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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Adolphus Spratt, who resided at Gilbert in Logan (now Mingo) County, West Virginia:

Was born Oct. 15, 1847, in Tazewell county, Va., and for quite a number of years has been an honored citizen of Logan county, W.Va. On Aug. 3, 1876, in this county, he was united in marriage with Laura C. Justice, who was born there June 11, 1859. Six children have been the result of this union: Jennie B., born Feb. 27, 1878; Josie, born April 19, 1880; Lettie Lee, born March 30, 1882; John E., born Jan. 27, 1884; Thomas G., born July 17, 1886, and died June 7, 1887; and Wiley F., born Feb. 15, 1889. Mr. Spratt is engaged in farming and running a saw mill, having also filled a number of county offices of trust and honor. He was trustee of public schools in Triadelphia district from 1886 to the present, and has for some time past been overseer of public roads. His post office address is Gilbert, Logan county, W.Va.

Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 840.

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