Genealogy of George Spracklin

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George Spracklin, son of Peter Spracklin and Elizabeth Andrews, continued living in Dudley Township, Hardin Co., Ohio. There he met Arloa Turner Minor and was married 9 April 1840, Knox Co., Ohio. In December of 1864 George bought land here in Shelby Co., Illinois in Drypoint Township. He paid $3680 for 200 acres south of Lakewood, Ill; in 1865, he and his family lived in Edwards County, Ill. before moving to Shelby County. By 1868 George owned 300 acres in Shelby County. Arloa, George’s wife, died in July, 1892 and is buried in Red Bank Cemetery, land formerly owned by George Spracklin. By the time George died in 1902, he had parceled out much of the land to his and Arloa’s children. He left an estate of 70 acres of land in Edwards County, Ill.; 70 acres of land in Shelby County, Ill., valued at $3750.00; one house and 6 lots in Lakewood Ill. and $3000 worth of personal property. His cash on hand at death was $617.50 with $1572.18 owed him in loans. On that record Peter J. Spracklin, a resident of Hardin Co., Ohio, 30 Dec. 1902, stated that he had cared for George Spracklin from January 1 to July 1, 1893.

Some of his personal or household items were sold on Sept. 25, 1902. These items were: 1 table, 1 bed stead, 1 safe, 1 bureau, 1 stand, 1 rocking chair, 4 chairs, 1 hay knife, 1 looking glass, 1 lamp, 1 blacking brush, 1 watch, 1 brass pad lock, 2 other pad locks, 1 pr. large steel yards, 1 pr. small steel yards, 1 shot gun, 2 old trunks, 1 lounge, 1 feather bed, 2 pillows, 1 copper tea kettle, 1 spade, 1 grind stone, 1 post auger, 1 hand cornsheller, 1 garden rake, 1 pitch fork, 3 garden hoes, 2 baskets, 1 beck measure, 1 keg, 1 iron kettle, 1 sledge hammer, 1 old buggy and 1 cash box.

209 George Spracklin born 7 Feb. 1814 prob. Co. Somerset, England married 9 April 1840, Know Co., Ohio Arloa Turner Minor born 1824 Ohio died 11 July 1892 Shelby Co., Ill. died 3 June 1902 Shelby Co., Ill.

Children of George Spracklin and Arloa Turner Minor:

