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Below, you will find links to groups of photos I have been able to collect during my research. I would be most happy to accept scans of additional photos from your research to post here also.

Also, I don't care if you take copies of these photos, but it sure would be nice to here from you after you take them and tell how you're related and why you wanted them. I'm funny like that! ;-)

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John Howard Sparks - photo 1 82 KB

Elsie Adaline (Williamson) Sparks - photo 1 117 KB

Claude, Birma, Robert Sparks - Children of John & Elsie 156 KB

Clara Alverda Sparks - Sister of John Sparks 123 KB
Gravestone for Clara Alverda Sparks - 156 KB

Leroy Sparks - Brother of John Sparks 135 KB
Headstone for Leroy Sparks

Headstone for Oliver Sparks 174 KB

Herbert Sparks - Brother of John Sparks 95 KB

Mary Blanche Sparks Branson - Sister of John Sparks 133 KB

Claude Howard Sparks (my grandfather), Son of John Sparks 157 KB

Carlos Howard Sparks - My Dad, son of Claude Howard Sparks 57 KB

Carlos Howard Sparks in beanie hat, his father Claude in car, mother (barely visible) in back seat, three cousins in front and grandmother Elsie A Williamson Sparks at the front of the car.

Carlos Howard Sparks #2 - 49 KB

Carlos Howard Sparks with his WWII unit in Paris, France at the Arch - 615 KB

Carl Sparks - It's me, it's me 71 KB

Robert Salathiel Sparks with Father John and unidentified grandchildren of John - 78 KB

Robert S. Sparks and brother Neil Sparks - approx 1931 81 KB

Sparks Family Coat of Arms
As you probably know, Coats of Arms belong to
Individuals rather than families. I don't have the individuals name. 131 KB

Gravestone of Robert S. Sparks
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Formerly Hollywood Memorial Cemetery
He was a Hollywood Movie Producer and married to Penny Singleton (aka Blondie and the voice of Jane Jetson) 114 KB

Hollywood Forever Cemetery Map (Front)
292 KB BIG

Hollywood Forever Cemetery Map (Back)
Includes a list of famous individuals in the cemetery 506 KB

Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sign
85 KB

Series of Photos of the beautiful screen and broadway actress Penny Singleton
Penny Singleton - wife of Robert Salathiel Sparks and Movie Actress "Blondie" Recent Photo
Penny Singleton - wife of Robert Salathiel Sparks and Movie Actress "Blondie"
Penny Singleton - wife of Robert Salathiel Sparks and Movie Actress "Blondie"
Penny Singleton - wife of Robert Salathiel Sparks and Movie Actress "Blondie"
Penny Singleton - wife of Robert Salathiel Sparks and Movie Actress "Blondie"
Penny Singleton - wife of Robert Salathiel Sparks and Movie Actress "Blondie"

Wide shot of the West Union Old Village Cemetery - 427 KB

Headstone for Salathiel Sparks Sr in Old Village Cemetery - 319 KB

Headstone for Grace Sparks, wife of Salathiel Sr in Old Village Cemetery - 255 KB

Headstone for Salathiel and Clara Belle Post Sparks - 135 KB

Headstone for Neil Sparks son of John and Elsie Sparks - 154K

Headstone for Esther Henderson Sparks wife of Neil Sparks - 143K

Headstone for Bobby Sparks son of Neil and Esther Sparks - 139K

Headstone for Elizabeth Sparks daughter of John and Elsie Sparks - 139K

Headstone for Elsie and John Sparks - 179K

Footstone for Elsie Williamson Sparks - 167K

Footstone for John Sparks - 169K

Headstone for George Sparks Jr in the Village Cemetery - 186K

Headstone for Mary DeCamps Sparks wife of George daughter of David - Village Cemetery

William Heston Sparks and Loretta (Robinson) Sparks with son William J. and daughter Cecil. Taken in 1922 in White County, Tenn. (I think). William Heston is the Son of William Joseph Sparks and Mary F. (Stewart) Sparks and the grand son of William Sparks and Rachel (Nichols) Sparks. Photograph and information submitted by Bill and Louanna Sparks at sparky42@rraz.net

Sparks family reunion picture taken in June of 1935 in St.louis MO. I got it from a distant cousin I found while researching.The people in the pic are desendant of John Harvey Sparks and Richard Sparks.Many are unidentified...mainly Richards because my cousin dosent know much about Richard ..she decends from John and I Richard.Anyhow,I thought you would want it to post. Courtesy of Billi J. Essmyer bejay78@hotmail.com If you can help identify, please send her a note. Thanks.

