Joseph C. Sparks

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Joseph C. Sparks

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Estill County, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Estill County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Sparks Cemetery #1 Leighton Estill County Kentucky, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac T. Sparks, II and Frances T. Sparks
Husband of Malinda Jane Sparks
Father of James J. "Groundhog" Sparks; Michael Jane Richardson; Ruth Alice Sparks; Richard Thomas Sparks; Sarah Ann "Sally" McKinney and 5 others
Brother of Robert Sparks; John G. Sparks; Daniel Crawford Sparks; Sarah Ann Alcorn; Susannah Horn and 5 others
Half brother of John Sparks; William Sparks; Mary Polly Fowker; Rachael McQueen and Barnett Sparks

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About Joseph C. Sparks

               Joseph enlisted in Company K, 8th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Under Captain Henry C. Thomas at Estill Springs on the 7th day of October 1861.  He was left in the hospital at Nashville, Tennessee March 28, 1862 with typhoid pneumonia.  He remained in the hospital until the 29th day of May 1862 when he was discharged for disability because he was not recovering from the effects of the pneumonia and was hemorrhaging from the lungs.  Joseph returned to Estill county after his discharge and resided in the Wagersville community.  He never fully recovered from the effects of his illness and remained a thin frail man the rest of his life.  He was a tall man, 6 feet tall, dark complected, blue eyes and black headed.  He died February 17, 1905, and is buried on Barnes Mountian.
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Joseph C. Sparks's Timeline

1823
July 25, 1823
Estill County, Kentucky, United States
1847
January 12, 1847
Age 23
Estill County Kentucky, USA
1848
April 12, 1848
Age 24
Estill Co,KY
1851
1851
Age 27
Estill County,Kentucky
1854
October 25, 1854
Age 31
Estill, Kentucky, USA
1856
June 4, 1856
Age 32
Estill Co,KY
1858
October 4, 1858
Age 35
Estill County, Kentucky, United States
1861
October 7, 1861
Age 38
1862
May 28, 1862
Age 38