Joseph Wesley Sparks

(1897-1960)
FatherJoseph Sparks (1865-)
MotherElizabeth "Lizzie" Kimball Sackett (1873-1944)
Joseph Wesley Sparks, son of Joseph Sparks and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kimball Sackett, was born in Fremont, Dodge County, NebraskaG, on 22 November 1897.1 He died in Chicago, Cook County, IllinoisG, in 1960.1 He married in ChicagoG on 25 April 1924, Mary Margaret Virginia O'Brien.1
     In 1900 Joseph was living in Fairmont, Fillmore County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents Joseph and Lizzie, and was recorded in the census as Joseph W Sparks, aged two and born in Nebraska.2
     In 1910 he was living in Lincoln, Lancaster County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents Joseph and Lizzie, and was recorded as Westley Sparks, aged twelve.3
     In 1920 he was living in Chicago, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Joseph and Lizzie, and was recorded as Joseph Sparks, a chemist in a lead company, aged 22.4
Sackett Family Association descendants
Joe & Ruth Sparks.
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, citing Joe & Ruth Sparks.
  2. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 926; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0022; FHL microfilm: 1240926
    Fairmont, Fillmore County, Nebraska, 22 Jun 1900
    Sparks, Joseph, head, b. Nov 1865, 34, m. 6y, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. OH, school teacher, home rented
    Sparks, Lizzie S, wife, b. Nov 1873, 26, m. 6y, 2 ch, both living, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Sparks, Joseph W, son, b. Nov 1897, 2, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Paul C, son, b. Jan 1899, 1, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Mockridge, Drusilla, boarder, b. Mar 1873, 27, single, b. IA, father b. Eng, mother b. Eng, school teacher.
  3. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_850; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0084; FHL microfilm: 1374863
    Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 23 Apr 1910
    Sparks, Joseph, head, 44, m1. 16y, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. OH, clerk, State Supt Public Inst, home owned on mortgage
    Sparks, Lizzie, wife, 36, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Sparks, Westley, son, 12, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Paul, son, 11, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Elizabeth, dau, 8, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  4. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_315; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 413; Image: 810
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 4 Jan 1920
    Sparks, Joseph, head, home rented, 54, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. OH, revenue agt, Government
    Sparks, Esthur, wife, 45, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NE
    Sparks, Joseph, son, 22, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL, chemist, lead company
    Sparks, Esthur, dau, 18, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Paul F, son, 20, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
Generation.Tree10R.3a
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited30 June 2017