Margaret Sparke

1627–5 July 1667 (Age 40)
Quainton, Buckinghamshire, England

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Sparke was born in 1627, in Quainton, Buckinghamshire, England, her father, William Sparke, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Brett, was 30. She married Obadiah Wood on 26 March 1650, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 5 July 1667, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 40, and was buried in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Obadiah Wood
1625–1694
Margaret Sparke
1627–1667
Marriage: 26 March 1650
Mary Wood
1647–1747
Ruth Wood
1649–1694
Nathaniel Wood
1653–
Josiah Wood
1658–1728
Joseph Wood
1664–
Obadiah Wood Jr.
1648–1712
John Wood
1651–1684
Samual Wood
1655–1738
Nathaniel Wood
1661–
Wood
1665–1665
Margaret Wood
1667–1667

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1650Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (1)

    1642 · The English Civil War
    Age 15
    A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Spark .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Spark

    Sources (7)

    • Margaret Sparke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Margret, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
    • Margaret Sparke, "England, Buckinghamshire, Church Records, 1217-1994"

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