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  • ID: I116036017
  • Name: William SPARKS
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: Sparks
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 2 Aug 1646 in Fareham, Co. Hampshire, England
  • Death: 1709 in Queen Anne's Co., MD
  • Note:
    Name: William SPARKS
    * Sex: M
    * Birth: 2 AUG 1646 in Fareham, Co. Hampshire, England 1 2
    * Death: 1709 in Queen Anne's Co. MD 3
    * Note:
    Fareham, Co. Hampshire, England Parish Records (L.D.S. Film 0918892)

    1646 August 2 Willm Sparks son of Thomas bap.

    Came to USA with brother John about 1663 from Co. Hampshire, England.

    Will Book of Queen Anne's County, Maryland, Liber 13, folio 4

    The Last Will of William Sparks of Queen Anne's County , Maryland

    Maryland. In the Name of God Amen I William Sparks of Queen Anns
    County being Sick in body but of Sound and perfect memory but knowing
    the uncertainty of Life and being Desirous to --?-- my Estate do make
    Constitute and order this to be my last will and Testament hereby
    makeing Void all and every will or wills heretofore by me made

    first I bequeath my Soul into the hands of God beleiving by the
    merritts of Jesus Christ to receive pardon of all my Sins and my body
    to the Earth to be Decently buried in such Decent manner as my Exrs
    hereafter named Shall think of it and as to the worldly good it has
    pleased God to bestow upon me my will is they be Disposed of in
    Manner and forme following -

    Item I will that all my Just Debts and funerall Necessary Charges be
    first paid

    I give to my Son George Sparks one fether bed and bolster two
    blankets and one Rugg being the same he use to lye on the same to be
    Delivered to him presently after my Decease & that my Son George and
    his wife and Children Shall have Liberty to live three years with his
    mother on my now Dwelling plantation in my now Dwelling house to make
    a crop of Corne and Tobo he laying in five barrells of Indian corne
    every year dureing the said time and to take due care of his mothers
    Stock and for so doing to have his and his wife and Children's
    accomodations and to pay no rent dureing the sd Time

    Item I give to my grandson Charles Hynson one two year old heffer
    with all her female Increase and the male Increase to them who Shall
    take Care and Look after the Same the Said heffer to be marked for
    him Imediatly after my Death

    I give to my Daughter that is to say my grand Daughter being the
    Daughter of my Son Wm Sparks one year heffer with all her female
    Increase to be marked and Delivered for her use presently after my
    Death the males to go to him her or them that Shall or does take care
    of the same

    My will is that my Loveing wife Mary Sparks Shall have possess and
    Injoy my now Dwelling planta with all it's appurts and the Land
    belonging to the Same dureing her widow hood but not to protest her
    Son William Sparks but then he Shall have the Same Liberty As he has
    now what is ordered before for George Sparks Excepting that neither
    the said Wm nor George do molest or disturb their mother dureing her
    widowhood but if my said wife Mary Sparkes does marry again then to
    have no more than her thirds of my Said Land and plantation dureing
    her life and the thirds of my personalI Estate but Dureing her
    widowhood She Shall have the Disposall of all my personal Estate
    Except as before Excepted and if she does happen to die before She
    marrys then to Dispose of it as She will but if She marrys my
    personall Estate Except her thirds to be Equally Divided among all my

    Item I give and bequeath to my Son John Sparks that planta and tract
    of Land with all its appurts thereunto belonging formerly John Hamers
    to him and to his heires forever

    Item I give to my Sons Wm Sparks and Joseph Sparks all my planta and
    Land there unto belonging that I now live on Called hills adventure
    and Sparkes out let and my will is that if the planta late John
    Hamers above given to my Son John Should be Returned again to the sd
    John Hamer as my said Son is obliged to do if John Hamer Shall be
    Legally Disposest of the Land he now lives

    Father: Thomas SPARKS
    Mother: Joanne DAVIS

    Marriage 1 Mary (Sparks) (I)
      1. Has Children Joseph Sparks (I) b: Abt 1690 in Talbot Co., MD

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