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George Sparks, Sr.

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Colwall, Herefordshire, England
Death: Died in Lehi, Utah, Utah, USA
Cause of death: "had his arm taken off and he died from the effects of it"(arm amputated, probably died from loss of blood or infection)
Place of Burial: Lehi, Utah, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Smith and Fanny Smith (Sparks)
Husband of Hannah Sparks (LAKE) and Fullerton Stewart
Ex-husband of Jane Mears
Father of Mary Ann Davis (SPARKS); Alfred William Sparks; Caroline Sparks; George Sparks, II; William Sparks and 1 other
Brother of John Hill and William Hill

Occupation: agricultural laborer
Managed by: Private User
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About George Sparks, Sr.

  • Immigration: Apr 20 1857 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Immigration: Aug 29 1859 - Utah, United States
  • Residence: June 6 1841 - Hallow Village, Hallow, Worcestershire, England

Census: June 6 1841

Hallow Village, Worcestershire, England

Marriage to: Hanna Lake Apr 19 1831

Saint Michael Bedwardine, Worcestershire, England

Immigration: Apr 20 1857

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

1851 England & Wales Census - Mary Ann Sparkes County: WorcestershirePage: 295Family: 80Line: 16Image: 19 © Crown Copyright Images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, England.

Also known as: George Sparkes Gender: Male Birth: Aug 9 1805

Herefordshire, England

Christening: Aug 25 1805

Colwall, Herefordshire, England

Marriage 1: Spouse: Hannah Lake Apr 19 1831

Bedwardine St Michael, Worcestershire, England

Marriage 2: Spouse: Jane Mears Dec 11 1857 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Marriage 3: Spouse: Fullerton Stewart Mar 12 1864 Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Immigration: Apr 20 1857

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Immigration: Aug 29 1859

Utah, United States

Divorce: Spouse: Jane Mears Oct 13 1859

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Residence: June 6 1841

Hallow Village, Hallow, Worcestershire, England

Residence: 1851

Ombersley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

Death: "had his arm taken off and he died from the effects of it"(arm amputated, probably died from loss of blood or infection)

Death: May 1 1869

Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

Burial: May 1 1869

Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

Parents: William Hill Frances Hill (born Sparks)

Spouses: Hannah Sparks (born Lake) Jane Sparks (born Mears) Fullerton Sparks (born Stewart)

Children: Caroline Sparks Mary Ann Davis (born Sparks) William Sparks Alfred S Sparks George Sparks

Siblings: John Hill William Hill

LifeSketch: Timeline for George's marriages


Wife Hannah Lake Died June 1 1857 at Philadephia of cholera morbis -- Divorce paper show George married Jane Mears (maiden Name) at Cambridge Mass. on Nov 1857
Also marriage record shows him marrying Jane Jones on Dec 11, 1857 at Cambridge Mass with his parents William and Fanny --- Divorce papers show George Divorce to Jane Mears 13 Oct 1859 through courts at Lehi Utah --- George married Fullerton Stewart in the endowment house 12 Feb 1860. (Looks like Jane Mears was maiden name and perhaps she was next a Jones before she married George Sparks.)

(https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-40001-230145750/george-sparks-in-familysearch-family-tree?indId=externalindividual-3c6fa1ffea4cb05488bb0cf1da3c4559&mrid=14e1a481d522ab14060844652062bef1)

https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13711471

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George Sparks, Sr.'s Timeline

1805
August 9, 1805
Colwall, Herefordshire, England
August 25, 1805
Colwall, Herefordshire, England
August 25, 1805
Colwall, Hereford, England
1832
1832
Age 26
worcester
1833
December 10, 1833
Age 28
Grimley, Worcestershire, England
1835
March 7, 1835
Age 29
Hallow, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
1837
August 7, 1837
Age 31
Hallow, Worcester, England
1840
February 22, 1840
Age 34
Hallow, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
1846
July 11, 1846
Age 40
Ombersley, Worcestershire, England