Anna Belle Sparks

1916–2008 (Age 92)
San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States

The Life of Anna Belle

When Anna Belle Sparks was born on 3 April 1916, in San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Cleveland Sparks, was 31 and her mother, Ethel Lee Hornbeck, was 26. She married Aurelius Doss Edgeworth on 20 May 1938. She died on 22 September 2008, in Reedley, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Anna Belle Sparks
Aurelius Doss Edgeworth
Marriage: 20 May 1938

Spouse & Children

20 May 1938

Parents & Siblings



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  • Female1911–2004Female

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Annie Belle Sparks, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Anna Belle Sparks in entry for Linda Lee Edgeworth, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Anna Belle Sparks in entry for Barbara Ann Edgeworth, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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