Sprague, Benjamin F
Sprague, Benjamin F.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was a native of Spencer, Mass., and was converted when seventeen years of age. In 1832 he united on trial with the Maine Conference, but was discontinued at the close of the year on account of ill health. He spent several years in study, and acting as supply until 1839, when he was readmitted to conference and ordained elder. His labors were brought to a close by death, Aug. 18, 1860. Mr. Sprague was a man of positive character, cautious in his positions, firm and unyielding in their support. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1861, p. 122.