Note H2716 Index
SQ p. 817 for marriage information.
Note H2717 Index
This is Nila Sparks who has furnished a good deal of information about this branch of the Sparks family.
Note H2718 Index
SQ pg 3404: She was killed in an automobile accident.
Note H2719 Index
Information about Noah's birth date and place together with information about his son Ransome Sparks, Ransome's children, his son William Franklin Sparks and William's childreen, was obtained from Jeff Williams on the internet. Mr. Williams is a grandson of Florence Gertrude Sparks, daughter of William Franklin Sparks. The name of his website is (11/99):
Mr. Williams, whose email addreess is MITNWVNC@aol.com stated that his grandmother is still living at the age of 93 as of November, 1999.
Note H2720 Index
SQ pg 2632:
" She married Edward H. Eichelzer late in life, having waited to marry in order to take care of her younger brothers and s isters following her mother's death. She and her husband lived in Detroit. Both were buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery there. Irma (Cory ) Wells has provided us with a copy of the will of Nola May (Sparks ) Eichelzer dated July 2, 1953. From this we know that her husband preceeded her in death. They had no children and she left her property to her brothers and sisters, or their children."
Note N2721 Index
(5) Nora Sparks, daughter of John Baxter and Etta (Cunningham) Sparks, was born on May 5, 1907, at Pauls Valley. She was married to Odis Fletcher ["Bill"] Warren on March 7, 1926, at Sulphur, Murray County, Oklahoma. She died on January 7, 1979, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She and Bill had four children: (a) Jo L. Warren; (b) Courtney V. Warren; (c) Faith Warren; and (d) John R. Warren.
The following information appears on the website librarytechnology.org:
The Nora Sparks Warren Library at 210 N. Willow, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, is a Public Library. This library is affiliated with the library system that serves Pauls Valley, OK. The collection of the library contains 35,154 volumes. The library circulates 36,788 items per year. The libtrary serves a population of 6181 residents.
The Nora Sparks Warren Memorial Library was made possible through the gifts of Mr. O. F. (Bill) Warren and his family, in honor of Nora Sparks Warren. The construction of the new library was completed in 1983 and for many years since has served as an invaluable facility for the community. (cont.)
Note H2722 Index
See THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, December 1996, Whole No. 176, p. 4730:
"Nora Jane Sparks was born on October 2, 1882. She was married to Samuel J. Jobe on September 15, 1900, in Lawrence County. He had been born in 1872 and was a son of Harvey and Elizabeth (Hicks) Jobe. Sam was an attorney at Akron, Ohio, for many years. He died in 1933, and Nora died in 1963. They had five children: Goebel Jobe, Homer Jobe, Milton Jobe, Hubert Jobe, and Martha E. Jobe."
Note H2723 Index
SQ pg 2782: Nora Sparks married Bud Smith.
On Monday, 3 September, 2001, I received an email from Ginger Smith (BosqueRiver@aol.com) as follows:
"My grandmother was Nora Ellen Sparks, (born) 10 Aug 1885 born in or around Waco TX, died 18, 19 May 1956 in fort Worth TX while visiting her son. Married 1901 Aspassion Caruth (AC or Bud) Smith. (born) 11 July 1879 in or near Valley Mills, Bosque County, TX died 3 April 1951 at home.
"They lived in Iredell, Bosque Co. TX 6 children, 4 girls, 2 boys, one was my dad now all gone.
"Grandma had 1 brother I know of Tom Sparks, no children, 2 sisters I know of, Ola (or Olla) never married, and Ella Sparks Davis 1 girl, 1 boy.
"From childhood I remember other Sparks lived in Iredell. I do not remember them or Smith. They can't help me now; all are dead. All the OLD ones who knew are gone making this so hard for us.
"Grandma was part Indian...."
Note H2724 Index
SQ 4068: He was married to Barbara Ann Baker in April 1957 at And erson, Indiana, and they had three children: Julia, Norma, and David . Norman was married (second) to Ethel Smith. He died October 3, 19 89.