First page, starting above the notation “Sparks Family Reunion”:
Front row, fifth from left, Alfred McKay (son of Myrtle Sparks McKay).
Front row, sixth from left, James Burle Sparks Jr.
Second row, third from left, Nina Sparks (daughter of Frank Sparks)
Second row, fourth from left, Lila Mae Sparks Farmer Brock (daughter of Samuel Berry Sparks and Myrtle Eloise Kidd Sparks)
Second row, fifth from left, Myrtle Eloise Kidd Sparks (wife of Samuel Berry Sparks)
Second row, sixth from left, Samuel Berry Sparks son of Loward D. Sparks and Hattie Smith Sparks)
Second row, seventh from left, Mary Etta Sparks Hunter
Second row, eighth from left, Stella Sparks (wife of James Burle Sparks Sr.)
Second row, ninth from left, James Burle Sparks Sr.(son of Loward D. Sparks and Laura Sparks, his second wife)
Second row, eleventh from left, Mary Frances Wigger Sparks (wife of Frank Sparks)
Second row, twelfth from left, Frank Sparks
Third row, ninth from left (last person in row), Benjamin Sparks (son of Frank Sparks; this might be William B. Sparks, information came from another cousin. His middle name may have been Benjamin.)

Second page, starting from left:
Second row, first from left, Clara Sparks Ross (sister of Frank and Cyrus Sparks)
Second row, second from left, Cyrus Sylvester Sparks (son of John Harvey Sparks)
Second row, third from left, Hattie May Green Sparks (wife of Cyrus Sparks)
Second row, fourth from left, John H. Sparks (son of Cyrus and Hattie Sparks, husband of Ina Lee Sparks)
Second row, fifth from left, Ina Lee Sparks (wife of John H. Sparks, her first cousin, and daughter of Loward D. Sparks)
Second row, sixth from left, Stella Ethel Sparks Brooks (daughter of Cyrus and Hattie Sparks)
Second row, seventh from left, Edward Brooks (husband of Stella Ethel Sparks Brooks)
Second row, tenth from left, Richard Sparks (son of Samuel H. Sparks and Emma Montgomery Sparks)
Second row, eleventh from left, Edith Soebbing Sparks (wife of Richard Sparks)

Third row, third from left, Norman Joseph Schirmer (son of Bertha Sparks Schirmer and August Schirmer)
Third row, fourth from left, August Anton Schirmer (husband of Bertha Sparks Schirmer)
Third row, fifth from left, Bertha Rachel Sparks Schirmer (daughter of Cyrus and Hattie Sparks)
Third row, sixth from left, Myrtle Sparks Kelly McKay (daughter of Cyrus and Hattie Sparks)
Third row, seventh from left, Rosa May Sparks Hertel (daughter of Cyrus and Hattie Sparks)
Third row, eight from left, Christian Hertel (husband of Rosa May Sparks Hertel)

Fourth row, seventh from left, Arthur George Schirmer (son of Bertha Sparks Schirmer and August Schirmer)
Fourth row, eighth from left, Helen Kofron Schirmer (wife of Arthur George Schirmer)
Fourth row, ninth from left, August Roy Schirmer(son of Bertha Sparks Schirmer and August Schirmer)
Fourth row, tenth from left, Jack Horner (husband of Eleanor Jet Sparks Horner Tentschert)
Fourth row, eleventh from left, Eleanor Jet Sparks Horner Tentschert (daughter of Cyrus and Hattie Sparks) We're still working on trying to piece together who everyone else is. I think my list is the most complete so far.