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Sara Sperin
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« on: October 25, 2009, 08:22:52 PM »

We invite you to submit your "Pedigree" for this Surname.   Our Surname Project is primarily interested in your Paternal line, as surnames are passed down from father to son, just as the yDNA is passed down. 

If you ARE A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, send your pedigree by email to at  The pedigree will then be posted on the Surname Project's Patriarchs Page by or sent to the Project’s Administrator.

Please include the following:
•       Name of project
•       Kit Number
•       Name of person posting pedigree
•       Email address to be posted with pedigree
•       Name, birthdate, birthplace, spouse of Earliest Known Ancestor
•       List each succeeding generation, using only those four items of information (or substitute another item of information if missing an item)

 (If you have more information you would like to share, you may also post a more extended version of your family pedigree on the project website’s Pedigree Forum below)

If you are NOT A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, you are welcome to post your pedigree on the Pedigree Forum below.  We hope an interested researcher will see it and contact you to share information.

To post on this Pedigree Forum:
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2.  When you have logged in, scroll to the last posting on this forum, click "reply" and post your pedigree.
a.  Please do not include names for anyone born after 1910, to protect privacy.
b.  If you have questions or are unable to post your pedigree on this forum, please contact

For a step-by-step guide to using DNA for genealogy, please read DNA the Smart Way
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Maurice Gleeson
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010, 11:26:30 AM »

Hi there

My great grandmother was a Spierin, and among her relations the name was frequently spelled as Sperin (as well as a plethora of other variants, from Spering to Speiran to Spearing). My pedigree is below (my own line and all the males in related lines who survived to adulthood). She was not on my maternal DNA line but I have traced all the living Spierins in Dublin and they all descend from my g-g-g grandfather Patrick Spierin, who probably came from Limerick. The Limerick Spierins in turn were probably related to the Speringe’s of London (1633 Visitation) and they are reputed to have come from Germany. I am in contact with distant cousins who are part of the direct paternal line (and I will ask them if they would be interested in participating). Anyway, please feel free to check out Maurice Gleeson's family tree at (but remember to click on the Dublin Spierin’s tree in the drop-down menu in the upper right corner of the tree view).

Ciao, Maurice (Gleeson junior)

1 Patrick Spierin b c1802 Limerick, d 1872 Dublin, m Mary Morgan
 2 John Spierin b 1833 Killenaule, Co.Tipperary, d 1901, m Mgt Tuite (1861) & Roasanna Reynolds (1868)
 2 Edward Joseph Spierin b 1835 Tipperary, d 1902 Dublin, m Mary Agnes Ryan
   3 Elizabeth Mary Spierin b 1871 Limerick, d 1917 Bray, m Hugh Thomas O’Carroll
     4 Elizabeth Mary O’Carroll b 1903 Bray, d 1959 Dublin, m Jack Gleeson
      5 Maurice Hugh Gleeson b 1928
       6 Maurice John Gleeson b 1961
2 Nicholas Sperin b c1845 Dublin, d 1909, m Anne Mills 1865
 3 George Sperin b 1867 Dublin, d 1926, m Elizabeth Marlow
   4 Joseph Sperin b 1895 Dublin
   4 Quinton George Sperin b 1901 Dublin
   4 James Joseph Sperin b 1906 Dublin
 3 Patrick Speirin b 1869 Carlow, d aft 1911
 3 John Speirin b 1872-73 Carlow/Liverpool, d 1955 Dublin, m Catherine Hand
   4 John Sperin
2 Patrick Speirin b c1845 Ireland, d 1908 Dublin, m Maria Ray
 3 John Sperrin b 1863 Dublin, d ?Argentina m Charlotte Galvin 1887
 3 Michael Edward Speiring b 1869 Dublin, d aft 1916 ?Birkenhead, m Mary Cummins 1890
  4 Patrick Spierin b 1893
  4 Michael Spierin b 1896 Dublin, d 1916 Normandy
 3 William Spierin b c1870 Dublin, d bef 1911, m Elizabeth Lynch 1892
   4 William Arthur Spierin b 1893 Dublin, m ?Jane 1916
 3 Edward Spierin b 1873 Dublin
 3 Joseph Speirin b 1882 Dublin, d 1944, m Jane Fallon 1905
 3 Malachi Speirin b 1885 Dublin, d 1962
 3 Patrick Speirin b 1887 Dublin, d 1957, m Mary Moyna 1910
2 William Spierin b 1846 Dublin, d 1904, m Anne O'Toole 1872
 3 John Patrick Speirrin b 1875 Dublin, d USA?, m Anne McNally (1903) & Charlotte Berry (1906)
   4 Edward Marcus Spierin b 1906, d 1976 London, m Mather Burke  1927
 3 Ernest Joseph Speirn b 1876 Dublin, d 1920 NYC, m ?Mary ?1915
 3 Edward Spierin b 1885 Dublin, d 1963 Dublin, m Emily O'Callaghan 1918
 3 Francis Dominick Spierin b 1887 Dublin, d 1947 Kilrush
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