April 7, 2021
Whole Number 47
TWO SPARKS BURIALS NEAR REEDSBURG, WINCONSIN
The following Sparks items appear in a compilation by Doris Bering of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, entitled "Veterans' Graves Prior to World War I in Reedsburg and Reedsburg Area Cemeteries, Wisconsin, with Annotations and Additions." This record appears in the Summer, 1964, issue of The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine, Vol. 27, No. 4.
SPARKS, DAVID, born October 9, 1845, Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., New York (obituary gives birth as 1847), died June 8, 1917, buried in Greenwood United Cemetery. He married Hattie E. Percival, nee Decker, who was born in Fulton, Schoharie Co., New York, a sister of Will Decker of Plainfield, Wisconsin David was a son of James and Amanda Sparks. He served 1864-5 in Co. B, 4th Wisconsin Regt. Batt. Lt. Arty.
SPARKS, SGT. JULIUS MORTIMER, born 1834, died March 2, 1899, buried in Greenwood United Cemetery. He married Minnie A. MNU. His father's name was George Sparks. He served in Co. G, 19th Wisconsin Vol. Inf., transferred to Co. D, 19th Wisconsin Vol. Inf. He enlisted at Ironton, Wisconsin