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Sproul Early Origins



The surname Sproul was first found in Dumbartonshire in central Scotland where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Sproul Spelling Variations


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Sproul Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sproul, Sproule, Sprool, Spreul, Sprewell, Spreull, Spreall, Sprall, Sproull and many more.

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Sproul Early History


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Sproul Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sproul research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1280, 1296, 1336, 1366, 1368, 1580, 1676, and 1682 are included under the topic Early Sproul History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sproul Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sproul Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sproul Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sproul In Ireland


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Sproul In Ireland



Some of the Sproul family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 230 words (16 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 were:

Sproul Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jane Sproul, who arrived in America in 1806
  • Mary Sproul, who landed in America in 1806
  • James C Sproul, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • John Sproul, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • Gaberial Sproul, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sproul Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Andrew Sproul U.E. who settled in New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Sproul Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Sproul, aged 30, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Edward Reid" in 1833
  • Rebecca Sproul, aged 28, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Edward Reid" in 1833
  • William Sproul, aged 6, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Edward Reid" in 1833
  • Eliza Sproul, aged 4, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Edward Reid" in 1833
  • John Sproul, aged 18 months, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Edward Reid" in 1833
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sproul (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sproul (post 1700)



  • William Henry Sproul (1867-1932), U.S. Representative from Kansas
  • Robert Charles Sproul (b. 1939), American Calvinist theologian and pastor
  • Elliott Wilford Sproul (1856-1935), U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • Allan Sproul (1896-1978), American banker, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 19411956
  • Robert Gordon Sproul (1891-1975), American Republican politician, President, University of California, 1930-58; Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948
  • Martin Sproul, American politician, Representative from California 7th District, 2000
  • John Roach Sproul, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928
  • James W. Sproul, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888
  • Hugh B. Sproul, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924
  • Elliott Wilford Sproul (1856-1935), American Republican politician,Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1921-31
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Manet in aeterum
Motto Translation: It endureth forever.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Sproul Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sproul 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 13 June 2016 at 11:31.

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