Researching Benj. Sparlin who was the son of Nancy Parsons and John Sparlin.He was born in OH in 1812.He married Ann R. in 1838 in Barry Co., MO.They were in Buchanan Co., MO in 1840 and in Holmes Co., OH in 1850.I think Benj. died of cholera on a river trip back to MO in the mid-1850's.Ann R. and at least 2 children (Nancy b. 1842MO and George/Dallas b. 1845MO)ended up in TX where she married Wm. Gallaher in 1856-57.