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Sproats Early Origins



The surname Sproats was first found in Roxburghshire in the lands of Urr in 1262, but tradition states that the family was originally one of those Saxon families who moved north after the Norman Conquest. They were originally seated in Dorset where the name was spelled Spratt.

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Sproats Spelling Variations


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Sproats Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sproat, Sprot, Sprott, Sprout and others.

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Sproats Early History


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Sproats Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sproats research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1443 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Sproats History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sproats Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sproats Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sproats Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sproats In Ireland


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Sproats In Ireland



Some of the Sproats family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 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: John Sprott who arrived in Philadelphia in 1855; Robert Sproat settled in New England in 1630; Thomas and Hugh Sproat settled in New York in 1774; Robert Sprout settled in Baltimore Maryland in 1823..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Sproats Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sproats 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 15 February 2016 at 04:45.

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