Sparks, Weller, Bailey, Craw, Knudson and More


All photos on this page kindly submitted by Sue Allen.






JAMES PATRICK SPARKS

James Sparks was born 20 Apr 1860 in Markle, Huntington Co., IN to Jacob Esau Sparks (1822-??) and Ellen Jane McCarty (1837-1880). He died on 25 Dec 1928 in Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Photo courtesy of Kay Gordon Wolniak.







LUCINDA CRAW SPARKS - 1928

This photo was taken in Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Lucinda Craw was born 7 Jan 1871 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL to Edward Craw (1843-??) & Julia Brown (1850-??). She died on 20 Jul 1949 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She was the wife of James Patrick Sparks. (1860-1928).







CHILDREN OF JAMES PATRICK SPARKS (1860-1928) & LUCINDA CRAW (1871-1949)

L - R: MAYBELLE, LaMAR, BIRDIE

This photo was taken in 1902 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL.

1. Maybelle Cecelia Sparks was born on 18 Aug 1891 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died 13 Nov 1966 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.

2. LaMar Francis Sparks was born on 9 Sep 1899 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 25 Feb 1942 at Maywood, Cook Co., IL. He is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL

3. Birdie Lena Sparks was born on 12 Oct 1892 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 28 May 1927 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She is buried at Graceland Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







L - R: LORETTA MAE BAILEY (with cats) and MAYBELLE CECELIA (SPARKS) BAILEY

This photo was taken in 1917 in Decatur, Macon Co., IL.

1. Loretta Mae Bailey was born on 4 Sep 1911 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL to Claude & Maybelle Cecelia (Sparks) Bailey. She died in Jul 1980 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL.

2. Maybelle Cecelia Sparks was born on 18 Aug 1891 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL to James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949). She married Claude Bailey (1887-??). She died on 13 Nov 1966 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







MAYBELLE CECELIA SPARKS


This photo was taken in 1918 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Maybelle Cecelia Sparks was born on 18 Aug 1891 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL to James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949). She married Claude Bailey (1887-??). She died on 13 Nov 1966 at Decatur, Macon Co.,IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







MAYBELLE CECELIA SPARKS

This photo was taken during the 1940's at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Maybelle Cecelia Sparks was born on 18 Aug 1891 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL to James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949). She married 1) Claude Bailey (1887-??) and 2)Cecil Hornstein (1892-1939). She died on 13 Nov 1966 at Decatur, Macon Co.,IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







LORETTA MAE BAILEY

This photo was taken in 1920 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Loretta Mae Bailey was born 4 Sep 1911 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL to Claude Bailey (1887-??) & Maybelle Cecelia Sparks (1891-1966). She died in Jul 1980 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







LORETTA MAE BAILEY

This photo was taken at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Loretta Mae Bailey was born 4 Sep 1911 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL to Claude Bailey (1887-??) & Maybelle Cecelia Sparks (1891-1966). She died in Jul 1980 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







LORETTA MAE BAILEY

This photo was taken at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Loretta Mae Bailey was born 4 Sep 1911 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL to Claude Bailey (1887-??) & Maybelle Cecelia Sparks (1891-1966). She married Harvey Stuart Gebhart (1910-1996). She died in Jul 1980 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







RAYMOND KNUDSON

This photo was taken in 1914 Decatur, Macon Co., IL, and died in 1970 VA. He was the son of Conrad Knudson (1891-1975) & Birdie Lena Sparks (1892-1927).







RAYMOND KNUDSON (L) and ROBERT KNUDSON (R)

This photo was taken in 1917 Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Raymond was born in 1914 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and died in 1970 VA. Robert Knudson was born on 30 May 1916 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and died 28 Feb 2004 in San Bernardino Co., CA. They were the sons of Conrad Knudson (1891-1975) & Birdie Lena Sparks (1892-1927).







ROBERT KNUDSON (L) and RAYMOND KNUDSON (R)

This photo was taken at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Robert Knudson was born on 30 May 1916 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and died on 28 Dec 2004 San Bernardino Co., CA. Raymond Knudson was born 1914 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL and died 1970 VA. They were the sons of Conrad Knudson (1891-1975) & Birdie Lena Sparks (1892-1927).







ROBERT KNUDSON

This photo was taken in 1920 Decatur, Macon Co., IL. He was born on 30 May 1916 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and died on 28 Feb 2004 in San Bernardino Co., CA. He was the son of Conrad Knudson (1891-1975) & Birdie Lena Sparks (1892-1927).







BIRDIE LENA SPARKS and CONRAD KNUDSON

This photo was taken at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Birdie Lena Sparks was born on 12 Oct 1892 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 28 May 1927 Decatur, Macon, IL. She's buried at Graceland Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She was the daughter of James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949). Conrad Knudson was born on 3 Jan 1891 IL and died in Jun 1975 Lansing, Cook Co., IL.







