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Slinkard &Rumley Bulah Slinkard & Lillie Rumley
1st Cousins
Taken 10 Aug 1919, Garfield, Arkansas

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This photograph is of John A. SPARKS.  We do not have a birth place (maybe Texas) or  year for John, but he died in 1889 in Siloam Springs and is buried in the Hico Cemetery.  There are no dates on his stone.  We also do not know what his middle name was, though his estate papers give his middle initial as “A.”  John married Bedora Evelyn Chesney on 23 Dec 1875 in Hico, Benton County.  They were parents of six children.  After John’s death, Bedora married James E. Crane and later William Parton.  This photograph was shared with Linda Ashley by Beverley Wilkerson.

Contributed by: Linda R. Ashley

John A. Sparks
Bedora Chesney CRANE and her SPARKS children in 1909.
Bedora is seated in front. The couple on the left is Ethel Sparks Ashley and her husband, Carl Thomas Ashley holding Thelma. The boy in the middle front is Otha Ashley. The Ashley lived in Kentucky. The other woman holding a baby is probably Nevada Sparks Neel holding Iva Nell. We would appreciate positive identification of others in the picture

Contributed by: Linda R. Ashley
Some of Bedora CRANE's grandchildren in 1911.
They are: front, l-r, Thelma Ashley, Clarella Ashley, Iva Nell Neel.
Back, l-r, Otha Ashley, Clayton Sparks, Robert Neel, and Florine Sparks. The Ashleys are children of Ethel Sparks Ashley; the Neels are children of Nevada Sparks Neel, and the Sparks are children of James Sparks, all children of Bedora Chesney and her first husband, John Sparks

 Submitted by: Linda R. Ashley

Adam WORFORD Grave Marker
Twin Mounds Cemetery, Douglas County, Kansas
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John & Catherine WAFFORD
Ca. 1860
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John and Catherine WAFFORD and Children

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Charles and Lina WAFFORD
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Catherine WAFFORD and 2 daughters
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Walnut Hill School

Walnut Hill School
taken about 1912

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The WARD Siblings

(from L to R): Mary Ward-BAILEY, Angeline Ward-CUMMINS, William A. J. Ward, and Riley Collins Ward. They lived in the Siloam Springs, AR area. (Riley Collins Ward was my 3rd Great Grandfather).

Contributed by Mike Freels

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