Sarah J Sparks

1874–1971 (Age 97)
Wautisca, Saunders, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Sarah J

When Sarah J Sparks was born on 31 May 1874, in Wautisca, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, her father, Truelove Sparks, was 43 and her mother, Julia Ann Slavens, was 33. She married John William Dragoo about 1893, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Morgan Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 40 years and Somerset Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 16 September 1971, at the age of 97, and was buried in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah J Sparks
John William Dragoo
Marriage: about 1893
Mamie Dragoo
Harlan William Dragoo
Etta Mae Dragoo
Hallie Lee Dragoo
Lonnie Paul Dragoo
Bessie Dragoo
Parthena Dragoo
Walter C Dragoo
Gussie R Dragoo

Spouse & Children

about 1893
Mercer, Missouri, United States


+4 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 26

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Dragoo in household of John W Dragoo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Dragoo in household of F W Dragoo, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Dragoo in household of John Dragoo, "United States Census, 1900"

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