March 19, 2019

Pages 2607-2609
Whole Number 125

PERSONS NAMED SPARKS LIVING IN WISCONSIN IN 1850



(Editor's Note: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Two years later, when the 1850 census was taken, 32 counties had been formed. Persons named Sparks lived in ten of these.

The reader is reminded that on the 1850 census, each family group represented a household and that, besides the parents and children, a household might include relatives, hired hands, boarders, etc. In the following list, the page number refers to the page in the census volume in the National Archives while the number below the page number is the number given to the house by the census taker.)

Dane County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Cottage Grove.
Page 388. Census taken on October 24, 1850, by Royal Brick.
1633 Jones, C. 31 (M) New Hampshire Farmer $1600
      " Calcina 26 (F) Vermont    
      " Milo 6/12 (M) Wisconsin    
  Foster, A. R. 18 (M) New Hampshire    
  Sparks, J. 58 (M) Vermont    
  "  H 66 (F) Massachusetts    
Dodge County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Fairfield.
Page 267. Census taken on July 20, 1850, by Daniel O'Connor.
15 Atwater, Allen 33 (M) New York Farmer  
    "  Elizabeth 30 (F)   "  "    
    "  Benton 7 (M) Wisconsin    
    "  Mary 5 (F)     "    
    "  Melvina 3 (F)     "    
    "  Emery 8/12 (M)     "    
  Sparks, Henry 28 (M) New York  Gardener  
  Clough, Nathaniel 28 (M)   "  "     "  
  Rawson, Julius 22 (M)   "  "     "  
  Gardner, James 22 (M)   "  " Farmer  
  Eapner, Mary 18 (F) Germany    
Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Forest.
Page 289. Census taken on November 9, 1850, by George Williams.
  Sparks, Horatio 34 (M) New York Farmer $150
  "  Esther 27 (F)   "  "    
  "  Washington 7 (M)   "  "    
  "  William 4 (M) Wisconsin    
  "  Frances 1/12 (F)     "    
Grant County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Eastern District, No. 25
Page 365. Census taken October 25, 1850, by George Stuntz.
40 Sparks, George 50 (M) North Carolina Miner $1500
      "   Philena 26 (F) Illinois    
      "   Albert 1 (M) Wisconsin    
Town of Lima
Page 380. Census taken on November 2, 1850, by George Stuntz.
48 Sparks, Solomon 40 (M) Tennessee Farmer $1200
  "  Abel 70 (M) North Carolina Miner  
  "  Sarah 70 (F)   "   "    
  "  Lucinda 23 (F) Me. (?)    
  Wagoner, William 15 (M) Wisconsin Laborer  
  Crow, Jesse 27 (M) Maine Miner  
  Wilkerl, Jasper 20 (M) Illinois Laborer  
Green County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Cadiz.
Page 223. Census taken on July 24, 1850, by John Perry.
27 Sparks, Eli 33 (M) Ohio Miller $1440
  "  Emily 36 (F) Maine    
  "  James W. 12 (M) Indiana    
  Williams, Isaac 25 (M) Maryland    
Iowa County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Mifflin
Page 135. Census taken on September 17, 1850, by George Messersmith
1055 Spark, John 36 (M) Tennessee Farmer $600
      " Mary 30 (F) Illinois    
      " Sarah E. 12 (F) Wisconsin    
      " Columbus 9 (M)     "    
      " John 7 (M)     "    
Page 136
1057 Sparks, Abraham  28  (M) Illinois Farmer $1000
  "  Susanna 39 (F) Georgia    
  Murdon, William 16 (M) Illinois    
  "  Martha 14 (F) Wisconsin    
  "  Hosak 9 (M)     "    
  "  Theodosia 6 (F)     "    
Jefferson County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Cold Springs.
Page 338 Census taken on September 6, 1850, by Alva Stewart.
911 Sparks, L. R. 38 (M) Vermont Farmer $600
  "  Eliz. 34 (F) New York    
  "  Phoebe 9 (F)   "  "    
  "  Hanna M. 5 (F) Wisconsin    
  Allen, Timothy 73 (M) Massachusetts    
     "    Eliz. 63 (F) New York    
     "    Thos. 13 (M)   "  "    
     "    Riley 14 (M)   "  "    
Lafayette County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Dew Diggings
Page 11. Census taken on October 18, 1850, by Charles Melty.
94 Christ, Mariah 56 (F) Ireland    
  Sparks, Maria 18 (F) Virginia    
  Cole, Mary 6/12 (F) Wisconsin    
Marathon County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Wausau.
Page 5. Census taken on September 18, 1850, by Thos. McDill.
233 Soper, Timothy 27 (M) New Jersey Lumberman $2000
     "   Mary 15 (F) New York    
  Sparks, John 22 (M) unknown Lawyer  
  Beatin, William 24 (M)     "     "  
  Linesons, Caston 22 (M) Norway Laborer  
  Johnson, James 30 (M) Canada     "  
Page 10. Census taken on September 20, 1850, by Thos. McDill.
262 Walsore, Moris 45 (M) New York Lumberman  
    "   Ann 45 (F)   " "    
    "   Robert 21 (M)   " "    
    "   Davison 4 (M) Illinois    
  Putnam, Rhoda 21 (F) Maine    
  White, Harvey 23 (M) Ohio Laborer  
  Ault, John 22 (M) Indiana     "  
  Lieneson, Castin 22 (M) Norway     "  
(duplicate? Johnson, James 28 (M) Canada     "  
see above) Sparks, John 28 (M) unknown    
Marquette County, Wisconsin - 1850 Census
Town of Middletown.
Page 36. Census taken on August 2, 1850, by D. R. Shaler.
276 Chickering, Harnum 37 (M) Massachusetts Farmer $6000
     "  Sarah 29 (F) New York    
     "  Esther 8 (F) Wisconsin    
     "  Harnum, Jr. 2 (M)     "    
     "  Frank 4/12 (M)     "    
  Sparks, ------ 19 (M) Indiana Farmer  
  Blook, John 36 (M) New York Carpenter  
Town of Pleasant Valley.
Page 89. Census taken on August 20, 1850, by D. R. Shaler.
703 Sparks, Burton 25 (M) Kentucky Farmer  
      "  Christiana 22 (F) Virginia    
      "  William F. 5 (M) Indiana    
      "  Sarah I. 3 (F)     "    

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