Josephine Sparks

20 June 1929–6 October 2002 (Age 73)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Sparks was born on 20 June 1929, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Floyd Lemuel Sparks, was 32 and her mother, Noma Hensley, was 27. She married Luther D Gass on 4 August 1948, in Boone, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1935. She died on 6 October 2002, in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Luther D Gass
Josephine Sparks
Marriage: 4 August 1948

Spouse and Children

4 August 1948
Boone, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Josephine Sparks in household of Floyd Sparks, "United States Census, 1940"

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