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William Riley Spruell

William Riley Spruell (son of William Riley Pleasant Spruell and Jane Burket) was born February 13, 1830 in Gallatin Co, IL, and died November 21, 1910 in Albion, Edwards Co, IL. He married (1) Jane Glover Franklin on March 22, 1851 in Edwards Co, Il. He married (2) Lavina Ann Baker on December 20, 1859 in Albion, Edwards Co, IL.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Riley Spruell:
William Riley Spruell enlisted, as a private, in the Union Army, 87th Regiment, Illinois Infantry on September 22, 1862. This unit participated in the Battle of Vicksburg. He mustered out on June 16, 1865. He had been held as a prisoner but records do not show where he was captured or held. He was granted a Civil War pension about 1888 and after his death his widow, Lavina, was granted a widow's pension.

More About William Riley Spruell and Jane Glover Franklin:
Marriage: March 22, 1851, Edwards Co, Il.

More About William Riley Spruell and Lavina Ann Baker:
Marriage: December 20, 1859, Albion, Edwards Co, IL.

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for William Riley Spruell and Lavina Ann Baker:
1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Edwards Co
William R Spruell (listed as Sprewell), 30, Farmer, Illinois; Lavina (listed as Louina), 18, Australia; Alfred, 8, Illinois
1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Edwards Co, Dixon Precint
William R Spruell (listed as sprewel), 38, Illinois; Lavins (listed as Mary A), 27, Australia; Mary J, 9; Emily A, 8; William, 4; Ada M, 2; Della M, 9/12, (all children born in Illinois)
1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Edwards Co, Dixon Precinct
Spruell, William R W M 54 Farm Illinois Tenn Alabama; Lavena W F 37 Keeping House Australia England England; Emily A W F 16 Illinois Illinois Australia; William E W M 14 Farms Illinois Illinois Australia; Ada M W F 12 Illinois Illinois Australia; Della W F 11 Illinois Illinois Australia; Henry W M 8 Illinois Illinois Australia; Charlotte W F 6 Illinois Illinois Australia; Charlie W M 3 Illinois Illinois Australia

Children of William Riley Spruell and Jane Glover Franklin are:
  1. Alfred Spruell, b. 1852, d. August 28, 1940, Olney, Richland Co, IL.

Children of William Riley Spruell and Lavina Ann Baker are:
  1. Mary Jane Spruell, b. September 14, 1861, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. February 18, 1957, Albion, Edwards Co, IL.
  2. Emily Ann Spruell, b. June 15, 1862, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. January 26, 1945, Hawthorne, Los Angeles Co, Ca.
  3. William E Spruell, b. March 10, 1866, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. July 10, 1933, Lepanto, Poinsett Co, Ar.
  4. Ada M Spruell, b. December 15, 1868, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. May 21, 1930, Browns, Edwards Co, IL.
  5. Della Spruell, b. December 13, 1870, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. June 20, 1953, Fairfield, Wayne Co, IL.
  6. Henry Spruell, b. November 10, 1871, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. August 4, 1948, Anna, Union Co, IL.
  7. Charlotte Spruell, b. February 22, 1874, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. November 3, 1955, Albion, Edwards Co, IL.
  8. Charles Spruell, b. October 28, 1877, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. April 21, 1977, Grayville, White Co, IL.
  9. Amy Spruell.
  10. +Lizzie Spruell, b. September 13, 1880, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. February 6, 1974, Slater, Saline Co, Mo.
  11. Lewis Spruell, b. Abt. 1864, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. Abt. 1864, Albion, Edwards Co, IL.
  12. Alvia Spruell, b. April 12, 1883, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. April 24, 1920, Albion, Edwards Co, IL.
  13. Cora Maud Spruell, b. April 16, 1886, Albion, Edwards Co, IL, d. June 1, 1913, Albion, Edwards Co, IL.
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