Anna Bullock Roberts

Brief Life History of Anna Bullock

When Anna Bullock Roberts was born in 1848, in New York, United States, her father, Andrew B Roberts, was 28 and her mother, Hester Lavina Broadhead, was 23. She married Thomas Jefferson Sparks on 13 August 1865, in Leadville, Lake, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Eagle, Colorado, United States in 1885 and Gunnison, Colorado, United States in 1910. She died in 1921, in Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Sparks
1844–1910
Anna Bullock Roberts
1848–1921
Marriage: 13 August 1865
Ida Bell Sparks
1866–1952
Elizabeth Sparks
1868–1928
Charles Henry Sparks
1869–1913

Sources (6)

  • Anna Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Annie B Sparks, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Anna B Roberts in household of Andrew B Roberts, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

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