Annie Russell Sparks

14 January 1888–4 November 1966 (Age 78)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Annie Russell

When Annie Russell Sparks was born on 14 January 1888, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Benjamin Russell Sparks, was 33 and her mother, Dora Elizabeth Brown, was 29. She married Francis Marion Mahan Jr. on 19 November 1905, in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Osage, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 4 November 1966, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Mahan Jr.
Annie Russell Sparks
Marriage: 19 November 1905
Cecial I. Mahan
Travers Sparks Mahan
Annie Willene Mahan
Nibert Francis Mahan
Abraham Lincoln Mahan

Spouse and Children

19 November 1905
Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Russell Sparks


    Dora Elizabeth Brown




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 16

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Mayhan in household of Frank Mayhan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna R Mayhan in household of Frank M Mayhan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Annie Russell Sparks - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Annie Russell Sparks

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