July 08, 2007

Pages 1532
Whole Number 80

VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS



According to Estelle S. King's Mississippi Court Records, 1799 -1835, published in 1969 (p. 25), tombstones in the City Cemetery of Vicksburg, Mississippi, carry inscriptions for the following persons named Sparks:

"Erected by JAMES R. SPARKS / in memory of his beloved wife / Elizabeth B. / died in 1848 / in her 30th year."
"JOHN SPARKES, SR. / born 6 February 1776 / died 13 Sep 1829 / a native of Northumberland, England."
"JOHN SPARKS / born 14 December 1808 / died (illegible)"

top