Updated October 14, 2013

Table of Contents from Published Quarterlies

No. 1, March 1953

The Sparks Family Association, 1-3

Where Was Your Sparks Ancestor in 1790? [from the 1790 Census of Connecticut, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, & Rhode Island], 3-6

No. 2, June 1953

The Origin of the Name Sparks, 7-10

Where Was Your Sparks Ancestor in 1790? [from the 1790 Census of South Carolina, Vermont, & Virginia], 10-11

The Sparrowhawk Family in America, 1790, 11-12

No. 3, September 1953

Daniel Boone and the Sparks Family, 13-16

No. 4, December 1953

Early Sparks Immigrants to America - Virginia, 19-23

No. 5, March 1954

The First Sparks in America Association with Master John Rolfe and Powhatan in the Year 1611, 25-26

Early Sparks Immigrants to America - Virginia, 27-29 (continued)

Sparkses In the American Revolution [Pension Application of William Sparks of Nagodoches County, Texas], 29-30 (This is one of 13 applications by men named Sparks for pensions for Revolutionary War service; continued in issue 6.)

No. 6, June 1954

Governor Chauncey Sparks - Living the Life of a Former Governor, 33-34

Thomas Jefferson, a Sparks Descendant, 35

Sparkses in the American Revolution [Pension Application of William Sparks of Nagodoches County, Texas, continued], 36-38

No. 7, September 1954

Sparkses in the American Revolution [Pension Application of James Sparks of Jackson County, Indiana], 40-45

No. 8, December 1954

Letter to the SFAa Members by Oral A. Sparks of Clio, Iowa 49-51

Sparks Place Names in America, 51-53

Sparks Marriage Bonds from [Surry and Wilkes Counties] North Carolina, 54-58

No. 9, March 1955

Sparkses in the American Revolution [Pension Application of Solomon Sparks of Bedford County, Pennsylvania], 59-61

D. A. R. Information [Rules for Membership], 61-63

Sparkses in Kentucky 1790, 1800, and 1810, 63-65

Sparks Records In New Jersey, 66-68

No. 10, June 1955

Colonel William C. Sparks and His Descendants, 70-74

The Naming of Sparks, Kansas, 75-76

Persons Named Sparks in The Rolls of People Leaving London (1616-1679),76-77

The Bible Record of David Sparks [died St. Clair County, Illinois, 1845],76-77

No. 11, September 1955

The Sparks Family of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 79-85 [continued in No. 13, March 1956, p. 109]

Obituary [including ancestry] of William Granvil Sparks [1868-1955], 85-86

Sparks Families in Tennessee - 1820 and 1830 [census records], 89-92

No. 12, December 1955

Sparkses in the American Revolution [pension application of John Sparks of Wilkes County, North Carolina], 93-96

The Genealogy of John Sparks, Revolutionary War Pensioner of Wilkes County, North Carolina, 97-104 [See also issue No. 26, June 1959; No. 44, December 1970; and No. 113, March 1981]

A New Frontier in Education [review of book pertaining to George McIntosh Sparks, Great-grandson of John Sparks (1755-1834)], 104-05

Sparks Marriage Bonds from Rowan County, North Carolina, 106-07

James Sparks, Sea-Captain of Philadelphia, 107

No. 13, March 1956

The Sparks Family of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 109-21 [continued from No. 11, September 1955, p. 121]

Sparks Families in Texas - 1850 Census, 122-25

Sparks Families in Alabama - 1830 Census, 127-28

No. 14, June 1956

The Sparks Family of Orange, Culpeper and Madison Counties, Virginia, 129-47

Query [regarding Samuel and Mary (Hurd) Sparks], 147

Epitaph on Tombstone of Samuel Sparks, 1810-1845, 147

No. 15, September 1956

Paul E. Sparks Receives His Doctorate [a biographical sketch of the President of the Sparks Family Association], 149-51

Obituary of Ernest Richard Sparks [of Augustine, Texas, including his ancestry; a great-grandson of Lloyd Sparks, born in South Carolina ca. 1796], 151-54

Family Record Preserved by Harry L. Sparks, 155-157 [Includes Articles of Agreement between Martin Sparks, born ca. 1780, and Green Clay in Madison County, Kentucky.]

Sparkses in the American Revolution [pension application of John Sparks of Salem County, New Jersey], 157-59

A Nebraska Blizzard [a letter written in 1891 by John Garland Sparks], 161

Additional Sparks Marriage Bonds from Rowan County, North Carolina, 161

Sparkses of Rockingham County, North Carolina, 162-64

Sparks Families in the 1850 Census [of Union County, South Carolina, Schuyler County, Illinois, and Huron County, Ohio], 164-67

No. 16, December 1956

Tree-of-Life Quilt [a quilt showing members of the family of William Sparks of White County, Tennessee] ,169-71 [See also issue no. 119, September 1982, p. 2452-57, for a detailed study of this family.]

Family Memories [an autobiographical sketch by Ben Sparks, born 1889 in Rushville, Indiana, a great-grandson of Hugh Sparks] 172-75 [For additional information on this family, see issue no. 78, June 1972, p. 1477-85, and issue no. 97, March 1977, p. 1896.]

Will of David Sparks (ca. 1788-1861) of Hendricks County, Indiana, 175-176

Sparkses in the American Revolution [pension application of Matthew Sparks, 1759-1841, born Rowan County, North Carolina], 177-82 [For further information on Matthew Sparks and his descendants see issue no, 127, September 1984, p. 2644-69.]

An Autobiographical Sketch [by Paul E. Sparks, President of the Sparks Family Association], 183-84

Inscriptions on Tombstones in the Old Pilesgrove M.E. Cemetery at Sharpstown, New Jersey, 184

Sparks Families in the 1850 Census [of Platte County, Missouri; Wilson Henry, Hickman, and White Counties, Tennessee; and Baltimore County, Maryland], 185-88

No. 17, March 1957

William Perry Johnson - A Biographical Sketch [One of the founders of the Sparks Family Association], 189-91

Sparks Marriage Bonds of Lawrence County, Indiana, 191

Obituary of Dr. Proctor Sparks, 192

Sparkses in the American Revolution [pension application of Margaret (Love) Sparks, widow of Ebenezer Sparks of Windham County, Vermont; he had been born in Killingly, Connecticut], 193-203

Sparks Families in Kentucky - 1850 Census [through Daviess County], 205-209 [Continued In issue no. 18, June 1957.]

No. 18, June 1957

Sparkses in the American Revolution: Pension Papers of Henry Sparks (1753-1836) and his widow, Lucy (Clark) Sparks [of Madison County, Virginia, and Owen County, Kentucky], 211-18

Sparks Families in Kentucky - 1850 Census [Estill County to Lawrence County], 219-29 [Continued from issue no. 17, March 1957, and continued in issue no. 19, September 1957; see also issue no. 103, September 1978, for additions]

No. 19, September 1957

Sparkses in the American Revolution: Pension Papers of Pearl Sparks [of Montgomery County, New York, died 1826], 231-33

Sparks Families in Kentucky - 1850 Census [Lewis County through Trimble County], 233-39. [Continued from issue no. 17, March 1957, and Issue no. 18, June 1957; see also issue 103, September 1978, for additions and corrections.]

Sparks Marriages, 1779-1851, Baltimore County, Maryland, 240

Wiley Sparks Family Bible Record, 241 [Wiley Sparks, 1808-1890, was of Lawrence County, Kentucky.]

Sparks Marriage Bonds of Orange County, North Carolina, 241

John Sparks (1717-1802) of Glouster County, New Jersey, 242-44

Sparks Data in New Jersey Wills from 'The Archives of the State of New Jersey' [1695-1764], 244-49

No. 20, December 1957

Sparkses in the American Revolution: Pension Papers of John Sparks (1750-1825) [and Lovinia (Brewster) Sparks of Salem County, New Jersey & Washington county, New York], 251-260

Sparks Data in New Jersey Wills from 'The Archives of the State of New Jersey' [1764-1777], 261-63

Query - Family of Albert Cyrus Sparks, 1830-1915 [born Lewis County, Kentucky, died Fort Scott, Kansas], 264-66 [See also issue 24, December 1958]

Sparks Marriages in Maryland [from Anne Arundel, Caroline, Cecil, & Dorchester Counties], 266-67

[Three] Early Sparks Marriages in Virginia [1 in Fauquier County & 2 in Westmoreland County], 267

Death Takes Thomas McHenry, Jr. , 268

Sparks Families in the 1850 Census: Blount County, Tennessee, & Tioga County, New York, 268-69

No. 21, March 1958

A History of the Martin P. Sparks & Thomas H. Sparks Families of Georgia , 271-280

Personal Record [a biographical sketch of Charles H. Smith, grandson of Thomas Hunter Sparks], 281-85

Additional Data on Early Sparkses of New Jersey, 286-87 [Supplement to the article appearing in issue 19, September 1957]

Record of [Sparks] Births in Kentucky. 1852-1862 [Adair County through Elliott County], 288-290

No. 22, June 1958

Josiah Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, and His Descendants,293-307

The Story of Thomas Hunter Sparks (1814-1863), 308-314

No. 23, September 1958

Descendants of William Sparks (died 1816) of Putnam County, Georgia, Through His Son, Achilles Knight Sparks (1813-1873), 305-323

Query [regarding parentage of John Sparks born in Indiana, 1832, died in Oklahoma about 1900], 323

Sparks Love-Letter Written a Century Ago [from Abraham Gregory Sparks (born ca. 1910) to Sarah Frances (Martin) Moore, dated June 24, 1858], 325-326

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1820 and 1830 [from census records], 326-30

Record of [Sparks] Births in Kentucky. 1852-1862 [Estill County through Lawrence County], 330-33

No. 24, December 1958

Thomas Sparks, Political Exile [Probably the Thomas Sparks who died in Anne Arundel County, Maryland in 1727], 336-337

Additions to the Albert Cyrus Sparks Family Record, 336 [See issue 20, December 1957]

Death Takes George William Wagner, Great-grandson of Abel Sparks, 337-39

Early Sparks Records in Connecticut, 340-46

Record of [Sparks] Births in Kentucky. 1852-1862 [Letcher County through Trimble County], 351-55 [Continued from issue 23, September 1958]

Sparks Families in Alabama- 1850 Census [Benton County through Lauderdale County], 351-55 [Continued in issue 25, March 1959]

No. 25, March 1959

Autobiographical Sketch of Russell E. Bidlack, editor of THE SPARKS QUARTERLY, 357-360

Descendants of Thomas H. Sparks (1814-1863) [of Polk County, Georgia], 360-66

James Sparks (1802-1866) and His Descendants [born South Carolina, died in Shelby County, Alabama], 367-72

Query - William Sparks, Sr. [born ca. 1809, died 1860, of Hardeman and McNairy Counties, Tennessee], 373-74 [Addition information on this family appears in issue 45, March 1964.]

Sparks Families in Alabama - 1850 Census [Lawrence County through Walker County], 375-79 [Continued from issue 24, December 1958]

Sparks - a Common Surname in 1790, 380

No. 26, June 1959

Descendants of Solomon Sparks, Jr. (died 1817) & His Wife, Charity, of Wilkes County, North Carolina, 381-399 [Additional information found on this family can be found in issue 24, September 1959, p. 418, and also in issue 12, December 1955; issue 44, December 1963; issue 72, December 1970; and issue 113, March 1971]

Early Sparks Marriages Recorded in Wells County, Indiana, 400

Early Sparks Marriages Recorded in Huntington County, Indiana, 400

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1850 Census [Adams County through Daviess County], 401-04 [See correction for Clay County on page 2724, issue 129, March 1985. [Continued in issue 27, September 1959.]

No. 27, September 1959

Two Letters Written in Missouri in 1867 by William H. Sparks [to His Brother, Emerson Barber Sparks], 405-415 [Issue 26, June 1959, contains additional information on this family.]

Additional Data on the Descendants of Ebenezer Sparks (1758-1832), 416-417 [This pertains to the family of John Sparks, born 1790 at Wardsborough, Vermont, died 1840 at North Brookfield, Massachusetts; see issue 17, March 1957, for more data on this family.]

Corrections, 418 [This provides data on three children of Solomon Sparks, Jr., died 1817, whose record appeared in issue 26, June 1959.]

Sparkses listed on the 1830 Census of Kentucky, 419-422

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1850 Census [Dearborn County through Greene County], 423-428 [Continued from issue 26, June 1959; see corrections for Dearborn County and Gibson County, issue 129, March 1985, p. 2724-26.]

No. 28, December 1959

Photograph of the Father of Albert Cyrus, 429-430

Marriage Records of Franklin County, Indiana, 1815-1890, 431-33

Sparks Burials in Franklin County, Alabama, 433-35 [Included are biographical sketches of Riley Sparks (1811-1892) and Jimmie Roe Sparks (born 1843).]

Family of Lester W. and Sarah (Stone) Sparks, 435

Soldiers Named Sparks Who Volunteered for the Union Army in Michigan, 436-37

Additional Data On the Descendants of Josiah Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 438-441 [Supplements an article appearing in issue 22, June 1958.]

Query [pertaining to David Sparks of Maine who married Mercy Thayer in 1804], 441

Who Was Private J. Sparks, 12th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, C.S.A.?, 442

Query [who was Elizabeth Sparks who married James Taylor White, born ca. 1720 in Virginia or one of the Carolinas?], 443

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1850 Census [Hancock County through Martin County], 443-48 [See corrections for Huntington, Jennings, and Marshall Counties on p. 2726 of issue 129, March 1985.]

No. 29, March 1960

John Sparks (ca. 1755-1826) of Union County, South Carolina, and His Descendants, 449-463

Query: Parentage of John Ardie Sparks [of Lee County, Virginia], 464

Sparks Records from Concord, Mass., Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Printed by the Town in 1891), 464

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1850 Census [Monroe County through Parke County], 465-68 [See corrections for Monroe, Morgan, and Ohio Counties on p. 2727 of issue 129, March 1985.]

No. 30, June 1960

The Sparks Family Coat of Arms, 469-472

Sparks Marriages in Westmoreland County, Virginia, 472

Early Sparks Records In Charleston, South Carolina, 472

Excerpts From the Autobiography of William Tennis Sparks (1849-1938), 473-481

Inscriptions from Sparks Tombstones at Glastonbury, Connecticut, 481

Threshing in Iowa Fifty Years Ago, 482

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1850 Census [Putnam. County through Wells County], 483-89 [See corrections for Scott and Switzerland Counties on p. 2727, issue 129, March 1985.]

Will of John Sparks of Queen Annes County, Maryland, Dated 1699, 490

No. 31, September 1960

Trials and Tribulations of the Early-Day Motorist [an autobiographical sketch by Oral A. Sparks], 491-95

Query - John Sparks of Morgan County, Georgia [born ca. 1780], 495

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Aaron Sparks of Salem County, New Jersey, 496

18.2.1 Aaron Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 497-98

Aaron Sparks of Killingly, Connecticut, 498

Barzilla Sparks of Baltimore, Maryland, 498-500

Daniel P. Sparks of Louisiana, 500-01

David Sparks of Morgan County, Georgia 501

Elsberry Sparks of Illinois, Arkansas & Texas, 501-02

Enoch Sparks of Franklin County, Alabama, 502-03

Francis Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 503-04

George Sparks of Adams County, Ohio, 504

Sparks Records from the 1850 Census [Oswego County, New York, Jasper County, Iowa, Clinton County, Ohio, and Walker County, Georgia], 505-08

Sparks Burials in Crooked Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [in Shelby County, Missouri], 509-510

No. 32, December 1960

Henry Sparks (1753-1836) of Owen County, Kentucky, 511-17

Death Takes Dr. D. H. Sparks [includes record of family of Dr. Sparkss grandfather, Harris Sparks of Fayette County, Georgia, and Cherokee County, Alabama], 517

Jeremiah Sparks, Sr., ca. 1765-1840, of Franklin and Morgan Counties, Georgia, 518-25

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications

George Sparks of Wilkes County, North Carolina and Elliott County, Kentucky 525-26

George Sparks of Hardy County, Virginia, and Licking County, Ohio 526

George Sparks of Ulster and Seneca Counties, New York 527

Henry Sparks of Salem County, New Jersey, and Crawford County, Pennsylvania 527-28

Henry W. Sparks of Killingly, Connecticut 528

Jacob F. Sparks of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 529

James Sparks of Bedford County, Pennsylvania 529-530

No. 33, March 1961

Jared Sparks (1789-1866) - A Biographical Sketch, 531-34

Sparkses in the American Revolution:

Joseph Sparks (1761-1826) [of Tolland County, Connecticut], 540-52

The Family of John Sparks, Born About 1780, of Morgan County, Georgia, 540-42

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications

James Sparks of Lee County, Virginia, 542-43

James Sparks of Bowdoinham, Maine, 543

James Sparks of Lexington County, South Carolina, 543

James Sparks of Jefferson County, Kentucky, and Marion County, Missouri, 544-45

Sparks Families Listed on the 1840 Census of Tennessee, 546-48

No. 34, June 1961

The Sparks Family of Fort Smith, Arkansas, 549-55

Matthew Sparks (died 1793) of North Carolina & Georgia: A Biographical Sketch, 556-566

Sparks Land Grants In Early Virginia, 566-67

No. 35, September 1961

27. Zachariah Sparks (died ca. 1781) of South Carolina, 569-576

27.2 William Sparks (1772-1862), Son of 27. Zachariah Sparks, 576-79

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Joel Sparks of Surry County, North Carolina, and Bates County, Missouri, 579-80

John Sparks of Salem County, New Jersey, 580-81

John Sparks, died 1836, of Tallassee,Alabama, 581-82

John Sparks of New Jersey and Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, 582-83

John Sparks of Union and Spartanburg Counties, South Carolina, 583

John Sparks of Brown County, Ohio, and Johnson County, Indiana, 584

Joseph Sparks of Bedford County, Pennsylvania 584-85

Joseph S. Sparks of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and Bureau County, Illinois, 585-587 (See Issue 50, June 1965)

Joseph Sparks of Bristol, Rhode Island, 587-88

Joseph K. Sparks of Newberry County, South Carolina, and Willington, Ohio, 588-89

Sparkses Found In the 1850 Census of Fulton County, Illinois, 590

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Jackson County, Illinois, 590

No. 36, December 1961

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Joseph D. Sparks of Ulster County, New York 592-94

Josiah Sparks of Camden, New Jersey, and Wilmington, Delaware, 594-95

Laban Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 595

Leonard Sparks of South Carolina and Jefferson County, Tennessee, 596-98

Sparkses in North Carolina - 1850 Census, 599-609

No. 37, March 1962

Amos Sparks (1785-1867) and His Descendants [of Maryland, Ohio, and Indiana], 617-621

Asa Egbert Sparks (1817-1892), Son of Amos Sparks, and His Descendants, 621-32 (See also issue 128, December 1984, p. 2686)

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Madison Sparks of Culpeper County, Virginia, and Owen County, Kentucky, 634-35

Martin Sparks of New York and Clark County, Illinois 635-36

Matthew Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 636-37

Query [Electa Sparks, born 1795-1800, married Cady R. Walker of Friendship, New York], 638

No. 38, June 1962

Sparkses In the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Matthew Sparks of Virginia and Green County, Indiana, 639-42

Matthew Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 642

Matthew Sparks of Pittsylvania and Rockingham Counties, Virginia, 642-43

Moses Sparks of Jefferson County, Kentucky, and Collin County, Texas, 643-44

Moses S. Sparks of Lowndes and Panola Counties, Mississippi, 644

Nathan F. Sparks of Tennessee, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, and Anderson County, Texas, 644-45

Nimrod Sparks of Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Jefferson County, Kentucky, 645-46

Orson Sparks of Jefferson, Bullitt, and Spencer Counties, Kentucky; Clark and Scott Counties, Indiana; and Marion County, Missouri, 646-49

Randall Sparks of Gloucester County, New Jersey, 649-50

Reuben Sparks of Boone County, Kentucky, 650-51

Reuben H. Sparks of Washington County, Virginia, and Sullivan and Washington Counties, Tennessee, 651-53

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Dutchess County, New York, 654

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Niagara County, New York, 655

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Pontotoc County, Mississippi, 655

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Tishomingo County, Mississippi, 655

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Trumbull County, Ohio, 656

The Last Will of Isaac Sparks (died 1834) of Hamilton County, Ohio, 657-58 (See also issue 38, June 1962; issue 62, March 1968, and issue 75, September 1971.)

No. 39, September 1962

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Reuben Sparks of Jefferson County, New York, and Ontario, Canada, 660-61

Richard Sparks, born in North Carolina or Virginia, died in Jefferson County, Tennessee, 661-665

Richard Sparks of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 665-66

Robert Sparks of Maryland and Jefferson and Tuscarawas Counties, Ohio, 666-67

Robert Sparks, born in North Carolina, resident of Jasper and Putnam Counties, Georgia, 667-668

Robert Sparks, born in Steuben, Maine, resident of Beverly, Massachusetts, 668

Robert U. Sparks of Camden, New Jersey, 668-69

Civil War Soldiers from Ohio named Sparks, 670-73

Will of Isaac Sparks (1819) of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 674-76

Sparks Families in Indiana - 1850 Census, 677-78 (Continued from issues 26 (June 1959), .27 (September 1959), 28 (December 1959), 29 (March 1960), and 30 (June 1960); additions and corrections are provided here for the counties of Marion, Ripley, and Wayne.)

No. 40, December 1962

James Sparks (Born about 1670, Died 1736) of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, and His Descendants, 680-88

The Sparks Family of the Welch Neck Section of South Carolina; Descendants of James Sparks, Jr. (Died 1758) of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, 689-704

No. 41, March 1963

The Descendants of James Sparks (1813-1903) of Wright County, Missouri, 705-718

Descendants of R. T. Sparks to Hold Family Reunion [Children of Robert Thomas Sparks, 1848-1925, of Denton, Texas, listed], 718

Sparks Marriages in Kentucky (1776-1870) [Adair County through Clark County], 720-722 (The years covered for each county vary.)

Query [Mary Sparks of Connecticut died in late 1840s in Dubuque, Iowa; married (1st) Cornelius Chadwick and (2nd) Asa Chadwick], 723

Record of Confederate Soldiers of Virginia Named Sparks - Sparkes, 724-25

Maine Sparks Items, 725

Sparkses Listed on the 1850 Census of Shelby County, Tennessee, 726

No. 42, June 1963

George Sparks and William Sparks of Washington County, Pennsylvania [Brothers, both born in early 1780s], 727-734

Virginia Claims in Southwest Pennsylvania, 735-37

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Simon Sparks of Gloucester County, New Jersey, 738

Simon Sparks, born in New Jersey, died Montgomery County, Illinois [he served as substitute for his brother, Andrew Sinnockson Sparks], 738-741

Sparks Marriages in Kentucky (1776-1870) [Daviess County through Estill County], 742 -46 (The years covered for each county vary.)

No. 43, September 1963

Solomon Sparks (1767-1838) of Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Adams County, Ohio, 747-49

A Record of the Descendants of Ezra and Mahala (Shriver) Sparks of Adams County, Ohio, 749-756

Sparks Families In Indiana - 1850 Census: Rush County (Additions), 756 (Supplements data published En issue 30, June 1960, page 483)

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Solomon Sparks, born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, died In Taylor County, West Virginia, 757-58

Children of Adam and Anna (Sparks) Snyder, 759

Simon Sparks (1781-1861) of Woodbury, New Jersey, 760

Early Marriages in Kentucky [Fayette County through Jessamine County], 761-66 (The years covered for each county vary.)

No. 44, December 1963

Descendants of (27.2.1) Zachariah Sparks (Born 1796) [of Indiana], 768-778.

Sparkses In the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Solomon Sparks, born 1783 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, 780-81

Stephen Sparks, born Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Died Jackson County, Indiana, 781-83

Sparks Marriages in Blount County, Tennessee, Prior to 1860, 783

Bedford County, Virginia, Marriages [persons named Sparks] - 1800-1853, 783

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Chickasaw County, Mississippi, 784

Sparkses Found in the 1850 Census of Attala County, Mississippi, 784

No. 45, March 1964

Ludlow E. Sparks, 1840-1922 [Born in Monroe County, Georgia], 785-89

Jonas Sparks (Died 1805) of Rowan County, North Carolina, and His Descendants, 790-807

No. 46, June 1964

Chaplain (Colonel) John W. Sparks, a Biographical Sketch, 809-811

Persons Named Sparks Living in Iowa in 1850 [Appanoose County through Lee County], 812-815 (A complete record of all persons named Sparks living in all counties of Iowa according to the 1850 census appears in issue 128, December 1984, pp. 2689-694.)

John W. Sparks of Oregon [Born in Ohio in 1837], 816

Sparks Marriages in Kentucky [Johnson County, 1843-1881], 817

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

Thomas Sparks of Montgomery County, Maryland, and Montgomery County, Indiana, 818

Thomas Sparks of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 818-19

Thomas Sparks of Rhode Island and Tioga County, New York, 820-21

Thomas Sparks of Salem County, New Jersey, 821-22

The Service of Thomas Sparks of Alabama and Arkansas in the War With the Creek Indians in 1836, 823

Sparks Marriages in McLennan County, Texas (1850-1870), 823

Two Sparks Marriages in Shelby County, Alabama, 823

Miscellaneous Sparks Records from Rhode Island, 824

Early Sparks Marriages in Butler County, Ohio, 825

Sparkses Listed on the 1850 Census of Wyandott County, Ohio, 825-26

Sparkses Listed on the 1850 Census of Adams County, Ohio, 826-27

Query: Temple T. Sparks, died in Oakland, Oklahoma, in 1898-1902, 827-28

No. 47, September 1964

This is My Life, by Ida Sparks Venter (1867-1964), 829-34

John Sparks (1755-1834) of Newberry County, South Carolina and Washington County, Georgia, 835-39

Two Sparks Burials Near Reedsburg, Wisconsin, 839

William H. Sparks (1807-1896) of New York, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Louisiana, 840-41

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications: 842-847

Uriah Sparks of North Carolina and Georgia 842-43

Walter C. Sparks of New York City 843-44

Walter Sparks of Henry County, Kentucky, & Orange County, Indiana 844-46

Wesley Sparks of Parke County, Indiana 846-47

Query - Priscilla Sparks, Born ca. 1780 [in Woodbury, New Jersey; she married Jonathan Duffield], 847

No. 48, December 1964

Henry Sparks (1773-1860) - of Madison County, Virginia: His Ancestors and Descendants, 849-860

William Thomas Sparks and His Seven Sons, 860-61 (He was born in Madison County, Virginia, 1821; died Saline, Missouri, 1880.)

