Manuscript Collection

Thomas Dryden Spratt's Recollections of His Family - Accession 715 #69

Title

Thomas Dryden Spratt's Recollections of His Family - Accession 715 #69

Files

Identifier

Accession 715 #69

Inclusive Dates

1700s - 1920s

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 141 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

Thomas Dryden Spratt [1804-1884] was a resident of Fort Mill, SC.

Scope and Content Note

Thomas Dryden Spratt's Recollections of His Family is a typescript account of the Spratt Family of York County, South Carolina from the settlement of Thomas Spratt to Mecklenburg County in 1730 from County Down, Ireland through 1875. There are addenda added to the recollections by Zack Spratt that include lineage, Spratt Cemetery list, transcriptions of legal documents, a drawing of puncheons, and a recipe for Johnny (Journey) Cake. The volume also includes "Descendants of Thomas "Kanawha" Spratt" compiled by A. W. Cockrell, Jr. in 1908 and "History of the Old Indian Fort at Fort Mill, S.C." written by Zack Spratt originally published in 1920 and reprinted in 1962.

Additional Notes

On flyleaf: Zack Spratt 1963

Provenance

Gift of Zack Spratt on September 10, 1963.

Keywords

Genealogy, York County SC History, Fort Mill SC History, Catawba Indian History

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Thomas Dryden Spratt's Recollections of His Family - Accession 715 #69

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