Jonathan Prather
(Abt 1630-1680)
Lyle Jane McKay
Thomas Sprigg Lord of Northhampton Manor
Eleanor Nuthall
Thomas MacKay Prather
Martha Sprigg
Col. Thomas MacKay Sprigg Prather
(Between 1702/1704-1785)


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1. Elizabeth Clagett

Col. Thomas MacKay Sprigg Prather 1

  • Born: Between 1702 and 1704, Prince George's Co., Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Clagett on 10 Jun 1725 in Weston, Prince George's, Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: 24 Jul 1785, Washington, Maryland, United States

  Research Notes: AFN: 25M1-P4

From :

"Colonel Thomas M. Sprigg Prather was an ardent Indian fighter - fought in the French and Indian War - he was sheriff and held many important posts - one of which was the First Justice of the newly formed Frederick County in 1749 (Maryland). In the Revolutionary War he was commander of the forces in that county. He lived at Conegochaegue Manor Plantation. His first wife was from the Weston Manor Plantation where the Clagett's lived for generations and still live today. He was also an Episcopal clergyman in Williamsport, Maryland."

  Birth Notes:

The part of Prince Georges County in which he was born became Frederick County in 1749 and is now Montgomery County, Maryland. (See sources and

An equal number of sources say Prince Georges County.

Another says born in Conococheague Manor, Washington Co., Maryland, but that may not be so (

  Noted events in his life were:

Inherited: 166 acres, a part of "Spring's Request" from his father, Mar 1712, Prince George's Co., Maryland, (United States). when he came of age (18 years old).

Thomas married Elizabeth Clagett, daughter of Captain Thomas Clagett Jr. and Mary Keene, on 10 Jun 1725 in Weston, Prince George's, Maryland, (United States). (Elizabeth Clagett was born about 1708 in Prince George's Co., Maryland, (United States) and died in 1767 in All Saints, Frederick Co., Maryland, (United States).)



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