Anna Lou Sprinkle

30 April 1908–10 February 2014 (Age 105)
Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Anna Lou

When Anna Lou Sprinkle was born on 30 April 1908, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Archie Preston Sprinkle, was 30 and her mother, Martha Lula Millsaps, was 28. She married Lee Parks Millsaps on 27 June 1927, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and New Hope Township, Iredell, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 10 February 2014, in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 105, and was buried in New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Parks Millsaps
Anna Lou Sprinkle
Marriage: 27 June 1927
Ella Edna Pierce
unknown Millsaps
Burma Lunette Millsaps
Frankie Gene Millsaps
Archie Hal Millsaps
Margaret Lavonne Millsaps
Ronnie Lee Millsaps
Stephen Dale Millsaps
Randy Joseph Millsaps

Spouse and Children

27 June 1927
Iredell, North Carolina, United States


    Ella Edna Pierce


    unknown Millsaps


    Burma Lunette Millsaps


    Frankie Gene Millsaps


    Archie Hal Millsaps


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Erba Sprinkle


    Cordia Emma Sprinkle



    Spencer Erastus Sprinkle



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 10

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 29

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Sprinkel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna Lee Sprinkle in household of Arch P Sprinkle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ama L Millsops in household of Lee P Millsops, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna L Millsap in household of Lee P Millsap, "United States Census, 1940"

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