Margaret Ann Spark

about 1852–13 December 1898 (Age 46)
Alston, Cumberland, England

The Life of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Spark was born about 1852, in Alston, Cumberland, England, her father, Walton Spark, was 39 and her mother, Catherine Lee, was 37. She married Thomas Taylor on 4 July 1874, in Hexham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Haydon, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 13 December 1898, in Hexham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Taylor
Margaret Ann Spark
Marriage: 4 July 1874
Emma Taylor
Thomas Walton Taylor
Isabella Taylor
John George Taylor
Catherine Taylor
Charles Taylor
Fred Lee Taylor
Lillie Mary Taylor
Norman Taylor

Spouse and Children

4 July 1874
Hexham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Walton Spark





+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 28

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 32

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: from the Old Norse byname or personal name Sparkr ‘sprightly’, ‘vivacious’.2 German: nickname either from Middle High German spar ‘sparrow’ ( see Sparrow ) or from Middle Low German sparke ‘spark’. Compare 1 above.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret A Taylor in household of Thomas Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Margaret Ann Taylor in household of Thos Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Margaret A Sparke in household of Walton Sparke, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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