Rarely do you see women's names except parish records and or gravestone inscriptions.
The earliest Census substitute is 1823-1837www.genealogy.nationalarchives.ie
27 Spruhan's Kilkenny, a few in Limerick, Leitrim and Carlow
1833 Thomastown Parish, Smithstown Townland
1828 Outrath Parish,Kilfera Townland
By the time of Griffith Valuation 1850 there are 5 James Spruhan either Thomastown Parish, Smithstown Townland or
Woolengrange Parish, Knockbrack townland all with the same landlord George Bryan and
Thomastown Parish, Cloghabrody townland, landlord William
Kilkenny belongs to an Irish History Foundation with baptism and marriage records. www.rootsireland.ie
Thomastown RC parish records for baptism and marriage
There is only 1 Spruhan in the Ireland telephone book but not in Kilkenny but Coshill, Borris (Carlow)
By 1901 there is only 1 family of 5 living in the townland of Mungmacody, in the DED (dedicated electoral district) of Fama, Kate age 45 farmers widow.www.familysearch.org
Ellen Spruhan beneficiary June 1894 from Patrick Spruhan
Probably James died before leaving Ireland 1841 was the famine that is usually recorded as 1845 but actually started in 1830.
1833 Tithe Defaulter, James Spruhan Parish Outrath, Kilfera
(noted that the sub-sheriff was sent with 20 police and some military but they could not make any seizures.