George Ernest Sparks

24 November 1903–9 February 1953 (Age 49)
Knox, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Ernest

When George Ernest Sparks was born on 24 November 1903, in Knox, Missouri, United States, his father, John Wesley Sparks, was 51 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Janney, was 29. He married Diane Ingram Maxmeyer on 22 September 1937, in Mohave, Arizona, United States. He lived in Shelton Township, Knox, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 February 1953, in Marlin, Falls, Texas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Knox, Missouri, United States.

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George Ernest Sparks
Diane Ingram Maxmeyer
Marriage: 22 September 1937

Spouse and Children

22 September 1937
Mohave, Arizona, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George E Sparks in household of John W Sparks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Sparks in household of John Sparks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Ernest Sparks, "Find A Grave Index"

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