Addition to The Descendants of William Sparks (Died 1816), 861 (Refers to issue 23, September 1958.)

Query - Archibald Sparks (Born ca. 1790, Died ca. 1836) [of Woodford & Jefferson Counties, Kentucky, and Clark County, Indiana], 862

Sparks Families Found in the 1850 Census of Orleans County, New York, 864

Isaac Sparks of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and His Descendants, 865-872

No. 49, March 1965

John Ardie Sparks (1817/20-1892) of Morgan County, Kentucky, 873-78

Query [Regarding Sarah Sparks, 1824-1908, who married George Washington Scott; from Rush County, Indiana, to Warren County, Indiana], 878

Query [Regarding Sarah A. Sparks, born ca. 1807 in Maryland; married John Anderson; died in Vinton County, Ohio], 878

Query [Regarding Elizabeth Sparks, born in Pennsylvania ca. 1820, married Benjamin S. Carr], 878

Matthew Patton Sparks (1855-1940) and His Descendants [of Shelby County, Texas, and Coffee and Shelby Counties, Tennessee], 879-885

Sparks Marriages in Kentucky [in Laurel County, 1825-1851, and Lawrence County, 1822-1865], 886-87

Sarah Sparks Conway (Born 1778 in South Carolina; Died 1872 in Indiana) a Query, 888

Sparks Families Listed on the 1820 Census of Kentucky, 890-93

Addition to the 1810 Census of Kentucky, 893

No. 50, June 1965

Query - Information Wanted on the Family of William Wiley Sparks [Born 1854 in Pike County, Arkansas; Died 1930 in Snyder, Oklahoma], 895-97

Sparkses in Philadelphia in 1850, 897

The Descendants of Senith (Sparks) Bradshaw [Daughter of Richard Sparks of Tennessee and Wright County, Missouri], 898-904 (See also issue 51, September 1965 for additional descendants.)

Memories of a Texas Childhood [by Dr. John E. Sparks, born 1877], 904-07

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications,

William Sparks of Bourbon County, Kentucky, 908-909

William Sparks of Wilkes County, North Carolina, and Franklin County, Alabama 910-11

Some Early Sparks Families in Texas [Taken from An Abstract of the Original Titles of the General Land Office], 911-12

Joseph S. Sparks 1794-1868, Proof of His Parentage [Born 1760 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Died Bureau County, Illinois, in 1768], 912-13 (See also issue 35, September 1961 and issue 136, December 1986, p. 2962.)

Sparkses Buried in Clay County, Missouri, 913

Sparks Marriages in Fayette County, Alabama [1866-1885], 914

Sparks Marriages in Blount County, Alabama [1838, 1866, 1880], 914

No. 51, September 1965

The Sparks Family of Keene Township, lonia County, Michigan [Descendants of Joseph and Mehetabel (Johnson) Sparks of Windham, Connecticut] , 915-24

Sparks Marriages in Boone County, Iowa [1827-1878], 924

Descendants of George W. and Nancy Sparks [He was born ca. 1806 in Iredell County, North Carolina; died 1870 in Wright County, Missouri], 925-27 (See also issue 63, September 1968, pp. 1169-1171.)

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

William Sparks, born Bourbon County, Kentucky, died Andrew County, Missouri, 928-930

William Sparks, born Washington County, Pennsylvania, died in Monongalia County, Virginia (now West Virginia) 930-32

Query Regarding Amon Sparks (Born About 1795) [in Union County, South Carolina; Moved to Blount County, Alabama, Died ca. 1835 in Monroe County, Mississippi], 933

Sparks Marriages in Kentucky [Lee, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, and Mason Counties] 934-35 (Dates covered vary by county.)

No. 52, December 1965

Harry M. Sparks, A Biographical Sketch, 937-40 (Includes data on his great-grandparents, James and Matilda Sparks of Harlan and Laurel Counties, Kentucky.)

Sparkses Listed on the 1850 Census of Hartford County, Connecticut, 940

The Descendants of Robert and Elizabeth (Shaw) Sparks of New Brunswick, Canada, and Anoka, Minnesota, 941-45

Sparks Marriages in Kentucky [Morgan, Nelson, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen, Perry, Pike, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Woodford] 946-49 (Dates covered vary by county.)

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications:

William Sparks, born in Maryland, died in Brown County, Ohio, 950-51

William D. Sparks, born in Surry County, North Carolina, Died in Cooper County, Missouri 951-53

How an American Family Acquired the Name Sparks [from a Swedish Name Sounding Slightly Like Sparks] 954

Arthur J. Sparks (Born 1873) of Lakefield, Minnesota, 955

Sparks Burials in a Cemetery Near Spearman, Texas, 956

No. 53, March 1966

Claude E. Sparks, Editor and Publisher of The Franklin County, Alabama, Times [a Great-grandson of Isaac Newton Sparks, born 1848] 957-59

John Sparks (Son of Matthew & Sarah Sparks) Born 1755, Died 1831 [From North Carolina to Georgia, Then to Greenville County, South Carolina, Died in Franklin County, Alabama] 960-68

Persons Named Sparks Listed on the 1850 Census of Henderson County, Illinois, 968

Sparks Marriages in Morgan County, Illinois [1833-1845] 968

Last Will and Testament of Thomas Sparks of Clark County, Ohio [Dated 18 January 1864] 970-73

Query: Information Wanted on William Sparks, Born in Georgia 1800 / 15, Who Married Martha Scarberry and Lived in Tennessee, 973

Wright Bruce Sparks and His Descendants [Grandson of Josiah Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland] 974-76 (He moved to Franklin County, Indiana.) (See also issue 57, March 1967, pp. 1043-44.)

Persons Named Sparks Listed on the 1850 Census of Carroll County, Ohio, 977

Persons Named Sparks Listed on the 1850 Census of Orleans County, Louisiana, 977

Query: Information Wanted on Electa Sparks, Born About 1847 in Connecticut [Married Dennis Eli Walker] 978

Persons Named Sparks Listed on the 1850 Census of Clark County, Arkansas., 978 (Correction: this was actually Sabastian County.)

No. 54, June 1966

Death Takes Oral A. Sparks [a Descendant of William Sparks Who Died in Surry County, North Carolina, in 1801], 979-81

Descendants of Charles Andrew Sparks (Died About 1919) Sought, 981 (He died in the San Diego, California, area.)

Notes on the Family of John Sparks (died 1710) of Windsor, Hartford, County, Connecticut , 982

Notes on the Family of John Sparks (died 1746) of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut , 983

Sparkses Appearing on the 1800 Census of Hartford County, Connecticut, 984

Sparkses Appearing on the 1810 Census of Tolland County, Connecticut, 984

Two Early Sparks Marriages in Marion County, Indiana, 985

Two Early Sparks Marriages in Caroline County, Maryland, 985

An Early Sparks Family of Glenn County, California, 986 (The grave stone inscriptions given here were for sons of Matthew and Sarah (Elmore) Sparks.)

Notes on a Sparks Family of Walker County, Alabama, 986

Some Sparks Families From the 1860 Census Cumberland County, Illinois 987-88

Coles County, Illinois 988-89

Logan County, Illinois 989

Adair County, Iowa 990

Boone County, Iowa 990

Wayne County, Iowa 990

Putnam County, Missouri 991

Barry County, Missouri 991

Mercer County, Missouri 992

Miller County, Missouri 992

Walker County, Alabama 993

Pickins County, Alabama 99-94

Tioga County, Pennsylvania 994

Denton County, Texas 994

Collin County, Texas 994

Carroll County, Tennessee 995

Windsor County, Vermont 995

McDonald County, Missouri 995

Jasper County, Missouri 996

Bartholomew County, Indiana 996

Franklin County, Kansas 996-97

Leavenworth County, Kansas 997

No. 55, September 1966

John W. Sparks Awarded Legion of Merit, 999-1000

Kentucky Sparkses in the Civil War., 1001-09

Additional Notes on Isaac Sparks (Died 1834) of Hamilton County, Ohio, 1009-10 (The will of Isaac Sparks appeared in issue 38, June 1962; see also p. 1142 of issue 61, March 1968, and pp. 1420-21 of issue 75, September 1971.)

Francis M. Sparks (1832-1910) [Son of Thompson Sparks; of Rushvile and Maxwell, Indiana] 1010

Sparkses Listed on the 1850 Census of Owsley County, Kentucky, 1011-12

Query: Who Was Matthew Sparks of Washington County, Indiana? [He married Lucy Callaway], 1012

A Haunted House Near Bath Springs, Tennessee, 1012 (A Sparks family is said to have lived in this old stagecoach inn built about 1805.)

Sparkses Listed on the 1830 Census of Ohio, 1013-16

Death Takes J. Kent Sparks, 1017 (Included is the Bible record of the 18 children of Jesse Sparks, his great-grandfather, of Hickman and Perry Counties, Tennessee.)

Who Was Edward Sparks, Classics Teacher, 1018 [of Chester County, Pennsylvania]? 1018

No. 56, December 1966

Pete Sparks - an Autobiographical Sketch [a Great-grandson of John Alice Sparks], 1019-26

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1840 Census of Kentucky, 1026-030

Sparks Families Listed on the 1860 Census of Vigo County, Indiana, 1030-33

Two Early Sparks Marriages from Northern California, 1033

Sparks Families Listed on the 1820 Census of Ohio, 1034-36

Who Was William Sparks, Born in Kentucky in 1799, Died 1871? 1037-39 (This question was answered in issue 114, June 1981, p. 2296)

An Early Sparks Marriage in Charleston, South Carolina, 1039

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Orange County, New York, 1040

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Orleans County, New York, 1040

No. 57, March 1967

Sparkses in the War of 1812: Bounty Land and Pension Applications

William J. Sparks, from Franklin County, Georgia, to Fayette County, Alabama 1041-43

Wright Bruce Sparks, from Harford County, Maryland, to Franklin County, Indiana 1043-44 (See also issue 53, March 1966, p. 974-76.)

Zachariah Sparks, from Newberry County, South Carolina, to Clinton County, Ohio 1045

Index to Sparkses in the War of 1812, 1045-052 (A listing of the 76 abstracts of bounty land and pension applications that were published in the QUARTERLY, September 1960 to March 1967.)

Frank Melville Sparks, Born February 28, 1877, [of Grand Rapids, Michigan], 1052 (See issue 107, September 1977, p. 2149, for record of his ancestry.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Buried at Andersonville, 1053

Men [Named Sparks] Who Served in the Civil War from Iowa, 1054-57

[Sparks Families Listed on the 1860 Census in Various Counties]

Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1058

St. Francis County, Arkansas, 1058

Scott County, Arkansas, 1058

Sabastian County, Arkansas, 1059

Marion County, Alabama, 1059

Marshall County, Alabama, 1059

Some Sparks Marriage Records from Bell County, Texas, 1060

No. 58, June 1967

Robert Sparks (1777-1831) of Madison County, Virginia, and Henry County, Kentucky, and His Descendants, 1061-1078 (Continued in issue 60, December 1967.)

Inscriptions from Tombstones in the Church Hill Cemetery, Queen Annes County, Maryland, 1078

No. 59, September 1967

Descendants of Solomon and Sarah Sparks, of Maryland and North Carolina, Through Their Son, 1.2.5.1.3 Reuben Sparks (ca. 1755-1840), 1081-89

Sparks Families Appearing on the 1810 & 1820 Censuses of Virginia, 1090-93

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War

Aaron Sparks, Alias Aaron Wilson, of Marlboro County, South Carolina, Former Slave of Samuel Sparks 1094-95

Abel B. Sparks, born 1842 in Potter County, Pennsylvania, died 1929 in Van Buren County, Arkansas 1095-96

Abel Tomlin Sparks, born ca. 1828 in Georgia, died 1896 in Clay County, Alabama 1097-98

Abraham J. Sparks, born 1830 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, died 1881 at Del Norte, Colorado 1098-99

Addison Sparks, born ca. 1831 in Kentucky, died 1864 in service 1099-1100

Albert C. Sparks, born 1841 in Monterey, Massachusetts, died 1921 in Lee, Massachusetts 1100-1102

Query: Who Were the Parents of Locelia Sparks (1801-1872) of Providence, Rhode Island? 1102 (She died in Clinton County, Michigan, wife of Ira Asariah Selden)

No. 60, December 1967

The Origin of the Sparks Name, 1103-17 (Reprint of an article that first appeared in issue 2, June 1953.)

Robert Sparks (1777-1831) of Madison County, Virginia, and Henry County, Kentucky, and His Descendants, 1108-1121 (Continued from issue 58, June 1967; see also issue 110, June 1980, p. 2209.)

No. 61, March 1968

Curtis T. Gay, Born September 29, 1947, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, Killed in Action January 20, 1968, in Vietnam [a 4th Great-grandson of Martin P. Sparks] 1123-25

Sparks Families in Mississippi - 1850 Census, 1126-1133

Obituary of Cornelius Sparks (1789-1862) [Who Died in Berrien County, Michigan], 1134 (See issue 45, March 1964, and issue 101, March 1978, for further information on this family.)

Will of William Sparks (Died 1788) of Fayette County, Pennsylvania followed by Notes on William Sparks, Died 1788, 1134-1142 (See also issue 75, September 1971.)

No. 62, June 1968

Descendants of Stephen and Elizabeth (Levi) Sparks [of Allen, Barren, and Monroe Counties, Kentucky, and Orange County, Indiana] 1144-48

Notes on a Hardin County, Kentucky, Sparks Family, 1148

Memories of the Missouri Ozarks Country by Elsie J. Jamieson, 1146-48 (Mrs. Jamieson was of the above branch of the Sparks family.) (Continued)

Robert Sparks (1777-1831) of Madison County, Virginia and Henry County, Kentucky, and His Descendants, 1149-1157 (Continued from issue 60, December 1967.)

Query: Are There Descendants of John T. and Martha F. (Johnston) Sparks [Who Were Married in 1906 in Macon County, Missouri]? 1157

Query: Are There Descendants of James Jefferson Sparks (Born 1808) of Perry and Humphreys Counties, Tennessee? 1158

Who Was the Phoebe Sparks Who Married Christopher Ault in 1815 [in Highland County, Ohio] 1158

Biographical Sketch of Daniel P. Sparks, Jr., Born 1845, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1159-1161 (See also issue 40, December 1962, p. 695.)

Sparks Marriages in Carroll County, Missouri (1833-1856) 1161

No. 63, September 1968

Mrs. Mary Tennessee Sparks Dowell, 1874-1968, a Tribute by Her Daughter, Lida, 1163-66 (Mrs. Dowell was a descendant of Richard and Sarah (Peterson) Sparks; see issue 102, June 1978, for a record of this family.)

Additional Notes on the Descendants of Isaac Sparks (1768-1834) of Hamilton County, Ohio, 1167-69 (See also issues 38, June 1962, 55, September 1966, and 61, March 1968, for earlier published data on this family.)

Additional Notes on the Descendants of George Washington Sparks (ca. 1806-1870) 1169-1171 (This extends the data appearing in issue 51, September 1965, pp. 925-27.)

Query [Regarding Abbie Sparks, Born in New York in 1848 or 1849, Who Married John Crisman - They lived in Colorado] 1171

Sparks Birth Records in Albany County, New York [in 1789 and 1792] 1171

Will of William Sparks (born ca. 1790, died 1880) of Atchison County, Missouri, 1172

Notes on the Family of William Sparks (ca. 1790-1880) of Atchison County, Missouri, 1173-74 (See also issue 84, December 1973, pp. 1605-06, for further data on this family.)

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1840 Census of Illinois, 1175-77

John Sparks (Born about 1776), Soldier and Explorer with Zebulon Pike, 1177-1180

Who Was the Thomas Sparks Who Was Fined $23.00 in December 1816 at the Mouth of the Kentucky River by an Intoxicated Judge and Jury? 1181

Whaling Masters Named Sparks (1841-1894) 1182

No. 64, December 1968

Robert Sparks (1777-1831) of Madison County, Virginia, and Henry County, Kentucky, and His Descendants, 1183-1199. (Continued from issue 62, June 1968.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Lincoln County, Maine, 1200-01

Sparks Burials in Bowdoinham, Maine 1201-02

No. 65, March 1969

Descendants of Hardy Sparks (Born ca. 1797) of North Carolina and Indiana, 1203-1210 (He married Susannah Brown in Wilkes County, North Carolina, in 1815; lived in Monroe and Greene Counties, Indiana.)

The Family of Martin Sparks, 1785-1875, of New York, 1211-14 (Son of Isaiah and Filisity (Dawset) Sparks, born Ashford, Connecticut, to Cortland County, New York.) (See also issue 104, December 1978 for additions and corrections.)

Melissa (Patton) Sparks (Born ca. 1815) - Her Ancestry [Mother of Matthew Patton Sparks, 1855-1940] 1215-19 (See also issue 49, March 1965.)

Query [Regarding Samuel Sparks, born 1800 in New Jersey; died 1865 in Logan County, Illinois] 1219

The Family of Elenor Sparks (Died 1832) of Fayette County, Kentucky, 1221-25

No. 66, June 1969

Thomas Sparks (1807-1877) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, and His Descendants, 1227-1241 (A great-grandson of Matthew and Eleanor Sparks of Pittsylvania County, Virginia; see also issue 49, March 1965, as well as issues 11 and 12, September 1955 and March 1956.)

Colby Sparks's Journey by Covered Wagon in 1890 from Texas to Kentucky as He Remembered the Events Fifty Years Later, 1241-45

No. 67, September 1969

Jesse R. Sparks (Born ca. 1780, Died 1865) and His Descendants, 1247-1255 (Born in Maryland; lived in Franklin and Dearborn Counties, Indiana; see issue 37, March 1962 for data on his brother, the Rev. Amos Sparks; also issue 67, September 1969.)

The Family Bible of Elijah Sparks, Born July 28, 1778 [of New Jersey] 1256

David Sparks (Born May 19, 1794; Died November 10, 1862) of Morgan County, Georgia, and Talladega County, Alabama, 1257-1265 (See also issue 31, September 1960, for his War of 1812 record.)

Who Was Nancy Sparks, Born 1810-1820, Who Married Mathis Cook? 1266 (From South Carolina to DeKalb County, Alabama.)

David Sparks, Born in 1829; North Carolina to Owen Co., Md., 1266 (See issue 180, March 1988, p. 3180.)

No. 68, December 1969

The Sparks Family Coat of Arms, 1267-1270 (A reprint of an article from issue 30, June 1960, with a new drawing.)

[Inscriptions from Two Sparks Gravestones, 1810 & 1816, in Hartford, New York] 1271

Sparks Families of Lewis County, Kentucky [Abstracts of Deeds, Wills, and Tax Records] 1271-75

Marriage Records of Sparkses in Lewis County, Kentucky - 1806-1890, 1275-79

Military Records of Confederate Soldiers Named Sparks Who Lived in Texas at the Beginning of the Civil War [Forenames Beginning With A through J 1280-86

No. 69, March 1970

The Descendants of Thomas Sparks (1790-1869) & His Wife Mary (Howe) Sparks (1795-1862), 1287-1303 (This couple moved from Great Bend, Pennsylvania, to Plainfield, Wisconsin in 1854.)

The Adoption of the Name Sparks by a family Named Spock [Originally from Germany], 1304-05

Family Record of J. W. and Rosia Sparks, 1305 (A Tennessee family; see also issue 16, December 1956.)

Death Claims Charles F. Sparks (1885-1969), 1306-07 (Information included on Mr. Sparks's ancestry; see also issue 12, December 1955.)

No. 70, June 1970

Query [Regarding Mary Elizabeth Sparks, Born 1852 In Georgia, Died 1935 in Travis County, Texas, Married Silas Wright Crossley] 1310

Additional Notes on Descendants of Josiah Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 1311-14 (A branch of the family descending from Josiah Sparks, Jr.; see issue 28, December 1959.)

Can Anyone Identify David Sparks, Who Died in 1917? 1314 (He was a Texas Ranger in the 1870s and 1880s and was traveling across Texas with his brother, Henry Sparks, when he died near Georgetown.)

Notes on the Sparks Families of Lewis County, Kentucky, 1315-1321 (An attempt to tie family members together based on data published in issue 68, December 1969; see also issue 128, December 1984, p. 2679.)

Who Was Edwin J. Sparks, Born 1865, Died 1902? 1322 (A query based on a tombstone found in a barn in Batavia, Iowa, originally in a cemetery at Mexico, Missouri.)

Additional Descendants of Thomas and Mary (Howe) Sparks, 1323 (See issue 69, March 1970.)

Correction, 1830 Census of Estill County, Kentucky, 1324 (See issue 27, September 1959.)

Cicero Augustus (Gus) Sparks, Born February 14, 1837 [a Confederate Soldier from Texas] 1324

The Family of John and Jane (Burk) Sparks, 1325 (He was born in County Mayo, Ireland, in 1761; died Crawford County, Illinois, 1821.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions

Albert T. Sparks, born and died In Iowa 1326-27

Albertus Sparks, born Cortland County, New York, lived in Oceana County, Michigan, 1327-29

Sparks Burials in Sullivan County, New York [1862-1896] 1330

Sparks Burials in Hartford, New York, 1330 (Reference is made to issue 68, December 1969 and to will of Henry Sparks, died 1816.)

No. 71, September 1970

The Sparks Place, 1331-33 (An article to accompany photograph of a house in Marlboro County, South Carolina, given by Samuel Sparks to his son, Alexander Doddridge Sparks, in 1856; see issue 40, December 1962, pp. 689-96.)

Persons Named Sparks Listed on the 1850 Census of Crawford County, Penna., 1333

Notes on the Sparks Families of Lewis County, Kentucky, 1334-1342 (Continued from issue 70, June 1970; see also issue 111, September 1980, p. 2240.)

Sparks Marriages Recorded in Cole County, Missouri (1821-1900), 1345

Vital Records of the Sparks Family from California Cemeteries, 1343-45

A Tragic Letter Written by Robert Sparks (ca. 1824-1864) Three Days Before His Death, 1346-49. (A Confederate Soldier from Wilkes County, North Carolina; son of Joel and Nancy (Blackburn) Sparks.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions

Alexander Sparks of Washington County, Missouri 1349-1350

No. 72, December 1970

Robert Thomas Sparks, 1808-1889, 1351-54 (A sketch of Robert Thomas Sparks and his family appeared in issue 71, September 1970, pp. 1337-1341; additional text provided here to accompany photographs.)

The Family of Jonathan and Rachel (Swaim) Sparks of Surry County, North Carolina, and Franklin County, Tennessee, 1355-1360

Solomon Sparks, of Surry County, North Carolina, and Franklin County, Tennessee, 1360-63. (Solomon and above Jonathan believed to have been sons of John and Sarah (Shores) Sparks; see also issue 12, December 1955; issue 26, June 1959; issue 44, December 1963; and issue 113, March 1981.)

Immigrants Named Sparks Who Came to Maryland Before 1675, 1362-63.

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions

Alfred Sparks, born in Kentucky, died in Danforth, Illinois 1364

Alfred L. Sparks, born in Salem, New Jersey, died in Camden, New Jersey 1364-65

Allen Sparks of Lawrence County, Kentucky 1365-66

Allen Sparks, born Lewis County, Kentucky, died In Clayton County, Iowa 1366-67

More on David Sparks Who Died in 1917 Near Georgetown, Texas, 1368 (See issue 70, June 1970, p. 1314.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1369-1370

Added Information on George Sparks, Jr., Born About 1811, Died 1884, 1370 (See issue 70, June 1970, p. 1320.)

No. 73, March 1971

Sparks Families in Kent, Talbot, and Queen Anne's Counties, Maryland, 1371-1389 (Edward Sparks, died ca. 1699; John Sparks, died 1700; Thomas Sparks, Immigrant 1669; William Sparks, died 1709.)

Church Records of St. Luke's Parish, Church Hill, Queen Anne's County, Maryland [ca. 1730-1816], 1389-1391

Sparks Marriages in Putnam County, Missouri, Book A, 1849-1869, 1392

No. 74, June 1971

The Family of William Harrison Sparks, Born 1834 in Estill County, Kentucky, Died 1906 at Lind, Washington, 1393-1401

Sparks Marriage Bonds Recorded in Hamilton County, Ohio, to 1846, 1402

Two Sparks Burials in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, 1402

Sparks Records in a California Newspaper [1859-1873], 1402-03

Fulton County, Georgia, Marriage Records, 1854-1869, 1403

The Family of Hannah Sparks and Her Husband, Byron Potter Pickering, 1404-1411 (Born 1848, she was a daughter of James Freeman Sparks; she died in 1917 in Crane, Montana.)

Twenty-six American Cities Have a Sparks Street, Avenue, or Road, 1411

Sparks Families Listed on the 1860 Census of Daviess County, Indiana, 1412

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1840 Census of South Carolina, 1413-14

No. 75, September 1971

Additional Notes on Caleb Sparks of Lewis County, Kentucky, and his Descendants, 1415-18 (He was born ca. 1785, died ca. 1835; see also issue 71, September 1970; also issue 78, June 1972.)

Additional Notes on Isaac Sparks (1768-1834) 1420-21 (See also issue 61, March 1968; also issue 38, June 1962.)

Moses Sparks, Born 1815, Died 1840, 1421 (Supplements article on Solomon Sparks, born ca. 1792, died Wells County, Indiana, 1854, issue 26, June 1959, p. 398.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions:

Alexander R. Sparks, probably born in New Jersey, married 1860 in Cincinnati, Ohio, died in Clermont County, Ohio 1422-23

Alpheus Sparks, born and died in Oswego County, New York 1423-25

Amaziah Sparks, born Hancock County, Indiana, died Lewis County, Kentucky 1425-26

Amos Hibin Sparks, born Dearborn County, Indiana, died 1864 in Virginia 1426-28

Amos J. Sparks, born and died in Kentucky; married 1862 in Harrison County, Kentucky 1428-29

Andrew Sparks, born in either North Carolina or Indiana, son of Hardy Sparks, married in Woodford County, Illinois, died a prisoner of war 1429-1430 (See issue 65, March 1969, p. 1210.)

Andrew J. Sparks, born Potter County, Pennsylvania, died in service 1430-32

Sparks Families Listed on the 1820 Census of Georgia, 1432-33

No. 76, December 1971

A New Drawing of the Sparks Coat of Arms, 1436-37

Paintings of the Sparrow Hawk Available to Association Members, 1437-39

Early Sparks Marriages in Champaign County, Ohio, 1439

Richard Sparks (Born ca. 1725, Died ca. 1792) of Middlesex County, New Jersey, and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1440-46

Richard Sparks of Gloucester and Salem Counties, New Jersey, (Born ca. 1720, Died 1800) 1446-48

Sparks Marriage Licenses, Webster County, Kentucky (1860-1900) 1448

Corrections [Addition of Stephen Sparks to 1860 Census of Leavenworth County, Kansas] 1448 (See issue 54, June 1966.) (Continued)

Further Notes on a Hardin County, Kentucky, Sparks Family, 1449-52 (Additions & corrections to article in issue 62, June 1968, regarding Thomas Sparks, born between 1770 and 1780.)

