Early Origins of the Sprows family
Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. They held a family seat in Shiedam and one of the founder families of the region.
Early History of the Sprows family
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Sprows Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sprous, Sprows, Sprouse, Spross, Spruce, Sprosse and many more.
Early Notables of the Sprows family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sprows family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alice Sprouse, who arrived in Virginia in 1642; John Sprous, who came to Virginia in 1649; George Spruce, who settled in Maryland in 1659; Nich Spruce, who came to Virginia in 1661.
Contemporary Notables of the name Sprows (post 1700)
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