February 2, 2021
Whole Number 50
SPARKS MARRIAGES in ALABAMA
TWO SPARKS MARRIAGES IN SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA
Mary Sparks married Westley W. Arnett on January 5, 1862. (Vol. III, page 148)
Nancy J. Sparks married Harrison Bradford on October 12, 1867. (Vol. III, page 370)
SPARKS MARRIAGES IN FAYETTE COUNTY, ALABAMA
(Note: For a number of years, Mrs. Pauline Jones Gandrud, of 311 Caplewood Terrace, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, who is a leading professional genealogist in Alabama, has very kindly copied for us material relating to the Sparks family as she has come across it in her research. Mrs. Gandrud reports that the earliest records in the Fayette County Court House have been burned and that the earliest existing marriage records begin in 1866. She has copied for us the Sparks marriages on record in Fayette County from 1866 to 1885, as follows:)
p. 1. James A. McDonald married Bashiba Sparks, June 19, 1866.
p. 144. Robert Sparks married Margaret Cates, June 21, 1867.
p. 134. Carrel Sparks (Male) married Francis Simmons (Female), January 13, 1868.
p. 212. R. T. Sparks married Susan Tucker, July 18, 1869.
p. 499. George C. Sanford married Barba L. Sparks, December 15, 1875.
p. 615. W. J. Taylor married Rutha Sparks, January 1, 1878.
p. 634. Carral Sparks married Menerva Kidd, March 10, 1878.
p. 636. Robert Sparks married Sarah McClure, June 2, 1878.
p. 42. John Sparks married Grissia Castleberry, March 4, 1880.
p. 202. Geo. W. Cooper married Sallie R. Sparks, August 21, 1883.
p. 215. Elias Morris married Hassie Sparks, November 22, 1883.
p. 285. D. N. Fowler married May C. Sparks, December 30, 1884.
p. 298. L. F. Rice married Betsy Ann Sparks, March 19, 1885.
p. 307. R. B. Castleberry married Sarah L. Sparks, July 11, 1885.
Sparks MARRIAGES IN BLOUNT COUNTY, ALABAMA
Copied by the W. P. A.
Book C, p.. 7
David Sparks married Rhoda Sharp, July 20, 1838, married by Caleb Hartgroves, J.P.
Book —, p. 459
J. C. Chandler married Emily C. Sparks, January 15, 1866, married by J. W. Moore, J.P.
Book B, p. 272
Daniel M. Nibiet married Texas L. Sparks, December 5, 1880, married by W. F. Wright, J.P.
Whole Number 121
SOME EARLY Sparks MARRIAGES IN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, ALABAMA
William Sparks married Nancy McAlister (no date given, but ca. 1836). Book 1, Page 15. Thos. W. Coker, bondsman.
Milley B. Sparks married Lewis Underwood on September 22, 1837. Book 1, Page 22. Peter B. Neal, bondsman.
Elizabeth Sparks married Samuel Coleman on March 1, 1836. Book 1, Page 28. T. Hatcher, bondsman.
Andrea Sparks married Lewis Underwood on March 29, 1836. Book 1, Page 11. D. G. Watson, Clerk.
John Sparks married Sara Brooks on January 7, 1843. Book l, Page 35. John R. Brooks, bondsman.
Mary Ann Sparks married Israel Gambol, February 15, 1846. Book 2, Page 189. C. J. Shackelford, bondsman.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52 Francis M. Sparks married Rebecca J. Holman on November 11, 1841. Book 1, Page 194 Luke Davenport, bondsman.