS SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    Thomas Sprigg Jr., a son of Thomas and Catherine (Graves) [Roper]

Sprigg, was born about 1659 and died about 1739.  His spouse is unknown.

 

Known children of Thomas Sprigg Jr.

 

  3.  (1). Edward                  b.c.     1697   d.c.     1748

         m.Elizabeth Pile

 

 

3.EDWARD SPRIGG    2.THOMAS SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    Edward Sprigg, a son of Thomas Sprigg Jr., was born in MD about 1697

and died about 1748.  He married Elizabeth Pile.

 

Known children of Edward and Elizabeth (Pile) Sprigg.

 

  4.  (1). James                   b.Jan 27 1725   d.       1778

         m.Elizabeth -------

 

 

4.JAMES SPRIGG    3.EDWARD SPRIGG    2.THOMAS SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS

SPRIGG

 

    James Sprigg, a son of Edward and Elizabeth (Pile) Sprigg, was born

in MD January 27, 1725 and died there in 1778.  He married Elizabeth

-----.  After James' death, Elizabeth moved to Harrison County VA and

was listed there in the 1786 VA census.  She was assigned 500 acres of

land in the county by virtue of a Treasury warrant dated 1783.

 

Known children of James and Elizabeth Sprigg.

 

  5.  (1). Levin

 

  6.  (2). Reason

 

  7.  (3). John                    b.Jun 29 1766   d.c.     1832

         m.Elizabeth Wyville Dec 12 1795

 

 

7.JOHN SPRIGG    4.JAMES SPRIGG    3.EDWARD SPRIGG    2.THOMAS SPRIGG

JR.     1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    John Sprigg, a son of James and Elizabeth Sprigg, was born June 29,

1766 and died about 1832.  He married Elizabeth Wyville in Frederick

County MD December 12, 1795.

 

Known children of John and Elizabeth (Wyville) Sprigg.

 

  8.  (1). Edward Gruber           b.Jan 10 1808

         m.Martha Jane Smith  Dec 29 1831

 

8.EDWARD GRUBER SPRIGG    7.JOHN SPRIGG    4.JAMES SPRIGG    3.EDWARD

SPRIGG    2.THOMAS SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    Edward Gruber Sprigg, a son of John and Elizabeth (Wyville) Sprigg,

was born in Montgomery County MD January 10, 1808 and died in Braxton

County WV December 12, 1880.  He married Martha Jane Smith in Lewis

County VA December 29, 1831.  Martha was born in MD about 1813 and died

in Braxton County February 1, 1892. The family moved from Jacksonville,

Lewis County VA to the vicinity of Sutton, Braxton County VA about 1845.

 

Children of Edward Gruber and Martha Jane (Smith) Sprigg.

 

  9.  (1). John S.                 b.c.     1832

         m.Elizabeth -----

 

 10.  (2). Sarah Ann               b.c.     1834

 

 11.  (3). Amanda Elisa            b.c.     1836

         m.----- Duvall

 

 12.  (4). James Darnell           b.Jan  3 1840   d.Jan  6 1918

         m.Sarah Jane McCoy Jan  8 1876

 

 13.  (5). Mary Ellen              b.c.     1840

         m.---- Barnett

 

 14.  (6). William

 

 15.  (7). Deborah Jane            b.c.     1847

         m.----- Wyville

 

 16.  (8). Morgan Dyer             b.       1850

 

 17.  (9). Frederick Philip        b.c.     1852

 

 18. (10). Ann                     b.c.     1854

 

 19. (11). Martha Jane             b.c.     1857

 

 

9.JOSH S. SPRIGG    8.EDWARD GRUBER SPRIGG    7.JOHN SPRIGG    4.JAMES

SPRIGG    3.EDWARD SPRIGG    2.THOMAS SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    John S. Sprigg, a son of Edward Gruber and Martha Jane (Smith)

Sprigg, was born in Lewis County VA about 1832.  He married Elizabeth

-----.  Elizabeth was born in VA about 1839.

    John served the Confederacy in the Civil War as a Captain of the

19th VA Cavalry.

 

Known children of John S. and Elizabeth Sprigg.

 

 20.  (1). Edward G.               b.c.     1858

 

 21.  (2). Mary Ann                b.       1860

 

 

12.JAMES DARNELL SPRIGG    8.EDWARD GRUBER SPRIGG    7.JOHN SPRIGG

4.JAMES SPRIGG    3.EDWARD SPRIGG    2.THOMAS SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS

SPRIGG

 

    James Darnell Sprigg, a son of Edward Gruber and Martha Jane (Smith)

Sprigg, was born in Lewis County VA January 3, 1840 and died in Braxton

County WV January 6, 1918.  He married Sarah Jane McCoy January 8, 1876.

Sarah, a daughter of William H. and Elizabeth Estep (Squires) McCoy, was

born in VA about 1847 and died in Lewis County WV August 18, 1937.

    James served the Confederacy in the Civil War as a second Lieutenant

in the 19th VA Cavalry.

 

Children of James Darnell and Sarah Jane (McCoy) Sprigg.

 

 22.  (1). Elizabeth Flora         b.Mar 21 1869   d.Mar 23 1945

         m.Charles B. Heater

 

 23.  (2. Minnie Jane              b.May 28 1871   d.Aug 22 1841

         m.Asa Squires

 

 24.  (3). Morgan Lee              b.Sep 26 1874   d.Nov 19 1959

         m.Catherine Octavia Cummings

 

 25.  (4). Melvin Burr             b.Nov 14 1881   d.Aug 18 1961

         m.Iva B. Lowe

 

 

24.MORGAN LEE SPRIGG    12.JAMES DARNELL SPRIGG    8.EDWARD GRUBER

SPRIGG    7.JOHN SPRIGG    4.JAMES SPRIGG    3.EDWARD SPRIGG    2.THOMAS

SPRIGG JR.     1.THOMAS SPRIGG

 

    Morgan Lee Sprigg, a son of James Darnell and Sarah Jane (McCoy)

Sprigg, was born in Braxton County WV September 26, 1874 and died there

November 9, 1959.  He married Catherine Octavia Cummings in Lewis County

WV December 15, 1897. Catherine, a daughter of James Frank and Sarah

Catherine (Bailey) Cummings, was born in Lewis County March 4, 1874 and

died in Braxton County in 1955.

 

Children of Morgan Lee and Catherine Octavia (Cummings) Sprigg.

 

 26.  (1). Frances Catherine       b.       1902   d.       1972

         m.Carson E. Howard

 

 27.  (2). Morlee Carr             b.       1905   d.       1991

         m.Irene Berry

 

 28.  (3). Sarah Elizabeth         b.       1909   d.       1982

         m.William Baxter Hopkins

 

 29.  (4). Morgan Lee Jr.          b.       1911   d.       1964

         m.Elizabeth Beagle

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Heritage of Braxton County WV 1995" pp.242-244

Norman, Don, "Descendants of William McCoy"