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James Madison Sparks
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1845
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1927
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

Funeral services for James M.Sparks, former resident of Dayton who died in Walla Walla Thursday at the age of 82 years, were held from the Hubbard & Rogg chapel Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. W.C.Gilmore of the Congregational church in charge and interment was made in the Dayton Cemetery.
James Sparks was born in N. Carolina, June 16, 1845 and crossed the plains in 1852. He lived in the Willamette valley, Oregon until grown and came here in 1872. Dayton and Walla Walla had been his home much of the time since then, and he spent his last days in Walla Walla. He is survived by one brother, William Sparks of this city and three children, Mrs. J.H. Dunham, Pendleton, Fred Sparks, Walla Walla and Mrs. Ethel Mullinix, Dayton

He was married to Fannie (Suber) Sparks #37910333

Record Series: Marriage Records
Collection: Walla Walla County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1865-2012
County: Walla Walla
Document No.: eawwmcu426
Groom's Name: James M Sparks
Bride's Name: Fanny G Surber
Marriage Date: 3-31-1875
Filing Date: 6-29-1875
County: Walla Walla
Notes: Return

Record Series: Death Records
Collection: Washington State Death Records
County: Statewide
Da Reference Number: {A455B474-9F5D-4310-AEB3-57EF5C0A7AB2}
Image Number: 701
Document Number: 449
Document Reference Id: 130
First Name: James A.
Last Name: Sparks
Date Of Death: 28 Dec 1927
Age: 83
Gender: Male
Batch Id: 276409
Batch Locality: Washington, United States
Death Place: Walla Walla, Washington
Spouse Name: Fannie Sparks

Source: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Home

 
 
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 Parents:
  Wiley Alexander Sparks (1818 - 1885)
  Nancy M. Smith Sparks (1822 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie G Surber Sparks (1859 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew M Sparks (1843 - 1919)*
  James Madison Sparks (1845 - 1927)
  William A. Sparks (1847 - 1930)*
  Aaron Sparks (1850 - 1900)*
  Ira Sparks (1861 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dayton City Cemetery
Dayton
Columbia County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block J Lot 67 Section 09
 
Created by: Pat Coverdale
Record added: Apr 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108045750
James Madison Sparks
Added by: Ann Koch
 
James Madison Sparks
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Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
 
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