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See THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, September 1986, Whole No. 135, pg 2950:

CIVIL WAR PENSION APPLICATION OF

URIAH H. SPARKS, son of John and Barbara ( ----- ) Sparks, was born about
1842, probably in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He died on March 13, 1893, at Tatesville, Pennsylvania. He served in Co. H, 107th Regt. Pennsylvania Infantry. File Designation: Inv. Cert. No. 197,783.

"On August 9, 1878, Uriah H. Sparks, aged 36, a resident of Tatesville, Pennsylvania, applied for an invalid pension. He said that he had enlisted on March 11, 1862, in Company H, 107th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, commanded by Capt. John T. Dick, and had served until he was mustered out with his company on July 1, 1865. While at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 1863, he had been wounded on his left hip by a piece of shell. In May 1865, while marching from Richmond, Virginia, to Washington, D.C., he was injured by falling in a ditch. Because of these injuries, he was now unable to do any manual labor. He stated that he was 6 feet tall and had had a swarthy complexion, dark hair and grey eyes, and that he had been a farmer when he enlisted. He appointed Myers & Co., Washington, D.C., as his attorneys. J. N. Alsip and Louis Sauff [?] witnessed his signature.

"The War Department confirmed Sparks's military service on December 6, 1878. He had been enrolled on March 14, 1862, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in the 107th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry to serve for three years. He had been wounded in action at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863, and had been hospitalized until November 1863, when he rejoined his company. He re-enlisted as a Veteran Volunteer on February 7, 1865. He was mustered out with his company at "In the Field, Virginia" on July 13, 1865.

"Invalid Certificate No. 197,783 was issued to Uriah H. Sparks, and he was placed upon the pension roll.


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SQ 3231: Married William Gregory on 22 Dec 1741. Children unknown.See records of St. Luke's Parish, p. 47, Queen Annes County. For full citation see notes of brother George.

See THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, December 1992, Whole No. 160, pg 4036-4040:
6. Ursula Sparks, probable daughter of George and Mary (----- ) Sparks, was born about 1720. She was married to William Gregory on December 22, 1741, in Queen Annes County.


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(3) Van Joseph Sparks, son of John Baxter and Etta (Cunningham) Sparks, was born on January 28, 1898, in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. He was married on April 21, 1922, to Fanne Woods Oehler at Maysville, Oklahoma. She had been born on December 21, 1900, at Huntersville, North Carolina, and was a daughter of Miles T. and Susan D. (Morrison) Oehler. She and Van had two children: Van F. Sparks and Norma Jo Sparks.

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SQ pg 3408: They had eight children: Linda, Lenore, Brenda, Alli son, Leroy, Warren, David, and Gary Ecker.


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SQ pg 2620: She was married to Frank X. Thale in 1913, and they h ad at least one child, a son, James Sparks Thale who was born in 192 0 at Evanston, Illinois.


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SQ pg 2633:

"Veral Sparks was born on February 22, 1905, and died in 1966. He was married to Naomi Cassell in 1943. He owned and operated an appliance store in Flora, Indiana. They had no children."


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SQ pg 743: ELLIOTT COUNTY, KENTUCKY, MARRIAGE BONDS (1869-1912):

Verlina Sparks & A. J. Hillman, March 21, 1894. (Book 2, page 44) Married at home of Joel Sparks (Verlina's father).


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SQ 3193: Viola Sparks was born in 1876. She married George Monk , and
they lived in Allendale Missouri.


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SQ pg 3412: They had two children: Romona and Elmer, Jr.