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Elizabeth Elder Sparks
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1829
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1917
DeWitt County
Illinois, USA

DEATH CALLS MRS. ELIZABETH SPARKS. Aged 88 Years Had Been Invalid for Past Three Years. Funeral Thursday Afternoon. Mrs. Elizabeth Sparks, widow of Richard Sparks, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. W. Lane, in Clinton, Wednesday morning at 1 o'clock. The deceased was 88 years of age and for the past three years had been an invalid. Death was due to infirmities of old age. The funeral will be held from the home on West Jefferson street in Clinton, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in charge of Rev. A. M. Wells. Interment in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Obituary. Elizabeth Elder was born in Pennsylvania, Aug. 7, 1829, being one of eight children born to Mr. and Mrs. John Elder. The Elder family later moved to Virginia and from there to Ohio then to Iowa and finally coming to Illinois where the deceased has since made her home. April 10, 1856, the deceased was united in marriage to Richard Sparks, who preceded his wife in death in 1883. To this union seven children were born, three of whom, Mrs. J. W. Lane, and Ezra Sparks, of Clinton, and Mrs. Rovena J. Hall, of Indiana, and six [grand]children and ten great-grandchildren survive. Mrs. Sparks was for many years a member of the Methodist church and was most highly respected by a host of friends and acquaintances.
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  Richard Sparks (____ - 1883)
Aged 88 years & 22 days
Powell Cemetery
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Rhonda D.
Record added: Jul 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55479020
Elizabeth <i>Elder</i> Sparks
Added by: Philip Mark Powell
Elizabeth <i>Elder</i> Sparks
Added by: Philip Mark Powell
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