Dr. Godfrey Spruill Descendants
Generations 1 through 4

Submitted by James G. Robertson
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PREPARED BY JAMES G. ROBERTSON 31 MAY 1997

                            
                            Dr. Godfrey Spruill Descendants

                                    First Generation


             1.  Dr. Godfrey1 Spruill1  was born circa 1650.2  Godfrey
          died 1719 in Chowan District, North Carolina, at 69 years of
          age.3
           
             He married Joanna Spruill w-o Godfrey.4  (Additional notes
          for Joanna Spruill w-o Godfrey5)  Joanna is deceased.
           
             Godfrey had his will probated 29 July 1719 in Chowan
          District, North Carolina.6

             Dr. Godfrey Spruill and Joanna Spruill w-o Godfrey had the
          following children:

               2    i. Godfrey2 Spruill, Jr.7.  Godfrey is deceased.  He
                       married Rebecca Spruill w-o Godfrey, Jr.8
                       (Additional notes for Rebecca Spruill w-o
                       Godfrey, Jr.9)  Rebecca is deceased.
               3   ii. Anna Marguerita Spruill10.  Anna is deceased.
                       She married James Singleton in North Carolina.11
                       (Additional notes for James Singleton12)  James
                       is deceased.
               4  iii. Mary Spruill13.  Mary is deceased.
          +    5   iv. Samuel Spruill, Sr.
          +    6    v. Henrietta Spruill was born circa 1680.
          +    7   vi. Joseph Spruill, Sr.
          +    8  vii. Susannah Spruill.

                                   Second Generation

             5.  Samuel2 Spruill, Sr. (Dr. Godfrey1)15 birth date
          unknown.
           
             He married twice.  He married Elizabeth Swaine before 24
          January 1713 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.16  Eliza17 was
          the daughter of Stephen Swaine and Patience Swaine w-o
          Stephen.  He married Mary Spruill w-o Samuel, Sr. before 19
          August 1760 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.18  (Additional
          notes for Mary Spruill w-o Samuel, Sr.19)  Mary is deceased.
           
             He made a will 19 August 1760 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.20

             Samuel Spruill, Sr. and Elizabeth Swaine had the following
          children:

               9    i. Godfrey3 Spruill21 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina before  5 August 1718.22  Godfrey
                       died before 19 August 1760 in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina, at approximately 42 years of
                       age.23
              10   ii. Mary Spruill24 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Mary died before 19 August 1760 in
                       Tyrrell County, North Carolina, at approximately
                       41 years of age.25  She married [--?--] White in
                       Tyrrell County, North Carolina.26  [--?--] is
                       deceased.
          +   11  iii. Samuel Spruill, Jr.
              12   iv. Joseph Spruill27 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Joseph is deceased.
              13    v. Joanna Spruill28 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Joanna is deceased.  She married
                       Jacob Blount before 19 August 1760 in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina.29  (Additional notes for
                       Jacob Blount30)  Jacob is deceased.
              14   vi. Jeremiah Spruill31 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Jeremiah died about 1785 in
                       North Carolina.32  He married Sarah Spruill w-o
                       Jeremiah.33
          +   15  vii. Elizabeth Spruill.
              16 viii. Jemina Spruill34 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Jemina is deceased.  She married
                       [--?--] Garrett.35  [--?--] is deceased.
              17   ix. Zilpha Spruill36 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Zilpha died before 19 August
                       1760 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina, at
                       approximately 33 years of age.37  She married [--
                       ?--] Hooker in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.38
                       [--?--] is deceased.
              18    x. Nemeiah Spruill39 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina circa 1745.  Nemeiah died after
                       1800.40  He married an unknown person before 1765
                       in North Carolina.41
           
             Samuel Spruill, Sr. and Mary Spruill w-o Samuel, Sr. had
          the following children:

              19   xi. James Spruill42 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  James is deceased.
              20  xii. Zilpah Spruill43 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.

