Viola Victoria Sparks

13 December 1878–7 February 1954 (Age 75)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Viola Victoria

When Viola Victoria Sparks was born on 13 December 1878, in Missouri, United States, her father, James Madison Sparks, was 26 and her mother, Martha Caroline Nickolson, was 26. She married George Washington Monk on 24 April 1896, in Worth, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Washington Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Smith Township, Worth, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 7 February 1954, in Allendale, Worth, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Allendale, Worth, Missouri, United States.

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George Washington Monk
Viola Victoria Sparks
Marriage: 24 April 1896
Leamon Eldon Monk

Spouse and Children

24 April 1896
Worth, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Sparks


    Martha Caroline Nickolson




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Monk in household of George Monk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola V Monk in household of George Monk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Monk in household of George Monk, "United States Census, 1900"

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