Albert J Sparks

1863–1938 (Age 74)
Sherman, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Albert J

When Albert J Sparks was born on 15 November 1863, in Sherman, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, his father, Truelove Sparks, was 32 and his mother, Julia Ann Slavens, was 22. He married Hazeltine Griffin about 1885. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lindley Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Washington Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 23 March 1938, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert J Sparks
Hazeltine Griffin
Marriage: about 1885
Nellie Viola Sparks
Levi Harrison Sparks
Jessie Ellen Sparks
Oda Ann Sparks
William Omer Sparks
Sylvia Hendred Sparks
Eldon Clayton Sparks
Celestia Mae Sparks
Lloyd Albert Sparks
Frank Sparks
Margaret Mildred Sparks
Gully Edward Truelove Sparks

Spouse & Children

about 1885


+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 2

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert J Sparks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert J Sparks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert J Sparks, "United States Census, 1920"

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