Native American Cousins, and Leads

RE-POSTS From my SPEER group on Facebook.com —–

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Cathy Ann Abernathy
Yesterday I found a kinship connection I had suspected for quite a while; but did not find until I was going be trough a branch of the SPEER family. I had notice some ‘flaws’ in the data for one branch of the SPEER family from SC/GA — and was following up on this line one family group at a time; when a connection to the Lloyd and Parsons family (families) showed three Lloyd siblings married three SPEER siblings — these folks all live in Georgia. Following the collateral branches I discovered that the Lloyds are believed to be descendants of Lucy Weatherford (“Red Eagle” Weatherford’s third child).
So, I now know who the Native American SPEERs are that I have seen mentioned in documents from Georgia. Will post a bit more about these folks when I get home from work today.
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Cathy Ann Abernathy

Okay, so I’m still at work — anyway here is another ‘lead’ —
“http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jessiann&id=I5204”

SCC-Template (Chrales William Sproull, SC)

C. Charles William Sproull

Born 1820

Died 1901

Buried ?

In census records Charles used his middle name “William”.

Married twice:

#1 married to Susan Barnett (or Bamet)of Abbeville. She died a year after the marriage. #2 married in 1853 to Mary Catherine Creswell, 1834 – 1894.

“Catherine” Creswell was a descendant of four Rev. War. Patriots:

Her parents were James Creswell and Caroline M. Williams

Her grand parents were Washington Williams & Sarah Griffin; Elihu Creswell & Katherine Mayson

Her great grand parents were James Williams & Mary Wallace;

Rev. James Creswell & Mary Elizabeth Garlington;

Col. James Mayson & Ann ______;

Col. Richard Griffin & Mary Lipscomb.

[…MORE]

via SCC-Template.

RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Pihera-Grossman-Collier-Azar

Pihera-Grossman-Collier-Azar

Entries: 6838 Updated: 2009-03-17 01:45:05 UTC (Tue) Contact: Hans Hammer

Index | Individual | Descendancy | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Public Profile

Descendant Register, Generation No. 1

1. James Creswell Sproull (Charles W. Sproull1) was born 8 Aug 1856 in South Carolina, USA, and died 26 Sep 1923 in Calhoun County, Alabama, USA. He was buried in Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, USA. He married Allie Miller. She was born 29 May 1869 in Tennessee, USA, and died 26 Mar 1957 in Calhoun County, Alabama, USA. She was buried in Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, USA.

Children of James Creswell Sproull and Allie Miller are:

+ 2 i. Horace Miller Sproull was born ABT 1893 in Alabama, USA, and died 12 Oct 1941 in Chambers County, Alabama, USA.

3 ii. Virginia Sproull was born ABT 1902 in Alabama, USA.

4 iii. Catherine Sproull was born ABT 1906 in Alabama, USA.

via RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Pihera-Grossman-Collier-Azar.

THE PEERLESS SALOON, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ANNISTON, ALABAMA

“…Much of the saloon’s turn-of-the-century grandeur is visibly evident. Venturing into the Peerless takes customers back to a time when Anniston’s founders, including the Noble, Tyler and Sproull families, dominated the town’s political, economic and social landscapes. The massive mirror-backed mahogany bar on the west side of the building, was featured at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, and has been in the building since 1906. Old church pews have been cut in half to make the booths where some of you now sit. The doors and windows are adorned with ornate woodwork.(…more)”

via THE PEERLESS SALOON, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ANNISTON, ALABAMA.

Sproull (aka: Spruiell, Spruil, Spruell, etc.) family helping to found Anniston, Alabama? I will have to look into this lead further.

— Cathy Abernathy

Susannah Sullivan Bull Family Lineage – Sullivan – Family History & Genealogy Message Board – Ancestry.com

………………. 4 [8] Ollie Olliver Bull 1902 – 1971 b: February 17, 1902 in Crews, Runnels Co, Texas d: May 27, 1971 in Gilmer, Upshur Co, Texas (uremia after peptic ulcer surgery)

………………….. +Georgia Clyde Spruiell 1909 – 1978 b: March 29, 1909 in Dawson, Navarro County, Texas d: June 23, 1978 in La Mesa, San Diego County, California (heart attack after tracheotomy)

via Susannah Sullivan Bull Family Lineage – Sullivan – Family History & Genealogy Message Board – Ancestry.com.

W. E. SPEER FAMILY HISTORY

g, Spear, Spears, Speed, Speer, Speere, Speers, Speir, Spier, Sprayberry, Spruiell

via W. E. SPEER FAMILY HISTORY.

MackBarb Crossroads

———This is the Very Latest: It appears WW was married once before Mary Frances Brazil, that was to Susan M. Hoeflin West

———(S.M. in 1860 Census) in 1861 in Cherokee County. She was the widowed daughter-in-law of Walter West and wife

———Patience Piety Burnett/Barnett West, who came to Cherokee County in 1860 from Lauderdale, AL. !!

———Susan had 4 children at this time–R.C. (m), S.A. (f), J.C. (m), and T.J. (m), ages 11, 9, 3, and 1 as recorded in the 1860

———Cherokee, TX Census, and they were all living with Walter West in 1860.

———So it appears that Susan was widowed around 1859.

———William R. West was widow Susan’s brother-in-law when she first arrived in Cherokee, TX.

———William R. West was in WW’s CSA Unit, the 18th Texas Infantry, and was killed in 1862, leaving a widow who later

———married Zebulon Spruiell, which family later lived in San Saba County.

via MackBarb Crossroads.