April 1, 2021
Whole Number 44
IN ANDERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEFORE 1860
(As copied by the Tennessee Historical Records Survey in 1939)
Lucinda E. Sparks married Andrew J. Sartin, June 14, 1850, by Austin Moore, J.P.
James M. Sparks married Kath. Varnell, October 5, 1854, by Samuel D. Leinart, J.P.
Catherine Sparks married L. T. Wilson, April 29, 1858, by S. D. Whitton, J.P.
Mary Sparks married William Roysden, July 1, 1858, by S. D. Whitton, J.P.
Rachel S. Sparks married Jacob Hays, January 7, 1859, by Austin Moore, J.P.
Whole Number 44
IN BLOUNT COUNTY, TENNESSEE, PRIOR TO 1860
Copied by the Tennessee Society, Genealogical Records Committee
William Sparks married Nancy Tate, February 26, 1839, by William Henry.
Absolom Sparks married Sarahann Rose, March 18, 1842, by Eli Richey, J.P.
S. J. Sparks and Mary Kennedy, April 5, 1850, by Abernathey Berry, M.G.
John A. Sparks married Mary E. McClanahan, December 20, 1850, by Lemons Curran, J.P.
A. L. Sparks married Nancy J. Lain, June 3, 1852, by A. J. McGee, M.G.
Nathan N. Sparks married Jane Potter, December 23, 1852, by Lemons Curran, J.P.
Robert Sparks married Martha Blair, December 30, 1852, by Lemons Curran, J.P.
James Sparks married Catherine J. Feezel, November 17, 1859, by Lemons Curran, J.P.
Whole Number 96
SPARKS MARRIAGES IN HARDEMAN COUNTY, TENN., 1823-1852.
Copied by WPA, 1938
Jefferson Sparks married Penelope Futrell. License issued September 4, 1833; returned September 5, 1833. Married by E. Gossett, J.P.
Solomon Sparks married Martha C. Smith, March 23, 1841.
Whole Number 98
SPARKS MARRIAGES IN
WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, 1787-1859
Luesa Sparks married Henry Stephenson, August 2, 1831. Test: Jas Sevier by Sam'l Greer. Married by G. Bell.
James L. Sparks married Margaret Green, October 18, 1836. Married by Jno. W. Cunningham, M.G.
Whole Number 139
HAMILTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, MARRIAGE RECORDS
FOR PERSONS NAMED SPARKS, 1858-1885
(Editor's Note: The following Sparks marriage records recorded in Hamilton County, Tennessee, were copied for us a number of years ago by Carrie Grant Heppen. Mrs. Heppen visited the court house in Chattanooga and searched the original records on our behalf.)
Andrew J. Sparks married Jane Southerlan. License dated April 1, 1858. Marriage celebrated by I. J. Browning. J. P.. on the same day. (Vol. I, page 98, #131.)
Sarah Sparks married Edward White. License dated May 31, 1860. Marriage solemnized June 1, 1860 by J. C. Rowden, J.P. (Vol. I, page 28, #613.)
Laura Sparks married William Shaw. License dated December 25, 1865. Marriage solemnized by J. D. Blackford, J.P., on the same day. (Vol. 11, page 22, # --. ) (See below, Vol. II, page 48.)
James Sparks married Sarah Bandy. License dated January 14, 1871. Marriage solemnized January 15, 1871, by James Williamson, J. P. (Vol. 11, page 152, #17.)
J. R. Sparks married M. A. Torbitt. License dated September 17, 1872. [No record of this marriage being performed.] (Vol. II, page 209, #415.)
Robert Sparks married Amanda Lemmons. License dated July 28, 1873. Marriage solemnized by Wilson Hixson, J.P., on the same day. (Vol. II, page 230, #103.)
Lurinda Sparks married Will Shaw. License dated December 25, 1865. Marriage solemnized by John D. Blackford, J.P., on the same day. (Vol. II, page 48, #215.)
(Editor's Note: this is the same marriage recorded on page 22 of Vol. II, but without a number; the clerk must have thought this marriage had not been recorded earlier. Note that Lurinda Sparks was called "Laura" in the earlier record while Will Shaw was called "William.")
Permelia Sparks married Thomas Lamon. License dated October 30, 1872. Marriage solemnized November 1, 1872, by Wilson Hixson, J.P. (Vol. II, page 212, #443.)
Russell Sparks married S. A. Daugherty. License dated July 18, 1876. Marriage solemnized on July 21, 1876, by Wilson Hixson, J.P. (Vol. III, page 50, #399.)
Mary Sparks (Miss) married Ames Eaves. License dated August 19, 1877. Marriage solemnized by J. Wesley Smith, M.G., on the same day. (Vol. III, page 85, #673.)
Robert Sparks married Annie Blackledge. License dated July 26, 1879. Marriage solemnized on July 27, 1879, by James A. Rhea, J.P. (Vol. III, page 165, #1302.)
R. B. Sparks married Alice Ellison. License dated November 25, 1880. Marriage solemnized by J. Faber Rogers, J.P., on the same day. (Vol. IV, page 43, #185.)
A. J. Sparks married Mary A. Johnson. License dated October 29, 1885. Marriage solemnized by G. S. Throwen, M. G., on the same day. (Vol. V, page 96, #2305.)
John J. Sparks married Mary Ida Brumlow. License dated June 24, 1885. Marriage solemnized by Thos. Giffe, J.P. on the same day. (Vol. V, page 58, #2160.)
Whole Number 175
AN EARLY SPARKS MARRIAGE IN MEIGS COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Thomas Sparks married Mary Philpott on May 31, 1843, by Benjamin F. McKenzie, J.P. Joseph Bracket was the bondsman.