Jan. 15, 1919 Vancouver Clark County Washington, USA
Died of heart failure following the flu, attended by daughter Dr. Mabel Bacon of Vancouver, age 86y 1m 8d. Int. 19 Jan 1919. [KNAPP MORTUARY].
She was married 31 Mar 1851 in Dubuque, Iowa, to Edwin Sparks (1829-1891). She was a housewife, died at home 602 West 10th St., Vancouver, Washington. The funeral was at home with Reverend R.H. Sawyer.
Children were: (1) Ella Ann Sparks m. Charles Edwin Wheelock, (2) Walter Winfield Sparks, (3) Edwin Sparks Jr. unmarried, (4) Marian Porter Sparks m. Harry Clark Daniels, (5) Marshall Rowe Sparks married Alice Deborah Sharp, (6) Sarah Zulima Jane Sparks m. Matthias Clifford Sharp, (7) Mary Ramsey Sparks m. Ernest Herm Haack, (8) Leo Charles Sparks married Marian Clark, (9) Catherine Emma Sparks - died young, (10) Dr. Mabel Nancy Sparks m. Grant Colfax Bacon, (11) John Oliver Sparks married Ella Proebstel, (12) Mathias Spureon Sparks - died young, and (13) Lennie Sparks - died young.
Parents were Elias Spurgeon and Jane Likens both born in Ohio.