  1. 301 Sarah Spracklin born Feb. 1841, Hardin Co., Ohio married Fred Johnson Shelby Co., Ill. He died 14 Oct. 1904 Shelby Co., Ill. died 15 May 1894
    1. 401 George Johnson married Clara Andrews
      1. 501 Lola Johnson married Lester Biehl
        1. 601 Gene Biehl
        2. 602 Mary Ann Biehl married Homer Loer
      2. 502 Fred Johnson married Sadie Weber
        1. 603 Naomi Johnson married ________ Sutherlin
        2. 604 Eleanor Johnson married John Spray
    2. 402 Loa Johnson married Ben Dush
      1. 503 Verne Dush married Mamie Meisenhammer
        1. 605 Byron Dush married Pauline Woods
        2. 606 Vernice Dush married Howard Summers
    3. 403 Albert Johnson married Maude Lawrence
      1. 504 Paul Johnson married Alice Rebecca Corwith
    4. 404 Jenny Johnson married George Hudson
      1. 505 Fred Hudson married Urma ________
      2. 506 Earl Hudson
      3. 507 Pearl Hudson
    5. 405 Evan Johnson married Ben Banning
  2. 302 Elizabeth Spracklin born 2 Nov. 1842 Hardin Co., Ohio married 1. William Hinton married 2. John Curtis, and married 3. E. A. Christy died 19 March 1915 Shelby Co., Ill. children ?
  3. 303 Alfred W. Spracklin born Oct. 1844 Hardin Co., Ohio married 11 Sept. 1866 Susan F. Huffer born 13 Dec 1846, Allen Co., Ohio died after 1924
    1. 406 Ora McDonald Spracklin born 18 Jan. 1869 Shelby Co., Ill. married Sarah Spidel died 14 Feb. 1940 Shelby Co., Ill.
      1. 508 Vawhorn Spracklin
      2. 509 David Spracklin
      3. 510 Charles Spracklin
      4. 511 James F. Spracklin
      5. 512 Emerson Spracklin
      6. 513 Lucille Spracklin
    2. 407 John Alfred Spracklin “Ted” born 1867 married Dona May Valentine died 1948 Shelby Co., Ill.
      1. 514 Waunita Spracklin married Forrest McMillen
    3. 408 Delta Spracklin married Watson Syears (Spears?)
      1. 515 Jerry Syears
      2. 516 Marie Syears
    4. 409 Willie Spracklin died in infancy
    5. 410 Lawrence Spracklin died in infancy
    6. 411 Florence Spracklin died in infancy
    7. 412 Lillie Spracklin married Charles Wagner
      1. 517 Grace Wagner married Walter Holland or Holin
      2. 518 Dorothy Wagner married ________ Woolard
      3. 519 Mackie Wagner
      4. 520 Cecil Wagner
  4. 304 Marion Marvin Spracklin born 6 Oct. 1847 Hardin Co., Ohio married 13 Oct. 1870 Diary Elizabeth Deal born Sept. 1855 Virginia died Nov. 1933 Shelby Co., Ill. died 30 Sept. 1932 Shelby Co., Ill.
  5. 305 Pamelia Spracklin born 1851 Hardin Co., Ohio married 1. Jackson Banning
    1. 413 Charles Banning married Mary McDaniels
    2. 414 Lulu Banning married Jim Edgar
      1. 521 Lucille Edgar married Harold Wakefield
        1. 607 Sue Wakefield
        2. 608 Gloria Gayle Wakefield married James Leverett Cox
      2. 522 Eva Edgar married _______ Parr
      3. 523 Joe Edgar married Cora Finks
      4. 524 Erie Edgar
    3. 415 Ona Banning, married 1. Hollinsworth, married 2. Bill Smith.
    4. 416 Freddie Banning
    5. 417 Mollie Banning died in infancy
  6. 306 Frances Adeline Spracklin born 1853 Hardin Co., Ohio married 1. Clark Banning died 1924 Shelby Co., Ill.
    1. 418 Georgie Banning died in infancy married 2. Thomas Banning
    2. 419 Susie Banning married Arthur Brummet
      1. 525 Pauline Brummet married ________ Adams
        1. 609 Beverly Adams
      2. 526 Charles Brummet married Doris ________
    3. 420 Ivory Banning married Lelah Jones
    4. 421 L. Melvin Banning married Ella May Brummet
    5. 422 Violas Banning married Mable Wakefield
      1. 527 Noel Banning
    6. 423 Pearl Banning married Mable Banning
  7. 307 Peter John Spracklin born 1856 Hardin Co., Ohio married 1. Mary Zigler (divorced 1882). married 2. Jenny Hofstetler
    1. 424 Myrtle Spracklin never married
    2. 425 Arloa Spracklin never married
  8. 308 George Robert Spracklin born 10 Feb. 1859 Hardin Co., Ohio married circa 1880 Eliza J. Banning died 24 Jan. 1929 Shelby Co., Ill.
    1. 426 Flora Spracklin died in infancy
    2. 427 Clarence Spracklin married Mattie Curtis
      1. 528 Violetta Spracklin married George Morgan
    3. 428 Florence Spracklin married Harry Ensley, married 2. George Sarver
  9. 309 Harriet A. Spracklin born July 1862 Edwards or Shelby Co., Ill. married 1. Willie Dush, married 2. John Miller, married 3. David Brant, married 4. Ben Bardner.
