Category Archives: Olive Elizabeth Spracklin Merrifield

Returning to John & Lydia Spracklin’s Children: Olive Elizabeth Spracklin Merrifield: Iowa to Nebraska

Daniel D. Spracklin, a son of John and Lydia Spracklin, caused a long diversion on this blog. I shared about his connection to the Keller family with his marriage to Elizabeth Keller a daughter of John and Mary Keller in … Continue reading

Posted in Benton County, Calista Ellen Merrifield and Orrin Cooper, Daniel D. Spracklin & Elizabeth Keller, Henry Spracklin, Humboldt Cemetery, Iowa, Iowa County, John Andrews Spracklin & Drucilla Wolverton Spracklin, John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, Knox County, Lydia McNutt, Lydia Spracklin, McNutt surname, Merrifield/Merryfield surname, Minnie M. Spracklen & John A. Akers & Orrin Cooper, Nebraska, Olive Elizabeth Spracklin Merrifield, Pawnee County, Richardson County, Samuel McNutt, Table Rock Cemetery, Wm P Merrifield | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Spracklin/len Brothers in Benton Co., Iowa

My goal during my visit to Iowa in 2003 was to learn more about my 2nd great-grandfather Daniel D. Spracklin and his life.  I was having trouble finding any information on him and his children.  I was also eager to … Continue reading

Posted in Amarilla Spracklin, Benton County, Daniel D. Spracklin & Elizabeth Keller, FAMILY SURNAMES MAIN LINE SPRACKLIN or SPRACKLEN Surname, Harrison County, Henry Glancy, Iowa, Iowa County, John Andrews Spracklin & Drucilla Wolverton Spracklin, John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, John Keller & Mary Anne Delano, Knox County, Louisa Jane Avetts/Avitts, Lydia Spracklin, Mariah Brokaw or Brocaugh, Mary G Spracklin, Olive Elizabeth Spracklin Merrifield, Peter Spracklen, Research Trip to Iowa 2003, Richard Kenner, Solomon Goss Spracklin, Williams surname, Wm P Merrifield, Zaccheus Biggs Patent & A Deed | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Son of John and Lydia (Goss) Spracklin: Peter Spracklen of Belle Plaine, Iowa – 1st Marriage

Peter Spracklen was born 29 January 1826.  He was a son of John Spracklin and Lydia Goss. Peter was a very interesting character. It seems that in some families there is the sibling that is the “go to person” for family … Continue reading

Posted in Belle Plaine, Benton County, Brokaw or Brocaugh, Daniel D. Spracklin & Elizabeth Keller, Ellen Spracklen, FAMILY SURNAMES MAIN LINE SPRACKLIN or SPRACKLEN Surname, Harrison and Amarilla (Keller) Barr, Iowa, John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, John Keller & Mary Anne Delano, Mariah Brokaw or Brocaugh, Morrow County, Nebraska, Peter Spracklen, Samuel McNutt, Sarah Elizabeth Spracklen & Josiah T. Kenner, Tama County, Wright Cemetery Iowa | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment