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SQ pg 3944: She had three children as a result of her marriage t o Paris Salyers: Pauline, Gaylord, and Merle Salyers. She had no ch ildren from her other marriages.
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SQ pg 3326: "Lillie Pearl Sparks was born in 1892 [sic] in Oklahoma (Indian Territory). She died there while an infant." The erroneous birth date followed that of her brother, Robert Earl Sparks, born in 1929. Perhaps she was born in 1932.
On November 21, 2000, by email I received from Robert M. Burns (email@example.com] birth and death dates for Herbert Alfred, Lilly Pearl, Ernest Taylor, James Franklin, and Robert Earl Sparks. His note stated, "These are my grandmother's (Lilly Pearl) siblings. I can not add information for the other two girls." Robert lives at 3151 S. Babcock #73, Melbourne, Florida 32901.
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SQ p. 4742:
"Lille (Susan) Sparks was born on September 4, 1884. She was married to Lee Roy Day on December 19, 1900. He had been born on March 8, 1881. He and Susan lived at Haldeman, Kentucky, where they attended the Baptist Church. Lee died on November 13, 1947, and Susan died on November 7, 1973. They were buried in the Dawson Cemetery in Rowan County, Kentucky. They had at least two children: Ivan Day and Bertha Day."
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SQ 4067: She was married to Beldon Jones, and they had two childr en, Betty Jo and Edward.
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"Lincoln Sparks, son of Samuel and Nancy (Skaggs) Sparks , was born on February 20, 1865. He was married twice. His first marriage was to Nancy Sparks about 1886. She had been born in May 1867 and was a daughter of Thomas and Dianna (Sparks) Sparks. (Lincoln and Nancy were first cousins. See ancestry traced below.) She died about 1900. She and Lincoln had eight children: Harlan, Perlina, Alger, William, Harry, Samuel, Lula and Thomas.
Lincoln Sparks was married (2nd) to Sarah Jane Hale in February 1901 in Lawrence County. She had been born on June 22, 1877, in Floyd County, Kentucky. She and Lincoln had eight children: Mary, Martha, Lucy, Minnie, John Henry, Eugene, Russell, and Virgil. Lincoln died on May 27, 1942, and Jane died on August 2, 1958.
[The ancestry of Nancy's father is: William IV (199), James (189), J esse (196), Thomas (212).
[The ancestry of Nancy's mother is: William IV (199), Thomas (536) , Allen (541), Diana (958).
[The ancestry of Lincoln's father is: William IV (199), Thomas (536) , Allen (541), Samuel (955).
[Nancy's mother (Diana) and Lincoln's father (Samuel) are brother & sister.]
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On Thursday, 2 December, 1999, I received an email from Linda Sue (Sparks) Sokoloski (at firstname.lastname@example.org) who provided me with the information relating to the descendants of Colby Crawford Sparks.
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SQ p. 4654:
"Lindsey Sparks, son of Wiley and Cynthia Ann (Holbrook) Sparks, was born on May 27, 1839, in Lawrence County. It was there that he was married to Catherine ("Katie") Ann Skaggs on January 29, 1860. She had been born on July 25, 1834, in Kentucky. She and Lindsey lived at Skaggs, Kentucky, in the southwest part of Lawrence County. When the 1900 census was taken of Lawrence County, they were living in the household of their son, Lewis Floyd Sparks. Katie died on December 10, 1904, and Lindsey died on January 4, 1912. They had six children."
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See THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, March 1994, Whole No. 165, p. 4275:
On August 3, 1892, Linzy D. Sparks, age 29, a resident of Skaggs, Lawrence County, Kentucky, completed an application for a pension for minor children of a deceased soldier. He stated that he was a son of Solomon Sparks who had enlisted at Oak Hill, Ohio, as a private in Company I, 22nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, in the spring of 1862 and who had died after his discharge from the service as a result of a disability brought on by military service. Solomon had died in Elliott County, Ky., on August 2, 1873, leaving seven minor children. The maiden name of the children's mother had been Helen Birchfield; she had died prior to the death of her husband, Solomon Sparks. The children's names and dates of birth were:
Amanda Sparks, born April 4, 1859
Linzy D. Sparks, born October 5, 1862
John J. Sparks, born July 9, 1864
Solomon Sparks, born October 14, 1866
Rosa M. Sparks, born May 30, 1868
Ulysses G. Sparks, born January 12, 1870
William F. Sparks, born August 18, 1872
The last child listed above, William F. Sparks, who was under the age of sixteen at the time of the soldier's death, had died in January 1890.