Peter Corbet William Sparks

1 March 1894–29 October 1964 (Age 70)
Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Peter Corbet William

When Peter Corbet William Sparks was born on 1 March 1894, in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States, his father, Alpha Preston Sparks, was 27 and his mother, Minnie Ann Enfield, was 24. He married Neva Rebecca Sawyer on 3 June 1917, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Beard Township, Alfalfa, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 9, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 29 October 1964, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 70.

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Peter Corbet William Sparks
Neva Rebecca Sawyer
Marriage: 3 June 1917
Beryl Lucille Sparks
Myerl Leason Sparks
Charlotte Mae Sparks
Beauford Alfred Sparks
Wendell Claire Sparks

Spouse and Children

3 June 1917
Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States



    Myerl Leason Sparks


    Charlotte Mae Sparks


    Beauford Alfred Sparks


    Wendell Claire Sparks


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 7

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Corbett W Sparks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Corbet Sparks in household of Alpha P Sparks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Corbett W Sparks, "United States Census, 1930"

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