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William C. Sparks

William C. Sparks[1]

Male 1838 - Aft 1916  (78 years)

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  • Name William C. Sparks 
    Born 20 Jul 1838  Johnson Co, Ind. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died aft. 1916  Ft. Dodge, KS- Soldiers Home Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 78 years 
    Notes 
    • Census:
      Household:

      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Wm. C. SPARKS Self M MaleW 41 IN Farming KY KY
      Maranda SPARKS Wife M Female W39 IN Keeps House KY IN
      Jeferson D. SPARKS Son S Male W 16 IN IN IN
      Mary E. SPARKS Dau S Female W 13 IN ININ
      George W. SPARKS Son S Male W 10 IN IN IN
      Susan A. SPARKS Dau S Female W 9 IN IN IN
      Luanna SPARKS Dau S Female W 4 MO IN IN
      Wm. C. SPARKS Son S Male W2 MO IN IN

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      According to Sparks Quarterly VOL. XXIX, No 4 December 1981 Whole # 116 pg2284:

      William C. Sparks served in Companies A& C, 7th Regiment Indiana Calvalry. File Designatrion: Inv. Appl. No. 774,339
      Per his application for pension, WIlliam C. Sparks stated the following:
      While he was a prisoner of war at Canton, Tenn., in March 1863, he was struck in the right eye by a comrade snappin on an old coup (?) and a piece flying into his eye. The injury eventually destroyed his sight in that eye. He wsa treated in the Rebel Hospital at Canton, Tenn.
    Person ID I5999  Wilson-Maynard Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2004 

    Father William Sparks,   b. Jan 1799, Westmoreland County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1871, Johnson County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Nancy Crawford,   b. May 1803, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1889, Johnson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Notes 
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    Family ID F3026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Notes 
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    Children 
     1. Matilda J. Sparks,   b. Mar 1860, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F2691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Miranda Whitaker,   b. 1841, Indianna Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married William C. Sparks 
    Notes 
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    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Sparks,   b. 1865, Indianna Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936  (Age 71 years)
     2. Jefferson T. Sparks,   b. 1863, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George W. Sparks,   b. 1869, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Susan R. Sparks,   b. 1872, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Luanna Sparks,   b. 1875, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William C. Sparks,   b. 1877, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F2980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S536291424] The Sparks Quarterly- The official publication of the Sparks Family Assn.,, (Vol. XXIX, No2 June1981, whole No 114).