Mary Sparks

26 January 1783–10 November 1821 (Age 38)
Elizabeth, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Sparks was born on 26 January 1783, in Elizabeth, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Richard Sparks Jr., was 26 and her mother, Frances Nash, was 22. She married Garrett Wall on 16 February 1800, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 November 1821, in her hometown, at the age of 38, and was buried in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garrett Wall
Mary Sparks
Marriage: 16 February 1800
Milo Wall
Milton Wall
Salome Wall
Gideon Wall
Sparks Wall
William Wall
Jesse S Wall
Joseph WALL Esq.
Charity Ellen Wall
Brisben Wall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1800Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 3
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution
    Age 4
    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 11
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English:variant of Spark , with post-medieval excrescent -s.possibly a nickname from the plural form of Middle English spark ‘fiery particle’, perhaps given to a blacksmith.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Mary Sparks Wall, "Find A Grave Index"
    • International, Find A Grave Index for Select Locations, 1300s-Current
    • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current

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