William Frank Sparrow was born 22 January 1818 in Georgetown, District of Columbia. His wife was Harriet Highbarger. He died 3 November 1884, age 66, in West Fairview, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and was buried in Enola Cemetery, Enola, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. (From Find A Grave )
↑ Find A Grave: Memorial #53166413 for William Frank Sparrow (22 Jan 1818–3 Nov 1884), citing Enola Cemetery, Enola, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) . .
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZGX-CCD : 12 April 2016), Wm Sparrow, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 15, family 117, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,831.
Meriwether, Colyer. "Sparrow-Kinsey-Richardson", Publications of the Southern History Association, Volume 4. (Washington D.C.: Southern History Association, January 1900)