John Thomas BRISCOE Leonard Larkin BRISCOE Zema Elizabeth BRISCOE Nola Jane BRISCOE Magdeline BRISCOE Wilder Thomas BRISCOE Arthur BRISCOE Fannie E BRISCOE John BRISCOE Henry Jackson SPARKS Melissa Sarah MORRISON Mini tree diagram

Maude BRISCOE1,2,3,4

also known as Maudie BRISCOE5,1

9th Sep 18975,4 - 3rd Jan 19923

Life History

9th Sep 1897

Born in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory.1,2,3,4

(most likely)


Born in Oklahoma.5,4

(less likely)

between 1910 and 1920

Resident in Marlow Ward 3, Stephens, Oklahoma.1,5

about 1929

Married Henry Jackson SPARKS in Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma.4

6th Feb 1975

Death of Henry Jackson SPARKS.6

3rd Jan 1992

Died in Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas.3

after 3rd Jan 1992

Buried in Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma.3


  • In the 1900 census, Maude is the youngest child in the household of John Briscoe and his wife Melissa Morrison.  John is reported as an Indian (being a registered Chickasaw) and Melissa as white.  Throiugh their father, the children are reported also as Indian.  Melissa is the only child reported born in Indian Territory.  But later censuses report she was born in Texas like the other chidlren.

    1900 Federal Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, 22 July, Township 2, District 163, page 3B, Hse/Fam #13
    Briscoe, John T Head I (Chickasaw) M Apr 1853  47 Married 26 yrs TX MO TN Farmer, father White, Mother Chickasaw
    Briscoe, Melisa Wife White M Dec 1854  45 Married 26 yrs AL NC NC
    Briscoe, Maggie Dau I (Chickasaw) F Sep 1881  18 TX TX AL
    Briscoe, Arthur Son  I (Chickasaw) M March 1886  14 TX TX AL
    Briscoe, Fannie D Dau I (Chickasaw) M Dec 1888  11 TX TX AL
    Briscoe, John Son  I (Chickasaw) M Aug 1891  8 TX TX AL
    Briscoe, Maude  Dau I (Chickasaw) M Sep 1897  11 Ind Terr  TX AL

    1910 Federal Census, Stephens County, Oklahoma, 30 April, Marlow Ward 3, Stephens, Oklahoma, District 239, page 15A, Hse #283, Fam #290
    Briscoe, John T Head M W 57 Married for 37 yrs TX MO TN Farmer  Owns
    Briscoe, Malissie Wife F W 53 Married for 37 yrs  9 children/9 living AL -- AL
    Briscoe, Maude Dau F W 14 TX TX MO (should be AL)

    1920 Federal Census, Stephens County, Oklahoma, 7 January, Marlow Ward 3, District 258, page 4B, Hse #74, Fam #95
    Briscoe, J T Head Owns M W 66 TX MO TN Farmer
    Briscoe, S M Wife F W 65 AL NC GA
    Briscoe, Maudie Dau F W 21 Single OK TX AL

    In 1930 Maude and her husband Henry Jack Sparks are in the household of her father.  They are reported under the same household number buyt a separate family number.  Her sister Mause and her daughter Ocia Chandler are reported at the same address but as a separate household as well as a separate family.  For some reason, Nola is enumerated under her maiden name, rather than her married name.

    1930 Federal Census, Stephens County, Oklahoma, 4 April, Marlow Ward 3, Oklahoma, District 18, page 4A, 601 N Osage, Hse #67, Fam #75
    Briscoe, John T Head M W Own 76 Widow Age at first marriage 21 TX MO TN No Occupation
    Briscoe, Author Son M W 36 Single TX TX AL No Occupation
    Hse #67, Fam #76
    Sparks, Henry J Head Rents $20 M W 41 Age at first marriage 40 OK TN AR Barber
    Sparks, Maude  F W 31 Age at first marriage 30 OK TX AL Telephone Operator
    Hse #68, Fam #77
    Briscoe, Nola F W 50 Widow Age at first marriage 19 TX TX AL No Occupation
    Chandler, Ocia F W 29 Widow OK OK TX No Occupation

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Maude Fuller
    Born 15 Sep 1896
    Died Apr 1980
    Last Residence Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas 77964
    SSN 467-44-7714 issued Texas (Before 1951)

    Maudie Sparks
    Birth Sep 9, 1897
    Death Jan 3, 1992
    J T Briscoe (1853 - 1932)
    Sarah M Briscoe (1854 - 1927)
    Sibling Johnnie Thompson (1891 - 1990)
    Burial Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma
    Created by Jean Jan 18, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #24038840,


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