Query [Regarding Frances London, Born 1825, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Who Married Sparks], 1452

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions

Andrew J. Sparks, born Wilkes County, North Carolina, applied 1909 from same county. 1453-54

No. 77, March 1972

The Life of Stephen Sparks (1808-1899) [Born Laurens County, South Carolina, Died Fayette County, Indiana] 1457-1465

Correction, 1465 (Date of death of Ephraim Sparks corrected - see issue 75, September 1971.)

Family Record of Baxter Sparks (1777-1840) and His Wife, Elizabeth (Gwin) Sparks (1786-1844) [from Virginia to Indiana and Illinois] 1466-1474

No. 78, June 1972

Further Data on Descendants of David Sparks (1785-1861) of Hendricks County, Indiana, 1477-1485 (See also issue 16, December 1956, and issue 30, June 1960.)

Sparks Marriage Bonds of Hendricks County, Indiana, 1485-6

Further Notes on Descendants of Joseph and Isabella (Ellis) Sparks, 1486-7 (Refers to issue 75, September 1971; subjects moved from Lewis County, Kentucky, to Scotland County, Missouri.)

Sparks Marriages in Scotland County, Missouri, 1871-1882, 1487

A Sparks Letter Regarding the Outlaw, Jesse James [Written by Theodore C. Sparks of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1924) 1488-1490

Sparkses in Idaho in 1901-02 [from a Gazetteer] 1490

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions:

Aquila V. Sparks, born Baltimore, Maryland; resident of Ouachita, County, Arkansas, 1890; died 1897. 1491-2

Asa W. Sparks of Franklin County, Massachusetts, when enrolled 1863; died in service. 1492-93

Augustus M. Sparks, born Massac County, Illinois, died Madison County, Illinois. 1493-94

No. 79, September 1972

Some Sparks Photographs [Children of Mary Sparks, Daughter of Abel and Sarah Sparks) 1495-97 (See issue 138, June 1987, for a comprehensive article on Abel Sparks, born ca. 1778, died 1872.)

Notes on Descendants of John and Katharine (Waddell) Sparks, of Bourbon and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, 1498-1502 (See also issue 112, December 1980, p. 2262, for additional descendants.)

Sparks Families of Nicholas County, Kentucky, 1503-09

Wills of Persons Named Sparks in Nicholas County, Kentucky, 1800-1896, 1509

Sparks Families Listed on the 1840 Census of North Carolina, 1510-12

Sparks Families in Arkansas - 1830 Census, 1513

Sparks Families in Delaware - 1800 Census, 1514

No. 80, December 1972

Jeremiah Burns Sparks, 1808-1886, Son of Jesse R. Sparks (ca. 1780-1865) 1517-1527

Jeremiah B. Sparks, 1808-ca. 1882, Son of Amos Sparks (1785-1867) 1527-1530

Correction, With Additional Note on Family of David Sparks (1785-1862) 1531 (Refers to issue 78, June 1972.)

Vicksburg, Mississippi, Cemetery Inscriptions [Three Sparks Inscriptions] 1532

Query Regarding Shadrick Sparks [from Cumberland County, England, Perhaps to Michigan, in 1800s] 1532

Sparks Marriage Records in Gloucester County, New Jersey, 1533

Query - Miranda Jane Sparks [Who Married Jacob Greaver] 1534

Query - Denizie Effa Sparks (1861-1939) [Who Married Daniel Franklin Foster) 1534

Mary Sparks, Born About 1800, Orphan, of Bourbon County, Kentucky, 1534

No. 81, March 1973

The Family Portrait on the Cover, 1536-37 (Family of Catherine [Sparks] Reed and her brother, William Lewis Sparks.)

Archibald Sparks (Born ca. 1790, Died ca. 1836), With a List of His Children, 1537-39 (Refers to query in issue 48, December 1964; he was probably born in Virginia; a resident of Woodford County, Kentucky, in 1814.)

A Further Note on Thomas Sparks of Hardin County, Kentucky, 1539 (Refers to issue 76, December 1971, pp. 1449-1452.)

The Family of Thomas Sparks (1775-1866) of Clark County, Ohio, 1540

Descendants of Richard and Lucy (Devore) Sparks, 1541-45 (He was a son of the above Thomas Sparks.)

Query [Regarding James Monroe Sparks, born 1833 in Kentucky, Settled in Hardin County, Illinois, Died 1906 in Pittsburg, Kansas] 1546

Who Was Joseph Sparks of Dakota Territory? 1546 (He was born there in 1874.)

Query [Regarding Jemima Sparks, Born 1806 in New York City, Daughter of Christopher and Abigail Sparks] 1547

William Astor Sparks, Born About 1873, a Query, 1547 (He was of Connecticut or New York.)

A Further Note on Thomas Marshall Sparks, 1847-1812, 1547 (Refers to issue 78, June 1972.)

Persons Named Sparks Who Were Transported in Bondage to America, 1712-1744, 1548-49 (Five Sparkses identified.)

Query - Henry Sparks Married Mary McClaskey, 1807 [in Gallatin County, Kentucky] 1549

Additional Sparks Marriages in Kentucky [Counties of Adair, Anderson, Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Caldwell, Campbell, Carter, Estill, Fleming, Green, Harlan, Mercer, Rowan, Trigg, and Webster] 1550-54 (Taken from a variety of sources and for varying periods of time.)

No. 82, June 1973

Elijah Sparks (Born About 1770, Died 1815) of Early Indiana, 1556-1575 (Entire issue is devoted to Elijah Sparks and his descendants.)

No. 83, September 1973

Sparks Families of the Estill County Area of Kentucky, 1578-97 (Includes tax records from counties of Owsley and Jackson, and Sparks marriage records from Jackson County.)

Sparkses Found in the 1860 Census of Jackson County, Kentucky, 1597-98

No. 84, December 1973

Descendants of Moses Sparks (1815-1840), Son of Solomon and Isabella (Swaim) Sparks, 1601-03 (Supplements material appearing in issue 26, June 1959, and issue 75, September 1971.)

Additions to 1850 Census, Vermilion County, Indiana, 1603 (Supplements p. 485 of issue 30, June 1960.)

Still More Data on the Family of Isaac Sparks (1768-1834) 1604-1611 (Supplements articles appearing in issue 38, June 1962; issue 55, September 1966; issue 61, March 1968; and issue 63, September 1968)

Query - James Monroe Sparks (1833-1906) 1611 (Repeat of item in issue 81, March 1973, p. 1546.)

Sparks Marriages in Gallatin County, Illinois, 1813-1830, 1612

Death Takes J. Frank Gibson, 1613 (Includes list of children of Josiah and Lydia [Tollison] Sparks.)

Query-Steven A. D. Sparks [Born 1855, probably in Illinois; Died 1951, Terre Haute, Indiana] 1613

The Family of Jesse and Esther (Sparks) Caton, 1614 (Esther was a daughter of Jonas Sparks, died 1805, in Rowan County, North Carolina, about whom information appeared in issue 45, March 1964.)

Mary Lloyd Sparks (1827-1902), Granddaughter of Isaac Sparks, 1615 (Refers to issue 48, December 1964.)

Men Named Sparks Who Served from South Carolina in the War Between the States, 1615-16

Sparks Marriage Bonds, Brown County, Ohio, 1836-1858, 1616

Sparks Marriages in Butler County, Ohio, 1832-1838, 1616-17

Sparks Marriages in Clark County, Ohio, 1825-1860, 1617

Sparks Marriages in Clinton County, Ohio, 1842-1859, 1617

Some Sparkses Who Were Businessmen Ninety Years Ago [from the 1883-84 Southern Business Guide, Kentucky, Maryland, Georgia, Arkansas, and Texas] 1618

No. 85, March 1974

Isaac Sparks, Sr., of Estill County, Kentucky, Born About 1740, Died About 1815, and His Descendants, 1620-1637 (Continued in issue 86, June 1974.)

Isaac Sparks (1768-1834) - -An Additional Note, 1637 (See 3rd item, above, under

Query - Jane (Sparks) Dollar (Born ca. 1820, probably in Ashe County, North Carolina] 1637

Query-Christopher and Abigail Sparks, Parents of Jemima (Sparks) Bacon, 1806-1887, 1638 (Jemima was born in Livingston County, New York.)

No. 86, June 1974

Descendants of Isaac Sparks, Sr. of Estill County, Kentucky, 1640-1670 (Continued from issue 85, March 1974; see also issue 112, December 1980, p. 2259.)

Who Was Ellery Sparks [a Civil War Soldier] Died 1864?, 1670

William Sparks, born in Devonshire, England, 1873, 1670

No. 87, September 1974

The Cover Portrait of Richard Sparks (ca. 1757-1815), 1672

Richard Sparks (ca. 1757-1815), Indian Captive to U.S. Army Colonel [Son of Richard Sparks, ca. 1725-ca. 1792], 1673-1688 (See issue 76, December 1971, for article of the elder Richard Sparks.)

Query - Margaret (Sparks) Stuart [Born Ca. 1776 in Pennsylvania, Died ca. 1863 in Ritchie County, West Virginia], 1689-1690

No. 88, December 1974

Supplement to The Life of Stephen Sparks (1808-1899), an Article Published in the Sparks Quarterly of March 1972, 1692-94

Francis Marion Sparks (1843-1930) [Born Rush County, Indiana, Died Canadian County, Oklahoma], 1694-98

Edward Sparks, Born About 1813, of Boston, 1698

Have We Found the Parents of Elijah Sparks of Early Indiana?, 1699-1704. (Refers to issue 82, June 1973; probable parents were Absolom and Elizabeth (Brown) Sparks; article devoted largely to descendants of 1.2.4 John and Cornelia Sparks of Queen Annes County, Maryland.)

Correction - Elizabeth (Sparks) Ketcham Kuykendall, 1704 (Refers to issue 87, September 1974.)

Parentage of Rachel Swaim Who Married Jonathan Sparks, 1704 (Refers to issue 72, December 1970; see correction, issue 92, December 1975, p. 1792.)

Additional Notes on the Descendants of Josiah Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 1705 (Refers to issue 22, June 1958.)

Article Planned About Sparkses of Adair County, Kentucky, 1705-06

Query - Frank Sparks, Jr. (Born July 15, 1870) [Son of Francis Marion Sparks], 1708-09 (See issue 81, March 1973.)

Additional Sparks Families in Virginia in 1810, 1709 (Supplements data from 1810 census of Virginia published in Issue 59, September 1967.)

No. 89, March 1975

Richard and Lucy (DeVore) Sparks, 1712 (Explanation of photographs appearing on cover of this issue of the QUARTERLY.)

Some Descendants of Reuben and Cassa (Buttery) Sparks, 1713 (Supplements article appearing in issue 59, September 1967; see also Issue 141, March 1988, for further information on this family.)

Query - Emanuel and Sallie (Wyatt) Sparks [of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-1800s], 1713

Benjamin P. Sparks (1798-1882) [of Pennsylvania; Descendants of Him and His Wife, Phoebia J. Corey], 1714-18

The Matthew Sparks Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, Founded by Mrs. Francis A. McKee, 1719

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Charles W. Sparks, resident of Adair County, Kentucky, 1886.1720-21

Greenup Sparks, son of Jeremiah and Rachel (Jones) Sparks,of Kentucky. 1721-22

Jeremiah J. Sparks, born in 1839 in Morgan County, Illinois;died at New Sharon, Iowa, in 1917. 1722

Matthew Sparks, born and died in Adair County, Kentucky. 1723

Matthew T. Sparks, enlisted at Burlington, Iowa, died Andersonville Prison, 1864. 1724-25

Samuel T. Sparks, married in Lynnville, Iowa, in 1868, died 1905 in Jasper County, Iowa. 1725-26

Stephen J. Sparks, born near Jacksonville, Iowa, died at Grinneil Iowa. 1727

William H. Sparks, born at Burlington, Iowa, died at Andersonville Prison, 1864. 1727-28

William W. Sparks, born and died Adair County, Kentucky. 1728-29

Query-William A. Sparks, Born Ca. 1807/08 [of Kentucky and Monroe County, Missouri], 1729-1730

Query - Samuel E. Sparks, Born 1822 [in Virginia, Died Callaway County, Missouri], 1730

No. 90, June 1975

Cover Portrait of the Family of William Riley and Barbara Elizabeth (Carter) Sparks, 1732

Photograph of James Monroe Sparks (1833-1906) With His Wife, Melissa Jane (Helm) Sparks, 1733

An Answer to Who Was Ellery Sparks, Died 1864?, 1733-35 (Refers to issue 86, June 1974, p. 1670.)

Civil War Pension Papers of George W. Sparks, Another Descendant of William Sparks (ca. 1760-ca. 1834) of Adair County, Kentucky, 1735-36

Query - William Sparks, Born 1850, Son of George Sparks [In Missouri], 1737 (This query is repeated in issue 138, June 1987, p. 3124.)

Query - Mina (Sparks) Austin, 1849-1883 [Probably Born in Canada, Lived in Ellsworth County, Kansas], 1737

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Tennessee,1738-1751

No. 91, September 1975

Isaac B. Sparks, 1822-1904, 1754-55 (Includes photographs and list of children; he was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, died in Wells County, Indiana; refers to issue 26, June 1959, p. 399.)

Josiah Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, and His Descendants, Further Corrections and Additions,' 1756-57 (Refers to issue 22, June 1958; issue 28, December 1959; and issue 70, June 1970.)

Civil War Pension Papers of John W. Sparks [Son of Richard and Mildred Ann (Satterwhite) Sparks; Born Jefferson County, Kentucky, Died in Service, 1862], 1757-1761

Query - Leonard & Zeriah Sparks [of South Carolina], 1762

James Sparks - Liveryman of London, 1801/02 - Gone Abroad, 1762

Sparks Families of Adair County, Kentucky, 1763-67

Property Deeds of Adair County, Kentucky, 1801-1870, 1767-1771

Mina Sparks (or Jemima), Daughter of Amos and Margaret Sparks, 1771 (This is a response to query in issue 90, June 1975.)

No. 92, December 1975

Francis M. Sparks (1832-1910), 1774-75 (With 3 photographs of family, refers to issue 55, September 1966.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1840 Census of Ohio, 1776-1781

Marriage Records of Sparkses in Adair County, Kentucky, 1801-1895, 1782-86

Vital Records of Sparkses of Adair County, Kentucky, 1786-87

Property Deeds of Adair County, Kentucky, 1801-1870, 1787-1791

More Additions and Corrections to the Descendants of Isaac Sparks (ca. 1740-1815) of Estill County, Kentucky, 1791 (See also issue 86, June 1974, and issue 88, December 1974.)

Correction - Parentage of Rachel (Swaim) Sparks, 1792 (Refers to issue 88, December 1974, p. 1704.)

Additional Note on John W. Sparks (ca. 1841-1862), 1792 (Refers to issue 91, September 1975.)

No. 93, March 1976

Descendants of William Sparks (ca. 1760-ca. 1834) of Adair County, Kentucky, 1794-1812 (See also issue 103, September 1978, for additions and corrections.)

Query - Peachie (Sparks) Kilby [Married Scott County, Kentucky, 1809 or 1810], 1812

No. 94, June 1976

Who Was the Ancestor of the Sparkses of Webster County, Kentucky?,1816-1822

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Pleasant Sparks, born and died in Henderson County, Kentucky. 1823-24

Noah Webster Sparks, born Webster County, Kentucky, died Chicago, Illinois. 1824-25

William C. Sparks, born and died in Wilkes County, North Carolina. 1825-26

David L. Sparks, born Pike County, Missouri, died in service, 1865. 1826-27

Query - Parentage of Baxter Sparks (1777-1840), 1828 (Refers to issue 77, March 1972.)

Query - Adeline Sparks (Born 1809) Married Isaac Newman, 1829 (She was born In Pennsylvania.)

Query - Hannah J. Sparks, Married James R. Crank, 1885, 1829

Correction - [Identity of Wife of Lemuel Nelson Sparks (1852-1944), 1830 (Refers to issue 92, December 1975.)

Further Data on the Descendants of Solomon Sparks, Jr. of Wilkes County, North Carolina, 1831-32 (Refers to issue 26, June 1959.)

Sparks Coat of Arms Still Available from Mrs. Rountree, 1832

Some Corrections and Additions [Pertaining to Descendants of Robert Sparks (1777-1831) of Madison County, Virginia, and Henry County, Kentucky], 1833-34 (See issue 58, June 1967; issue 60, December, 1967; issue 62, June 1968; and Issue 64, December 1968.)

No. 95, September 1976

Civil War Pension Application of Bateman R. Sparks, (1841-1918), 1836-40

Leonard Sparks (Born About 1822, Died 1865) of Union County, South Carolina, and Gwinnett County, Georgia, 1841-1852

Sparks Marriage Bonds in Shenandoah County, Virginia, 1772-1850, 1853

Sparks Households Listed on the 1800 Census of Pennsylvania, 1853-54

No. 96, December 1976

Descendants of William Sparks of Adair County, Kentucky, 1856-1875 (Continued from issue 93, March 1976.)

Sparks Marriages in Hardeman County, Tennessee, 1823-1853, 1875

Descendants of David and Mary (Little) Sparks Sought [of Rowan County, North Carolina, and Hardeman County, Tennessee], 1876 (Refers to issue 45, March 1964; see also p 1927 of issue 98, June 1977; also pp. 1965-1984, issue 101., March 1978.)

No. 97, March 1977

Further Information Regarding Family of Joseph and Isabella (Ellis) Sparks, 1878-1880 (Refers to issue 75, September 1971.)

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1830 Census of Georgia, 1880-81

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1830 Census of Pennsylvania, 1882-83

Query [Pertaining to Easm, or Eason, Sparks, Darke County, Ohio], 1883

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1840 Census of Mississippi, 1884

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1840 Census of Indiana, 1885-89

Correction Regarding Lydia (Sparks) Bauguess, Born ca. 1785, 1889 (Refers to issue 59, September 1967.)

Query [Abel Sparks, Son of George and Delia Sparks of Wilkes County, North Carolina, and Wells County, Indiana], 1989 (Refers to issue 26, June 1959.)

James H. Sparks (1870-1940), Son of William Benson and Mary (Odom) Sparks, 1890 (Refers to issue 53, March 1966.)

Persons Named Sparks Who Have Been Honored by the National Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1891-94

Query - Rachel Sarah (Sparks) Pollard [Born 1804-15 in South Carolina; in Cherokee County, Alabama, in 1850], 1894

Nicy Ann Sparks, Born October 25, 1818, Daughter of David and Elizabeth (Roberts) Sparks of Hendricks County, Indiana, 1896

No. 98, June 1977

Further Information About the Descendants of Daniel Crawford Sparks, Grandson of Isaac Sparks, Sr. (ca. 1740-ca. 1815) of Estill County, Kentucky, 1899-1902 (Refers to issue 86, June 1974.)

Sparks Marriages in Washington County, Tennessee, 1787-1859, 1902

Early Sparkses of Maine and New Hampshire, 1903-04

John Sparks of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Born Prior to 1635, Died Prior to 1704, 1904-05

Whatever Became of Samuel R. Sparks [Who Left Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1838?, 1905

Sparks Families Appearing on the 1800 Census of Maryland, 1906

Sparks Families Appearing on the 1810 Census of Maryland, 1907-08

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Queen Annes County, Maryland, 1908-1913

Sparks Marriages Recorded in the First Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia, PA, 1913

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Wilson W. Sparks, born and died in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. 1914-15

William B. Sparks, born in New Jersey, died in service in Georgia, 1864. 1915-16

William S. Sparks, born Kent County, Delaware, living in Camden, New Jersey in 1915. 1917

Query - Descendants of Mary (Little) Sparks, 1918 (See contents for issue 96, December 1976, on page 28 of this index for cross references.)

No. 99, September 1977

Addison Sparks (Born ca. 1795) of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and Parke County, Indiana, 1920-24

Sparks Marriages in Parke County, Indiana, 1831-1860, 1924

Sparks Marriages in Harrison County, Indiana, 1825-1876, 1924-25

Further Data About Descendants of William Sparks (ca. 1760-ca. 1834) of Adair County, Kentucky, 1925 (Refers to issue 93, March 1976.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1810 Census of Pennsylvania, 1926-27

Richard Sparks, Born ca. 1700, Indentured Servant [from Bristol Parish, England], 1927

Sparks Families Listed in the 1830 Census of Virginia, 1928-29

Henry Sparks (1753-1836) Honored [With a Highway Marker], 1929

Corrections of the 1820 and 1840 Censuses of Henry County, Kentucky, 1929 (Refers to p. 892 of issue 49, March 1965, also p. 1028 of issue 56, December 1966.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1840 Census of Louisiana, 1930

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Philemon E. Sparks, born Ohio, died Chelsea, Michigan. 1931-32

Joseph H. Sparks, born Lynn, Massachusetts, killed in action, 1863. 1932-33

Winship W. Sparks, born and died in Maine. 1933-34

George W. Sparks, born Jackson County, Indiana, died Grant County, Indiana. 1934-35

Thomas Sparks, born Bedford County, Tennessee, died near Gerard, Illinois. 1936-37

Samuel Sparks, born probably in Ohio, died at Mount Erie, Illinois. 1937-38

No. 100, December 1977

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

William Henry Sparks, born Lewis County, Kentucky, died at Trinity, Kentucky. 1940-43

Correction, 1943 (Refers to Henry Sparks, son of Anthony Sparks. p. 517, issue 32, December 1960.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Ohio, 1944-1959

Additions & Corrections, 1850 Census, Parke County, Indiana,1959 (Refers to p. 468, issue 29, March 1960.)

No. 101, March 1978

A Glance Backward: The Sparks Family Association at Age Twenty-five, 1962-65

Ancestors and Descendants of Cornelius Sparks, 1789-1862 [Son of Jonas Sparks], 1965-1984 (See also issue 45, March 1964.)

Query - Isaac Rigdon Sparks [Born 1860 in Douglass County, Missouri, Died 1930, 1985

Query - Margaret Sparks, Born 1785 [Married John Burge], 1985

Query - Isaac Sparks, Born ca. 1809 [Married Elizabeth Lawrence in Hendricks County, Missouri, in 1830],1986

Query - Bailey Sparks, Born 1760-1770 [of Carroll County, Tennessee, Believed to be Father of Mary H. Sparks, wife of Michael F. Fields], 1987 (See correction, Issue 114, June 1981, pp. 2316-17.)

Query - Finley Harrison Sparks, Born December 5, 1873 [Son of Daniel B. and Julia A. (Chance) Sparks], 1987

No. 102, June 1978

Samuel Sparks (Born Before 1755, Died Before 1830) of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and Spartanburg County, South Carolina, 1990-93

Richard Sparks, Born in Virginia, ca. 1779/81, Died in Arkansas After 1860, and His Wife, Sarah (Peterson) Sparks, 1993-1014

Absalom Sparks, Born ca. 1801 [in South Carolina] Died ca. 1851 [in Tennessee], 2015-2018

Query - Eugene Sparks, Born 1843 [in Wyoming County, New York] Died 1918 [in Wood County, Wisconsin], 2018

No. 103, September 1978

The Sparks House, Located in Nacogdoches, Texas [Home of Dr. John Marion Sparks, 1831-1909], 2020-22

Sparks Families Listed on the 1820 Census of Pennsylvania, 2023-24

Additions and Corrections, The Descendants of William Sparks (ca. 1760-ca. 1834), Adair County, Kentucky, 2025 (Refers to issue 93,March 1976.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1840 Census of Arkansas, 2026

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Arkansas, 2027-29

Additions to the 1850 Census of Kentucky, 2030-31 (Refers to issues 17, 18, and 19, March, June, and September 1957, and provides additions to persons named Sparks in the following counties: Franklin, Green, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Livingston, Nelson, and Nicholas.)

Sparks Families Appearing on the Census of South Carolina, 1800, 1810, 1820, and 1830, 2032-35

Sparks Families Enumerated on the 1800 Census of Massachusetts, 2036

Corrections: Marriages in Bourbon and Harrison Counties, Kentucky, 2036 (Refers to issue 41, March 1963.)

William A. Sparks [of Birmingham, Alabama], Pensioner of the Spanish-American War, 2037

Correction [to Notes of a Sparks Family of Walter County, Alabama], 2037 (Refers to issue 54, June 1966.)

The National Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 2038-2041 (Includes sketches of Revolutionary War soldiers named Sparks whose descendants have joined the SAR.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1800 Census of Connecticut, 2041

Corrections and Query [Pertaining to Archibald Sparks, Born ca. 1790, Died ca. 1836], 2042 (See issue 81, March 1973.)

Corrections [to Article on Addison Sparks, Born ca. 1795], 2042 (See issue 99, September 1977.)

No. 104, December 1978

Matthew R. Sparks (ca. 1815-1892) of Washington County, Indiana, and Mahaska County, Iowa, 2044-2052 (See also issue 122, June 1983, pp. 2533-34.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Benjamin Cager Sparks, born Washington County, Indiana, died Chariton, Iowa. 2053-55

John H. Sparks, born Washington County, Indiana, died Lynnville, Iowa. 2055-56

Weeden H. Sparks, born Washington County, Indiana. 2056

Clinton C. Sparks, married in Queen Annes County, Maryland, died In Lawrence County, Indiana. 2056-57 (See also p.2568.)

Coleman Sparks, born in South Carolina, resident of Gordon County, Georgia; died in service. 2057-2060

Frank W. Sparks, born Oswego County, New York, died in New Haven, New York. 2060-61

The Family of Martin & Lydia (Dodge) Sparks, Some Additional Notes, 2062-63 (Refers to issue 65, March 1969.)

Response to Query: Abel Sparks, born c.1828, 2064-65 (Refers to query In issue 97, March 1977, p. 1890.)

National Cemetery Interments, Hamilton County, Tennessee, 1863-1939, 2066

No. 105, March 1979

Descendants of Nicholas Sparks (ca. 1700-ca. 1780) of Truro, Massachusetts, 2067-2092 (See issue 107, September 1979, for continuation of this article; also issue 128, December 1984.)

