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SPRIGG (Soundex S162) — See also PRIGG, RIGG, SPARGO, SPRAGG, SPRAGUE, SPREAGE, SPRIGADE, SPRIGGINS, SPRIGGS, SPRIGMAN.

  SPRIGG: See also Guy Abney — Walter Bowie — Robert William Bowie — Richard Sprigg Canby — William Sprigg Hall — Sprigg Harwood — John Francis Mercer — Frank Sprigg Perry — Sprigg Smith
  Sprigg, Carroll — U.S. Consul General in Cairo, as of 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Sprigg, James Cresap (1802-1852) — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Born in Frostburg, Allegany County, Md., 1802. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1830-34, 1837-40, 1852; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1841-43. Died in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky., October 3, 1852 (age about 50 years). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of Michael Cresap Sprigg (1791-1845).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Sprigg, Joseph — of Hampshire County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia state attorney general, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Sprigg, Michael Cresap (1791-1845) — also known as Michael C. Sprigg — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Born in Frostburg, Allegany County, Md., July 1, 1791. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1820; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1821-23, 1837, 1840-41, 1844; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1827-31. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., December 18, 1845 (age 54 years, 170 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Md.
  Relatives: Brother of James Cresap Sprigg (1802-1852).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Sprigg, Richard, Jr. (c.1769-1806) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., about 1769. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1792-94; member of Maryland state senate, 1794-95; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1796-99, 1801-02 (2nd District 1796-99, at-large 1801-02); district judge in Maryland, 1802-03. Episcopalian. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1806 (age about 37 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of Thomas Sprigg (1747-1809).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sprigg, Samuel (c.1783-1855) — of Maryland. Born in Washington County, Md., about 1783. Governor of Maryland, 1819-22; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., April 21, 1855 (age about 72 years). Original interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery, Upper Marlboro, Md.; reinterment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Sprigg; married to Violetta Lansdale.
  Sprigg, Samuel — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Mayor of Wheeling, Va., 1828; resigned 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Sprigg, Thomas (1747-1809) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., 1747. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1780-83, 1788; county judge in Maryland, 1784-89; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1793-97. Episcopalian. Died in Washington County, Md., December 13, 1809 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Uncle of Richard Sprigg, Jr. (1769?-1806).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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