May 1, 2021
Whole Number 19
WILEY SPARKS FAMILY BIBLE RECORD
(Editors Note: The following record was copied by Paul E. Sparks from a family Bible now in the possession of Mrs. W. W. Bailey, Bellefonte, Kentucky. The Bible was published by The American Bible Society in 1866. It was owned first by Wiley Sparks, born 1808, died 1890, of Lawrence County, Kentucky, and later by his son, 126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52 Washington Sparks, born 1845. 184.108.40.206.2.1.1 Wiley Sparks was the son of 220.127.116.11.2.1 Levi Sparks (1778-1851), who was the son of 18.104.22.168.2 John Sparks (1753-1840/41). See "The Genealogy of John Sparks," in The Sparks Quarterly, December, 1955, Whole No. 12, pp. 93-104.
22.214.171.124.2.1.1 Wiley Sparks married Cyntha Holbrook, daughter of John and Mary Holbrook, Sr. To this union were born:
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52 Nancy Sparks,
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11 Mary (Polly) Sparks,
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124 Lindsay Sparks,
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52 Washington Sparks. He married Linnie Grizell. To this union were born:
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1 Laura Bell Sparks,
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.2 Cyntha Ann Sparks,
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.3 Rufus N. Sparks,
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.4 Carnola Sparks,
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.5 Matilda Sparks, and
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.6 Pearlie Sparks.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11 Matilda Sparks
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124 John N. Sparks, and
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52 William N Sparks.
Wiley Sparks was Borned A.D. March the 3rd 1808.
Wiley Sparks Deceased this Lif February the 19 day 1890.
Cyntha H. Sparks Deceased this life A.D. September 16th 1900.
Nancy Sparks Deceased this life A.D. December 6th 1901.
Cyntha Holbrook was born A.D. January the 6th 1814, married June the 21st 1832
Nancy Sparks was born A.D. August the 17th 1833.
Polly Sparks was born A.D. November the 5th 1834.
Linza Sparks was born A.D. May the 27th 1839.
Washington Sparks was born A.D. September the 3 1845.
Matilda F. Sparks was born A.D. October the 1st 1849. Deceased December 14, 1921.
John N. Sparks was born A.D, March the 10th 1856.
William N. Sparks was born A.D. August the 13th 1859.
John Holbrook, Sr. Deceased A.D. September the 11th 1862.
Mary Holbrook died A.D. September the 21st 1864.
John N. Sparks died A.D. May the 8th 1859.
Laura Bell Sparks was born in the year of our lord March the 24th 1874.
Cyntha Ann Sparks was born in the year of our lord July the 28 1875.
Rufus N. Sparks was born A.D. February, the 24th, 1877,
Carnoley A. Sparks was born A.D. November the 15th 1879.
Matilda E. Sparks was born A.D. February the 3rd 1883.
Perley L. Sparks was born A.D. January the 24th, 1885.
Linnie Grizell Born January 2, 1843.
Linnie Grizell Sparks Deceased September 30, 1890.
G. W. Sparks deceased April 26, 1938.
Matilda Sparks Bailey Deceased this life March 20, 1947.