Mary Ruby Sparks

26 July 1906–28 November 1998 (Age 92)
Easton, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Ruby

When Mary Ruby Sparks was born on 26 July 1906, in Easton, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, her father, William Wyatt Sparks, was 32 and her mother, Anna Belle Adams, was 31. She married Luther Asael Burnham on 10 April 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Kansas, United States in 1935 and South Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 28 November 1998, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Asael Burnham
1908–1994
Mary Ruby Sparks
1906–1998
Marriage: 10 April 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1931
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 2

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1931

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ruby Sparks in household of William Wait Sparks, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mary Ruby Sparks in household of William Wiatt Sparks, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mary K Sparks Burnham in household of Luther A Burnham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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