Posted By:liz u.
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Subject:Re: Elizabeth Laura Sporn
Post Date:December 11, 2012 at 05:45:16
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Forum:Pennsylvania Genealogy Forum
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Hi Gerald,

According to the CDI for their son Joseph Alex Grant, her maiden name is Sparn. Could be a mistake, but I found this..........

1900: Philadelphia Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph M. Sparn (head) 27/Jul 1872 PA>GER>GER Fruit Dealer
Married 10 Years
Margretta M. Sparn (wife) 31/Nov 1868 PA>PA>PA 4 Children, 3 Living
Laura E. Sparn (daughter) 8/Jan 1892 PA>PA>PA
Pearl S. Sparn (daughter) 3/May 1897 PA>PA>PA
Joseph T. Sparn (son) Zero/Dec 1899 PA>PA>PA
+1 Boarder & 1 Servant.

In 1910 Joseph is widowed & boarding in Philadelphia with son Joseph "Jr". I don't know what happened to Pearl.

Margaret death:

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JXGF-WRW

Their child, Mary, death:

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JKSW-8YQ

Margaret burial:
(Son Joseph T. is also buried there)

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=sparn&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=40&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=95115320&df=all&

Joseph's parents, burial:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSiman=1&GScid=2154153&GSfn=&GSln=sparn

Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records:

Name: Joseph N. Sparn
Birth Date: abt 1873
Event Type: Burial
Burial Date: 13 Oct 1919
Burial Place: Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Organization Name: Westminster Cemetery Company
Nearest Relative or Friend: Joseph Sparn

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index:

Name: Joseph Nicholas Sparn
Gender: Male
Spouse Surname: Holiday
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage Year: 1893
Marriage License Number: 61902
Digital GSU Number: 4141925

Name: Margaret Holiday
Gender: Female
Spouse Surname: Sparn
Spouse Gender: Male
Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage Year: 1893
Marriage License Number: 61902
Digital GSU Number: 4140435

William, E. Laura & Norman D. Grant are in Los Angeles in 1940.

Regards,
liz
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