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
Margaret Sparke
Marriage: 26 March 1650
Mary Wood
Ruth Wood
Nathaniel Wood
Josiah Wood
Joseph Wood
Obadiah Wood Jr.
John Wood
Samual Wood
Nathaniel Wood
Margaret Wood

Spouse and Children

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


    +6 More Children

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    +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

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    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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