             6.  Henrietta2 Spruill (Dr. Godfrey1)44 was born in North
          Carolina circa 1680.  Henrietta is deceased.
           
             She married twice.  She married John Stewart circa 1701 in
          Tyrrell County, North Carolina.45  (Additional notes for John
          Stewart46)  John died January 1703 in Chowan County, North
          Carolina.47  He made a will 5 January 1703 in Chowan County,
          North Carolina.48  John had his will probated January 1703 in
          Chowan County, North Carolina.49  She married Samuel Boutwell
          after 1703 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.50  Samuel is
          deceased.

             Henrietta Spruill and Samuel Boutwell had the following
          child:

              21    i. Button Head3 Boutwell51 was born in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina before  1718.52  Button is
                       deceased.

             7.  Joseph2 Spruill, Sr. (Dr. Godfrey1)53 was born in
          Tyrrell County, North Carolina.  Joseph died after 2 August
          1760 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina, at approximately 70
          years of age.54
           
             He married Mary Spruill w-o Joseph in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.55  (Additional notes for Mary Spruill w-o Joseph56)
          Mary died in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.
           
             He made a will 2 August 1760 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.57

             Joseph Spruill, Sr. and Mary Spruill w-o Joseph had the
          following children:

          +   22    i. Godfrey3 Spruill.
          +   23   ii. Joseph Spruill, Jr.
              24  iii. Joshua Spruill58 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Joshua is deceased.
              25   iv. Benjamin Spruill59 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Benjamin died 1787 in North
                       Carolina.60
              26    v. Joanna Spruill61 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Joanna died after 1766 in North
                       Carolina.62  She married [--?--] Chesson before 2
                       August 1760 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.63
                       (Additional notes for [--?--] Chesson64)  [--?--]
                       is deceased.
              27   vi. Keziah Spruill65 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Keziah is deceased.  She married
                       [--?--] Chesson before 2 August 1760 in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina.66  (Additional notes for
                       [--?--] Chesson67)  [--?--] is deceased.
              28  vii. Mary Spruill68 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Mary is deceased.
              29 viii. Zilpha Spruill69 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Zilpha is deceased.
              30   ix. Ann Spruill70 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Ann is deceased.  She married Stephen
                       Swaine 26 May 1760 in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.71  (Additional notes for Stephen
                       Swaine72)
              31    x. Tabitha Spruill73 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Tabitha is deceased.
          +   32   xi. Hezekiah Spruill was born 22 January 1731.74

             8.  Susannah2 Spruill (Dr. Godfrey1)75 birth date
          unknown.76  Susannah is deceased.
           
             She married Cuthbert Phelps before 5 August 1718 in Tyrrell
          County, North Carolina.77  (Additional notes for Cuthbert
          Phelps78)  Cuthbert is deceased.

             Susannah Spruill and Cuthbert Phelps had the following
          child:

              33    i. Johanathan3 Phelps79.  Johanathan is deceased.
                       He married Mary Phelps w-o Jno.80  (Additional
                       notes for Mary Phelps w-o Jno.81)  Mary is
                       deceased.


                                    Third Generation


             11.  Samuel3 Spruill, Jr. (Samuel2, Dr. Godfrey1)82 was
          born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.
           
             He married twice.  He married [--?--] Spruill w-o Samuel
          before 1735 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.  He married
          Elizabeth Speller 4 February 1755 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.83  (Additional notes for Elizabeth Speller84)
          Elizabeth is deceased.
           
             He made a will 25 May 1765 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.85  Samuel had his will probated March 1766 in
          Tyrrell County, North Carolina.86

             Samuel Spruill, Jr. and [--?--] Spruill w-o Samuel had the
          following children:

              34    i. Samuel4 Spruill87 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina circa 1745.88  He married Martha
                       Wallace 10 April 1766 in Perquimans County, North
                       Carolina.89  Martha was born in Perquimans
                       County, North Carolina.  (Additional notes for
                       Martha Wallace90)
          +   35   ii. John Spruill was born before 1755.
              36  iii. Joseph Spruill91 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina before 1755.  Joseph is deceased.
              37   iv. Steven Spruill92 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina before 1755.
          +   38    v. Simeon Spruill.

