Margaret Sparke

Female1627–5 July 1667

Brief Life History 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 Obidiah Wood about 1647. They were the parents of at least 7 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

Obidiah Wood
Margaret Sparke
Marriage: about 1647
Mary Wood
Ruth Wood
Nathaniel Wood
Josiah Wood Sr
Joseph Wood
Obadiah Wood Jr.
John Wood
Samuel Wood
Margaret Wood

Sources (9)

  • Margaret Sparke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Wood in the U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
  • Margret, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1647
  • Children (10)

    +5 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

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