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William Crain Sparks
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1798
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1857
Texas, USA

Citizen of Republic of Texas

William Crain Sparks, son of Richard and Mildred Crain Sparks, was born June 14, 1798, in Hardeman County, Tennessee. He married (1) Sarah Reed, and (2) Mrs. Jane Alexander Skelton, on Sept. 4, 1837. He was Colonel of a Regiment of State Troops. He was in Nacogdoches County by 1832, and on Jan. 17, 1836, he joined the Ranger Company of Col. Sterling C. Robertson. He was a member of the House of Representatives from Nacogdoches in the 7th Congress of the Republic. His name in on tax lists for 1837, 1839, 1840.

--From Carolyn Reeves Ericson, Nacogdoches--Gateway to Texas: A Biographical Directory 1773-1849, Fort Worth: Arrow/Curtis Printing Company, 1974, p. 146 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jane Alexander Sparks (1807 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Minerva Sparks Reed (1842 - 1918)*
  William Crain Sparks (1844 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Volo Cemetery
Rogers (Bell County)
Bell County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sheron Smith-Savage
Record added: Feb 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24841623
William Crain Sparks
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William Crain Sparks
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- Mervin D. Peters
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