Query [Descendants of William Sparks, Born ca. 1780 in Anson County, North Carolina; died in Putnam County, Georgia, 1816], 2093

Review of a Book Entitled Sparks Family History, 2094-95

Sparks Entries in The Pirates Whos Who, 2095-96

No. 106, June 1979

Letters Regarding John U. Sparks, Oklahoma Cowboy and Murderer (ca, 1755-1909), 2097-2100

Sparkses in the American Revolution: David Sparks (ca. 1745-1820) of Cumberland County, Maine, 2100-03

Sparkses in the American Revolution: Abraham Sparks (ca. 1764-1835) of Ulster County, New York, 2103-06

Charity (Hicks) Champlin Sparks, Widow of Joseph Sparks, a Revolutionary War Pensioner [Her second husband was Joseph Sparks of Bristol, Rhode Island], 2106-08

Addition to Descendants of Nicholas Sparks, 2108-09 (Refers to issue 105, March 1979.)

Family of James Milton Sparks [Born 1844, died 1920], 2109 (Refers to article in issue 102, June 1978.)

Family of King Sparks [Son of Carter Walton Sparks], 2109-2110 (See also issue 32, December 1960.)

Corrections and Additions [to Article Entitled Richard Sparks, Born in Virginia ca. 1779-1781, Died in Arkansas After 1860, and His Wife, Sarah (Peterson) Sparks), 2110 (Refers to issue 102, June 1978.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Balis E. Sparks, born Hickman County, Tennessee, died Cheotah, Oklahoma. 2111-13

George W. Sparks, born Ca. 1837 in Hickman County, Tennessee; died in 1899 in Newton County, Arkansas. 2112-13

Jesse Sparks, born Hickman County, Tennessee, died in Chancel, Arkansas. 2113-15

Thomas E. Sparks, born Hickman County, Tennessee, died in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. 2115-16

Isaac Sparks, born in Mathews County, Virginia, slave of George Armstead; died New Orleans, Louisiana. 2116-18

Solomon Sparks, born Taylor County, West Virginia; resident of Marion County, West Virginia in 1890. 2118-19

George W. Sparks, born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in Trenton, Missouri. 2119-20

No. 107, September 1979

Descendants of Nicholas Sparks (ca. 1700-ca. 1780) of Truro, Massachusetts, 2121-2149 (Continued from issue 105, March 1979.)

Query [Regarding Sarah Sparks Who Married Jacob Baney; Residents of Sagamon County, Illinois, and Kansas], 2149

No. 108, December 1979

Josiah A. Sparks (ca. 1770-ca. 1841) of Adair County, Kentucky, 2152-2166

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions, 2166-72

Samuel A. Sparks, born in Adair County, Kentucky, resident of Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1879. 2166-67

Addison R. Sparks, born Adair County, Kentucky. 2167-68

Truelove Sparks, born in Kentucky; married in Mercer County, Missouri. 2168

James Sparks, born in Sangamon County, Illinois; died in service at Atlanta, Georgia. 2169-2170

Otho Sparks, born in Indiana, died in Union, Indiana. 2170-72

Additional Soldiers of the American Revolution Named Sparks Whose Descendants are Eligible to Join the D. A. R., 2172 (Refers to issue 103, September 1978.)

Query - Ancestry of Mary Jane Sparks (1869-1942) [Born in Taylor County, Iowa], 2172-73

Query - Eunice Sparks, Born ca. 1796 [in Kentucky; She Married Thomas Dicky), 2174

Query - Elizabeth (Sparks) Ross, 1172-1834 [Moved from New Jersey to Peoria, Illinois, Before 1836], 2174-75

Family of John Henry Sparks, Jr., 1854-1936 [Born and Died in Tazewell County, Virginia], 2175 (See also issue 59, September 1967, p. 1087.

No. 109, March 1980

Descendants of Josiah A. Sparks (ca. 1770-ca. 1841) of Adair County, Kentucky, 2178-2189 (Continued from issue 108, December 1979.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

William Jasper Sparks, born in Adair County, Kentucky, died at Kalispell, Montana. 2189-2190

John R. Sparks, born in Adair County, Kentucky, died in Metcalf County Kentucky. 2190-91

Charles Sparks, born in Fayette County, Ohio; disappeared in 1865; also known as Jared S. Benjamin. 2192-93

Cornelius William Sparks, born in New York City; married in Hennepin, Illinois. 2193 (A more complete abstract of his papers appears In issue 112, December 1980, p. 2263.)

Query: James Sparks (ca. 1803-ca. 1880) of Harlan and Laurel Counties, Kentucky, 2194-97 (See also another query in issue 128, December 1984, p. 2683.)

Correction, [Pertains to photo of Elijah and Polly (Anderson) Sparks on cover of issue 108, December 1979] 2197

No. 110, June 1980

The Sparks Circus, 2200-02

A Sabine River Legend and One Solomon Sparks, 2202-04. (See also issue 145, March 1989, pp. 3361-62 for additional information regarding Solomon Sparks.)

An 1896 Sparks Letter of Inquiry [Letter from Daniel P. Sparks of Hunt County, Texas, to Benjamin Hume Sparks of Culpeper, Virginia], 2204-05

Query: Who Was Elisha Sparks, Born About 1800, of Pennsylvania?, 2206

Additional Information Regarding Some Descendants of Josiah A. Sparks (ca. 1770-ca. 1841) of Adair County, Kentucky, 2207-09 (Refers to issue 109, March 1980.)

Additional Information About a Descendant of James Parnell Sparks of Kentucky and Missouri, 2209-2210 (Refers to issue 60, December 1967.)

Query - William J. Sparks (ca. 1800-1875) [Born in Ohio, Moved to Rush County, Indiana, in Early 1820s], 2211-13

Correction [Pertaining to Archibald Sparks, ca. 1790-ca. 1836 in Issue 81, March 1973], 2213

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions,

Joseph P. Sparks, born in Adair County, Kentucky; died at Kettle Falls, Washington. 2214

James H. Sparks, born in Kentucky, died In Pike County, Illinois, 2215-16

Shadrack Sparks, born in Pedricktown, New Jersey, died at Emmo, New Jersey. 2216-17

Jesse D. Sparks, born in Logan County, Illinois, Resident of Mackinaw Illinois, in 1891. 2217-18

Elijah Sparks, born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, died at Roaring River, North Carolina. 2218-20

John H. Sparks, resident of Doe Run, Missouri, 1892. 2220

No. 111, September 1980

Malinda Jane (Sparks) Lakes, 1868-1945, 2222

Who Was Ferba Sparks of Hancock County, Indiana, Born about 1887?, 2223

Some Cemetery Records from Muscatine, Iowa, 2223-25

Persons Named Sparks Who Were Listed on the 1900 Census of Indian Territory in What Is Now the State of Oklahoma, 2225-2239 (See also a correction, Sallisaw, issue 130, June 1985, p. 2765.)

Further Notes on Caleb Sparks of Lewis and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, 2240-41 (Refers to issue 71, September 1970.)

No. 112, December 1980

The Family of Sam Sparks (1854-1880), Son of Anderson West Sparks, 2244-49

The Family of Martha Ann (Sparks) and Isaac Carter Spence [Daughter of Col. William C. Sparks], 2250-55 (See also issue 10, June 1955.)

Some Marriages in Washington County, Arkansas, 2255

William Perry Johnson, 1918-1980, 2256-57

Query [Regarding Mary (Sparks) Sweet, Born ca. 1812 In Connecticut or New York], 2257

Query - Uriah Sparks [Born ca. 1797 in North Carolina, Died in Talladega County, Alabama, 1863], 2258

Descendants of Jeremiah and Sally (Morris) Sparks, Some Additions, 2259 (Refers to issue 86, June 1974; Jeremiah Sparks was of Jackson County, Kentucky.)

Gordon County, Georgia, Marriage Licenses for Persons Named Sparks (1864-1870), 2259

Query - Ann Sparke [Born ca. 1762 in Gloucester County, Virginia; Married Churchill Gordon in 1761 in Culpeper County, Virginia], 2260

Some Sparks Marriages From Scott County, Missouri [1831-1833], 2260

The Diary of Mary Melissa (Sparks) Clark [a Review of the Published Volume], 2261

Additional Descendants of John and Katherine (Waddell) Sparks of Bourbon and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, 2262 (Refers to issue 79, September 1972.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Cornelius William Sparks, born in New York City, married in Hennepin, Illinois. 2263 (This same abstract appeared in issue 109, March 1980, p. 2193.)

Ephraim Eugene Sparks, born in 1849 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, died at Brockett, North Dakota in 1930. 2264-65 (A sketch of his life appeared in issue 69, March 1970, p. 1302.)

Some Scattered Georgia Marriage Records for Persons Named Sparks, 2266

No. 113, March 1981

The Old Kentucky Home of Madison Sparks, 2268-69

Further Thoughts About the Family of John and Sarah (Shores) Sparks, 2269-72 (Refers to issues 12, December 1955; 26, June 1959; 44, December 1963; and 72, December 1970.)

Humphrey Sparks (ca. 1749-ca. 1827) of Culpeper County, Virginia, and Scott and Owen Counties, Kentucky, 2273-79 (See also issue 14, June 1956, pp. 136-37.)

Samuel Sparks of Platt County, Illinois, 2279

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Peter Sparks, born in Putnam County, Missouri, in 1839, died at Worthington, Missouri, in 1911. 2280-81

John Sparks, born in Indiana in 1832, died in Tahlequah, Indian Territory, Oklahoma, in 1891. 2281-82

John C. Sparks, born in Indiana in 1843, died in 1883 in Shawnee County, Kansas. 2282-84

William C. Sparks, born in 1838 in Johnson County, Indiana; resident of Fort Dodge, Kansas, in 1916. 2284-86

James Sparks, born in 1831 in Johnson County, Illinois; resident of Grinnell, Iowa, in 1912. 2286

Talton Emerson Sparks, born in 1840 in Brown County, Indiana; died in Livonia, Missouri, in 1917. 2287-88

George F. Sparks, born ca. 1841 in Putnam County, Missouri; died of wounds in service in 1864. 2288-89

Query [Concerning Nancy Sparks, born in 1764 In Armagh, Ireland; Married John Lamb; She Died In 1853 in Venango County, Pennsylvania], 2289-90

The Family of Joseph Monroe Sparks (1855-1911) [Son of Coleman and Louisa E. (Goings) Sparks), 2290 (Query repeated on p.2452.)

Sparks Marriages in Prairie County, Arkansas, 2291-92

No. 114, June 1981

Further Information About the Family of George Sparks (ca. 1777-ca. 1853) of Estill County, Kentucky, and Brown County, Indiana, 2294-2304 (See also issue 85, March 1974, and issue 86, June 1974.)

Additional Information About a Descendant of John Parnell Sparks of Kentucky and Missouri, [Pertaining to George R. Sparks, Son of James Parnell Sparks], 2305-07 (See also issue 60, December 1967, and issue 115, September 1981.)

Query [Regarding William Henry Sparks, 1805-1896, from Devon, England, to Canada], 2307

Correction [Pertaining to Marriage of Minus Lafayette Sparks], 2307 (See issue 45, March 1964.)

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Connecticut, 2308-2316

Query - John Sparks (1815-1889) [Who Was Born in New Jersey and died in Fulton County, Ohio], 2316

Correction [Pertaining to Bailey Sparks], 2316 (See also issue 101, March 1978, page 1987.)

Myra D. Manley Publishes Journal of James Andrew Sparks (Born 1837), 2317 (Refers to diary written between 1879 and 1898 in Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma.)

Correction, 2318 (A correction of volume numbers for the Quarterly.)

No. 115, September 1981

The Sparks Church, Barry County, Missouri, 2320

Further Information About the Family of George Sparks (ca. 1777-ca. 1853) of Estill County, Kentucky, and Brown County, Indiana, Continued, 2321-2349. (A continuation from issue 114, June 1981.)

Query [Regarding Cochran Line of William and Elizabeth (Cochran) Sparks], 2349

Query [Regarding Elmaette Sparks, Born ca. 1812-13 in New York, married James B. Norris], 2350

No. 116, December 1981

Introducing Alexander Barrow Daspits Biographical Study of William Henry Sparks (1800-1882), 2352

Sparks From a Smoldering Ember: Some Incidents from the Life of William H. Sparks (1800-1882), 2353-2368

Query [Regarding Edward Sparks Who Married Winnifred Wiatt ca. 1750-60 in Fauquier County, Virginia], 2369

Query [Regarding John A. Sparks, Born ca. 1845 in Arkansas; Died in 1880 in Indian Territory, Oklahoma], 2369

Query [Regarding William Austin Sparks and Mabel (Sparks) Bloore, Children of Frank and Mary (Brown) Sparks, Originally of New York], 2369

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Massachusetts, 2370-74.

James E. Sparks, Sr. (ca. 1782-ca. 1855) of Nicholas County, Virginia, 2375-76

Marriage Bonds of Scott County, Virginia, 2376

No. 117, March 1982

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of New York, 2378-2398

Seeks Information About English Ancestor, Robert Sparks, Born ca. 1750, 2398

Correction [Regarding a Descendant of John Ford Sparks Appearing in Issue 58, June 1967, p. 1065], 2398

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Benjamin F. Sparks, born in 1835 in Spencer County, Kentucky; died in 1927 in Farmersburg, Indiana. 2399

Lewis Clark Sparks, born in 1845 at Carpenters Landing, New Jersey; died in 1921 at Woodbury, New Jersey. 2400-02

Query [Seeking Descendants of James Andrew and Nancy Ann (Heaton) Sparks], 2402

Correction [to Pages 2323 & 2327 of Issue 115, September 19811, 2402

Photograph of Members of the Family of James Wiley Sparks [of Shawmut, Arkansas], 2403-04

Ned Sparks (1883-1957), Famous Canadian Comic Actor, 2405

Query - John R. Sparks (Born ca. 1806, Died 1898) 2405-06 (He was born In Pittsylvania County, Virginia.)

No. 118, June 1982

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Pennsylvania, 2408-2420.

Correction [of Data on Jeremiah Sparks of Adair County, Kentucky], 2420 (Refers to issue 93, March 1976, pp. 1804-06.)

Cornelius Sparks (1789-1862) - Additional Notes, 2421 (Refers to issue 101, March 1978.)

The Death of John Sparks in the Great Blizzard of 1888 [in Nebraska], 2421-23

Information Wanted on the Descendants of Alexander K. Sparks (Born about 1827) [in Bullitt County, Kentucky], 2424-25

Added Data on Filicity (Dawsett) Sparks and Lydia (Dodge) Sparks, 2425-26 (Supplements material published in issue 65, March 1969, on Martin Sparks.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Nathan B. Sparks, born in 1815 in Belmont County, Ohio; died in 1904 at Monroe City, Indiana. 2426-28

Miltiades Miller Sparks, born in 1845 in Ripley County, Indiana; died in 1886 at Monroe City, Indiana. 2428-2432

Query [Pertaining to Henry and Simon Sparks, Early Settlers In Gloucester County, New Jersey], 2432

No. 119, September 1982

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of New Jersey, 2434-2443

Information Sought Regarding the Descendants of Absalom Sparks (ca. 1771-ca. 1830) [Born in Rowan County, North Carolina, son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks; Believed to Have Died in Arkansas], 2443-2448

Three Branches of the Sparks Family in Early Marion-Monroe Counties, Missouri, 2449-2450

The John Riley Sparks Family of Garrard County, Kentucky, 2450-51

Query - Sarah Sparks (Born ca. 1820) in Ohio [She Married James Madison Bevard], 2452

The Family of Joseph Monroe Sparks (1855-1911), 2452-53 (A repeat of the same article as appeared on p. 2290 of issue 113, March 1981)

William Sparks (ca. 1783-1869) of North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee [Expansion on article on the Tree-of-Life Quilt Appearing in Issue 16, December 1956], 2453-57

Query - Thomas B. Sparks, Born ca. 1765 in Maryland [Died in Madison County, Illinois, in 1850, age 85], 2457-59

Query - Joel W. Sparks (1852-1920) of Neosho County, Kansas, 2459

Early Sparks Marriages in Yalobusha County, Mississippi, 2460

No. 120, December 1982

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

James Thomas Sparks, born in 1844 in Gilmer County, Georgia; died in 1916 at Camden, Tennessee. 2462-64

William D. Sparks, born in 1838 in Habersham County, Georgia; died in 1913 at Copper Hill, Tennessee. 2464-65

William Sparks, born Ca. 1834 in Baltimore County, Maryland; died in service in 1865. 2465-67

Nicholas Sparks, married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1859; died in 1887 at Edgewater, New Jersey. 2467-68

Martin Aaron Sparks, born in 1841 at Townshend, Vermont; died there in 1917. 2468-2470

Major A. Sparks, born in 1836 in Jackson County, Indiana; died in 1922 at Robinson, Illinois. 2470-71

James C. Sparks, born in 1840 in Jackson County, Indiana; died in 1862 in service. 2471-72

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Georgia, 2473-2482

The Sparks Family Heritage Book, a Critical Review, 2483-87

Query [Regarding Joseph Zachary Taylor Sparks, 1845-1914, probably born in Anson County, North Carolina], 2487

No. 121, March 1983

Descendants of Walter [Born ca. 1794] and Susan A. (Prewitt) Sparks of Henry County, Kentucky, 2490-95

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

John Sparks, born in 1838 in Henry County, Kentucky; resident of Donaldson, Arkansas, in 1909. 2496-97

Stephen Sparks, born ca. 1822 probably in Henry County, Kentucky; died in service in 1862. 2497-98

Robert Dennis Sparks, born in 1845 probably in Oldham County, Kentucky; died in service in 1865 in Cleveland, Tennessee, 2498-99

Richard W. Sparks, born in 1816 in Henry County, Kentucky; died in 1883 in Bartholomew County, Indiana. 2499-2501

Thomas H. Sparks, born in 1839 in Vigo County, Indiana; died in 1863 at Springfield, Iowa. 2501-03

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Illinois, 2503-2512

The Family of John Peterson Sparks (1846-1936) [Born in Roane County, Tennessee, Died in Scott County, Arkansas], 2513-14

Query [Josiah Sparks, Samuel Sparks, and Charles Sparks, Involved in 1795 In Montgomery County, Georgia, in Search for Hostile Indians], 2515

Some Early Sparks Marriages in Tallapoosa County, Alabama [1836-1846], 2518

No. 122, June 1983

The Family of George Sparks, Jr. (Born Ca. 1805) of Surry County, North Carolina, and Union County, Georgia, 2520-24

Sparks Families Found in North Carolina Census Records, 1790-1830, 2525-2532

Query: Parentage of Rebecca (Sparks) Stidham, Born ca. 1787 [in Either North Carolina or South Carolina, Married David Stidman and Lived Near Blackwood, Virginia], 2532-33

Additional Information About the Descendants of Matthew R. Sparks (ca. 1815-1892) of Washington County, Indiana, 2533-34 (Supplements article appearing on page 2052 of issue 104, December 1978.)

Corrections to the Descendants of Josiah A. Sparks (ca. 1770-ca. 1841) of Adair County, Kentucky, 2534-35 (Refers to page 2155 of issue 108, December 1979.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

David G. Sparks, born ca. 1836 in Ohio; died in 1883 in Wayne County, Ohio. 2536-37

Lorenzo H. Sparks, born 1843 in Trumbull County, Ohio, died in 1921 at Warren, Ohio. 2537-38

No. 123, September 1983

Descendants of James Sparks (1860-1928) of Jackson County, Kentucky, 2540-42

Some Sparks Marriages Recorded in Muscatine County, Iowa, 2542-43

Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Michigan, 2543-48

The Family of Frederick Bryant and Mary E. (Speer) Sparks [He Was born in Oldham County, Kentucky], 2548-2553

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

John G. Sparks, born in ca. 1828 in Ohio; died at Republic, Ohio in 1903. 2554-56

James P. Sparks, born in 1839 at Seneca, Ohio, died in 1920 In Monroe County, Michigan. 2556-57

George W. Sparks, born 1843 at Seneca, Ohio; died in 1919 at Montpelier, Ohio. 2558

No. 124, December 1983

Descendants of James Sparks (Born About 1710-15) of Queen Annes County, Maryland, Through His Son, Nathan Sparks (Born About 1738), 2562-72

Query [Regarding Three Brothers in Indiana in the 1820s: David T. Sparks Married Susan E. Walker; James Sparks Married Elizabeth Ann Walker; and William Sparks Married Lucinda, 2572-73

Sparkses of Early Harlan County, Kentucky, and Claiborne County, Tennessee, 2574-79

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Levin Davis Sparks, born ca. 1820 in Queen Annes County, Maryland; died 1864 as a prisoner at Andersonville. 2579-2580

Calvin Sparks, born ca. 1732 probably in Kentucky; died in 1895 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. 2580-81

Preston Sparks, born in 1827 in Harlan County, Kentucky; died in 1862 In Louisville, Kentucky. 2581-82

William H. Sparks, born about 1830 in Tennessee; died in 1892 at Visalia, California. 2582-83

Winright Sparks, born in 1826 near Tazewell, Tennessee; died in 1887 in Clay County, Kentucky. 2583-85

Oliver Sparks, born in 1842 probably in Highland County, Ohio; died in 1910 at Los Angeles, California. 2585-86

No. 125, March 1984

James Sparks of Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Clinton County, Indiana [Who Was Born ca. 1765], 2588-2600 (Continued on page 2611 of issue 126, June 1984.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied for Pensions for Service In the Civil War,

James Sparks, born 1835 in Ohio; died in service in 1864, 2601-02

Peter Sparks, born In 1837; of Tipton, Missouri, 1868-1886; died in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, in 1910. 2602-04

George Sparks, born ca. 1830 at Scriba, New York; died in 1901 at Volney, New York. 2604-05

Francis H. Sparks, born in 1833 at Scriba, New York; died in 1908. 2605-07

Persons Named Sparks Living In Wisconsin in 1850, 2607-09

No. 126, June 1984

James Sparks of Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Clinton County, Indiana [Who Was Born ca. 1765], 2612-2636 (A continuation of the article begun in issue 125, March 1984.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Elijah Rogers Sparks, born in 1843 near Colfax, Indiana; died in 1916 at the Soldiers Home in Lafayette, Indiana 2637-38

James Allen Sparks, born about 1838 In Clinton County,. Indiana; died there in 1917. 2638

William M. Sparks, born In 1838 in Clinton County, Indiana; died in 1922 at East Las Vegas, New Mexico. 2638-2640

Sparks Marriages Recorded as Having Occurred in St. Louis, Missouri, 1825-1859, 2642

No. 127, September 1984

Matthew J. Sparks (1759-1841), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks, and His Descendants [He Was Born in Rowan County, North Carolina, and Died in Clinton County, Illinois], 2644-2669

Bounty Land and Pension Application for Some Former Soldiers Named Sparks [Who Served in the Creek and Seminole Indian War, 1836],

Francis Marion Sparks, born in 1818 in Jasper County, Georgia;Died in 1876 in Franklin County, Tennessee. 2669-2670

James Brooks Sparks, born in 1809 in Illinois Territory; died in 1899 in Franklin County, Texas. 2670-72

William Sparks, born in 1807 in Jackson County, Georgia; died in Cooke County, Texas, ca. 1865. 2672

A Texas Pension for Service in the Confederate Army [John Napoleon Sparks of Tecumseh, Georgia; Died in Hopkins County, Texas], 2672-73

Query - Earl Roscoe Sparks (Born ca. 1903-06, Perhaps in Quanah, Texas; Died Probably in South Dakota], 2673-74

No. 128, December 1984

Descendants of Alcy Sparks (1826-1892) of Maine [Born in 1824 at Bowdoinham, Married James Lambert, Jr.], 2676-78 (See also issue 105, March 1979.)

Additional Information About the Family of James Sparks (ca. 1798-1856) of Lewis County, Kentucky, Putnam County, Indiana, and Clayton County, Iowa, 2679-2682 (See also issue 70, June 1970.)

Query: Descendants of James and Matilda Sparks of Harlan and Laurel Counties, Kentucky, Sought, 2683-84 (See also issue 109, March 1980, pp. 2194-97.)

Query: The Family of William and Rebecca (Johnson) Sparks [He Was Born in Virginia ca. 1814; Lived in McConnelsville, Ohio], 2684-86

Correction [Regarding Information on William Hamilton Sparks In Issue 37, March 1962, p. 623], 2686

Query - Sarah (Sparks) DeWitt [Probably Born in Tennessee ca. 1835-37; Married Wilson Nathaniel DeWitt], 2686

Query: Sarah Caroline (Sparks) Nix (ca. 1830-1894) [Born in Mississippi; Married John Wilson Nix in Monroe County, Mississippi; Lived in Columbia, Arkansas, in 1880], 2687

Who Were the Parents of Martin Sparks (ca. 1804-1862) of Jefferson County, Florida?, 2687-89

Persons Named Sparks Living in Iowa in 1850 [According to the 1850 Census], 2689-2694

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Henry Sparks, born in Lewis County, Kentucky, ca. 1836; died in 1863 In Clayton County, Iowa. 2694-96

William C. Sparks, born in New Jersey ca. 1844; died at Daytona, Florida In 1904. 2696-98

William Francis Sparks (also known as William C. Sparks), born in 1842 in Gloucester County, New Jersey; died there in 1875. 2698-2702 (Much of this article is a discussion of the fact that William C. Sparks and William Francis Sparks appear to have been the same person.)

John Sparks, born ca. 1827 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died there In 1872. 2702-03

Charles Sparks, born probably in Maine In 1841 or 1843; died at Columbia Park, Maryland, in 1926. 2703-04

Joseph Barnes Sparks, born In 1838 in Bristol, Rhode Island; died there in 1912. 2705-06

No. 129, March 1985

Family of James R. Sparks [Born 1851 in Blount County, Tennessee; Married Martha Alice Torbett; Died 1925], 2708-2711

Persons Named Sparks Living in Missouri in 1850 [According to the 1850 Census], 2712-2723

Additions and Corrections to the Sparks Families Listed on the 1850 Census of Indiana [for the Counties of Clay, Dearborn, Gibson, Huntington, Jennings, Marshall, and Monroe], 2724-27 (The records of Sparkses appearing on the 1850 census of Indiana were begun in issue 26, June 1959 and continued in issues 27, 28, 29, and 30.)

Persons Named Sparks Appearing in Connecticut Census Records, 1790-1840, 2728-2734

Persons Named Sparks Living in Rhode Island in 1850 [According to the 1850 Census], 2735

Persons Named Sparks Living in the Territory of Oregon in 1850 [According to the 1850 Census], 2735

Query: Who Was the Husband of Nancy (Kelly) Sparks, Born April 2, 1789? [She Was Born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Daughter of William and Sarah Kelley], 2736

No. 130, June 1985

Descendants of William Sparks (1761-1848), son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks [William Sparks Was Born In Rowan County, North Carolina, and Died at Nacogdoches, Texas], 2738-2756 (This article is continued in issue 131, September 1985.)

