In 1920, a few months before her marriage, Catherine is listed with her mother and was a Music Teacher, Instrumental [probably piano].
1930 Census. Kirkwood City, St. Louis Co, MO, Central Twp.
1945 Florida State Census. Prec 12, Hillsborough.
John and Catherine made at least two trips to Europe. Found on Ancestry in the immigration data. They arrived on the Queen Elizabeth, from Cherbourg, France, on 6 Aug 1950 - they had left Cherbourg on August 1st. John Paul Sparks' address was given as 123 W. Woodbine, Kirkwood, MO. His age given as 54, her as 52. Their passports were issued in Arkansas and they had 7 piece of baggage.
Catherine Elizabeth HOLDERNESS and John Paul SPARKS were married on 15 September 1920 in Dallas County, Arkansas.6 John Paul SPARKS was born in 1896.6 He died in March 1985 at the age of 89 in Mount Airy, Frederick County, Maryland.140
Catherine Elizabeth HOLDERNESS and John Paul SPARKS had the following children:
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