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Spirit Early Origins



The surname Spirit was first found in Dorset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Spirit Spelling Variations


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Spirit Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spratt, Spratte, Sprat, Sprett, Spret, Sprott and others.

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Spirit Early History


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Spirit Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spirit research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1639, 1765, 1600, 1987, 1635, 1713, 1684, 1713 and are included under the topic Early Spirit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spirit Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spirit Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Blessed Thomas Sprott (died 1600), also spelled Thomas Spratt, an English martyr from Skelsmergh, near Kendal in Westmorland; he was among the eighty-five martyrs of...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spirit Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spirit In Ireland


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Spirit In Ireland



Some of the Spirit family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Sprat who settled in New Jersey in 1685; Thomas Spratt settled in Virginia in 1635; Mary Spratt settled in New England in 1635; Edward, Jacob, John, Robert, Thomas Spratt, all arrived in Philadelphia between 1820 and 1850.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    11. ...

    The Spirit Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spirit Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 October 2014 at 11:05.

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