Mary Ann Sparkes

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Sparkes was born on 10 December 1832, in Grimley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Sparks Sr, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Lake, was 25. She married George Davis on 27 December 1852, in Claines, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Three Mile Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 2 July 1905, in Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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George Davis
Mary Ann Sparkes
Marriage: 27 December 1852
Margaret Caroline Davis
George James Davis
Hannah Elizabeth Davis
Alfred William Davis
Baby Boy Davis
Nelson Franklin Davis
Orson Charles Davis
Vinson Frederick Davis Sr
Mary Laura Davis
Olivia Fullerton Rebecca Davis
Benjamin Ephraim Davis
Arthur Nephi Davis

Sources (26)

  • Mary Ann Davis in household of George Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marianne Sparkes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Ann Sparkes, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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1854 · The Crimean War

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Sparks .

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

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Information on George Davis

George Davis (son of James Davis, born 1803, Bodenham, Herefordshire, and Elizabeth Goodwin, born March 10, 1805, Ombersly, Worcestershire, England) was born December 8, 1834 in Waterbury, Worcestersh …

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