ID # 6609, (1823-)
|Father||William Sparks (1800-)|
|Mother||Isabella Lindsay (1801-)|
|Birth||Alexander Sparks was born on 31 March 1823.|
|Christening||He was christened on 2 May 1823 at Swinton and Simprin, Berwick, Scotland.|
|Marriage||He married Helen Ford on 11 May 1852 at Oxford County.|
MS248 reel 1, Vol. 2, page 188
Brock District Marriage Register
Extracted from a list of marriage solemnized in 1852 by Rev. George Murray of the United Presbyterian Church in Canada at Blenheim during the year ending December 1852.
On May 11
Alexander Sparks and Helen Ford, both of Blenheim, by banns.
Witnesses William Sparks and Robert Dalgety.
|Note||Per Familysearch database|
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
Alexander Spark Christening date 02 May 1823
Christening place Swinton and Simprin, Berwick, Scotland
Birth date 31 Mar 1823
Parents William Spark and Isabella Lindsay
The Oxford County Libraries provides an index of the Directory of Oxford, 1857-1858. This shows Alexander Sparks on lot 18 of the 4th concession of Blenheim. (His father William is shown as being on the 10th lot of the 3rd concession.) A problem with this information is that for the abstract images available, Alexander Sparks' presence is not shown on this lot.
James and Helen appear in the 1861 census in Blenheim Township. They have four children with them, along with a James Sparks, age 13, who is attending school and is probably Alexander's nephew.
Children of Alexander Sparks and Helen Ford
|Last Edited||28 Nov 2018|