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TWO EARLY SPARKS MARRIAGES IN NEW YORK


<hr> <p>Two early Sparks marriages are recorded in a work entitled <u>Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued by</u> <u>the Secretary of the Province of New York, Previous to 1784</u> (Printed by Order Of Gideon J. Tucker, Secy. of State).</p> <p>Page 367: <b>Elizabeth Sparks</b> married <b>Robert Quick</b>, January 21, 1769. (Marriage Bonds, Vol. 14, P. 17)<br> Page 39 (Supplementary List): <b>Elizabeth Sparks</b> married <b>John Travill</b>, November 14, 1704. (Marriage Bonds, Vol. 11, p. 2:27) <hr> <p>Page 1182<br> Whole Number 63</p> <H1 align=center>AN 1829 SPARKS MARRIAGE IN ROCHESTER, MONROE COUNTY, NEW YORK</H1> <hr> <p>The following Sparks marriage is recorded in a typewritten, bound volume in the D.A.R. Library in Washington, D.C., entitled "Early Marriages in Rochester, Monroe County, New York, and in the Vicinity, taken from Church Records and Newspapers." </p> <p><b>Henry Sparks</b> married <b>Orpha Crane</b>, December 31, 1829</p> <hr> <p>Page 5720<br> Whole Number 199</p> <H1 align="center"> <a name="A199E"></a>SPARKS MARRIAGES IN ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK</H1> <hr> <hr> <p>The following Sparks marriages in Ulster County, New York, were copied many years ago by Ray C . Sawyer from the <u>Christian Intelilgencerof the Reformed Dutch Church </u>published between 1830 and 1871. Typewritten and bound in 10 volumes, Mr. Sawyer placed his compilation in the Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D . C . In this listing of the Sparks marriages found in Mr . Sawyer's compilation, we have listed them (seven in all) in chronological order, with the volume, number, and date of the <u>Intelligencer</u> fol lowing, enclosed with parentheses; the volume and page number of Mr. Sawyer's collection follow in bold-face type .</p> <blockquote> Mr. <b>Edmund Sparks</b> married Miss <b>Aletta Jane Van Steenburg</b>, both of Shanangunk, November 16, 1848; marriage solemnized by the Rev. J. Balliger. (Vol. 19, No. 961, December 28, 1848.) Vol. 5, p.37. <p>Mr. <b>James Crookstone</b> married Miss <b>Catharine Sparks</b>, both of Shawangunk, January 17, 1850; marriage solemnized by the Rev. J. Balliger. (Vol. 20, NO. 1020, February 14, 1850.) Vol. 5, p.80.</p> <p>MPe <b>Beaerly Sparks</b> married Miss <b>Lucretia T . Elyne</b>, both of Shawangunk; July 4, 1850; marriage solemnized by the Rev. J. B. Alliger. (Vol. 20, No. July 4, 1850.) Vol. 5, p.99.</p> <p><b>John Hinchman </b>married <b>Mary F. Sparks</b>, only daughter of Walter C. Sparks, Esqr.; marriage solemnized by the Rev. Dr. Knox, on the second Inst. i.e. March 2, 1852. (Vol. 22, No. 1135, April 29, 1852.) Vol. 6, p.59.</p> <p><b>Henry G. VanValkenburgh</b>, of Troy, New York, married <b>Sarah Sparks</b> of Shawangunk, New York; September 20, 1852; marriage solemnized by the Rev. Charles Scott. (Vol. 23, No. 1160, October 21, 1852.) Vol. 6, p.78.</p> <p><b>Theodore W. Sparks</b> married <b>Emily Ann Terwilliger</b>, both of Wawarsing; marriage solemnized by the Rev. Comlius Wykoff, at the Parsonage at Rochester, New York, May 28, 1856. (Vol. 27, No. 2357, July 31, 1856.) Vol. 7, page not copied.</p> <p><b>Joseph O. Sparks</b> married <b>Emily Ann Terwelliger</b>, both of Gardiner; marriage solemnized by the Rev. C. Scott, October 12, 1859. (Vol. 30, No. 1526, October 27, 1859.) Vol. 8, p. 150.</p> </blockquote> <p align="center"><br> <b>AN ITEM FROM ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK, COURT RECORDS</b></p> <p>The following item appeared in the <u>National Genealogical Society Quarterly</u> of March 1973, Vol. 61, No. 1, p.63, among "Ulster County, New York Court Records, 1693-1775."</p> <ul> <p>Indictment, May 1735. Of James Houston of the Precinct of the Highlands, Cordwainer, for having at the said precinct assaulted and escaped from <b>Robert Sparkes</b> (bailiff for Johennes Wynkoop, Esq., High Sheriff of Ulster County), who had arrested him by virtue of a writ issued in a charge of trespass brought against him by Zacharias Hoffman; witnesses: Henry Wileman and <b>Robert Sparks</b>.</p> </ul> <a name="end"></a><p><a href="#">top</a></p></body> </html>