Who Were the Parents of Calvin R. Sparks (ca. 1809-1890) of Greene County, Indiana?, 2757-59

Query: Sarah (Sparks) Arnold (1799-1884) [Born in North Carolina, Died in Lincoln County, Tennessee], 2759-2760

Sparks Burials in Nicholas County, West Virginia, 2760-63

The Sparks Store Company of Persinger, West Virginia, 2763-64

Correction [to the 1900 Census of Salilsaw, Oklahoma], 2765 (See page 2229, issue 111, September 1980.)

No. 131, September 1985

Descendants of William Sparks (1761-1848), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks, 2768-2786 (Continued from issue 130, June 1985.)

Who Were the Parents of Cornelia C. Sparks (ca. 1825-1895) of New York and New Jersey [Who Married Martin H. Scott at Newark, New York?] 2787

Village of Sparks, Nebraska, Sold, 2787

Ruth Sparks (Born 1756), Daughter of Josiah & Penelope (Brown) Sparks of Baltimore County, Maryland, 2788-89 (She married Thomas Anderson ca. 1776; see issue 70, June 1970, for account of the family of Josiah Sparks.)

Sparkses In Denton County, Texas, 2790-91

The Sparks Family Heritage Book (With Various Other Titles], 2791-93

Persons Named Sparks Living in Louisiana in 1850 [According to the 1850 Census], 2793-96

No. 132, December 1985

A Confederate Pension Record [for Samuel Greeg Sparks, Born at Ripley, Tennessee, Died at luka, Mississippi], 2798-2801

Additional Notes About the Sparkses of Early Maine [Corrections and Additions to the Article on the Family of Nicholas Sparks, Jr. Appearing In Issue 105, March 1979], 2801-2810

William Palmer & Anna Minerva (Harding) Sparks, 2811 (He was born in 1843 at Greensburg, Indiana, and died In 1815 at Ida Grove, Iowa; see earlier record of this family in issue 82, June 1973, pp. 1555-75.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

William Palmer Sparks (see previous article, p.2811). 2812-13

David W. Sparks, born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, in 1833; died at Phoenix, Arizona, in 1908. 2813-15

James Sparks, born in 1831 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1904. 2815-16

James H. Sparks, born in 1841 at Everett, Pennsylvania; died there in 1917. 2816-18

John Clay Sparks, born at Indian Springs, Pennsylvania, in 1844; died at Everett, Pennsylvania, In 1924. 2818-19

Correction [Pertaining to Pages 2746 and 2748 of Issue 130, June 1985, in Article on Descendants of William Sparks (1761-1848)], 2819

Query: Eliza Jane (Sparks) Budd [Born ca. 1822 in Kentucky, Daughter of Daniel and Jemima (Gunn) Sparks, Married John Moses Budd in 1838 in Vigo County, Indiana], 2820

Sparks Households Listed on the 1840 Census of Pennsylvania, 2821-23

Marriage Records of Persons Named Sparks in Bourbon County, Kentucky, 1785-1895, 2824-26

No. 133, March 1986

How Sparks, Colorado, Got Its Name, 2828-29

Persons Named Sparks Appearing on the Federal Censuses of Maryland in 1820, 1830, 1840, and 1850, 2830-2846

Schuyler County, Missouri, Marriages, Book A, 1845-1860, 2846

Miller County, Missouri, Marriages, Book A, 1837-1857, 2846

Howell County, Missouri, Marriages, Book A, 1867-1871, 2846

Parentage of Esseneth (Green) Sparks, Wife of Stephen Sparks, 2847-48 (See also issue 77, March 1972, pp. 1456-1465.)

Query: The Rev. Joshua Palmer, Father of Mary (Palmer) Sparks, 2848. (Relates to article on Zachariah Sparks in issue 35, September 1961.)

Information Wanted About Solomon Sparks (ca. 1825-1856) of Carter, Greenup & Owsley Counties, Kentucky, 2849-2851

Query [Regarding John Corwin Sparks, Born ca. 1828 In Ireland; Resident of Monroe County, New York, in 1850], 2851

Query Regarding Parentage of Jonas Sparks, 1770-1823, of Vernon, Tolland County, Connecticut, 2852-54

Who Was Bentley Sparks of [Minnehaha County] South Dakota?, 2854

Query [Regarding James Sparks, Born in 1798 In Kentucky; Married Betsey Wells; Moved ca. 1835 to Marion County, Indiana; Said to Have Been Killed at Crab Orchard, Kentucky, During the Civil War], 2855-57

Correction [Regarding the Thomas Sparks Who Married Jennie Harwood), 2857 (See issue 22, June 1958, p. 296.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who applied, or whose Heirs applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

James A. Sparks, born in 1840 In Tipton County, Indiana; died in 1919 at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. 2858-2860

John Ecker Nail Sparks, born in 1839 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1912 at Pogosa Springs, Colorado. 2860-61

Joseph H. Sparks, born In 1841 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1912 at Clearville, Pennsylvania. 2861-62

Solomon C. Sparks, born in 1820 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; a resident of Wyanet, Illinois, in 1882. 2863-64

Thomas Sparks, born ca. 1831 in Montgomery County, Indiana; killed during his return home 'by explosion of the U. S. Transport Eclipse on January 27, 1865., 2864-65

Callaway County, Missouri, Marriages, 1840-1846, 2866

Laclede County, Missouri, Marriages, 1855-1870, 2866

No. 134, June 1986

Descendants of William Sparks (1761-1848), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks, 2868-2889 (Continued from issue 130, June 1985.)

Query - Polly (Sparks) Bauguess [Daughter of John and Sarah (Shores) Sparks of Wilkes County, North Carolina, Born ca 1782], 2889-2891

Query - Emanuel Sparks (Born ca. 1814) (Who Lived at Trapbill, Near Stone Mountain, Wilkes County, North Carolina; Son of John and Elizabeth Sparks], 2891

The Parke [Family] Society, 2891

Honor Comes to Jack D. Sparks, 2892

Persons Named Sparks Appearing on the Federal Censuses of Delaware in 1820, 1830, 1840, & 1850, 2893-99

Query - Parentage of Henry Sparks (1791-1883) of Salem County, New Jersey, & Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 2899-2902

Query - Daniel Sparks (ca. 1820-ca. 1863) [Born in New York ca. 1820; Died in Clinton County, Michigan, in 1863 or 1864], 2903-04

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service In the Civil War,

William D. Sparks, born in 1819 in Pennsylvania; died 1898 at Wilmington, Delaware. 2904-06

Benjamin William Sparks, born ca. 1837 in Georgia; died in 1903 in Warren County, Tennessee. 2906-07

John W. Sparks, born in 1843 at Mount Royal, Gloucester County, New Jersey; died in 1920 at Camden, New Jersey. 2907-08

William H. Sparks, born ca. 1836 at Derby, Connecticut; died in 1877 at Paradise Valley, Nevada. 2908-09

James Knox Polk Sparks, born in 1843 In Union County, Georgia; died in 1920 in Bell County, Texas. 2909-1910

Vineyard Theodore Sparks, born ca. 1849 in Spencer County, Kentucky; died in 1865 in Vigo County, Indiana. 2911-12

No. 135, September 1986

Joseph Sparks (ca. 1730-1809) of Frederick County, Maryland & Bedford County, Pennsylvania, 2914-28 (Continued in issue 136, December 1986.)

Query - Joseph Sparks (Born ca. 1812-14) of Pennsylvania & Monroe County, Ohio [Husband of Priscilla Cronin], 2928

'Cattle in the Cold Desert', a Book Review, 2929

Query: Elizabeth (Sparks) Burns Lawler, Born c.1800-1815 [of Monroe County, New York], 2930

Query: Rachel (Swaim) Sparks of Surry County, North Carolina [Who Married Jonathan Sparks in 1817, 2930

William Jasper Sparks, 1838-1908, from Kentucky to Missouri to Montana, 2930 (See pp. 2180-81 of issue 109, March 1980: he was a son of Josiah and Anna (Gilkey) Sparks.)

Persons Named Sparks Appearing on the Federal Censuses of Virginia in 1840 and 1850, 2932-2942

Sparks Marriages, Jasper County, Iowa, 1846-1880, 2942

Correction [Regarding Birth Date of Mattie Elizabeth Simmons in Issue 134, June 1986, p. 2943], 2943

Query: Family of Jonas Sparks, Born About 1800 [in Rowan County, North Carolina, son of David and Mary (Little) Sparks], 2944-47 (See also issue 45, March 1964.]

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War

John Sparks, born ca. 1847 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1900 at Tatesville, Pennsylvania. 2947-49

Silas H. Sparks, born ca. 1840 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1910 at Winfield, Kansas. 2949-2950

Uriah H. Sparks, born ca 1842 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1893 at Tatesville, Pennsylvania. 2950-51

William Sparks, born in 1845 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1915 in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. 2951-52

James H. Sparks, born 1846 probably in Ohio; died in 1872 at Golconda, Illinois. 2952-53

George W. Sparks, born in 1841 at East Hampton, Connecticut; died in 1903 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2953-54

Robert Davis Sparks, born in 1843 in Woodford County, Illinois; died In 1901 at Kappa, Illinois. 2954-55

Query - Peter Sparks of Cayuga County, New York [Born ca. 1790; Married Minerva Alford], 2956

No. 136, December 1986

Joseph Sparks (ca. 1730-1809) of Frederick County, Maryland, & Bedford county, Pennsylvania. 2958-2974. (Continued from issue 135, September 1986; see also issue 144, December 1988, pp. 3348-3350.)

Mahlon Sparks (1818-1892) of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, 2975-77

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Mahlon Sparks, born in 1818 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1892 in Livingston County, Missouri. 2978-79

George W. Sparks, born in 1845 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1933 in Trenton, Missouri. 2979-2980

Henry Harrison Sparks, born in 1841 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died in 1903 at Avalon, Missouri. 2980-2981

John M. Sparks, born ca. 1843 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died In 1903 In Avalon, Missouri. 2982-83

Wesley William Sparks, born in 1839 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania; died at Clarinda, Iowa, in 1926. 2983-84

Some Sparks Marriages from Kansas, 2984

Sherman Sparks Is Recipient of Spirit of Texas Award., 2985

Mary Ann (Sparks) Crosland (1785-1841) and Her Descendants, 2986-2991(See also issue 40, December 1962, p.689.)

Persons Named Sparks Listed on the 1850 Census of the District of Columbia, 2991

A Correction Plus a Query: James Robert and Susan (Harbin) Sparks, 2992 (See also issue 33, March 1961, p.541, and issue 70, June 1970, p.1324.)

Persons Named Sparks Appearing on the 1850 Federal Census of South Carolina, 2993-97

Sparks Marriages in Darke County, Ohio, 1851-1898, 2997

Some Sparks Marriages in Arkansas [1854-1899, in Counties of Sevier, Union, Carroll, and Independence], 2998

No. 137, March 1987

The Sparkses of New England [the Descendants of Henery and Martha (Barrett) Sparks], 3000-3033

Correction [Pertaining to False Claim by John Sparks (1758-1846) That He Had Been a Member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition], 3034 (See issue 14, June 1956, p.148.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Stephen Sparks, born in 1822 in Cattarugus County, New York; died in 1864 In a Confederate prison. 3034-36

Henry Kirk Sparks, born In 1837 at Danielson, Connecticut; died In 1906 at Mystic, Connecticut. 3036-37

Lyman E. Sparks, born in 1832 in New York; died in 1899 at Jackson, Michigan. 3037-39

Nathan J. Sparks, born ca. 1838 In Connecticut; died in 1880 at Dover Plains, New York 3039

Additional Information About the Family of Matthew R. Sparks of Indiana and Iowa, 3040 (Refers to an article on the family of Matthew R. and Lucy (Callaway) Sparks in issue 104, December 1978.)

No. 138, June 1987

Thomas Sparks of Early Lawrence and Walker Counties, Alabama, 3042-3056

Query [Regarding Christopher Columbus Sparks, Born in 1856 in Texas], 3056 (See response in issue 139, September 1987, p.3124.)

Joseph Sparks (Born ca. 1751, Died 1820-30) Son of Solomon and Sarah Sparks, 3057-3060

Two Men Named Abel Sparks, Originally from Surry & Wilkes Counties, North Carolina, 3061-3084

No. 139, September 1987

Asa Sparks (ca. 1745-1814) of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 3086-3118

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Comfort Sparks, born In 1839 In Livingston County, New York; died in 1925 in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. 3118-3120

Nelson Sparks, born ca. 1841 in Oswego County, New York; died in 1889 at Onarga, Illinois. 3120-21

William E. Sparks, born In 1833 at Orwell, New York; died there in 1911. 3121-22

Sherwood E. Sparks, a Successful Coal Operator, 3123

Query: William Sparks, Born [Somewhere in Missouri] in 1850, Son of George Sparks [and Died in 1935 at Walthill, Nebraska], 3124 (This query was published on p. 1737, issue 90, June 1975.)

Response to Query [on Page 3056 of Issue 138, June 1987], 3124

Added Information Regarding Mary Eleanor Sparks [Daughter of Thomas Garten and Mary Jane (Barrow) Sparks], 3125 (Refers to issue 116, December 1981, p. 2366.)

Family Associations and Periodical Publications, 3125-26

Hamilton County, Tennessee, Marriage Records for Persons Named Sparks, 1858-1885, 3126-27

No. 140, December 1987

Walter Sparks (Born ca. 1760, Died ca. 1827) of Pennsylvania and Kentucky [Son of Richard Sparks of Middlesex County, New Jersey], 3130-3163 (See also issue 76, December 1971, pp. 1440-46, for a record of Walters father, Richard Sparks.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

William R. Sparks, born ca. 1829 in Scott County, Indiana; died in service in 1863. 3163-64

Henry M. Sparks, born Ca. 1844 in Clark County, Indiana; died in 1906 at Eddyville, Iowa. 3164-65

George William Griffey Sparks, born ca. 1820 in Jefferson County, Kentucky; died in 1880 in Vigo County, Indiana. 3165-66

John Ezra Sparks, born in 1844 at Louisville, Kentucky. He was also known as John Davis. 3167-68

Isaac H. Sparks, born In 1844 In Vigo County, Indiana; died in 1917 at Toledo, Illinois. 3169-3170

Francis M. Sparks, born ca. 1841 in Indiana; died of wounds in 1864 in Arkansas. 3170-72

Some Scattered Sparks Marriage Records from Mississippi [1812-1897], 3173

No. 141, March 1988

Further Notes on the Descendants of Reubin and Cassie (Buttery) Sparks of Early Wilkes County, North Carolina, 3176-3206 (See also issue 59, September 1967.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service In the Civil War,

William J. Sparks, born in 1837 in Wilkes County, North Carolina; died In 1926 at Princeton, Missouri. 3207-08

John S. Sparks, born in 1840 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, died In 1909 in Mercer County, Missouri. 3208-09

John Henry Sparks, born in 1836 at Ashton, England; died in 1917 at the National Soldiers Home, Maine. 3209-3211

Query - Henry Sparks [Born In 1791 in Salem County, New Jersey; Died in 1883 at South Shenango in 1858], 3211

New Information on Margaret (Allen) Sparks [Born in 1804] First Wife of Absalom Sparks, 3212 (See also issue 102, June 1978, pp. 1993-3118 for article on Richard Sparks (born ca. 1779, died after 1860) a probable brother of Absalom.)

Sparks Households Appearing on Massachusetts Census Records, 1810-1840, 3213-17

More Family Periodicals, 3218

No. 142, June 1988

William Francis Sparks (1849-1901), Son of Thomas E. and Catherine (Melton) Sparks, 3220-22 (See also article on Addison Sparks, born Ca. 1795, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, father of Thomas E. Sparks, in issue 99, September 1977.)

Two Cousins Named Thomas Sparks, Grandsons of Josiah and Penelope (Brown) Sparks, 3223-29 (See also issue 22, June 1958, pp. 296 and 298.)

Who Were the Grandchildren of William Sparks, Died 1709 of Queen Annes County, Maryland, 3229-3231 (See issue 73, March 1971, for further information on this family.)

Handed-Down Story Solves Genealogical Puzzle, 3232-33 (Story of Amanda Ellen [Sparks] Shaw, died in 1865.)

Charles Orlando and Cora Belle Sparks, 3234-36. (See also issue 81, March 1973, pp. 1540-45, for record of this family.)

Query: Susan (Sparks) Caddell [Born December 2, 1830], 3237 (See also issue 134, June 1986, pp. 2868-2889, and issue 130, June 1985, pp. 2738-2756 for material on this branch of the family.)

Additional Data and a Correction, Henry O. Sparks, 1835-1916, 3238 (He was a son of Origin and Calista (Converse] Sparks; see issue 137, March 1987.)

George Washington Sparks, 1848-1906, a Descendant of Isaac Sparks of Estill County, Kentucky, 3239-3242

Additions and Corrections [to Further Notes on the Descendants of Reuben and Cassie (Buttery) Sparks of Early Wilkes County, North Carolina], 3242 (See issue 141, March 1988.)

Thomas Frank Sparks, Big League Baseball Player, 3242

Query: Henry Sparks (1791-1883) [of New Jersey and Pennsylvania], 3243 (See issue 134, June 1986, pp. 2899-2902 for further Information.)

Needs Help in Finding Information About Father, William W. Sparks, Born February 11, 1874 or 1884 [of Silver City, New Mexico], 3243

Persons Named Sparks Appearing on the Federal Censuses of Maine in 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, and 1850, 3244-48

Proof of Marriage of William Sparks & Martha Moore [at Lancaster, Pennsylvania], 3249 (See also issue 42, June 1963, for article regarding William Sparks.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Philip Sparks, born ca. 1842 in Butler County, Ohio; died in Virginia in 1862 from wounds. 3250

William Sparks, born ca. 1832 in Maryland; died in 1886 at Rockford, Indiana. 3250-51

Laban Sparks, born in 1838 in Montgomery County, Indiana; died in 1915 at Lafayette, Indiana. 3252

Thomas J. Sparks, born ca. 1845, probably in Walker County, Alabama; died In 1874 at Kansas, Oklahoma. 3252-54

Walter Perdue Sparks, born in 1842 at Alamo, Indiana; died in 1931 at Merom, Indiana. 3254-55

William Russell Sparks, born in 1841 at Eagle, New York; died In 1903 at Warsaw, New York. 3255-57

George W. Sparks, born in 1841 In Potter County, Pennsylvania; died in 1916 at Monte Vista, Colorado. 3257-58

James R. T. Sparks, born in Wright County, Missouri; died in 1869. 3258-59

No. 143, September 1988

Further Notes on the Descendants of Reuben and Cassie (Buttery) Sparks of Early Wilkes County, North Carolina, 3262-3285 (This is a continuation of an article begun In issue 141, March 1988.)

Additional Information About Descendants of James Sparks (ca. 1765-1855) of Washington County, Pennsylvania, & Clinton County, Indiana, 3286-3291 (See also issue 125, March 1984, for additional material on this Sparks line.)

Query [Regarding a Thomas T. Sparks, Wheelwright, of Mantua Township, Gloucester County, Maryland, Who Went to Leadville, Colorado, in 1880], 3291

Marriage of Henry Spark, Jr. and Rachel Landenberger, 1792, 3292

Sparkses Appearing on the Census Records of the State of New York, 1800-1840, 3293-3306

No. 144, December 1988

Further Information Regarding Descendants of George Sparks, Jr. (Born About 1805), 3309-3326 (This is an extension of an article appearing in issue 122, June 1983.)

Query - Rufus Sparks (of Tennessee) and Son - Charles Garfield Sparks (1901-1956), 3327

Query [Regarding Samuel A. Sparks of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Who Married Elizabeth Barr], 3328

Query - Anna R. Sparks [Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Goldendale, Washington], 3328

Who Was Thomas B. Sparks Who Died on August 18, 1848, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania?, 3328

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1840 Census of Alabama, 3329-3330

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1840 Census of Georgia, 3331-33

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1840 Census of Iowa Territory, 3334

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1830 Census of Michigan, 3334

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1840 Census of Michigan, 3335

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1840 Census of Wisconsin Territory, 3336

Rhode Island Census Records [1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840], 3336-39

Vermont Census Records [1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840], 3339- 3342

New Jersey Census Records (1830 and 1840], 3343-46

Persons Named Sparks Appearing on the 1850 Census of New Hampshire, 3346

Mary Pearl (Sparks) Bilbrey Celebrates 100th Birthday, 3347-48

Further Information About the Descendants of Joseph Sparks (ca. 1730-1809) of Frederick County, Maryland, and Bedford County, Pennsylvania, 3348-3350 (See the article regarding this branch of the Sparks family In issue 136, December 1986 beginning on page 2958.)

A Sparks Marriage in Edwards County, Kansas [Gean F. Sparks & Katie Pugh, 1884], 3350

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War,

Walter C. Sparks, born ca. 1819 in New York City; died in 1878 In Fairfield County, Connecticut 3351-52

Marriage of Mary Sparks & John Finlay, 1720, and Burial of James Sparks, 1735, from Register of St. Philips Parish, Charleston, South Carolina], 3352

No. 145, March 1989

The Sparkses of Early Jefferson County, Texas [Descendants of John S. Sparks, born 1811; Daniel Sparks, born ca. 1816; Solomon Sparks, born ca. 1819; and Jacob Sparks, born ca. 1828], 3354-3365

Query - William A. Sparks (ca. 1794-ca. 1858) 3365

Family Bible Records of Hardin H. and Carrie Edna (Dailey) Sparks [of Vigo and Sullivan Counties, Indiana] 3366-67

Some Corrections in the Article About Descendants of Matthew J. Sparks, 3367-68 (See the September 1984 issue, Whole No. 127, pp. 2649-2652.)

Query: Parentage of Leonard Sparks (ca. 1822-1865) 3368-69 (See also the September 1976 issue, Whole No. 95, pp. 1842-1852.)

Corrections and Additions [to Article on Walter Sparks, ca. 1760-ca. 1827, of Pennsylvania and Kentucky] 3369-3370 (See issue of December 1987, Whole No. 140.)

Warren Powell Sparks, M.D., 1856-1881 [Born in Henry County, Kentucky, Died in Morgantown, Indiana) 3371-76

Sparks Marriage Records from Adams and Brown Counties, Ohio, 3377-3380

The Will of John Sparks (1755-1820) of Washington County, Georgia [Including a Record of Some of His Descendants] 3380-87

Query: Dr. Benjamin Clayton Sparks (1818-1894) 3387-88

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for. Pensions for Service in the Civil War:

Samuel Preston Sparks, born January 1, 1844, In Surry County, North Carolina, and died in Warrensburg, Missouri, on September 16, 1892, 3389-3390

Ozias T. Sparks, born May 4, 1837, In Potter County, Pennsylvania, died in November 1899 in Colorado. 3391

Richard G. Sparks of Philadelphia, died July 6, 1863, of wounds suffered in the Battle of Gettysburg. 3391-92

James W. Sparks, born April 16, 1848, in Bartholomew County, Indiana, and died September 6, 1919, at Jonesboro, Arkansas. 3393-94

Query [Who Was Samuel Sparks Who Was Married to Susannah Jones in 1798, in Franklin County, Virginia? 3394

No. 146, June 1989

Descendants of Nelson Sparks (ca. 1818-1874) of Carter County, Kentucky, 3396-3423 (See also the December 1955 issue, Whole No. 12.)

Tombstone Found for Relah (or Eria) Sparks [Son of John and Eliza Sparks] 3425 (See also issue of December 1973, Whole No. 84.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War:

Nelson Sparks, born ca. 1818 In North Carolina, died 1874 in Carter County, Kentucky. 3426-27 (See above article, pp. 3396- 3423.)

William Sparks, born December 8, 1831, in Fayette County, Indiana. 3427-29

Eurotus F. Sparks, born Ca. 1833 probably in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; died 1876 in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. 3430-32

Lyman J. Sparks, born ca. 1846 at Butler, Branch County, Michigan. 3432-33

Peter P. Sparks, born ca. 1843 in Carter County, Kentucky; died in 1882. 3433-34 (See June 1989 issue, p. 3397.)

John M. Sparks, born March 11, 1843, In Wisconsin; died January 8, 1873, in Woodbury County, Iowa. 3434-35

No. 147, September 1989

Edward Sparks (Died 1785/86) From Maryland & Pittsylvania & Fluvanna Counties, Virginia, 3438-3445

Jeremiah Sparks, Jr., Born ca. 1773, Son of Edward Sparks, 3445-48

Henry S. Sparks, Born 1804, Died 1864 [Son of Jeremiah Sparks, Jr., and His Descendants] 3448-3455

The Restoration of a Sparks Family Cemetery [in Caney Fork Township, Pike County, Arkansas) 3456-58

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War

Russell Jones Sparks, born August 24, 1830, in Georgia; died September 29, 1871, In Clark County, Arkansas. 3458-3461

John Britton Sparks, born August 22, 1840, In Georgia; died March 13, 1886, in Pike County, Arkansas. 3461-62

Additional Information About Willoughby Sparks [Son of Absalom Sparks] Born about 1802, Died about 1860, and Some of His Descendants, 3463-3472 (See also the September 1982 issue, Whole No. 119, which contains an article on Absalom Sparks.)

Descendants of John J. and Susan (Sparks) Irwin, 3473-75 (See also issue of March 1978, Whole No. 101, for an article devoted to Cornelius Sparks, father of Susan.)

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1830 Census of Missouri, 3476

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1840 Census of Missouri, 3477-78

Additional Information About Descendants of Joseph Sparks (ca 1730-1809) of Frederick County, Maryland, & Bedford County, Pennsylvania [Sarah (Sparks) O'Neal and Her Children] 3478-3481 (See also issue for September 1986, Whole No. 135.)

Some Death Notices & Obituaries Published in the Boston Evening Transcript [1881-1927] 3481-82

No. 148, December 1989

William Sample Sparks (Born ca. 1700, Died ca. 1765) [of Maryland and Rowan County, North Carolina] 3484-3501

Corrections [Pertaining to Information on William Sample Sparks Appearing in Earlier Issues] 3501-02

Who Were the Parents of William J. Sparks of Boone County, Kentucky, and Switzerland County, Indiana? 3502-06

Jesse Sparks (ca. 1785-ca. 1859), Son of 27. Zachariah Sparks of South Carolina, 3507-3511 (See also the September 1961 issue, Whole No. 35, for an article on Zachariah Sparks, father of Jesse.)

