Margaret Sparke

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

The Life 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 9 sons and 4 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
Mary Wood
1647–
Ruth Wood
1649–1694
Nathaniel Wood
1653–
Josiah Wood
1658–1728
Joseph Wood
1664–
John Wood
1651–1684
Samual Wood
1655–1738
Obadiah Wood Jr.
1658–1712
Josiah Wood
1658–
Nathaniel Wood
1661–
Wood
1665–1665
Margaret Wood
1667–1667

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 March 1650
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(13)

    Female1647–1747Female

    Mary Wood

    Female1647–Female

    Female1649–1694Female

    John Wood

    Male1651–1684Male

    Male1653–Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Sparke

    Male1593–Male

    Elizabeth Brett

    Female1597–Female

siblings

(7)

    Elizabeth Sparke

    Female1618–Female

    Margaret Sparke

    Female1621–Female

    William Sparke

    Male1623–Male

    Samuel Sparke

    Male1625–Male

    Female1627–1667Female

+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: variant of Sparks .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margret Wood, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Margret, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Margret, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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