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Ebinezer and Mary
Meriam, Theodore
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1927
Publication Information
Meriam Library Special Collections Department, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
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Photograph identification, This taken in 1854 0f Ebinezer Morrison Sparks ,Mary Levisa (Good?) Edmonds (born 1835 - married 1851), their children - Mary Sparks (who became Mrs. D.K. Perkins, California Governor's wife and first white child born in Butte County, Calif.), and Sally Sparks. Mansfield - On February 21, 1851 the first marriage ceremony was performed in Butte County. On that day J.T. Elliott, Justice of Peace, married Ebinezer M. Sparks and Miss Mary L. Edmonds - both of Ophir (Oroville). No license was required, although all marriages had to be recorded. Daguerreotype
Sparks, Mary Levisa
Sparks, Ebinezer Morrison
Perkins, Mary Sparks
Sparks, Sally
Butte County (Calif.)
under review
Northeastern California Historic Photograph Collection

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