Who Were the Parents of John Sparks, Born About 1802, Who Lived in Pickins County, Alabama, From About 1835 to About 1860? 3512-14

Query: Who Were the Parents of Roy T. Sparks, Sr. of Detroit [Born 1916]? 3515

Query: Nancy (Kelley) Sparks, Born 1787 [Daughter of William Kelley of Switzerland County, Indiana] 3515.

Query: Who Were the Parents of Lucinda Sparks Who Married Delville Walker in 1836 in Owen County, Kentucky? 3516

Claims of Soldiers, War of 1812, from New York, 3516

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War

James Thomas Jefferson Sparks, born December 17, 1843, probably in Boone County, Kentucky; killed In action on June 27, 1864; application made by his mother, Teressa Sparks. 3717-3720

John Robinson Sparks, born September 26, 1840, in Tioga County, New York; died May 8, 1907, in Saline County, Missouri. 3520-22

Edward Franklin Sparks, born January 1843 In Tioga County, New York; died June 23, 1899, in Binghamton, New York 3522-24

Edwin Sparks, born October 26, 1829, in Adams County, Ohio; died February 19, 1891, at Vancouver, Washington. 3524-26

Sparks Records from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Found in a 19th Century Newspaper, 3526-28

No. 149, March 1990

Jesse Sparks (1773-1858), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks, and His Descendants, 3529-53 (See issue 34, June 1961, for an article on Jesse's parents; this article is continued in issue 151, September 1990.)

Joseph Sparks (Born ca. 1690, Died 1749) of Maryland, 3554-61

Query - Alfred Daniel Sparks [1853-1941] 3562

Query - Jesse Sparks (1892-1900) 3562

Query - Samuel Bransn Sparks (1859-1954) 3562-63

Information Needed About Elizabeth Sparks of Early Lunenburg County, Virginia, 3564

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1850 Census of California, 3565-70

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1850 Census of the District of Columbia, 3570

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1850 Census of Florida, 3571

The Iowa Territorial Census, 1836, 3571-72

Sparks Households in Illinois in 1820 and 1830, 3572-74

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1800 Census of Maine, 3575

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1830 Census of Louisiana, 3576-77

Sparks Households Appearing on the 1820 and 1830 Censuses of Mississippi, 3577-79

The Earliest Alabama Census Record - 1820, 3579-80

Sparks Records from Pennsylvania Newspapers [1854-1865] 3580-82

No. 150, June 1990

Some Descendants of John Sparks (Died April 8, 1710) of Windsor, Connecticut, 3584-98

Amos S. Sparks (1823/24-1892) of Ontario, Canada, St. Clair County, Michigan, and Leavenworth & Ellsworth Counties, Kansas, 3599-3619

John M. Sparks (1865-1930) and the Opening of the Cherokee Strip In 1893, 3619-21

'Sparks Across America' by Mary Whitney, Another 'Rip-off', 3622-23

From the 'Public Ledger' of Philadelphia [1838-1857] 3623-24

The Children of Sarah Virginia (Sparks) Fowler, Daughter of Moses Samuel Wilhoit Sparks, 3625-27

No. 151, September 1990

Jesse Sparks (1773-1858), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks, and his Descendants, 3629-49 (This is a continuation of the article begun in issue No. 149, March 1990.)

Margery Sparkes Committed to Prison, 1674, 3651

Query - John and Jane (Hillen) Sparks [of Adams and Scioto Counties, Ohio] 3652

Sparkses of Early Jefferson County, Texas, Honored, 3652

Query - Is This a Photograph of John and Sussie (Wilson) Sparks? 3653

Marriage of Betsey Sparks & Augustus Buel, 3653

Correction [Regarding Family of George Washington and Mary Sina (Durbin) Sparks] 3654-55

More Information About Descendants of Nelson Sparks [ca. 1818-1874, of Carter Co., Kentucky] 3655-56

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, For Pensions For Service in the Civil War

Green Sparks, born May 23, 1830, In Illinois. 3657-58 (See issue 119, September 1982, pp. 2457-59 for further information re family of Green Sparks; Hardy Sparks and James Sparks who follow were brothers of Green Sparks.)

Hardy Sparks, 1821-1900. 3658-60 (See Green Sparks, above.)

James Sparks, 1834-1877. 3660-61 (See Green Sparks, above.)

Charles Jennings Sparks, 1840-1873, of New York City. 3661-63

David Sparks, 1846-1917, of Jefferson Co., New York and Reedsburg, Wisconsin. 3663-64 (See issue 152, December 1990, for information regarding David's father, James Sparks, pp. 3704- 05.)

Julius M. Sparks, 1834-1899, brother of above David Sparks. 3665-66. (See issue 152, December 1990, for information regarding Julius' father, James Sparks, pp. 3704-05.)

Benjamin S. Sparks, 1832-1912, of Wayne Co., Pennsylvania, and Washington. 3666-68 (See pension papers of his brother, Abel B. Sparks, In issue 59, September 1967, pp. 1095-96.)

No. 152, December 1990

Home of Joseph Sparks at Buck Shoals, North Carolina [With Records of His Family] 3669-73

Query: Martha Nancy (Sparks) Chesser Joy [Born in Virginia, 1790-1801], 3673

Charles Sparks (ca. 1730-ca. 1771) of Maryland & Pennsylvania, 3674-81 (See Issue 73, March 1971, pp. 1381-89, for Information on his father, William Sparks.)

Query: Charles W. Sparks, Born 1863 in Illinois, 3681

Correction [Regarding Article About William Sparks (ca. 1760-ca. 1834) of Adair Co., Kentucky] 3681-83 (See Issue 93, March 1976, pp. 1794-1812, and issue 96, December 1976, pp. 1856-75.)

Query - Descendants of Reuben H. and Sarah L. (McClellan) Sparks Who Were Married In Sullivan Co., Tennessee, In 1807] 3683-85

Seek Descendants of James Sparks, Born 1841-42, of Grand Forks, [North) Dakota, 3686

Hardy Sparks (ca. 1782-ca. 1855), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks, 3687-3703 (See issue 34, June 1961 for an article about Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks.)

James Sparks (1806/09-1893) Born in Schoharie Co., New York; Died in Sauk County, Wisconsin, 3704-05 (See issue 151, September 1990 for abstracts of Civil War pension applications of David and Julius M. Sparks, sons of James Sparks, pp. 3663-66.)

Corrections [Regarding Identity of Two Men Named George Sparks Who Were First Cousins and Sons of George and Solomon Sparks, Jr. of Wilkes Co., North Carolina, and Huntington-Wells Counties, Indiana] 3706-07

A Sparks Marriage - Fayette County, Illinois [Richard Sparks and Delia Brown] 3708

No. 153, March 1991

Thomas C. Sparks, 1815-1909, Pioneer Settler in Boone County, Iowa, 3709-16 (His photo appears on the cover.)

Query: Seek Proof that Elijah Rice Was a Son of Samuel and Susannah (Sparks) Rice [of Hartford County, Connecticut] 3717-18

Alexander Spark, 1752-1819 [of Quebec] 3718

Query: John D. Sparks (1824-1899) [of Wabash County, Illinois] 3719

Query: Sparks-Brigance [Sarah A. Sparks Was Married to William C. Brigance, in Tennessee] 3719

An Unfortunate Example of How Genealogical Errors Are Perpetuated, 3720-21 (A correction to item in issue No. 24, December 1858, pertaining to Thomas Sparks, Political Exile - his name was Park, not Sparks.)

Correction: Wilkes County, North Carolina, Census Records, 3721-22

Death Takes Franklin D. Sparks, 3722-2 4 (The brief obituaries appearing in the QUARTERLY for deceased members of the Association are not normally included in this table-of-contents, but an exception is made here because this one includes material on Charles Sparks, born 1808, died 1862, and family of Delaware County, Ohio.)

Further Information About James Alfred Sparks, Born 1852, Died 1943 , a Descendant of Matthew J. Sparks (1759-1841), 3724-28 (Supplements article in issue No. 127, September 1984, pp. 2643-69.)

A Sparks Marriage in Tazewell County, Illinois, 3728

Men Named Sparks Who Served from Delaware Before and in the War of 1812, 3729

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, For Pensions For Service in the Civil War.,

William Dafles Sparks, born October 10, 1845 [or 1844], probably in Oldham County, Kentucky, died in December 1920. 3730-32

William Sparks, born about 1814 in Indiana, died January 30, 1898. 3732-34 (See also issue No. 99, September 1977, pp. 1922-23, for information regarding Wesley Sparks, father of William.)

Walter C. Sparks, born about 1819 in New York City, died September 13, 1889, at Danbury, Connecticut. 3734-36

James C. Sparks, born about 1846 in Delaware County, Ohio, died July 2, 1896. 3736-37 (See p. 3724 of same issue, No. 153.)

William Sparks, born November 2, 1833, in Indiana, died August 15, 1872. 3737-40 (Information also included regarding family of William's parents, Isaac and Eleanor Sparks, of Lagrange County, Indiana.

George Mitchell Sparks, born February 13, 1834, in Coshocton County, Ohio, died July 21, 1920, at Hume, Illinois. 3740-42

Thomas W. Sparks, born about 1842 in Ohio, died June 25, 1895. 3742-44 (See issue No. 53, March 1966, pp. 970-73, and issue No. 81, March 1973, pp. 1540-45, for information about the branch of the Sparks family to which he belonged.)

Edward Sparks, born February 19, 1830, in Edinburgh, Scotland, died about 1905, in England. 3444-46

Isaac W. Sparks, born February 4, 1847, at Mineral City, Ohio, died July 12, 1916, in San Diego, California. 3746-47

William M. Sparks, born about 1845 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. 3747-48 (He was a brother of Isaac W. Sparks, above.)

Robert D. Sparks, born February 8, 1827, at Summit, New York, died January 7, 1913, at Pine Grove, Wisconsin. 3748-49 (See issue No. 69, March 1970, pp. 1300-03, and issue No. 112, December 1980, pp. 2264-65, for information on his branch of the Sparks family.)

No. 154, June 1991

William Sparks, Born in Queen Annes County, Maryland, Ca. 1725, Died in Surry County, North Carolina, 1801/02, Son of William Sample Sparks, 3751-98 (See issue No. 148, December 1989, for an article on William Sample Sparks.)

Query: Parentage of Rebecca (Walls) Sparks, 3799

Query: John Sparks, from Greenup/Carter County, Kentucky, to Buchanon County, Missouri, ca. 1844, 3799

Sparks Tombstones, St. Peter's Cemetery, Westchester County, New York, 3799

Who Was A. Sparks Who Died on June 11, 1852, On the Oregon Trail? 3799-3800

No. 155, September 1991

Zerah Sparks (ca. 1784-ca. 1868) (and His Known Descendants) of South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama, 3801-24 (A family photograph appears on the cover.)

Some Early Sparks Marriages in Missouri [1828-1836], 3824

Sparkses of Early Harlan County, Kentucky, and Claiborne County, Tennessee - a Correction, 3825-28 (Refers to issue No. 124, December 1983, pp. 2574-79.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, For Pensions For Service in the Civil War

Ransom Sparks, born ca. 1824 in Tennessee. 3828-29

Francis M. Sparks, born in 1847 in Butts County, Georgia. 3830-32 (See also p. 3812 of this same issue.)

John F. Sparks, born in New Jersey about 1823, killed in action May 12, 1864. 3832-33

David D. P. Sparks, born January 9, 1843, at Billlngsport, New Jersey, died October 14, 1912. 3833-34

Millington Sparks (ca. 1715-ca. 1780) Son of John and Cornelia (Curtis) Sparks of Queen Annes County, Maryland, 3835-3847

The Murder of Elizabeth Sparks in Caswell County, North Carolina, 1787, 3847-48

No. 156, December 1991

Further Thoughts on the Fate of Hugh S. Sparks [a Confederate soldier of Carter County, Kentucky] 3849-53 (Photo of his son, Colby Sparks, with wife and first child, appears on cover of this issue.)

Thomas Sparks (ca. 1766-ca. 1837), Son of William and Ann Sparks, of Surry County, North Carolina & Lawrence Co., Kentucky, 3853-73 (See also article on father of Thomas Sparks, who was William Sparks, in issue 154, June 1991, pp. 3751-98.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, For Pensions for Service In the Civil War

Daniel Sparks, born January 13, 1829, in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died November 1, 1904. 3873-75 (See also pp. 3864-65 of this same issue, No. 156.)

Matthew Sparks, born about 1831 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died in 1894. 3975 (He was a brother of above Daniel Sparks; see also pp. 3865-66 of this same issue, No. 156.)

George W. Sparks, born about 1835 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died March 15, 1878. 3876 (See also pp. 3858-59 of this same issue. No. 156.) (continued on following page)

Henry Sparks, born in March 1839 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died August 27, 1905. 3877-78 (See also pp. 3871-72 of this same issue, No. 156.)

Peter Sparks, born March 4, 1837, in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died June 14, 1914. 3878-79 (See also pp. 3866-67 of this same issue, No. 156.)

Reuben M. Sparks, born about 1825 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died May 4, 1863. 3879-81 (See also p. 3862 of this same issue, No. 156.)

Samuel Sparks, born about 1823 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died April 12, 1885. 3881-82 (See also pp. 3862-62 of this same issue, No. 156.)

Thomas J. Sparks, born in December 1836 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died March 24, 1907. 3882-83 (See also p. 3871 of this same issue, No. 156.)

Correction - Regarding Albert Bonnoa Coleman, 3884 (See also Issue No. 149, March 1990, p. 3549.)

Correction - Parentage of Rebecca (Bryan) Boone, 3884-85

A Sparks Immigrant from Devonshire - ca. 1885 [named William Sparks of Grand Rapids, Michigan] 3885

The Death of James Pressley (Press) Sparks, Another Civil War Tragedy [at Pleasureville, Henry County, Kentucky, June 6, 1864], 3886-89

James B. and Rachel (Petty) Sparks, Parents of James Pressley Sparks, 3889-91 (See also Issue No. 32, December 1960, for material on this branch of the Sparks family.)

Civil War Pension Applications (Continued from page 3883)

Samuel A. Sparks, born June 22, 1846, in Parke County, Indiana, died August 31, 1919. 3891-92 (See also issue No. 99, September 1977, pp. 1920-24.)

No. 157, March 1992

Some Descendants of Thomas Sparks (ca. 1766-ca. 1837) [Son of William and Ann Sparks] of Surry County, North Carolina, and Lawrence County, Kentucky., 3894-3911 (A continuation of an article begun in Issue No. 156, December 1991, and continued in Issue No. 158, June 1992.)

Some Corrections & Additions to the Descendants of Josiah A. Sparks of Adair County, Kentucky., 3912-14 (See article on Josiah A. Sparks [ca. 1770-ca. 1841] in Issue No. 108, December 1979, pp. 2152-66.)

Additional Information on Some Descendants of Walter and Susan A. (Prewitt) Sparks., 3914-15 (See the article on this branch of the Sparks family in Issue No. 121, March 1983.)

Joseph H. H. Sparks (1841-1912), Son of John and Rebecca (Wareham) Sparks [of Clearfield, Pennsylvania] 3916-17

Excerpts from the Autobiography of William Tennis Sparks (1849-1938) [Who Was Born in Franklin County, Indiana] 3918-3926 (Portions of this same record appeared in Issue No. 30, June 1960.)

John A. Kitchen Dies [With Information on his Great-grandparents, Garrett M. Sparks (1854-1929) and Mary A. (Miller) Sparks] 3927-28 (Continued on following page)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Nathan Sparks, born January 22, 1840, in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died August 31, 1919. 3929-3930

Elisha B. Sparks, born ca. 1834 at Guilford, Chenango County, New York; died May 21, 1862, in service. 3930-33

Cornelius Sparks, born September 23, 1846, at Niles, Berrien County, Michigan; died August 16, 1919, in California. 3933-34

No. 158, June 1992

William R. Sparks (1839-1907) [of Owen County, Indiana, and Boone County, Iowa] a Descendant of Reuben and Cassa (Buttery) Sparks., 3936-37. (See also Issue No. 141, March 1988, p. 3183.)

Some Descendants of Thomas Sparks (ca. 1766-ca. 1837) [Son of William and Ann Sparks] of Surry County, North Carolina, and Lawrence County, Kentucky., 3938-52 (A continuation of an article begun in Issue No. 156, December 1991, and continued in Issue No. 157, March 1992.)

Correction., 3952 (Pertains to photograph of William Darwin Sparks on page 3906 of Issue No. 157, March 1992.)

Deaths of Persons Named Sparks in Mitchell County, North Carolina, 1913-1951., 3952-57

Nancy Ann (Sparks) Newman, Born 1829, Died After 1909 [Daughter of Noah and Susanna (Woodward) Sparks] 3957-59 (See Issue No. 37, March 1962, for an article on Amos Sparks (1785-1867), grandfather of Nancy Ann.)

A Correction Regarding the Wife of Daniel Sparks (1810-1889)., 3959-60 (See Issue No. 113, March 1981, and Issue No. 115, September 1981.)

The Will of George Taylor Sparks (1848-1907) of Fort Smith, Arkansas., 3960-63 (See also Issue No. 34, June 1961.)

Union Soldiers Names Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

William Sparks, born September 17, 1836, in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died at Flatgap, Kentucky, October 18, 1913. 3963-65 (See also pp. 3939-3942 of this issue, No. 158.)

Elisha Sparks, Jr., born ca. 1841 in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died in service February 12, 1863. 3965-66 (See also p. 3942 of this issue, No. 158; he was a brother of the above William Sparks.)

William Sparks, born Ca. 1833 in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died May 16, 1879, in Flatgap, Kentucky. 3966-67 (See also p. 3945 of this issue, No. 158.)

Henry C. Sparks, born Ca. 1838 in Kentucky; killed in service in Battle of Perryville October 8, 1862. 3967-69. (Added is record of his parents, Jonas and Paulina [Polleweight I Sparks, and his siblings.)

George W. Sparks, born Ca. 1842 at Shelbyville, Kentucky; died April 9, 1908. 3970-71 (He was a brother of above Henry C. Sparks.)

Francis Marion Sparks, born August 5, 1831, in Jackson County, Indiana; died February 28, 1910, in Newton County, Missouri. 3971-72

Franklin J. Sparks, born July 1, 1845, in Nicholas County, Kentucky; died March 10. 1919. 3972-74

No. 159, September 1992

Alexander Sparks, 1780-1857 [Son of Daniel Sparks (1740-1810) of the Welsh Neck Area of South Carolina] 3976-77 (Accompanies portrait of Alexander Sparks on cover; see Issue No. 40, December 1962, for an article on this branch of the Sparks family.)

Index of [Sparks] Deaths in Texas, 1903-1940 [Anderson County to Brazos County] 3977-79

William ['Timberline Bill') Sparks, Born in Iowa in 1861; Died in Arizona in 1928; 'Poet of the Old Southwest'., 3979-3989

Query: Parentage of Sarah A. (Sparks) Brigance., 3989

More Information About the Sparkses of Estill County, Kentucky., 3990-3996 (Supplements an article on descendants of Isaac Sparks, Jr. in Issue No. 86, June 1974.)

Persons Named Sparks Who Served in the Confederate States Military Forces [in the Civil War] 3996-4008 (A listing of names with rank, as well as with identification of military unit in which each served.)

Query - Minor Henry Sparks [36 Years Old When 1860 Census Taken of Prairie County, Arkansas] 4008

Descendants of John J. and Susan (Sparks) Irwin., 4009 (A brief supplement to an article in Issue No. 147, September 1989.)

Sons of the Republic of Texas [Rules for Membership] 4009

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Theodore W. Sparks, born ca. 1830 in Sullivan County, New York; died in service April 14, 1863. 4010-11

Pearl Sparks, born July 20, 1843, in Herkimer County, New York; died September 28, 1864, as a prisoner of war, Andersonville, Georgia. 4012-15 (See Issue No. 19, September 1957 for information on his great-grandfather, Pearl Sparks (1750-1826), a soldier of the American Revolution.)

Calvin Sparks, born March 10, 1822, in Ulster County, New York; died November 10, 1862, In Sullivan County, New York. 4015-16

Ephraim Wilson Sparks, born November 8, 1846, in Lewis County, Kentucky; died November 5, 1926, in Dallas, Texas. 4016-18 (See Issue 71, September 1970; and Issue 111, September 1980 for information on this branch of the Sparks family.)

No. 160, December 1992

Some Descendants of Malinda Minerva (Sparks) Dempsey [Daughter of David and Permelia (Medlock) Sparks] 4020-24 (See also Issue No. 67, September 1969 for information regarding David Sparks.)

Further Notes on the Life and Family of William Sparks (Died 1709) of Queen Annes County, Maryland., 4025-4034 (This supplements the article on William Sparks in Issue 73, March 1971.)

George Sparks (Born ca. 1678), Son of William Sparks Who Died in 1709, of Queen Annes County, Maryland., 4035-4044

Correction - Family of Columbus Sparks [on 1900 Census of Oklahoma Territory] 4044 (See Issue 111, September 1980, p. 2227.)

Further Notes on Descendants of George Sparks (ca. 1777-ca. 1853) of Brown County, Indiana., 4045-48 (This supplements an article on George Sparks In Issue No. 115, September 1981.)

Some Sparkses May Have Indian Ancestors., 4048 (A brief note on the possibility of obtaining information from the Chickamauga Cherokee Enrollment and Development Office in Missouri.) (Continued on following page)

Correction - Authorship of Genealogical Charts Pertaining to Solomon and Catherine (Hifiegas) Sparks [of Adams County, Ohio] 4049-4050 (Refers to an article in Issue No. 148, December 1899.)

Solomon and Catherine (Hillegas) Sparks, Their Children and Grandchildren [of Adams County, Ohio] 4050-56 (See Issue No. 42, June 1963, for information on George Sparks, father of Solomon.)

Ransom Sparks (ca. 1824-ca. 1892)., 4057-4062 (A supplement to articles pertaining to Ransom Sparks in Issue No. 124, December 1983, and Issue No. 155, September 1991.)

No. 161, March 1993

Additional Information About the Twin Sons of Truelove, Jr. & Julia (Slavens) Sparks., 4063-4065 (See also Issue No. 108, December 1979, for information on this family, pp. 2164-2166, as well as Issue No. 157, March 1992, pp. 3912-3914.)

John L. Sparks (Ca. 1820-ca. 1893), Son of Levi and Sarah (Lyon) Sparks [of Lawrence County, Kentucky, and Scott County, Virginia] 4065-4073

Sparks Descendants Involved in a Kentucky Feud, [the Walker-Smoot Feud in Owen and Henry Counties] 4075-4080

George Sparks (ca. 1770/75-1840/50) of Early Champaign and Logan Counties, Ohio., 4080-4087

Samuel Sparks (1846-1926) [of Logan County, Illinois] - A Biographical Sketch., 4087-4090

Jesse D. Sparks, (Born 1864) [of Logan County, Illinois] 4090-4091

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Henry Sparks, born December 23, 1825, in Ohio, died December 4, 1896. 4092-4093

Isaac J. Sparks, born September 29, 1837, in Logan County, Ohio, died March 4, 1918. 4093-4094

Jesse D. Sparks, born about 1839, of Illinois. 4094-4095

Index of Sparks Deaths in Texas, 1903-1940 [Brown County through Hill County] 4095-4102 (Continuation of list begun in Issue No. 159, September 1992.)

No. 162, June 1993

A Union Soldier [William M. Sparks] Recalls the Siege of Vicksburg., 4103-4108

Some Descendants of William and Kesiah Sparks of Prince William County, Virginia., 4109-4127 (Part one of an article to be continued later; this part devoted largely to descendants of William and Kesiah through their son, James Sparks, born ca. 1760, probably in Virginia; died September 1836 in the Harrison-Bourbon Counties area of Kentucky.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

James S. Sparks, born ca. 1836 in Kentucky, died May 24, 1885, in Missouri 4127-4129

James Harris Sparks, born 1844 in lonia County, Michigan; died in 1926, probably at Holton, Michigan. 4129-4131

Identification of the Wife of John Sparks (ca. 1669/70-1710) of Windsor, Connecticut 4132-4133 (Supplements article on John Sparks appearing in Issue No. 150, June 1990.) (Continued on following page)

Query - Jonas R. & Patsy (Hankins) Sparks [of Tazewell County, Virginia, and Latimer County, Oklahoma] 4133

Who Were the Parents of William T. Sparks (Born ca. 1821) of Clay County, Illinois? 4134-4135

Death Takes Melva (Sparks) Bidlack., 4135

The Children and Grandchildren of Martha Ann (Sparks) Gilchrist (1824- 1897)., 4136-4140 (She was a daughter of Daniel and Jemima (Gunn) Sparks, and was married to Richard Adam Gilchrist in 1842 in Vigo County, Indiana.)

Index of Sparks Deaths in Texas, 1903-1940 [Hopkins County through Potter County] 4141-4146 (Continuation of list begun In Issue No. 159, September 1992.)

No. 163, September 1993

Jonas Sparks Honored at Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky., (With photo of monument on cover.) 4147

The Life and Family of Daniel Sparks (Born 1763, Died ca. 1820) of Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Indiana (Son of Richard Sparks, Sr., Born ca. 1725, Died ca. 1792)., 4148-4173

Query - Caroline Fidler [Married Richard M. Sparks, 1876, in Vigo County, Indiana] 4173

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

John Harvey Sparks, born May 16, 1842, In Jefferson County, Kentucky, died there September 3, 1891. 4174-4175

David Carson Sparks, born March 12, 1835, In Blount County, Tennessee, died March 19, 1918. 4175-4177

James William Sparks, born ca. 1837 in Wayne County, Indiana; died in service on April 1, 1863. 4177-4178

Eli Sparks, born in Ohio ca. 1817; died in service April 18, 1865. 4178

Index of Sparks Deaths in Texas, 1903-1940 [Rains County through Young County] 4179-4182 (Continued from list begun In Issue No. 159, September 1992 which was continued in Issue No. 161, June 1993.)

Query [Willis William (Jack) Sparks, born in Texas on February 11, 1874-1886] 4182

Marriages of Persons Named Sparks In and Around Queen Annes County, Maryland (ca. 1775-ca. 1875) 4183-4188

Sparks Marriages in Sangamon County, Illinois [1852-1870] 4190

No. 164, December 1993

The Life and Family of John and Mary (Roper) Sparks of Ipswich, Massachusetts., 4191-4230 (An expansion, with corrections, of an article on this John Sparks, born 1634, died prior to 1704, that appeared in Issue No. 98, June 1977.)

