Category Archives: Belle Plaine

John and Lydia Spracklin’s Children: John Andrews Spracklin, the Son & Civil War Soldier

John and Lydia (Goss) Spracklin had a son named John Andrews Spracklin and he is frequently confused with the father. It is not surprising that there is confusion because John A. Spracklin, the father, died in February of 1862 and … Continue reading

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John and Lydia (Goss) Spracklin’s son Solomon Goss Spracklin Heads for Iowa!

These two brothers, Peter Spracklen and Solomon Goss Spracklen, probably headed to Iowa about the same time, if not together.  The History of Belle Plaine featured both Peter and Solomon Goss Spracklin and their residency in the area.  Peter mentioned … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Grace Spracklen, Belle Plaine, Benton County, Daniel D. Spracklin & Elizabeth Keller, Dorpha Spracklen & Elisha H. Ludwig, Ella Jane Spracklen & John T. Arbaugh, FAMILY SURNAMES MAIN LINE SPRACKLIN or SPRACKLEN Surname, Grace Alice Spracklen, Harrison County, Iowa, Jessie J. Spracklen & Nettie Vaulder, John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, Johnson County, Knox County, Louisa Jane Avetts/Avitts, Mary Ellen Spracklen & Michael T. Layton, Minnie M. Spracklen & John A. Akers & Orrin Cooper, Nancy Elizabeth Spracklen & Charles I. Hiddletson, Nebraska, Ohio, Sarah Spracklen & L.G. Riley & Chas. Anthony & George Stocker, Solomon Goss Spracklin, Tama County | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Peter Spracklen Comes to the end 1899

Peter Spracklen died 6 May 1899 in Belle Plaine, Iowa and was buried 7 May 1899 in the Wright Cemetery.  He did not have a will or a probate/estate file in Benton Co, Iowa that I could find.  I am … Continue reading

Posted in Belle Plaine, Benton County, Brokaw or Brocaugh, Catherine Snyder Russell, Ellen Spracklen, FAMILY SURNAMES MAIN LINE SPRACKLIN or SPRACKLEN Surname, Iowa, Mariah Brokaw or Brocaugh, Peter Spracklen, Wright Cemetery Iowa | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment