~*~Sparks Family Genealogy~*~
The Sparks Family Photo Taken Before 1911
Descendants of George W. Sparks
George W. Sparks came from New York, Chataqua County, Sherman Twp. George W. Sparks is buried near Hudson Indiana. No information about his wife although he may have married a Martha?, but they had six children who settled in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. George Byron Sparks was born in Sherman Township, Chataqua County, New York on July 26, 1826, he died February 25, 1890. On February 20, 1856 he married Jerusha Ann Draher. They were married in Norwalk, Ohio by Esq. Sutton. They settle on a farm in New Haven Twp. In 1910 it was known as Walnut Road, and was owned by Claude Bauers. George Byron and Jerusha had six children. Jerusha's sister Emiline Draher married George Byron Sparks brother Judson.
Generation No. 1
1.George W.¹ Sparks was born Abt. 1801 New York, He married Martha ?. She was born in New York.
Children of George Sparks and Martha ? are:
Generation No. 2
1.George Byron² Sparks (George W.¹) was born Abt. July 26, 1826 in New York, and died January 25, 1890 in New Haven, Huron County, Ohio. He married Jerusha Ann Draher February 20, 1856 in Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, daughter of Daniel Draher and Elizabeth Radar. She was born 1836 in PA.
Children of George Byron and Jerusha Draher are:
9.Judson D.³Sparks (George Byron², George W.¹) was born April 28, 1859 in Hudson County, Ohio, and died Abt. 1938. He married Claire ?.
13. Perry Benson³(George Bryon², George W.¹) was born February 03, 1875 in New Haven, Huron County, Ohio, and died February 02, 1957 in Ohio. He married Della Mae Southard April 05, 1896 in Fairfield, Huron County, Ohio, daughter of George Southard and Amanda Beck. She was born June 21, 1878 in Kendleville, Indiana and died May 1957 in Ohio.
Children of Perry Sparks and Della Mae Southard are:
15. Rose Hazel 4 Sparks (Perry Benson³,George Byron²,George W.¹) was born August 06, 1899 in Ripley Township, Huron County, Ohio, and died April 1974 in Popular Bluff, MO. She married Roy Edward Woolverton January 18, 1930 in Ohio, son of Charles Woolverton and Amanda Scott. He was born December 08, 1889 in Stockbridge, Ingham County Michigan, and died July 27, 1958 in Churluota, Florida.
Generation No.5,6,and 7 not Shown
Some Interesting Things About George Byron Sparks, his wife Jerusha and their son Judson D. Sparks - his two wife's, their daughter's Flora and her daughter Rose and Hattie and her daughter Ruby are all buried in the old Guinea Corners Cemetery, Huron County Ohio.
Carl Sparks married a Bernice Leak which was a neighbor of Della Mae Southard and Perry Sparks.
Della Mae had a brother named Jesse Southard who was the mail man who brought her mail.
George Sparks married Jerusha Ann Draher/Dreher and George Sparks brother Judson married Emiline Draher/Draher. It is possible that Judson and Emiline settled in Indiana near Pleasant Lake according to some Sparks Genealogy that I have that is not in my direct line. I have mostly posted my direct line but do have a Sparks Genealogy that was written by a Maude Eva Sparks born October 23, 1890. She is the daughter of George Frederick Sparks listed in the above Genealogy in Generation No.2 and Helen Gamble.
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