             15.  Elizabeth3 Spruill (Samuel2, Dr. Godfrey1)93 was born
          in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.  Elizabeth died before 19
          August 1760 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina, at
          approximately 35 years of age.94
           
             She married Matthew Caswell in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.95  (Additional notes for Matthew Caswell96)

             Elizabeth Spruill and Matthew Caswell had the following
          children:

              39    i. Matthew4 Caswell, Jr.97.
              40   ii. Samuel Caswell98.
              41  iii. Elisha Caswell99.
              42   iv. Joanna Caswell100.
              43    v. Elizabeth Caswell101.
              44   vi. Jemima Caswell102.
              45  vii. Tabitha Caswell103.

             22.  Godfrey3 Spruill (Joseph2, Dr. Godfrey1)104 was born
          in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.
           
             He married [--?--] Spruill w-o Godfrey in Tyrrell County,
          North Carolina.

             Godfrey Spruill had the following children:

              46    i. Godfrey4 Spruill105 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Godfrey is deceased.
              47   ii. Thomas Spruill106 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Thomas is deceased.

             23.  Joseph3 Spruill, Jr. (Joseph2, Dr. Godfrey1)107 was
          born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.  Joseph died 1804 in
          North Carolina.108
           
             He married Ann Chesson in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.109  (Additional notes for Ann Chesson110)

             Joseph Spruill, Jr. and Ann Chesson had the following
          children:

              48    i. Charles4 Spruill111.  Charles died 1814 in
                       Tyrrell County, North Carolina.112
              49   ii. Zilpha Spruill113.  She married John Davenport 4
                       August 1782 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.
                       (Additional notes for John Davenport114)
              50  iii. Josiah Spruill115.  Josiah died before 1804.116
              51   iv. Elizabeth Spruill117.  She married [--?--]
                       Cullipher.118
              52    v. Mary F. Spruill119.
              53   vi. Thomas Spruill120.
              54  vii. Benjamin Spruill121 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina about 1770.122  Benjamin died 1822
                       in Tyrrell County, North Carolina, at 52 years of
                       age.123

             32.  Hezekiah3 Spruill (Joseph2, Dr. Godfrey1)124 was born
          in Tyrrell County, North Carolina 22 January 1731.125
          Hezekiah died 20 March 1804 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina,
          at 73 years of age.126
           
             He married Rhoda Baum in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.127
          (Additional notes for Rhoda Baum128)
           
             He made a will 20 May 1802 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.129  Hezekiah had his will probated 1804 in Tyrrell
          County, North Carolina.130

             Hezekiah Spruill and Rhoda Baum had the following children:

              55    i. Samuel4 Spruill131 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina 22 January 1772.132  Samuel died
                       30 October 1832 in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina, at 60 years of age.133
              56   ii. Anne Spruill134 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Anne is deceased.  She married [--?--]
                       Midgett in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.135
                       (Additional notes for [--?--] Midgett136)  [--?--
                       ] is deceased.
          +   57  iii. Rosina Spruill.
              58   iv. Lois Spruill137 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Lois is deceased.  She married John
                       Midgett 1 November 1806 in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.138  John was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  (Additional notes for John
                       Midgett139)  John died December 1838 in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina.140
          +   59    v. [daughter] Spruill.

                                   Fourth Generation


             35.  John4 Spruill (Samuel3, Samuel2, Dr. Godfrey1)141 was
          born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina before 1755.  John died
          January 1808 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, at 60 years
          of age.142
           
             He married twice.  He married Sarah Caswell 15 April 1766
          in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.143  Sarah was born in North
          Carolina.  Sarah144 was the daughter of William Caswell.  He
          married Ruth Mitchell Nash circa 1800 in South Carolina.145

          (Additional notes for Ruth Mitchell Nash146)  Ruth died in
          Abbeville County, South Carolina.
           
