July 08, 2007

Pages 1304-1305
Whole Number 69

FAMILY RECORD OF J. W. AND ROSIA SPARKS



About fifteen years ago, Mrs. Clifton Wolfe of Knoxville, Tennessee, copied a family record from a Bible owned by Mrs. Charley Farley of Monterey, Tennessee, This is a record of the children of J.W. and Rosia Sparks. We know nothing about this family other than what is given here, although we believe they were part of the family discussed in the article "Tree-of-Life Quilt" which appeared in the Quarterly of December 1956 (Vol, IV, No. 4, Whole No. 16, pp. 170-71).

J. W. Sparks was born Nov 3, 1860, died April 26, 1948

Rosia Sparks was born Oct 29, 1863, died December 9, 1919

They were married on Oct 26, 1886, & had the following children:

1. C. L. Sparks, born Oct 5, 1887, died Oct 17, 1918.

2. Lula Ann Sparks, born August 14, 1889.

3. Ader May Sparks, born December 14, 1892.

4. L. L. Sparks, born Nov 28, 1894.

5. J. C. Sparks, born Nov 7, 1896.

6. G. H. Sparks, born June 17, 1899.

7. Doary Vler Sparks, born Sep 29, 1901.

8. Daisy C. Sparks, born August 18, 1904.

9. Effey Jewell Sparks, born March 11, 1909.

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