    1. 429 Willa Dush never married
    2. 430 Esta Brant married Norris Gray
      1. 529 Jesse Gray married Laura Wickham
      2. 530 Winston Gray married Dorothy Lee
        1. 610 Judy Gray
        2. 611 Janice Gray
      3. 531 Ruby Gray married Melvin Buell
        1. 612 Melvin Lee Buell married Pat _______
          ch: Gregory Buell
      4. 532 Donald Gray married Vera Densmore
        1. 613 Robert Gray married Sandra Ile
        2. 614 Carol Ann Gray
        3. 615 James David Gray
        4. 616 Donna Sue Gray
      5. 533 Harold Gray married Margaret Orr
        1. 617 Kevin Gray
      6. 534 Elma Gray died young
    3. 431 Desola Brant married Howard Fryman
      1. 535 Howard Fryman, Jr. married Zelma Nagy
        1. 618 Howard William Fryman
        2. 619 David Fryman
      2. 536 David Fryman married Mary Bohl
        1. 620 Joseph Howard Fryman
      3. 537 Donald Fryman married Phyllis Knudsvig
        1. 621 Kathleen Fryman married John Brown
        2. 622 Mark Fryman
        3. 623 Karol Fryman
    4. 432 Eugene Brant married Tressie Dawson
      1. 538 Deloris Brant married Harold Densmore
        1. 624 Billy Joe Densmore married Sandra McKinzie
        2. 625 Larry H. Densmore married Julie Landes
          ch: Lora Dawn, Larry Mathew
      2. 539 Lendoris Brant married Robert Stone
        1. 626 John Eugene Stone died in infancy
      3. 540 Luretta Brant married Leland Evans
        1. 627 Jimmy Lee Evans married Lavonna Elgert
          ch: Gary Eugene, Amy Lynn, Heather Michelle
      4. 541 Harriet Ann Brant married Dale Kinsel
        ch: Edward, Susan, John
      5. 542 Ralph Brant married Margaret Cassiday
        ch; Robert, Charles, James
    5. 433 Omer Brant married Alice Obold
      1. 543 Clayton Brant married Mickey
      2. 544 Boyd Brant never married
      3. 545 Barbara Brant married Jim France
    6. 434 John Ray Brant died in infancy
  10. 310 Vincent E. Spracklin born Sept. 1866 Shelby Co., Ill. married Lucy Jones died 1948 Shelby Co., Ill.
    1. 435 Flossie Spracklin married Roy Litten
      ch: Gertrude, Ruth, Franklin
    2. 436 Thomas Clifton Spracklin married Lucy May O’Kelley died 1931 Shelby Co., Ill.
      1. 546 Opal Alice Spracklin married Corbett Farley Tabor ch: 7 girls and 2 boys
      2. 547 Ralph Leonard Spracklin married Mable
      3. 548 Charles Edwin Spracklin married Stella
      4. 549 Dale Rayburn Spracklin married Lena
      5. 550 Wilmer Darwin Spracklin married Elaine
      6. 551 Thomas Spracklin Jr. married Helen I. Baker born 19 Oct. 1925 Tazwell Co., Ill. died 11 June 1981 Effingham Co., Ill.
        1. 660 Thomas W. Spracklin
        2. 661 Wilmer E. Spracklin
        3. 662 Harold W. Spracklin
        4. 663 Millard L. Spracklin
        5. 664 Robert L. Spracklin
        6. 665 Randall R. Spracklin
        7. 666 Tonia Kay Spracklin married Maurice Ordner
        8. 667 Denise I. Spracklin married Phillip Childress
    3. 437 Justus Spracklin, married 1. Alice Mitchell, married 2. Mary Belle Shanholster, Aug. 1939
      1. 553 Mable Spracklin
      2. 554 Hazel Spracklin
      3. 555 Goldie Spracklin
      4. 556 Russell Spracklin
      5. 557 Cleo Spracklin
      6. 558 J. R. Spracklin
      7. 559 Eugene Spracklin
      8. 560 Herbert Spracklin
      9. 561 Ruby Spracklin married Eugene H. Buesking
      10. 562 Peter John Spracklin
      11. 563 Fannie Spracklin married Dean Urfer
      12. 564 Roy Spracklin married Donna Barr
      13. 565 George Spracklin married Julia _______
      14. 566 Paul Spracklin married Melinda Padgett

Sources for the Genealogy of George Spracklin:

  • 1860, 70, 1900 Shelby Co., Ill. Census
  • Shelby Co., Ill. Land and Deed Records
  • 1868 Shelby Co., Ill. Tax Records
  • 1902 Shelby Co., Ill. Probate Records
  • 1902-6 Inventory Record Book p. 35
  • Margarie Spracklin Records
  • Opal Alice Spracklin Tabor Records
  • Paul Spracklin Records


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AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/genealogy/genealogy-of-george-spracklin.htm - Last updated on Apr 11th, 2013

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