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Thomas Sprigg was born Abt. 1604 in Banbury, England, and died January 14, 1677/78 in London, England. He married Katherine Griffin on 1629 in Kethering, Northampton, England.

 Includes NotesNotes for Thomas Sprigg:
per Janie Stone Prodigy VKPK90B.

Thomas Sprigg, born about 1604 in England. He was a mechant in London. His will was proved on 14 January
1678/9 in London. Thomas married about 1629 in England, Katherine Griffin, born about 1610, of Kethering,
Northants, England. She died in Maryland, date of death unknown.
Source: Kenneth O'Harra Stevenson, 278 Elm Tree Rd, New Kensington, PA 15068-4638. 1 (412) 335-2995.

THOMAS SPRIGG was born Abt. 1604 in Banbury, Northamptonshire, England, and died January 14, 1677/78 in
London, England. Buried: London, England. He married KATHERINE GRIFFIN 1629 in Kethering, Northampton,
England, daughter of GEORGE GRIFFIN. Katherine Griffin was christened October 22, 1610 in Broton, Somerset,
2. i. THOMAS2 SPRIGG, b. 1630, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England; d. December 29, 1704, Resurrection
Manor, Calvert, Prince George's Co., MD.
ii. ABRAHAM SPRIGG, b. 1634, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England.
iii. KATHERINE SPRIGG, b. 1640, Kettering, England.
Fact 1: Abt. 1640, May have been born in Prince George's Co. MD
iv. JOANNE SPRIGG, b. 1644, Kethering, Northampton, England; m. (1) ROBERT TYLER; m. (2) JOHN BEALE.
v. JOHN GORDON SPRIGG, b. Abt. 1628, Kettering, England.
vi. SARAH SPRIGG, b. Abt. 1628, Kettering, England.
Source: M. D. Malone on Internet at February 6,

9893. Katherine Griffin-4367 was born about 1610 in England, Northhampton, Kethering and was christened 22 Oct 1610. She died in Md.

9894. John Nuthall-4383 was born 1620 in London, England. He died before 10 Oct 1667 in Cross Manor, St. Mary's County, Md and was buried 1667 in St. Mary's County, Md. John married Eleanor Bacon Holloway-4384 on 1645 (MRIN:1500).

John Nuthall was born in London in 1620. He was the son of John Nuthall, a merchant of London and Mary Hyde.
Emigrating to America, he first settled in Northampton Co., Virginia. As a young man, he ran away from his master,
Hugh Hayes, and lived among the Indians long enough to learn their language and served later as an interpreter.
For the price of a hoe, he was purchased from the Indians by William Jones, who was trading in the Chesapeake Bay.
Nuthall was brought home "well strapped with ye halyards."

John was living in Northamption County in 1640. He became prominate there and obtained a commission from the
Governor of Maryland to trade among the Indians for beaver furs, skins, and other articles. In 1651, he signed the
Submission to Parliment in Virginia and signed the instructions to the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1652.
Northamption recrods list Nuthall as "London merchant and Justice of Accomac, VA. While records refer to him as "
Merchangt and Gentleman", he also engaged in the practice of law.

Eleanor Bacon Holloway, widow of Dr. John Holloway, became John Nuthall's wife in 1645. Four known children
were born to this couple, John, Eleanor, James, and Elias.

Records indicate that John moved to Maryland about 1661. In that year, he purchased Cross Manor and St.
Elizabeth's Manor, estates of 2000 acres each, as well as 200 acres of land on St. Ingoes Creek. The transactions of
these properties were completed while the Nuthall's were in England settling the estate of Eleanor's first husband.
After John's move to Maryland, he served as Commissioner of St. Mary's County. He was also referred to as "
Justice of the Peace and Quorum".

John Nuthall lived at Cross Manor from 1661 until his death in 1667. He died intestate sometime previous to
October 10th of that year.

The children of John Nuthall and Elizabeth Bacon Holloway were: 1. John III, born c1646 3. James, born
c1650-1685 2. Eleanor, born c 1648, m Thomas Sprigg 1688, MD
4. Elias, born c 1653 m Elizabeth Beckwith

9895. Eleanor Bacon Holloway-4384 was born about 1620 in England. She died 1728/1729 in St. Mary's County, Md and was buried in St. Mary's County, Md.

Eleanor was the widow of Dr. John Holloway.

15. Generation

19786. George Griffin-4368 was born 1598 in England. He died in England. George was married was married in JM (MRIN:1490).


19788. John Nuthall-4385 was born about 1594 in England, Middlesex, London. He married Jane Newport-4386 (MRIN:1501).

Janie Stone's Pedigree Chart

19789. Jane Newport-4386 was born about 1598 in Md.

More About Thomas Sprigg and Katherine Griffin:
Marriage: 1629, Kethering, Northampton, England.

Children of Thomas Sprigg and Katherine Griffin are:
  1. +Thomas Sprigg Lieutenant, b. 1630, Kethering, Northamption, England, d. December 29, 1704, Resurrection Manor, Calvert, Now Prince George's County, MD.
  2. Abraham Sprigg, b. 1634, Kethering, Northamption, England, d. date unknown.
  3. Katherine Sprigg, b. 1640, Kethering, Northamption, England, d. date unknown.
  4. Joanne Sprigg, b. 1644, Kethering, Northamption, England, d. date unknown.
  5. John Gordon Sprigg, b. Abt. 1628, Kethering, Northamption, England, d. date unknown.
  6. Sarah Sprigg, b. Abt. 1628, Kethering, Northamption, England, d. date unknown.
  7. Elizabeth Sprigg, d. date unknown.
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