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Spruiell Early Origins



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

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Spruiell Spelling Variations


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Spruiell 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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Spruiell Early History


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Spruiell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spruiell 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 Spruiell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spruiell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spruiell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Spruiell In Ireland


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Spruiell In Ireland



Some of the Spruiell 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 or some of its variants were: Robert Sprewell settled in Nevis in 1663; William Spreul settled in New Jersey in 1685; Adam Sproule settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1774. Andrew Sproull in 1798..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spruiell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spruiell (post 1700)



  • Victoria S. Spruiell, American political candidate in the 1996 New Jersey 11th Congregational District
  • Geoffrey Spruiell, American contemporary light heavyweight boxer
  • Stephen Hill Spruiell (b. 1979), American writer and columnist for the National Review
  • Zeb J. Spruiell, American politician, Mayor of Tyler, Texas, 1955
  • Victoria S. Spruiell, American politician, Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1996; Natural Law Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 2000

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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



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Spruiell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spruiell 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 29 April 2016 at 14:13.

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