Category Archives: Spiller

Philip Spiller of Colonial Virginia

There are at least five distinct men named Philip (or Phillip) Spiller that came from the area around Prince William Co., Stafford Co., and Fauquier Co., Virginia during the Colonial period. This post has taken me a long time to … Continue reading

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Children of Capt. William Spiller and Catherine Wright Turner Spiller

William Spiller, born circa 1750, married Catherine Wright Turner, daughter of James Turner and Orianna Russell.William Spiller died in 1800. Kentucy Court records, bounty land claims, and newspaper obituaries made identifying the children of this marriage fairly easy. The Kentucky … Continue reading

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William Spiller, Son of William, Brother of Benjamin C., Died 1800 in King William County, Virginia

William Spiller, Gentleman died in King William Co., Virginia sometime before June 1774 when his son, Benjamin C. Spiller, and his other executor brought suit in Caroline Co. against a Lazarus Yarborough. Because we have his death somewhat narrowed down, … Continue reading

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William Spiller, Stafford and Prince William Counties, Virginia, died 1754.

This family is maddeningly confusing. Every generation uses the same given names repeatedly. You have several brothers of a single generation naming their sons after their brothers so that you get many men of the same generation with the same … Continue reading

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More on Benjamin C. Spiller and Children

In January of 1774 Benjamin C. Spiller, Reuben Wright, Reuben Turner, and William Aylett took out a bond payable to Robert M’Kendlish. In 1793 a lawsuit that was brought against Spiller, Reuben Wright, and Reuben Turner in 1793 in the … Continue reading

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Benjamin C. Spiller

In January of 1774 Benjamin C. Spiller, Reuben Wright, Reuben Turner, and William Aylett took out a bond payable to Robert M’Kendlish. In 1793 a lawsuit that was brought against Spiller, Reuben Wright, and Reuben Turner in 1793 in the … Continue reading

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Will of Benjamin C. Spiller, Died 1801, Lancaster County, Virginia

Mary F. Crittenden brought a lawsuit against her brother, Elias B. Edmonds, in 1857 for her portion of the estate belonging to her mother, Grace Spiller Edmonds. This suit was concluded in 1860 after the death of her brother. It … Continue reading

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