John Sparks of Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts [Died 1751], 4230

Notes on John Sparks of Early Saco, Maine., 4231

Thomas Sparks of Ipswich [Massachusetts], Born ca. 1651., 4231-4235

Query - Descendants of Malinda (Sparks) Arnold [Daughter of Jeremiah Sparks of Franklin County, Georgia] 4236

No. 165, March 1994

A continuation of the Descendants of Edward and Elizabeth Sparks., 4237-4246 (An expansion of an article on descendants of Edward Sparks [born prior to 1750, died prior to March 1786, in Fluvanna County, Virginia] that appeared in Issue 147, September 1989.)

Dennis McFranklin and Julia Ann (McCoy) Sparks of Clay County, Alabama., 4247-4252

Some [Sparks] Marriage Records of Buchanan County, Missouri., 4252

Have We Found the Parents of John Sparks (ca. 1772-l858) of Greenup County, Kentucky, and Buchanan County, Missouri? 4253-4264 (References to Isaac Sparks, Sr., a pioneer settler of Estill County, Kentucky, in Issues No. 83 [September 1973]; No. 85 [March 1974]: and No. 86 [June 1974].

Query - Sparks & Cotham Families., 4264

A Note from a Descendant of Amelia (Sparks) Word (1803-1868) [of Carroll County, Georgia] 4264

James Sparks (ca. 1762-ca. 1827) of North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky (Doubtless a Son of William Sparks (ca. 1725-1801/02) 4265-4276 (Supplements articles appearing In Issues 148 and 154, December 1989 and June 1991, respectively.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

George W. Sparks, born January 18, 1846, in Buchanan County, Missouri,. died January 21, 1881, at Hamburg, Iowa. 4277-4280

Solomon Sparks, born ca. 1820 in Virginia, died August 1873. 4278-4280

Benjamin F. Sparks, born ca. 1840 in Missouri, died May 29, 1895. 4280-4281

Two Sparks Items from Columbia County, Washington., 4282

Two Sparks Marriages from Franklin County, Ohio., 4282

No. 166, June 1994

Texas Honors Fanny (Sparks) Brown [1849-1934], 4283-4286

Carlin-Sparks Family Cemetery Near Baltimore, Maryland., 4286-4289

Some Additional Marriage Records of Persons named Sparks Recorded in Queen Annes County, Maryland., 4289-4290 (Supplements list published in Issue 163, September 1993.)

Some Descendants of William and Kesiah Sparks of Prince William County, Virginia., 4291-4301 (Part two of an article begun in Issue 162, June, 1993.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

John W. Sparks, born June 11, 1838, in Sangamon County, Illinois, died July 13, 1900, at Ringwood, Oklahoma. 4302-4303

John R. Sparks, born July 31, 1834, near Paris, Missouri, died November 23, 1894, in Monroe County, Missouri. 4303-4305

Charles F. Sparks, born 1829/30 in Logan County, Ohio, died March 25, 1897, at Piqua, Ohio. 4305-4307

William L. [Leroy] Sparks, born December 6, 1831, in Polk County, Tennessee, died June 8, 1900, at Fair-weather, Illinois. 4307-4309

Edgar C. Sparks, born ca. 1841 in Ohio, died May 12, 1884, in Michigan. 4309-4311 (Continued:)

Query [Regarding Martin and Fanny (King) Fidler, Parents of Caroline (Fidler) Kester Sparks, Second Wife of Richard M. Sparks of Vigo County, Indiana] 4311-4312

Query - Lora [or Lorena] (Sparks) Helm [Born 1873, Howell County, Missouri] 4312

The Sparkses of Leicester, Vermont., 4313-4321

Sparks Marriages in Fairfield County, Ohio, 1811-1859., 4322

No. 167, September 1994

James Sparks (ca. 1752-1834) of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Indiana, and His Family., 4323- 4357 (Part one of an article continued in Issue No. 168, December 1994.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Francis Marion Sparks, born August 5, 1830 or 1831, in Jackson County, Indiana; died February 28, 1910, probably in Newton County, Missouri. 4357-4359

Jacob Sparks, born October 15, 1837, in Jackson County, Indiana; died March 31, 1909, apparently in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. 4359- 4361

Stephen Sparks, born January 3, 1834, at Sparksville, Jackson County, Indiana; died February 27, 1907, in Illinois. 4361-4362

Calvin Sparks, born December 3, 1823, in Ashe County, North Carolina; died July 3, 1903, in Gage County, Nebraska. 4362-4364

No. 168, December 1994

A Statement of Editorial Policy for the Sparks Quarterly., 4366-4369

James Sparks (ca. 1752-1834) of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Indiana, and His Family., 4369-4396 (Part two of an article begun in Issue 167, September 1994.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

John D. Sparks, born ca. 1840, probably In Vigo County, Indiana; still living in 1886 in Vandalia, Missouri. 4397-4398

James Nelson Sparks, born September 1, 1842, in Spencer County, Kentucky, died in service on January 19, 1865. 4398-4399

John Little Sparks, born October 25, 1844, in Vigo County, Indiana; died March 29, 1904, probably near Neoga, Illinois. 4399-4400

Samuel Eli Sparks (1856-1915), Descendant of Thomas Sparks of Early Walker County, Alabama., 4401-4406

Corrections [Lucy Eva Anna Lena Hilderman, Married to Francis F. Sparks, 1918] 4407

Query - Minnie [Madoline] (Hollowell) Sparks Harkiess., 4408

Query - A Sparks Family of Schuyler County, Illinois., 4408

Corrections - Date of Birth of James B. Sparks (December 11, 1779) and Parentage of Henry Sparks (Born June 28, 1810)., 4408-4409

Unusual Reaction to a Sparks Marriage., 4409 (Pertains to the Rev. James Sparks, born 1816; marriage in Itawamba County, Mississippi.)

Sparks Marriages in Early St. Clair County, Illinois (1811-1823) 4410

A Sparks Marriage Record from Adams County, Indiana., 4410 (Sarah M. Sparks & Benoni High, 1847.)

No. 169, March 1995

Further Information About James E. and Mary [Polly] Sparks of Early Nicholas County, West Virginia., 4412-4436 (Earlier information had appeared as a query in Issue 116, December 1981, and information about some descendants of this couple in Issue 130, June 1985.)

Correction [ - Middle Initial of Samuel P. Brimer] 4436 (See Issue 168, December 1994, page 4373.)

Query - Information Sought Regarding Willis William ['Jack'] Sparks, Born 1874 [of Oklahoma] 4437

Sparks Marriages Recorded in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, 1854-1910., 4438-4439

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1860 Census of Indiana [Adams Through Hamilton Counties] 4439-4452

No. 170, June 1995

Millington Sparks, III (ca. 1775-ca. 1835), (Sometimes Called William Millington Sparks) and Some of His Descendants., 4454-4480 (Includes a record of the life, with cover photograph, of Governor John Sparks, 1843-1908, of Nevada.)

Correction [ - Death Date of George James Monroe Applegate, March 10, 1895] 4480 (See Issue 140, December 1987, page 3142.)

Corrections and Additions to an Article (1991-1992) Pertaining to Children of Thomas Sparks (ca. 1766-ca. 1837)., 4481-4482 (Pertains to Issues 156 and 157, December 1991 and March 1992.)

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1860 Census of Indiana [Hancock Through Putnam Counties] 4483-4498.

No. 171, September 1995

Quartus Strong Sparks (1820-1891), Mormon Teacher and Preacher., 4500-4412

Sparkses in the War of 1812, Bounty Land and Pension Application [of Mercy Thayer (Sparks) Stuck, Whose First Husband Had Been David Sparks (ca. 1783-1821) of Maine and Massachusetts] 4512-4513

Query - Harry H. Sparks [Who worked In the 1930s at Mount Rushmore] 4513

Frank Hugh Sparks (1891-1964) [Grandson of Joshua Sparks (ca1798-1850) of Indiana] 4514-4518

Joshua Low Sparks, Born ca. 1796, in Maryland [Died 1857 in Franklin County, Indiana] 4518-4520

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Edward H. Sparks, born February 7, 1849, in San Francisco, California. 4521-4523

Benjamin Sparks, born December 27, 1838, at Bloomington, Indiana, died October 30, 1915, at Chautauqua, Kansas. 4523-4524

Benjamin A. Sparks, born July 25, 1848, in Bedford County, Tennessee; of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma In 1917. 4524

Robert W. Sparks, IV, Charter Member and Benefactor of the Sparks Family Association [Great-grandson of Robert W. Sparks, 1 of Virginia], 4525-4528

Query - Ancestry of Rebecca, Wife (and Widow) of Thomas Sparks [of York County, Maine] 4528

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1860 Census of Indiana [Ripley Through White Counties] 4529-4541 (continued)

A Diary Reference to Ellery E. Sparks [1845-1864, in the Civil War] 4541

Following Ancestors' Paths., 4542-4544 (An account by Jim Sparks, a descendant of William Sparks who died in Queen Annes County, Maryland, in 1709.)

A Sparks Obituary from the Arkansas Gazette., 4544-4545 (Obituary of Major J. H. Sparks, died 1879 in Fort Smith, Arkansas; information on him and his three brothers from Ireland in Issue 34, June 1961, pages 549-555.)

Corrections [Pertaining to the Children of James J. and Elizabeth (Caudill) Sparks] 4545 (See also Issue 158, June 1992, page 3940.)

Richard Spark, 14th Century Farmer in Yorkshire [England] 4546

No. 172, December 1995

Nathan Sparks (1775-1844), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks of North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee, and Three Generations of His Descendants., 4548-4577

Additional Information About Mary E. (Sparks) Corson, a Descendant of William Sparks (ca. 1760-ca. 1834) of Adair County, Kentucky., 4578-4579.

Corrections and Additions (Family of Zerah Sparks, Jr.) 4580 (Corrections to Issue 155, September 1991, page 3823.)

Corrections [to the Family of Richard Sparks, died 1866] 4580 (See Issue 168, December 1994, pages 4393-4394.)

New Insight Into the Lives of Some Descendants of Elijah Sparks (1778- ca. 1830+) of Queen Annes County, Maryland., 4581-4582 (See also Issue 69, September 1969, page 1256, and Issue 124, December 1983, pages 2567-2568.)

Query [: Grace E. Sparks, 1893-1960, of Chicago] 4582

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Lyman C. Sparks, born ca. 1848, died January 19, 1899, in Missouri. 4583-4585

Charles Sparks, alias Charles Johnson, born ca. 1840, died December 1902, of South Carolina. 4586

Thomas J. Sparks, born in 1844 in Tuscarawas County, who died in San Francisco, California, October 19, 1910. 4586-4588

Clinton Sparks, born March 15, 1842, in Hardin County, Kentucky; died In 1924 at Nashua, Minnesota. 4589

Query - (Kilby/Sparks Connection in Virginia) 4590

No. 173, March 1996

Notes on William, Jr. and Rachel (Lee) Sparks of Putnam County, Tennessee., 4592-4594

[Sparks] Names from the Vietnam Memorial (The Wall)., 4595-4601

A Further Note Pertaining to the Place of Burial of Thomas J. Sparks (1844-1910)., 4602

[Two] Sparks Marriage Licenses Found in Morgan County, Indiana, '[1843 and 1856]., 4602

John Sparks (Born ca. 1775-Died Prior to 1810), of Surry and Burke Counties, North Carolina., 4603-4610

A Roster of Confederate Soldiers Named Sparks Who Served from Georgia., 4611-4619

A Household Missed in the Transcription of Sparkses on the 1850 Census of [Branch County] Michigan [Published in the QUARTERLY of September 1983, Whole No. 123]., 4619

Christian Newswanger, Purchaser of Land from William Sparks (ca. 1725-1801/02) [in Frederick County, Maryland]., 4620

Two Sparks Marriages Recorded in Delaware County, Ohio [1856 and 1862]., 4620

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

John Sparks, born ca. 1824 in New York; died August 2, 1890, in Montcalm County, Michigan. 4621-4623

Thomas Sparks, born ca. 1825 in Kentucky; died December 6, 1893, at Rising Sun, Ohio. 4624-4626

Benjamin F. Sparks, born October 24, 1844, at Shelbyvllle, Indiana; died August 1, 1914, at Kingman, Indiana. 4626-4627

Richard J. Sparks, born August 7, 1832, probably in Shelby County, Kentucky; died June 29, 1864. 4627-4628

David E. Sparks, born July 27, 1828, in Dearborn County, Indiana; died June 17, 1901, at Lawrenceburg, Indiana. 4628-4630

No. 174, June 1996

Levi Sparks (1778-1851) and Some of His Descendants, of Lawrence County, Kentucky., 4632-4663

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

David Landford Sparks, born ca. 1844 in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died October 16, 1878, at Martinsburgh, Kentucky. 4663-4664

George Washington Sparks, born September 3, 1845, in Lawrence County, Kentucky. 4665

Levi J. Sparks, born February 19, 1831, in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died January 14, 1897. 4665-4666

Query - Ancestors of Barnett Marion Sparks [born Ca. 1809 in Virginia; moved to Cherokee County, Alabama, between 1860 and 1870]., 4667

Additional Information About the Sparkses of Carroll County, Tennessee., 4667-4669

Thomas Sparks (1821-1893), A Union Soldier in the Civil War., 4670-4671

Beware of Genealogical Advertisements Mailed from Bath, Ohio., 4671- 4672

No. 175, September 1996

Stephen Sparks (Born ca. 1774) of Maryland & Ohio, and His Wife, Anna (Carman) Sparks (Born 1787), With Some of Their Descendants., 4674-4693.

Jessamine County, Kentucky, [Sparks] Marriages (1798-1930)., 4693-4695

Some Additional Sparks Marriages In Darke County, Ohio [1844-1879]., 4695

An Actor Named Joseph M. Sparks, Born in 1846., 4695

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Erastus Felton Sparks, born November 21, 1837, in Muskingum County, Ohio; died September 8, 1923, in Clermont County, Ohio. 4696-4697

George B. Sparks, born between 1837 and 1843 at Brownsville, Ohio; died October 19, 1903, in Stark County, Ohio. 4698

Samuel J. Sparks, born June 10, 1836, In Licking County, Ohio; died April 8, 1913, In LaSalle County, Illinois. 4699-4700

Eli B. Sparks, born September 17, 1838, in Licking County, Ohio. 4700

Reuben Harper Sparks, born July 6, 1832, in Franklin County, Indiana; died on January 23, 1917, at Ottawa, Kansas. 4700-4702

Charles H. Sparks, born March 9, 1841, in Franklin County, Indiana; died August 26, 1913, In Newark, New Jersey. 4702

Family of Laban and Emily (Lyon) Sparks., 4703

Sparks Marriages and Deaths Found in a Newspaper Published in Hancock, County, Indiana, 1850-1920., 4704-4705

Ella Rebecca (Sparks) Smith (1863-1892), Daughter of Amaziah and Sarah Ann (Fowler) Sparks, and First Wife of John Henry Smith (1856-1935); Is She Shown with Her Husband on Page 4707 ? 4706-4708

Royal Harris and Grace Z. (Berry) Sparks, with Children, Bernice and Robert, Photograph Taken about 1906., 4709-4710

Some Marriages in Fairfield County, Ohio, 1811-1859., 4710

Obituary of Elizabeth W. (Sparks) Pickering, 1849-1906., 4711

An Early Sparks Marriage in Meigs County, Tennessee [1843]., 4712

No. 176, December 1996

George G. Sparks (1796-1879), Son of John and Sarah (Shores) Sparks, With a Record of his Known Descendants to about 1900., 4714-4755

An Indian Legend of Elliott County, Kentucky., 4756-4757

Isaac Sparks, Sr. [ca. 1740-ca. 1815 of Estill County, Kentucky] Family Reunion., 4757

Further Information about Hugh Sparks, Born About 1834 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, Son of Garrett Sparks., 4758-4760

No. 177, March 1997

Additional Descendants of Walter and Susan M. (Prewitt) Sparks, through Their Sons: Walter K. Sparks (1815-1871); Richard W. Sparks, (ca. 1816-1883), & William Sparks (ca. 1818-ca. 1890)., 4762-4779

The Family of John Spark (1786-1854), Immigrants from the County of Cumberland, England, 1836., 4780-4792

Query - William J. [Jay] Sparks (1850-1924)., 4792-4793

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

William H. Sparks, born March 10, 1845, in Shelby County, Indiana; died December 26, 1923. 4794-4795

Rufus T. Sparks, born April 21, 1841, at Orland, Maine; died March 29, 1906. 4795-4797

James B. Sparks, born September 1830 at Newark, Ohio; died February 15, 1910, at Lyford, Indiana. 4797-4800

Charles H. Sparks, born ca. 1844, probably in Talbot County, Maryland; died on August 24, 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4800-4801

George G. Sparks, born ca. 1836 in Chippenham, England; died July 30, 1904, at Freehold, New Jersey. 4801-4802

Isaac Sparks, born ca. 1839/40 in Kent County, Delaware; died March 16, 1893, at Chester, Pennsylvania. 1802-1804

No. 178, June 1997

John Richard Sparks (1860-1939) [Born in Bastrop County, Texas, Died in Coleman County, Texas]., 4806-4808

Query - Nancy (Sparks) Lester (1837-1914)., 4808

Rachel (Sparks) Bickneil (1757-ca. 1851/55), and Her Brother, George Sparks (Died 1795/96), Probable Children of William Sample Sparks., 4809-4827

Bicknell Marriage Bonds, Wilkes County, North Carolina., 4826-4827

Children of Stephen and Mary Emily (Hoover) Sparks., 4827-4828

Rachel (Sparks) Griggs (Born ca 1756/58), Daughter of Jonas and Elizabeth Sparks, with Notes on Her Father and Siblings., 4829-4837

Query - the Maiden Name of Susanna ( ) Sparks [Wife of John Sparks, Jr., son of John Sparks Who Died In 1710 in Hartford, Connecticut]., 4837

Correction [Three Children of Herbert Joseph and Mollie (Rood) Sparks on p. 4789 of the March 1997 issue of the QUARTERLY, Named Buell, Not Rood]., 4837

A Review of Fourteen Frontier Families, compiled by Mary Sparks Matthews. 4838

A Correction and a Query Pertaining to the Family of Zerah Sparks (ca. 1784-ca. 1868)., 4839

Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers., 4840-4842

Persons Named Sparks Listed in City Directories of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1871-1881., 4842-4843

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Ephraim Ellis Sparks, born May 6, 1835, in Lewis County, Kentucky; died January 4, 1901, probably in Bison, Kansas. 4845-4846

George H. Sparks, born May 1844 at Suffield, Connecticut; died February 2, 1904, at Westfield, Massachusetts. 4846-4847

James H. Sparks, born April 26, 1844, at Smyrna, Delaware; died June 13, 1909, in Chicago, Illinois. 4847-4848

No. 179, September 1997

Robert Sparks (ca. 1780-ca. 1815), Son of John and Sarah (Shores) Sparks, of Wilkes County, North Carolina, and his Descendants of Lawrence County, Kentucky., 4850-4878

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Richmond/Richard Sparks, born ca. 1840 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died January 31, 1878, at Fielden, Kentucky, 4879-4880

Martin Sparks, born ca. 1845 in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died May 18, 1879, at Fielden, Kentucky. 4880-4882

Joel Denver Sparks, born August 6, 1842, in Carter County, Kentucky; died March 26, 1906, in Elliott County, Kentucky. 4882-4883

Reuben R. Sparks, born April 5, 1837, in Lawrence County, Kentucky; died August 16, 1904, at Portsmouth, Ohio. 4883-4884

Query - Robert Warner Sparks, Born 1939 [in Barboursville, West Virginia]., 4884

A Sparks Marriage in Audrain County, Missouri (A. A. Sparks and Sarah I Muldrow]. 4884

Corrections and Additions; Sarah Jane (Sparks) Casey and Thomas E. Sparks, Daughter and Son of Hale and Sarah (Clayburn) Sparks., 4885-4886

Correction: Death Date of Historia [Tory] Lester [Daughter of Isaac and Nancy Artha (Sparks) Lester]., 4888

No. 180, December 1997

Some Corrections and Additions to the Family of Daniel Sparks (1846-1927) of Elliott County, Kentucky, and Grant County, Washington., 4890-4892

The Gravestone for John W. Sparks (1838-1900) [Near Ringwood, Oklahoma]., 4892-4893

Correction: Cass County, Missouri, 1850 Census., 4893

Sparks Obituaries Appearing in the Western Christian Advocate, with Notes., 4894-4916

The 1850 Census Mortality Schedules for Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, and Ohio., 4917-4924

Query: Did Isaac Sparks (Born ca. 1740) Perform Service in the American Revolution? 4924-4925

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War.,

Edwin Sparks, born ca. 1835, probably in Connecticut. 4925-4926

Henry L. Sparks, born January 8, 1842, in Indiana; died September 11, 1910, at Shelbyville, Indiana. 4926-4928

Granville Moody Sparks, born October 26, 1845, in Indiana; died November 18, 1920, at Emporia, Kansas. 4928-4929

David R. Sparks, born October 15, 1823, near Lanesville, Indiana; died November 10, 1907, at Alton, Illinois. 4929-4930

Sparks Tombstone Inscriptions, McKenzie, Carroll/Weakley Counties, Tennessee., 4931-4932

Some Sparks Marriage Records from Trumbull County, Ohio., 4932

No. 181, March 1998

Unusual Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Josiah Isaiah Sparks of Alleghany County, North Carolina [Son of Reuben J. and Mary (McGrady) Sparks]., 4933-4937

David Rhodes Sparks (1823-1907), an Introduction to His Autobiography., 4938-4944

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks [Son of Baxter and Elizabeth Gwin) Sparks]., 4944-4953

Persons Named Sparks (Including Spark and Sparkes) Who Served in the American Revolutionary War., 4955-4972

Corrections and Additions to Family of Walter Davis Sparks (1870-1949)., 4973-4974

Sparks Tombstones Found in New York in Certain Cemeteries in Towns of Auburn, Owego, Adams, Eagle Village, Blodgett Mills and Hartford, and in Green Ridge Cemetery in Saratoga County ]. 4975

The 1776 Oath Required of White Male Citizens in Pennsylvania., 4976

No.182, June 1998

Descendants of Martin Peeples Sparks (1786-1837) Through His Only Surviving Child, Thomas Hunter Sparks., 4977-4993

Notes on the Wimberly and Wood Families., 4993-4994

Thomas Linton Sparks (1846-1913)., 4994-4997

James Sparks (1768-ca. 1835), Son of Matthew and Sarah (Thompson) Sparks of North Carolina., 4998-5003

William Sparks, Died December 9, 1893 [in Bloomington, Illinois], Prominent Athlete and Circus Star., 5003-5005

Obituary of the Rev. Robert Sparks (Ca. 1756-1831), [Son of Absalom and Elizabeth (Brown) Sparks of Queen Annes County, Maryland], With Notes on His Life and Ancestry., 5005-5010

The Establishing of St. Luke's Church at Church Hill, Maryland, in Queen Annes County., 5011-5012

Some Early Sparks Marriage Records from Cooper County, Missouri [1850-1863]., 5012

Information Sought on John Franklin Sparks, Born at Queenstown, Maryland, ca. 1896., 5013-5014

A Sparks Marriage [of Samuel E. Sparks and Mary Walker] in Callaway County, Missouri [1846]., 5014

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5015-5021

Merit Sparks, born 1843/44 in Greene County, Indiana, died 1873; married Ellender Martindale . 5015-5017

Edwin C. Sparks, born June 10, 1826, in Rhode Island; died May 9, 1911; married Elizabeth . 5017-5018

Alfred Sparks born ca. 1842 in Hamilton County, indiana. 5018-5019

George T. Sparks (or Parks), born July 19, 1839, at Windsor, Maine, died September 1, 1929, at Jackson, Michigan; married Bridget McNamara. 5019-5020

James P. Sparks, born ca. 1810 in Salem County, New Jersey, died in service on June 7, 1862; married Mary C. Vanneman. 5020-5021

Persons Named Sparks in an 1874 Directory of Cincinnati, Ohio, 5022

No. 183, September 1998

Frank Sparks [1874-1937], Star Baseball Pitcher., 5023-5026

The Family of Sarah (Sparks) Holt, Daughter of Benjamin and Amanda (Boley) Sparks., 5026-5030

Sparks Items Copied from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record., 5031

Colonel Richard Sparks (ca. 1753-1815), New Information About His Closing Days., 5032-5035 (An expansion of an article appearing In the SPARKS QUARTERLY of September 1974, Whole No. 87.)

John Albert Sparks (1899-1947) and Verlie Josephine (Hayes) Sparks (1904-1933), Information and Queries., 5035-5038

Christopher Columbus Sparks (1838-1860), a Casualty of a Linn County, Iowa, Tornado, June 3, 1860., 5038-5040 (He was a son of Walter K. Sparks (18 15-1872) and Mary Jane (McCoskey) Sparks; see the SPARKS QUARTERLY of March 1997, Whole No. 177.)

Obituary of Albert A. Sparks (ca. 1846-1911) of Norwich, Connecticut, [Son of John and Selinda (Field) Sparks)]., 5040-5041

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks, Part II., 5041-5047 (A continuation from the March 1998 issue of the QUARTERLY.)

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5047-5062

Thomas S. Sparks, born April 22, 1836, at Rutland, Vermont; died January 12, 1913, at Sandusky, New York; married Azetta M. Sparks. 5048-5049

Virgil G. Sparks, born Ca. 1840 in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; died after 1897, probably in Canton, Pennsylvania; married Eliza . 5049-5051

John L. Sparks, born February 3, 1845, in Wilmington, Delaware; died December 21, 1917, in Minneapolis, Minnesota; married (1) Cora Etta Rowe, and (2nd) Emma Alice Rowe. 5051-5053

George M. Sparks, born ca. 1835 in Ohio; died May 30, 1880, in Union County, Ohio; married Lydia Cochran. 5054-5055

Godfrey J. Sparks, born ca. 1830 in Ireland; died in the Confederate Prison at Andersonville, Georgia, on August 5, 1864. 5055-5056

Edward Sparks (alias Edward Parks), born August 18, 1837, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died there on February 28, 1908; married Hannah Louisa Engles. 5056-5057 (His actual name was Parks, but he had enlisted as Edward Sparks.)

