July 08, 2007

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MISCELLANEOUS SPARKS RECORDS FROM RHODE ISLAND



(Editor’s Note: The following Sparks records were copied by Carrie Grant Heppen from James N. Arnold’s Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850.

       John Sparks and Abigail were married in Newport County, Rhode Island in 1762 by the Rev. Nicholas Eyres. (Vol. 4, p. 65)

       Edward C. Sparks, age 69 years, buried at St. Mark’s Church, in the town of Warren on September 3, 1860. (Vol. 8, p. 143)

       Samuel Sparks and Rachel Glidding were married December 31, 1818; he was a son of Joseph and Charity Sparks and she was a daughter of John and Rachel Glidding. This marriage is recorded among "Elder Wright’s Marriages" in the town of Warren. (Vol. 8, p. 350)

       Joseph Sparks and Hannah Glidding were married on Nov 9, 1828; he was a son of Joseph and Charity Sparks and she was a daughter of John and Rachel Glidding. This marriage is recorded among "Elder Wright’s Marriages" in the town of Warren. (Vol. 8, p. 350)

The following deaths were recorded by Elder Wright in the town of Warren:

       Sparkes, Samuel, aged 5 months, December 11, 1814.
       Sparkes, Samuel, May 12, 1819.
       Sparkes, Amanda, daughter of Samuel Sparks, aged 20 months, Oct 21, 1822.


       Sparkes, Samuel, son of Samuel Sparks, aged 17 months, died in 1823. (Vol. 8, p. 391)

The following Sparkses were listed in the records of the First Baptist Church of Warren:

       Eliza Kingsley Sparks
       Barney Sparks, born May 5, 1867. (Vol. 8, p. 555)

The following marriages were copied from the records of the State Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Bristol, Rhode Island: (Vol. 8, p. 574):

       Sparks, Rachel J. & Cyrus H. Edson, December 31, 1848.
            "      Lydia w. & James F. Stoughton, 13 January 1850.
            "      Hannah & John N. Burgess, February 3, 1850.
            "     Ann S. & Samuel P. Munro, Oct 14, 1874.
            "     Mary P. & Eugene A. Rounds, December 15, 1874.

The following baptisms are recorded in the records of Trenity Church, Newport:

       Sparks, Anna Maria, May 2, 1756.
       Sparks, Elizabeth, 6 January 1758.

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