Arvilla Sparks

Wautisca, Saunders, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Arvilla

When Arvilla Sparks was born in December 1870, in Wautisca, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, her father, Truelove Sparks, was 39 and her mother, Julia Ann Slavens, was 29. She lived in Morgan Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Truelove Sparks
Julia Ann Slavens
Lucinda Sparks
Albert J Sparks
Delbert Anderson Sparks
Charles C. Sparks
Nancy E. Sparks
Arvilla Sparks
Rhoda Sparks
Sarah J Sparks
David W. Sparks
Mary E Sparks

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Arvilla Sparks in household of Truelove Sparks, "United States Census, 1880"

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