             He made a will 25 January 1808 in Abbeville County, South
          Carolina.147

             John Spruill and Sarah Caswell had the following children:

          +   60    i. William5 Spruill was born circa 1767.148
          +   61   ii. George C. Spruill was born circa 1768.
              62  iii. Luke Spruill149 was born in South Carolina.
              63   iv. Simeon Spruill150 was born in Abbeville County,
                       South Carolina before 1784.151  He married
                       Catherine Bigby in Abbeville County, South
                       Carolina.  Catherine was born in Abbeville
                       County, South Carolina.  (Additional notes for
                       Catherine Bigby152)  Catherine is deceased.
              64    v. John Spruill153 was born in South Carolina.
              65   vi. Mary Spruill154 was born in South Carolina.
              66  vii. Samuel Spruill155 was born in South Carolina.
              67 viii. Nancy Spruill156 was born in South Carolina.
              68   ix. Sally Spruill157 was born in South Carolina.
              69    x. Gabriel M. Spruill158 was born in South Carolina.
                       He married three times.  He married Sarah Ann
                       Mann 20 November 1844 in Lowndes County,
                       Mississippi.159  (Additional notes for Sarah Ann
                       Mann160)  Sarah is deceased.  He married Charity
                       Evans in Carrollton, Georgia.  He married
                       Isabella Beard in Carroll County, Georgia.
              70   xi. Peggy Spruill161 was born in South Carolina.
                       Peggy died before 25 January 1808 in South
                       Carolina, at approximately 28 years of age.162
              71  xii. Jeptha Spruill163 was born in South Carolina
                       circa 1789.164  Jeptha died 11 October 1873 in
                       Talbot County, Georgia, at 84 years of age.165
                       He married Mary Mitchell.
          +   72 xiii. Thomas Wesley Spruill was born 1793.166

             38.  Simeon4 Spruill (Samuel3, Samuel2, Dr. Godfrey1)167
          was born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.  Simeon died
          January 1796 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina, at 41 years of
          age.
           
             He married [--?--] Spruill w-o of Simeon.  [--?--] died
          before January 1796 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.168
           
             He made a will 2 January 1796 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.169

             Simeon Spruill and [--?--] Spruill w-o of Simeon had the
          following children:

              73    i. Hezekiah5 Spruill170 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Hezekiah is deceased.
              74   ii. Simeon Spruill171 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Simeon is deceased.
              75  iii. Joanna Spruill172 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Joanna is deceased.  She married
                       Zebulon Tarkinton 24 January 1792 in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina.  (Additional notes for
                       Zebulon Tarkinton173)  Zebulon is deceased.
              76   iv. Sarah Spruill174 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Sarah is deceased.  She married
                       James Jackson 7 April 1766 in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  James is deceased.
              77    v. Mary Spruill175 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Mary is deceased.
              78   vi. Zilpah Spruill176 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Zilpah is deceased.

             57.  Rosina4 Spruill (Hezekiah3, Joseph2, Dr. Godfrey1)177
          was born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.  Rosina is
          deceased.
           
             She married Richard Leigh in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.178  Richard is deceased.

             Rosina Spruill and Richard Leigh had the following
          children:

              79    i. Elizabeth5 Leigh179 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Elizabeth is deceased.
              80   ii. Sarah Leigh180 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Sarah is deceased.
              81  iii. Charlotte Leigh181 was born in Tyrrell County,
                       North Carolina.  Charlotte is deceased.
              82   iv. Lois Leigh182 was born in Tyrrell County, North
                       Carolina.  Lois is deceased.
              83    v. Hezekiah Guilbert Leigh183 was born in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina 23 November 1793.

             59.  [daughter]4 Spruill (Hezekiah3, Joseph2, Dr.
          Godfrey1)184 was born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.
          [daughter] died before 20 May 1802 in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina, at approximately 21 years of age.185
           
             She married John Foster in Tyrrell County, North
          Carolina.186  (Additional notes for John Foster187)  John died
          after 1802 in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.

             [daughter] Spruill and John Foster had the following child:

              84    i. Keziah Permela5 Foster was born in Tyrrell
                       County, North Carolina.  Keziah is deceased.


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