GRACE MARIE WELLER

This photo was taken in 1923 Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL to George Conrad Weller (1860-1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909). She died on 26 Mar 1957 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







GRACE MARIE WELLER SPARKS

This photo was taken in 1924 Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL to George Conrad Weller (1860-1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909). She was the wife of LaMar Francis Sparks (1899-1942). She died on 26 Mar 1957 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







GRACE MARIE WELLER SPARKS

This photo was taken in 1924 Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL to George Conrad Weller (1860-1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909). She was the wife of LaMar Francis Sparks (1899-1942). She died on 26 Mar 1957 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







UNKNOWN WOMAN (L) and GRACE MARIE WELLER SPARKS (R)

This photo was taken at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL to George Conrad Weller (1860-1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909). She was the wife of LaMar Francis Sparks (1899-1942). She died on 26 Mar 1957 Decatur, Macon Co., IL and is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.







GRACE MARIE WELLER SPARKS

This photo was taken at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL died on 26 Mar 1957 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She was the daughter of George Conrad Weller (1860--1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909), and the wife of LaMar Francis Sparks (1899-1942).







GRACE MARIE WELLER SPARKS

This photo was taken in 1942 at Decatur,Macon Co., IL. Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL died on 26 Mar 1957 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She was the daughter of George Conrad Weller (1860--1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909), and the wife of LaMar Francis Sparks (1899-1942).







LaMAR FRANCIS SPARKS

This phot was taken in 1918. LaMar was born on 9 Sep 1899 Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 25 Feb 1942 at Maywood, Cook Co., IL. He's buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. He was the son of James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949); the husband of Grace Marie Weller (1901-1957).

LaMar Francis Sparks served during WWI in the Army with the 4th Infantry Division in France, Belgium & Germany; also the 139th Military Police Battalion.







LaMAR FRANCIS SPARKS

This photo was taken in 1939 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. LaMar was born on 9 Sep 1899 Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 25 Feb 1942 at Maywood, Cook Co., IL. He's buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. He was the son of James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949); the husband of Grace Marie Weller (1901-1957).







LaMAR FRANCIS SPARKS & GRACE MARIE (Weller) SPARKS

This photo was taken in 1925 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. LaMar was born on 9 Sep 1899 Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 25 Feb 1942 at Maywood, Cook Co., IL. He's buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. He was the son of James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw (1871-1949); the husband of Grace Marie Weller (1901-1957). Grace was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL died on 26 Mar 1957 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She was the daughter of George Conrad Weller (1860--1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909), and the wife of LaMar Francis Sparks (1899-1942).







LaMAR FRANCIS SPARKS and LUCINDA CRAW SPARKS

This photo was taken in 1928 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. LaMar Francis Sparks was born 9 Sep 1899 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 25 Feb 1942 at Maywood, Cook Co., IL. He is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. He was the son of James Patrick Sparks (1860-1928) & Lucinda Craw; the husband of Grace Marie Weller (1901-1957).

Lucinda Craw Sparks was born on 7 Jan 1871 at Sadorus, Champaign Co., IL and died on 20 Jul 1949 Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She was the daughter of Edward Craw (1843-??) & Julia Brown (1850-??); the wife of James Patrick Sparks.







L - R: ANNIE O'DELL WAGONER WELLER, GRACE MARIE WELLER, UNKNOWN GIRL

This photo was taken in 1905 at Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL.

Annie O'Dell Wagoner Weller was born in 1876 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX and died in Jul 1909 at Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL. She was the wife of George Conrad Weller (1860-1909). Grace Marie Weller was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL and died on 26 Mar 1957 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She's buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL; daughter of George Conrad Weller & Annie O'Dell Wagoner.







CHILDREN of GEORGE CONRAD WELLER & ANNIE O'DELL WAGONER

L - R MAURICE PAULINE, GRACE MARIE, EVON FRANK

This photo was taken in Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL.

Maurice Pauline Weller was born on 14 Jan 1906 at Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL.
Grace Marie Weller was born on 7 Nov 1901 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL and died on 26 Mar 1957 at Decatur, Macon Co., IL. She's buried at Fairlawn Cemetery Decatur, Macon Co., IL.
Evon Frank Weller was born on 25 Jan 1904 Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL and died on 20 Oct 1992 Pana, Christian Co., IL. Burial was at Oakhill Cemetery Taylorville, Christian Co., IL.

Children of George Conrad Weller (1860-1909) & Annie O'Dell Wagoner (1876-1909)

All photos on this page kindly submitted by Sue Allen.





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