Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Cleveland Sparks, 6 South 43 West


There's a G. Cleaveland Sparks, seven months old, in Nemaha County, Nebraska in 1885,.
Possibly the Cleveland Sparks in 1900 McLean County, Illinois, an inmate at the Orphans' Home, born March 1886 in Nebraska. Cleveland cash-claimed a quarter in 13, 6 South, 43W in 1909.

In 1910 Putnam County, Illinois, Cleveland Sparks is a hired man, 26 years old. Cleveland registered in Howard County, Iowa, born March 15, 1886, farming, wife Elsie Jane Sparks.
In 1940 Henry County, Illinois, Cleve C. Sparks is 54, Elise 45, with William 24, Jean 21, Weldon 20, Lola M. 18, Roberta K. 14, and Donald F. 5, the first four born in Iowa, then last three in Illinois.
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JAMES WASHINGTON SPARKS, wife MARGARET YARNELL
In 1880 Guernsey County, Ohio, Maggie Yarnell is 16, with Mahlon 60 and Anne 47 Yarnell. Dallas is 18Robert is 13, James W. 10 and Mary A. 7.
In 1880 Effingham County, Illinois, Amanda Sparks is 45, James 19, George 17, Ila W 15, William 13, and Charles 10.

In 1900 Kit Carson County, James W. Sparks born Jan 1861 in Illinois, married 16 years to Margaret J. Aug 1864 Ohio.
In 1910 James W. Sparks, 25, born in Illinois, is farming in Kit Carson County, with Margaret J. 45 born in Ohio.
James Washington Sparks, born January 14, 1861 in Effingham County, Illinois, died April 28, 1931, buried in Burlington.



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