Mrs Sarah Elizabeth <I>Sparks</I> Armistead

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Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Sparks Armistead

  • Birth 15 Jan 1842 Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 1 Jun 1916 Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Block 23 2N1/2 Grave 3
  • Memorial ID 19838036

Daughter of Mr. E. (Elisha or Elihu?) Sparks and Sarah (Almand) Sparks. Married Joel Colley Armistead 23 Aug 1860 and lived in Atlanta, GA. According to family lore, when the Yankee soldiers were burning Atlanta, she begged them to save her furniture before they burned the house. They removed the furniture and then burned the house. She then lived in a railroad boxcar until the war ended. She and Joel had 9 children.

Welcome Sparks
Susan Sparks Harris
Peter Sparks
John Sparks
Nancy Sparks Overton
Masters Sparks


Aged 74 years

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  • Maintained by: John Davis
  • Originally Created by: Donna
  • Added: 11 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19838036
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Sparks Armistead (15 Jan 1842–1 Jun 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19838036, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by John Davis (contributor 47270222) .