MAR. 11, 1883
SEPT. 12, 1944
William Jacob Sparks was born Newton Caddell Sparks and his wife, Theodora Perrylee McCarty. He was the second born of 8 known children to the couple.
He married Laura May Clements [1890-1960] on 15 April 1906 in Bandera County, Texas. They went on to have 4 children:
Beulah Bessie Sparks [1905-1975]
Lelah V. Sparks [b. 1906]
Newton Jacob Sparks [1910-1991]
Ora Lee Sparks [1914-1982]
William Jacob Sparks is buried at the Tarpley Cemetery, Tarpley, Bandera County, Texas.