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SQ pg 3407: They had one child, Betty Jean Sparks.
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SQ pps 4464-5: "Lloyd R. Sparks, son of Van and Susie (Bull) Spar ks, was born on April 1, 1866, in San Saba, Texas, where his father w as teaching school, and he was a little boy when his parents returne d to Lampasas. There he grew to maturity, and by the age of twenty-t wo he had a book and stationery store. He was visiting his uncle, Jo hn Sparks, in Georgetown, Texas, when he met Lucy Belle Eubank, a cou sin of the wives of John Sparks. She had been born on December 8, 18 66, and was a daughter of Cyrus and Caroline (Knight) Eubank. She an d Lloyd were married in the Georgetown Baptist Church on November 19 , 1890, by the Rev. Isaac Sellars.
"In 1893, Lloyd sparks moved his family to Waco, Texas, where he w as a bookkeeper for the Baptist State Mission Board for a period of t ime and then went to the Baptist Standard in the same capacity. Whe n the Baptist offices were moved to Dallas, he and his family lived t here for about one year. In 1899, he bought a half interest in his f ather's Home Insurance Company, and he moved his family back to Lampa sas. He was elected mayor of Lampasas in 1914 and served until 1919.
"Lucy Belle (Eubank) Sparks died on January 12, 1925. Two years l ater, Lloyd was married to Pearl "Sally" Bolding. He died from compl ications involving a ruptured gall bladder on September 12, 1934, i n Temple, Texas. He was buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery beside Luc y Belle. Lloyd R. and Lucy Belle (Eubank) Sparks were the parents o f four children."
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See SPARKS QUARTERLY, p. 392: "DICEY SPARKS, daughter of George a nd
Delila Sparks, married Richard Vernon.
See SQ p. 3706.
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SQ pg 4557: They had three children: George, Margaret, and Arthur L. Sparks. Arthur lives in Martin, Tennessee. See SQ p. 4669 for a photo of Lonnie and three siblings.
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SQ 2524: "Lora Lee Sparks, daughter of George and Elizabeth (Morgan ) Sparks,
was born on December 29, 1880, in Texas. She married Carlos Murphy a nd they
had at least five children: Charles, Fred, Joseph, Bobbie and James."
A picture of Lora Lee (Sparks) Murphy appears on p 3312 of the QUAR TERLY.
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See THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, September 1989, Whole No. 147, p 3462:
DEATH TAKES LORENE (SPARKS) DAY
"It is with deep regret that we record the death of Lorene (Sparks) Day who passed away on October 8, 1988, at her home in Morehead, Kentucky, at the age of 82 years. Her husband, Robert B. Day, died just two months earlier in August, 1988. She is survived by a nephew, Richard Skaggs, of Morehead, to whom we extend our sympathy.
"Lorene (Sparks) Day was born in 1906 in Boyd County, Kentucky, to Ulysses and Mary (Thompson) Sparks, natives of Elliott County, Kentucky. Her grandparents were George W. and Louisa (Creech) Sparks, and her great-grandparents were William and Mary (Lyon) Sparks. See page 101 of the December 1955 issue of THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, Whole No. 12, for further details of this branch of the Sparks family."
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SQ pg 3409: They had a daughter named Karl. Lottie lived for a while in Clarks, Louisiana, and died in Ellsinore, Missouri, in 1966.
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SQ pg 3411: They had three children: William, Dorothy, and Joa n Loy Hale.
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"Sinay Sparks, born about 1812; married 1833, Ira Ison."
See the SPARKS QUARTERLY, p. 886 for the following marriage information from Lawrence County, Kentucky, Marriage Bonds (1822- 1865): Sinay Sparks & Iray Isam, September 5, 1833. Bondsman: Calvin Sparks.
See THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, June 1996, Whole No. 174, p. 4659:
"Loucina ["Sina"] Sparks, daughter of Levi and Sarah (Lyon) Sparks, was born about 1812 in North Carolina. Her given name was seldom written or spoken of as Loucina, but was usually written as Sinay, Cena, Sina, etc. She grew to maturity in Lawrence County, Kentucky, and was married there to Ira Ison in September 1833. Calvin Sparks, brother of Loucina, was Ison's bondsman. The bond was dated September 5, 1833, and the couple was probably married a day or two later. Ira had been born about 1810 in Virginia and was a son of Archibald and Mary (Gilliam) Ison.
"Ira and Sina lived on Newcombe Creek in that portion of Morgan County that became a part of Elliott County in 1869. They were enumerated on the 1850 and 1860 censuses of Morgan County, but were in Elliott County when the 1870 and 1880 censuses were taken. They died in Elliott County sometime after the 1880 census was taken. They had ten children, seven of whom lived to maturity.