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FRIEND SPRUILL/MARY PAULINE RODGERS

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Spruill Family

Donna Spruill (View posts)
Posted: 31 Dec 2000 6:17AM GMT
Dear Ravana, First may I say I like your name. It's unusual. Second, I have lots of information but I'm bad about organizing it. I should do it as I find things out but tend to put it off, then have to fill in the missing pieces. My records show that Friend Spruill was one of the sons of George Jackson Spruill. Friend was born May 12, 1870 and died August 5, 1915. He died of Typhoid Fever. He was married to Mary Pauline Rogers.Their children are listed as: John Exa, nicknamed Hector, died in Ft. Worth.; Rue May, Nickname Jack, died in Silver City, NM. He was a copper miner there.;William Ella, nicknamed Aunt Bill, died in Ft. Worth; Mary Friend no other info on her.
When I was a little girl in the Estancia Valley of NM there was a school teacher named Hattie Ryan. She had been married previously to a Jack Spruill, they had two children, John and Walter. John died early in his 20's. Walter, whom I and my husband remember traveled all over the country, was a merchant marine, and held many other jobs. We lost contact with him while we were living in Ft. Worth back in the middle 70's. Hattie died in the 80's and I don't know if Walter even knew she was gone. She always said she was kin to my husband, a John also. They lived in southern NM. When they divorced he remarried and I assume she lost contact with him. There are so many
Spruills out there now, G. Jackson was married at least 11 times, was a Leutenant in CSA born in Louisiana in 1828. He had several families. My husband's father was Reuben, and his father was John M..John M. had a twin brother also named Reuben. But we've never found anything about that Reuben. They were all cattlemen. If this helps and you want more, email me at spruill_clan@plateautel.net. Maybe we can pool our discoveries and fill in the gaps! Donna
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
thosebeforeus 19 Dec 2000 8:08AM GMT 
Donna Spruill 29 Dec 2000 5:31PM GMT 
thosebeforeus 30 Dec 2000 10:30AM GMT 
Donna Spruill 31 Dec 2000 1:17PM GMT 
thosebeforeus 2 Jan 2001 12:20PM GMT 
Donna 2 Jan 2001 6:25PM GMT 
thosebeforeus 3 Jan 2001 7:37AM GMT 
Joanna Spruill-Taylor 14 Mar 2001 9:35AM GMT 
Joanna Spruill-Taylor 14 Mar 2001 9:35AM GMT 
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