I am researching the John and Sarah Spake family who lived in East Union Township.Here is what I have so far and would love to correspond with anyone interested in these families.
1.John1 Spake was born November 1779 in Pennsylvania, and died 21 January 1856 in East Union Twp, Wayne County, Ohio (Source: Fountain Hill Cemetery, 1779-1856 War of 1812 Fountain Hill.).He married Sarah Hackett OR Craven.She was born 1781, and died Aft. 21 January 1856 in Wayne County, Ohio.
Children of John Spake and Sarah Craven are: 2 i. Elizabeth2 Spake.She married Abraham Bales 23 May 1837 in Wayne County, Ohio. 3 ii. Julia Ann Spake, born Abt. 1818 in Pennsylvania.She married John Dugan 9 August 1836 in Wayne County, Ohio (Source: Volume 4A; p. 139); born Abt. 1807 in Pennsylvania. 4 iii. Mary Ann Spake.She married (1) Jacob Plum 24 August 1843 in Wayne County, Ohio (Source: Wayne Co., Ohio Vol 4C, page 62).She married (2) George Arnold 6 June 1850 in Wayne County, Ohio. 5 iv. Phoebe Spake.She married John Owens 10 July 1817 in Wayne County, Ohio; born(Source: Ohio Recd's & Pioneer Families; p. 108; Vol III, No III). 6 v. Jacob Spake, born Abt. 1795 in Pennsylvania.He married Mary; born Abt. 1794 in Pennsylvania. 7 vi. James Spake, born 30 October 1798 in Ohio; died 1891 in North Prairie, Bureau County, Illinois.He married Catherine Cook 1 September 1820 in Wayne County, Ohio (Source: Marriage records in Probate Crt Vol 2, page 12 by Samuel Cook, JP); born 1 January 1800 in Pennsylvania; died 27 February 1885 in North Prairie, Bureau County, Illinois. 8 vii. Frances 'Fanny' Spake, born 15 November 1811; died 31 March 1882 in Wabash County, Indiana.She married Joseph L. Pratt 1 July 1830 in Wayne County, Ohio; born 17 March 1797 in Lincoln County, Maine; died 25 November 1873 in Wabash County, Indiana. 9 viii. George Spake, born Abt. 1830.