Category Archives: Read surname

Elizabeth Andrews Spracklin’s origins in England….

Elizabeth Spracklin is my 4th great grandmother and she was the wife of Peter Spracklin.  They were from Somerset and Dorset in southwest England. Elizabeth has had other nicknames like Polly and Betty.  I tend to use her formal name … Continue reading

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The Rood Family – Two Poems about Migration to America

The Rood family was listed on the ships manifest along with John Andrews Spracklin.  I did not notice this until I started studying the passenger list and realized that John had not immigrated by himself.  I shared about the migration … Continue reading

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