Cicero Augustus Sparks

14 February 1837–2 April 1888 (Age 51)
Blount Springs, Blount, Alabama, United States

The Life of Cicero Augustus

When Cicero Augustus Sparks was born on 14 February 1837, in Blount Springs, Blount, Alabama, United States, his father, James R Sparks, was 33 and his mother, Susan Harbin, was 28. He married Henrietta S. Mc Cann on 10 February 1864, in McLennan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870. He died on 2 April 1888, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in China Spring, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cicero Augustus Sparks
Henrietta S. Mc Cann
Marriage: 10 February 1864
Frances L Sparks
John McCann Sparks
Jessie Sparks IS MALE DELETE
Jesse Sparks

Spouse and Children

10 February 1864
McLennan, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 7

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 24

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cicero Sparks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Gus Sparks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • August Sparks in entry for Jesse Sparks, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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