From Ohio History Central
William Sprigg was an attorney in Adams County. Upon Ohio attaining statehood in 1803, the state legislature appointed Sprigg to the Ohio Supreme Court. He served as a justice on the Supreme Court from April 1803 to April 1806 and again from 1808 to 1810. Sprigg also served as a judge in the Indiana Territory as well as in Illinois. Sprigg Township in Adams County is named for him.