Eli J. Sparks, born ca. 1847 in New York; died May 20, 1891, in Wayne County, New York; married Sarah M. Brink. 5057-5058

Zebulon Garfield Sparks, born July 3, 1829, in Ohio; died on January 2, 1900, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio; married Ruth Macamen (or Maughiman). 5059-5060

Henry A. Sparks, born July 31, 1834, in Poultney, Vermont; died August 15, 1923, at Stowe, Vermont; married (1st) Mary P. Kidder and (2nd) Myra Andrus. 5060-5061

John Sparks, born in New Jersey; died while a prisoner of war at the Confederate prison in Florence, North Carolina, on November 15, 1864; married Emeline V. Turner. 5062

No. 184, December 1998

The Family of Elizabeth (Sparks) Bryan (1765-1863) [Daughter of Jonas Sparks and Wife of Henry Bryan]., 5063-5072

A Sixty-fifth Sparks Wedding Anniversary [Paul E. and Mary Sue Sparks Were Married in Ashland, Kentucky, on November 9, 1933]., 5073

Persons Named Sparks in the City Directory of Brooklyn, New York, 1863., 5074

Persons Named Sparks Found on the 1900 Census of Queen Annes County, Maryland., 5075-5094

William B. Sparks, Born 1851, of Queen Annes County, Maryland., 5095

Query [Regarding Fred Sparks, born ca. 1877 in Oakaloosa, Iowa]., 5096

Query [Regarding Laura Sparks, born ca. 1901, in Morgan City (?) Lousiana, Probable Daughter of David and Delilah (Bunch) Sparks; married Henry Seguy]., 5096

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5097-5104

James A. Sparks, born ca. 1838; died in Claiborne County, Tennessee, July 16, 1893; married (1st) Mary , and (2nd) Elizabeth Gibson. 5907-5098

Ephraim E. Sparks, born ca. 1815, probably in Highland County, New York; died after 1895, probably at Osgood, Indiana; married Sarah Ann Reilley. 5098-5099

Henley A. Sparks, born January 5, 1835, in Georgia; died August 7, 1897, probably at McGregor, Texas; married (1st) - ? - , (2nd) Laura A. Mangum. 5099-5101

Samuel M. Sparks, born ca. 1835 in Pennsylvania; died February 26, 1897, at Chicago, Illinois; married Elizabeth Graham. 5101-5102

James Richard Sparks, born July 24, 1841, in Laclede County, Missouri; died on March 8, 1894, at Hartville, Missouri; married (1st) Sarah Barnett, (2nd) Susan Abshere. 5103-5104

No. 185, March 1999

John Sparks (1816-1899) of Lewis County, Kentucky, His Life and Descendants., 5106-5115

Where Did the Sparkses of Early Lewis County, Kentucky, Come From? 5121-5129 (Pertains to William Sparks of Washington County, Pennsylvania, son of Joseph Sparks, died 1749 in Frederick County, Maryland.)

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks, Part III., 5130-5136

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5136-5144

William H. Sparks, born ca. 1845 in Missouri; died 1881 in Missouri; married Sarah E. Thomas. 5137-5138

William Sparks, born ca. 1837, had been enrolled at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1861, at age 23; he was in Detroit, Michigan, in 1913, age 76, when he applied for a pension. He later apparently abandoned his application when the Bureau of Pensions requested him to send his discharge.

William G. Sparks, born Ca. 1839 in Tennessee; submitted application from Benton, Missouri, which was unsuccessful; he was a son of William G. and Nazey (Daffron) Sparks who were in Walker County, Georgia, in 1850. 5139-5141

Samuel Sparks, born ca. 1840 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died there May 16, 1905; he did not marry; a probable son of Samuel and Sarah Sparks of Philadelphia.

Leonard Sparks, born ca. 1825; died March 6, 1885; married Sarah Clark in Gloucester County, New Jersey, May 24, 1855. 5143-5144.

No. 186, June 1999

Paul Emerson Sparks, 1910-1999, President of the Sparks Family Association, 1953-1999, 5146-5148 (He died in Louisville, Kentucky, March 4, 1999.)

John K. Carmichael, Jr., New President of the Sparks Family Association., 5148

The Family of Richard Sparks (ca. 1720/25-1792) of Middlesex County, New Jersey, and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; a Review., 5149-5173 (A supplement to an article appearing in the December 1971 issue of the QUARTERLY, Whole No. 76, pp. 1440-46.)

Benjamin Sparks (Born ca. 1754; Died 1801) of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Son of Richard Sparks., 5174-5189

Query - Stella (Sparks) Sage, 1890-1918, [Daughter of Jesse D. Sparks and His Second Wife, Laura Steritt Parker]., 5191-5192

Query - Margaret Ann (Sparks) Althizer (1827-1910)., 5192 (Parentage of Margaret Ann unknown; she was born in Kentucky; married Alexander G. Althizer in Decatur County, Indiana, in 1843; she died in Fulton County, Missouri.)

The Rev. Colby Sparks (ca. 1801-ca. 1869) [of Wilkes County, North Carolina] and the Siamese Twins., 5193-5194

No. 187, September 1999

John K. Carmichael, Jr., President of the Sparks Family Association., 5196-5197 (An introduction of him to members of the Association.)

Query - Parentage of Daniel C. Sparks of Maryland and Louisiana; Married in Baltimore in 1845 to Amelia Lemmon., 5198

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks, Part IV., 5198-5206

Persons Names Sparks Found on the 1860 Census of Texas., 5207-5237

John A. and Arbizena (Jackson) Sparks. [Married in or About 1869, Probably in Montague County, Texas]., 5238

No. 188, December 1999

Two Sons of Baxter and Elizabeth (Gwin) Sparks: John Gwin Sparks (1811-1891) & William Jackson Sparks (1828-1904)., 5240-5252

Query - John Ed (Edward?) Sparks of Waco, Texas, [Married Bessie Wiggins]., 5252

Availability of the Sparks Coat of Arms., 5253-5254

Query - Location of Grave of Quartus Strong Sparks, Who Died on August 5, 1891, in San Bernardino, California., 5254

Query - Brooks Sparks (Born ca. 1809 in South Carolina) [Married Lydia Brown in 1829 in Newton County, Georgia] ., 5254

The Family of Walter Davidson Sparks (1870-1949); a Revision, With a Review of His Sparks Ancestors., 5255-5259 (Walter Davidson Sparks was a son of Robert Davis and Margaret N. [Davidson] Sparks; see the QUARTERLY of March 1962, Whole No. 37, pp. 620-631.)

Query - Children of Leonard and Patsey (Beard) Sparks [Who Were Married in Jefferson County, Tennessee, ca. 1806]., 5259

Corrections: Article on John Sparks (1816-1899) [in the QUARTERLY of March 1999, Whole No. 185]., 5260

A Small Sparks Mystery - Bourbon County, Kentucky: Did Joseph Sparks Marry Anne Wilson in 1797 or Amy Wilson in 1798? 5261-5263

Gravestones of Two Civil War Soldiers [John W. Sparks, Died 1862, and James W. Sparks, Died 1863, in Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee]., 5263-5265

Grave of James A. Sparks (ca. 1838-1893) [Union Soldier, in Oakwood Cemetery in Claiborne County, Tennessee]., 5265

Sparks Flour [Canister] - Can Anyone Identify It? 5266

The Family of Elizabeth Marie (Daggett) Ayres, Daughter of John Dickinson and Sarah (Sparks) Daggett, of St. Louis, Missouri., 5267-5270

James and Sarah (Conley) Sparks of Lawrence County, Kentucky [Parents of the Late Paul E. Sparks]., 5270-5274

James Basil Sparks (1853-1928) [of Arkansas]., 5274-5277

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, For Pensions For Service in the Civil War., 5277-5280

William Sparks, born August 22, 1820, in Ohio; died ca. 1897 in Caldwell County, Missouri, son of Elijah and Elizabeth (Porter) Sparks. 5278-5279

Charles Thomas Sparks, born August 4, 1839, in Tennessee; died June 8, 1910, at St. Elmo, Tennessee; he did not marry. 5279-5280

No. 189, March 2000

Some Descendants of Solomon Sparks, Jr. (Died 1817) of Wilkes County. North Carolina, Who Moved to Indiana, 5282-5316

Further Notes, With Corrections, Regarding Richard Sparks (born 1740s, died 1800), of Salem County, New Jersey., 5317-5322

Thomas Sparks, Born October 6, 1801, of Lawrence County, Alabama, and McLennan County, Texas., 5323-5324

Corrections [in Article on Baxter and Elizabeth (Gwin) Sparks in the QUARTERLY of December 1999, No. 188], 5324

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5325-5330

James Sparks, born in Kentucky In 1840, died 1884 in Laurel County, Kentucky, son of James and Matilda ( - -) Sparks. Following his death, a pension was issued to his widow, Hiley (Moore) Sparks., 5325-5327

Sanford Sparks, born ca. 1833 probably in Kentucky; died 1871. Pension issued to children Edward and William until age 16. His wife, Mary Ann (Smith) Sparks, had been married (2nd) to Josephus Buffington who died in 1901; a widow's pension was issued to her thereafter on Sanford's service. 5328

Melvin P. Sparks, born 1832 in Cortland County, New York, died 1881 at Crockery, Michigan, son of Amos and Desire (Sylvester) Sparks. Following his death, his children (Hattie L, Alice J., Curtis P., Amos C., Willie M., and George A.) were granted pensions to age 16. His wife, Ellen E. (Kibby) Sparks, who had been married (2nd) to John Fox, was granted a pension for Melvin's service following Fox's death in 1909, 5329-5330

No. 190, June 2000

Matthew Sparks (ca. 1752-1819) [born in Frederick County, Maryland, died in Surry County, North Carolina [with a Record of the Families of His and his wife Eunice's Children: Nancy Smith, Margaret West, Sarah Bray, Joel Sparks, George Sparks, Matthew Sparks, Jr., William D. Sparks, and John Sparks] ., 5332-5391

North Carolina Law Pertaining to Illegitimate Children., 5391-5392

Correction: Josiah A. Sparks, Jr. Was Not Sheriff of Lawrence County,Kentucky., 5393

Corrections [of Textual Errors, Pages 5251, 5255, 5301, and 5313].

Query: Calvin and Mary (Easson) Sparks.

No. 191, September 2000

William Z. Sparks (ca. 1791-1858) [Son of Matthew and Eunice Sparks Featured in the June 2000 Issue of the QUARTERLY]., 5396-5403

Mary Ann Mariah (Sparks) Milnor (1849-1931), Daughter of David Rhodes Sparks (1823-1907), 5404-5405

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks, Part V., 5405-5414

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5414-5430

James A. Sparks, born ca. 1838 in Tennessee, died 1893 in Clayborne County, Tennessee. He was married (1st) to Mary , and (2nd) to Elizabeth Gibson. Elizabeth was granted a widow's pension following his death, as was their daughter, Louisa Sparks, to age 16. When Elizabeth was married (2nd) to W. Henderson Toffiver in 1895, her pension was terminated. 5415-5416

John W. Sparks, born ca. 1853 in Hendricks County, Indiana, died in service of smallpox in 1864. His mother, Elizabeth (Lawrence) Sparks, was granted a mother's pension until her death in 1878, after which his father, Isaac Sparks, also received a pension for John's service. 5416-5418

John R. Sparks, born ca. 1806 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, died in 1898 in Macoupin County, Illinois. 5418-5422 (Fifty-six years old when he enlisted, he was the father of Matthew Brooks Sparks and Royal G. Sparks whose pension papers are abstracted on pp. 5422-5426.)

Matthew Brooks Sparks, born 1838 in Macoupin County, Illinois, died in 1914 in Jefferson County, Iowa. He was a son of John R. and Elizabeth (Bradshaw) Sparks. His wife, Sarah Jane (Kifiebrew) Sparks, was granted a widow's pension following his death. 5422-5424 (See abstract of his father's pension papers, pp. 5418-22, and that of his brother, 5424-26.)

Royal G. Sparks, born 1845 in Missouri, died 1901 in California. He was a son of John R. and Elizabeth (Bradshaw) Sparks. His wife, Maria A. (Wason) Sparks, was granted a widow's pension following his death. 5424-5426 (See abstract of his father's pension papers, pp. 5418-22, and that of his brother, pp. 5422-24.)

John T. Sparks, born 1814 in Clark County, Ohio, died 1891 at National City, California. He was married (1st) to Catherine Guthridge and (2nd) to Christena E. Earson. Christena was granted a widow's pension following his death. 5426-5428

Sanford Sparks, born ca. 1827 in Kentucky, died 1902 at Ames, Oklahoma Territory. His widow, Lucretia (Dortain or Dorton) Sparks was granted a widow's pension following his death. 5429-5430

No. 192, December 2000

Thomas Sparks (1816-1863) of Yadkin County, North Carolina, and York County, South Carolina, [Son of William Z. Sparks.], 5432-5439

Memories of Bessie (Rodgers) Pettus [Born 1904, Great-Granddaughter of Thomas Sparks, Above.], 5439-5440

Confederate Soldiers from South Carolina., 5442

A Mystery Solved! Where Did William Sample Sparks Get his Middle Name? from His Maternal Grandfather, William Sample (Died 1682)., 5443-5461

Correction - Parentage of James E. Sparks [of Nicholas County, West Virginia, Died 1854], 5461

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5462-5470

Godfrey James Sparks, born 1828 in Ireland, died 1886 in New York City. His wife, Alice (Tuhomey) Sparks, received a widow's pension beginning in 1891. 5462-5463

Martin V. B. Sparks, born ca. 1840 in Gloucester County, New Jersey, died in 1870 in Mantua, New Jersey. He was a son Josiah C. and and Hannah (Henry) Sparks. He was unmarried. His sister, Harriet Jardeila, "applied for whatever pension benefits she was due., 5464

George W. Sparks, born ca. 1842 probably in Clark County, Ohio, died 1910 in Erie County, Ohio. He was a son of David and Catherine (Berry) Sparks. His wife, Alice (Buzzell) Sparks, was granted a widow's pension following his death.

John Jefferson Sparks, born 1843 in Rush County, Indiana, died 1912 In Huntington County, Indiana. He was a son of John and Elizabeth (Harlan) Sparks. His wife, Emma E. (Hale) Sparks, was granted a widow's pension following his death.

Miles G. Sparks, born ca. 1839 in Gloucester County, New Jersey, died 1874 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was probably a son of John S. Sparks who was In Salem County, New Jersey, as early as 1830, and had served in the War of 1812. Miles G. Sparks's widow, Lucy E. B. (Munyin) Sparks, had been married (2nd) to John Wilson and was divorced from him, applied for a widow's pension in 1892 but she was never granted a pension based on Miles's service. 5468-5469

Stephen Thorn Sparks, born in 1837 in Indiana and died in 1864 in the Army Corps Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a son of Jesse and Jemima (Thorn) Sparks. Although information regarding Miles G. Sparks was provided by the National Archives in a response for pension Information, nothing pertaining to a pension applied for by his parents following his death was Included. A photograph of Stephen in uniform appeared on page 1253 of the September 1969 QUARTERLY.

Whole No. 193, June, 2001

Family Photographs: George and Sarah Ann (Harp) Sparks, 5271-5274

Persons Named Sparks Who Were Taxed in Virginia in 1787, 5275-5284

William Spark (died 1767) & Alexander Spark (died 1783) Immigrants to Virginia from Kincardine County, Scotland, 5485-5487

The Deaths of Brothers Named Willie Warren Sparks & Walter Jackson Sparks, Jr. of Victoria, Texas, 5488

Jesse Sparks (Died 1824) of Greenville County, South Carolina, 5489-5499

Death Takes Jack B. Sparks, 5499

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5500-5510

James Roberts Polk Sparks, born ca.1845 in Illinois, died 1888 near Clapper, Missouri; son of James H. and Deborah (Hankins) Sparks; married to Ellen Russell Mattison. 5500-5502

John Thompson Sparks, born 1839, died 1905, son of Joseph and Isabella (Ellis) Sparks of Lewis County, Kentucky; married Chloe A. Calhoun in 1865 in Scotland County, Missouri. 5502-5503

William M Sparks, born ca.1843 in New York, died there in 1914; son of Aurey and Nancy A. (Roff) Sparks; married to Lillie L. Stebbins in 1865. (See the QUARTERLY of June 2001, Whole No.194, for article on Aurey B. and Nancy A. (Roff) Sparks.), 5503-5506

Moses Sparks, born ca.1834 in Kentucky, died while a soldier in Union Army at Memphis, Tennessee, in 1863. Was married to Louisa Jane Malcolm in Madison County, Illinois. She applied for a pension as his widow and on behalf of their only child, Thomas Judson Sparks from Montgomery County, Illinois. (She married, second, John Forsythe.), 5506-5507

Peter Sparks, born ca.1827 in Henry County, Kentucky; died 1901 at New Albany, Indiana; married to Nancy Jane List (or Yates) in 1852 in Kentucky. 5507-5508

Leonard G. Sparks, born ca.1842 in North Carolina, died in 1911 in Indi- ana; a son of William and Nancy Sparks; was married (first) to Nancy Jane Nellron in 1866 in Monroe County, Indiana; married (second) to Nancy Margaret Barrett in 1900. 5508-5510

Whole No. 194, September, 2001

The Family of Aurey (or Aura, Auri, Aury) B. Sparks (1816-1879) and his Wife, Nancy A. (Roff) Sparks (1821-1879), 5512-5532

A Family Tradition Regarding the Circumstances of the Death of Josiah A. Sparks, Jr. in Missouri in 1864, 5533-5539

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks, Part VI, 5539-5543

Query - William Sparks (ca. 1832-1867), 5543

Some Early Sparks Marriages in Illinois, 5543

Sparks Deaths Found on Census Mortality Schedules of Indiana, [June 1, 1959 to May 31, 1860; June 1, 1869 to May 31, 1870; and June 1, 1879- to May 31, 1880. 5544-5551

Death Takes Dr. Sherman Paul Sparks, 5551

Some Early Sparks Marriages in Illinois (continued from p. 5543), 5552

Whole No. 195, December, 2001

Robert Thomas & Mary Ann (Wallingford) Sparks, (Further Notes on Some of Their Descendants), (Continuation of an article in the QUARTERLY of September 1970, Whole. No.71.) 5553-5561

Death Takes William R. Haas, Sr. , 5562

The Gravestones of Cornelius and Susannah Sparks, [in Buchanan Township, Berrien County, Michigan.] 5563-5565

Some Sparks Obituaries, Poweshiek County, Iowa, 5565-5567

Some Sparks Marriages in Monroe County, Missouri (1832-1849), 5567

Two Sparks Marriages in Tishomingo County, Mississippi,[1844 & 1858] 5567

Query--Parentage of Stephen Alexander Sparks (1846-1903) [Born and Died in Washington County, Missouri]. 5568

Query--William F. Sparks, Born in Monroe County, Missouri. (He was married to Emily J. Sinkley on February 27, 1897.) 5568

Death Takes Jack Burton Sparks, Sr., [of Renton, Washington], 5569-5570

Frances Sparks, the Wife of Jacob Aylor, [A Correction to the June 1956 issue of the QUARTERLY. ] (Frances Sparks, called Frankey in her father's will of 1794, was the wife of Jacob Aylor, not of her sister , Nancy [Ann] Sparks.) 5571-5572

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War, 5572-5590

Lot (or Lott) G. Sparks, son of Stephen and Asenith (or Asenath) Sparks, born 1836 in Rush County, Indiana; died 1906 at McLouth Kansas; married to Rachal M. Townsend in Perry, Kansas. (See also the QUARTERLY of March 1972. ) 5573

Joseph Sparks, son of Samuel & Lucinda [or Malinda or Clarinda] (Comstock Sparks, born 1844 in Marion County, Ohio, died 1877 in Harrison County, Missouri. He was married to Elizabeth Dufield in 1866 in Peoria County, Illinois. 5573-5579

Levi S. Sparks, son of Hardy and Elizabeth Allen (Randle) Sparks, was born in 1844 in Madison County, Illinois, died in 1906 in Virden, Macoupin County, Illinois. He was married (first) to Amelia Caroline Grinke in 1868 and (second) to Maria Isabelle Martin in 1879. 5579-5581

James Hardy Sparks, son of William and Nancy Sparks, was born in , 1844/45 in Wilkes County, North Carolina; he died in 1863 while a soldier in the Union Army. He had accompanied his parents in their moved to Monroe County, Indiana, in 1846. (More on this family can be found in the QUARTERLY of March 1969, Whole No. 65. 5582-5583

Henry H. Sparks, son of Nimrod and Penelope (Tilly) Sparks, born in Scott County, Indiana, in 1835, died in Illinois in 1909. He was married (first) to Flora DeMoss and (second) to Lillie M. DeMoss. (See also the QUARTERLY of September 1993, Whole No.163, for additional information on the ancestry of Henry H. Sparks. ) 5584- 5585

Edward F. Sparks, son of William and Cordelia (Donavan) Sparks, born ca.1829 in Lewis County, Kentucky; died in 1898 in Illinois. He was married ( first) to Sarah Criswell in Lewis County, Kentucky, in 1849, and (second) to his brother's widow, Mary (Meenach) Sparks, in 1856 in Platte County, Missouri. (See also the QUARTERLY of September 1965, Whole No.51, and September 1970, Whole No.71 , for information on this family. ) 5585-5588

Jonas Sparks, son of William and Malinda (Mattox) Sparks, was born ca.1826, probably in Lewis County, Kentucky; died 1898 at Peach's Grove, Kentucky. He was married in 1845 to Martha Patton in Lewis County, Kentucky. 5588-5590

No. 196, December 2001

A Sparks Photograph Published in 1976 Identified 25 Years Later [as Lydia (Sparks) Brown]. Lydia was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, in 1816, daughter of George and Delia Sparks; moved to Randolph County, Indiana, before 1830; she was married to Thomas Brown. 5592- 5596

Some Sparks Obituaries--Tolland County, Connecticut. 5596-5598

Two Daughters of Matthew Jefferson Sparks (ca.1802-1833) of Pulaski County, Arkansas: Margaret Peggy (Sparks) Evans (born ca.1825) & Frances Elmira Almira Porter (1830-1898). 5599-5603

Queries [ George W. Sparks Who Was Married to Julia A. Clarke in Seneca County Ohio, in 1857, & James S. Sparks, 1802-1869, and Their First Child, John G. Sparks, born 1822 in Richland County, Ohio]. 5604

Corrections [Pertaining to Riggs Family in the QUARTERLY of September 2001, No.195. 5604 & 5630

Two Sons of Matthew Sparks (ca.1730-1793) and his wife, Sarah (ca.1739-1831): Bailey Sparks (born May 3, 1788, & Isaac Sparks (born July 15, 1780) . (Includes a review of previously published biographical sketches of 10 siblings of Bailey and Isaac. These other 10 were: John Sparks (1755-1831); Matthew Sparks, Jr. (1759-1841); William Sparks (1761-1848); Eady Sparks (ca.1763- ? ); Ann Sparks (ca.1766- ? ); James Sparks (1768-1830/40); Absolom Sparks (1771- ? ); Jesse Sparks (1773-1858); Nathan Sparks (1775-1844); and Hardy Sparks (1783-1850/60).

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War. 5631-5633

Joseph A. Sparks, son of William and Jane (Truesdale) Sparks, born 1844 in Lewis County, Kentucky, died 1904 in Washington, D.C. He was married (first) to Mary O. Kingsbury ca.1871, and (second) to Lillie B. Ingrim in Vanceburg, Kentucky, in 1888. 5631-5632

Joseph S. Sparks, son of Isaac and Mary Ann (Hendricks) Sparks, born ca.1831 in Jessamine County, Kentucky, died 1897. He was married to Nancy Jane Lawless in 1857 in Fayette County, Kentucky. (See also the QUARTERLY of March 1969, No.65, for further information on this family. ) 5632-5633

Bayles Sparks, died 1895 at St. Louis, Missouri; he was married in 1876 in St. Louis to Amanda Brown. 5633

No. 197, March 2002

George Harrison Sparks, M.D. (1869-1925) of Madison and Culpepper Counties, Virginia, 5637-5642

Census of 1860 for South Carolina, 5643-5671

Claude Ezell Sparks 1897- 1983, 5672

Inscriptions on Sparks Gravestones in Padgett's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Union County, South Carolina, 5673-5674

Query -Charley Virgil Sparks, 5674

Family of Nathan B. and Cornelia (Fenn) Sparks, 5675

Query, 5676

No. 198, June 2002

George W. Sparks (1850-1915), Notes on His Ancestry, 5677-82

Benjamin Sparks (1769/70-1850), Son of William and Ann Sparks, 5682-98

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5699-5708

Whitfield M. Sparks, son of Allen Sparks, born in Yancey County North Carolina, 5699-5706

Joseph Sparks, son of Isaac and Comfort (Shuster) Sparks, was born in Sandusky County, Ohio, 5707-08

No. 199, September 2002

The Origin of the Name Sparks, 5711-14

Archibald Wimpy Sparks (1843-1882), 5714-18

Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio -- Citi Directories, 5718

Queries - J. C. Sparks (1828-1877), 5719

Sparks Marriages in Ulster County, New York, 5720

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5721-5735

William I. Sparks, born about 1842 and died on February 18, 1867, 5721-23

Thomas Sparks, born June 1844 in Estill County, KY, 5724-26

William Sparks, son of John and Elizabeth Sparks, was born on January 30, 1820, in Licking County, Ohio, 5727-31

James C. Sparks, doubtless a son of William and Mary Ann (Wolford) Sparks, was born in 1846/47 In Licking County, Ohio, 5731-32

Thomas Saunders Sparks, son of Samuel and Julia Ann (Anderson) Sparks, was born on January 22, 1848, In Henderson County, Kentucky, 5732-34

Solomon S. Sparks, son of Isaac, Jr. and Frances (Crawford) Sparks, was born about 1843, 5734-35

The Autobiography of David Rhodes Sparks, Part VII, 5735-5740

Death Takes Aubrey L. McClellan, 5741-42

No. 200, December 2002

Fifty Years of the Sparks Quarterly, 5745-47

The Sad Letters of Robert Sparks (ca. 1824-1864), Written Shortly before His Death, 5747-53

Joel Sparks (ca.1784-1849) of Wilkes County, North Carolina, son of John and Sarah (Shores) Sparks, 5754-61

Union Soldiers Named Sparks Who Applied, or Whose Heirs Applied, for Pensions for Service in the Civil War., 5762-72

James W. Sparks, son of Jesse B. and Sarah (Falkner) Sparks, 5762-65

Calvin Sparks, son of Stephen and Mary ["Polly"] (Gobble) Sparks, 5766-67

John William Sparks, son of Samuel and Letty (Bonney) Sparks, 5768-69

Robert Sparks, son of Robert W. and Amy (--?--) Sparks, was born in Gloucester County, New Jersey, 5770-71

Edward Sparks, was born about 1831 in Scott County, Indiana, 5771-72

Two Sons & Four Daughters of Robert Walker and Nannie (Harrison) Sparks, 5773

Samuel B. Sparks (Born October 8, 1848) of West Providence, Pennsylvania, 5774-5777

Sparks Items from the Christian Observer, 5778-79

Query --"Dalf" Sparks of Georgia and Texas, 5779