Mary Bell Sparks

26 August 1865–10 April 1911 (Age 45)
New Cumberland, Warren Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Bell

When Mary Bell Sparks was born on 26 August 1865, in New Cumberland, Warren Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, Reason Sparks, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Ann Mowls, was 19. She married James H Stowman on 29 January 1894, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Warren Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Fairfield Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 10 April 1911, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in New Cumberland Cemetery, New Cumberland, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James H Stowman
Mary Bell Sparks
Marriage: 29 January 1894
Mary Ann Stoneman
James Melvin Stoneman

Spouse and Children

    James H Stowman



29 January 1894
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States



    James Melvin Stoneman


Parents and Siblings

    Reason Sparks


    Sarah Ann Mowls




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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 16

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary B Sparks in household of Rezin Sparks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marybell Stoneman in household of James H S Stoneman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary B Stoneman in household of James H Stoneman, "United States Census, 1910"

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