Samuel Cleveland Sparks

1884–1963 (Age 79)
Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Samuel Cleveland

When Samuel Cleveland Sparks was born on 13 October 1884, in Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Buchanan Sparks, was 27 and his mother, Julia Frances Octavia Cansler, was 30. He married Ethel Lee Hornbeck on 20 November 1908. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Texico, Curry, New Mexico, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Cameron, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 November 1963, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Cleveland Sparks
1884–1963
Ethel Lee Hornbeck
1889–1984
Marriage: 20 November 1908
Sparks
1908–1908
Sparks
1908–1908
Sparks
1908–1908
Sparks
1908–1908
Baby Sparks
Ruth Octella Sparks
1911–2004
Anna Belle Sparks
1916–2008

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1908
children

(7)

  • Sparks

    Unknown1908–1908

  • Sparks

    Unknown1908–1908

  • Sparks

    Unknown1908–1908

  • Sparks

    Unknown1908–1908

  • Female1911–2004Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

  • Nannie Belle Sparks

    Female1880–1895Female

  • Male1883–1970Male

  • Male1884–1963Male

  • Charlie Henry Sparks

    Male1886–1929Male

  • Lily Lee Sparks

    Female1889–1895Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Crook, Oregon, United States; 1917: Deschutes, Oregon, United States
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 21

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sam C Sparks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sam C Sparks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel C Sparks, "United States Census, 1920"

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