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My Flanders, Hargrave & McClain Families of Illinois

Descendants of John 1. Hargrave

Flanders Pioneers of Aneroid Sask. Canada
My Flanders Ancestors
History of Illinois
The Beginning~The Search For Clues
~The Hargrave & Flanders Connection~
Descendants of Sarah Hargrave & Charles G. Flanders
Descendants of John 1. Hargrave
Flanders~Hill Census Information
My Hargrave Ancestors
Descendants of Nicholas Purcell
Bill of the Personal Property & Probate Files of the Estate of Geo B. Hargrave
Revolutionary War Pension Application ~ Abner Flanders
"The Old Slave House" Hickory Hill, Illinois
Slavery in Illinois
Music in Equality
Favorite Family Photos
Family Photos ~ Page 2
~I Remember Mama~
This Page is Dedicated to Our Daughter Shelly Lee Gillihan
Family Profiles
Flanders Obituary Page
Equality Village Cemetery ~Family Tombstone Photos~
~Mama's Obituary~
Family Burials In Illinois
My McClain Family
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) Author
Family Documents Page 1
~Family Documents Page 2~
~Honoring Our Flanders Who Served ~
Honoring Our Hargraves Who Served
McClain Civil War Veterans From Illinois
Family & Friends That I Have Found
The Later Generations

John 1 Hargrave, Birth: AFT. 1699 in , , England
William 2 Hargrave,  b: ABT. 1730 in , , England

Descendants of Seth Hargrave
b: 1769-South Carolina -d: 1820, Posey Co. Indiana
+BROWN, Sarah-b: Abt. 1770 Virginia- m: June 11, 1794, Logan Co., Kentucky
Children of SETH HARGRAVE and SARAH BROWN are:

4- WILLIS HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1795, Logan Co., Kentucky; d. November 19, 1874; m. RACHEL COX, Abt. 1815; b. Abt. 1795; Married: ABT. 1815

4- JAMES HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1796, Logan Co., Kentucky; d. Deceased; m. PATIENCE JANESSON, February 18, 1817, Madison Co., Illinois; b. Abt. 1796, Mississippi

4- THOMAS D. HARGRAVE was born Abt. 1797 in Logan Co., Kentucky, and died April 27, 1874 in Putnam Co., Missouri. He married CELIA FRENCH December 26, 1816 in Posey Co., Indiana, daughter of MOSES FRENCH and JOSEPHINE UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1798 in Kentucky, and died 1850 in Putnam Co. Missouri.
5-JAMES HARGRAVE, b. 1821, Indiana; d. Deceased.

5-AIDELINIA TRALONA HARGRAVE, b. March 05, 1822, Bourbon Co., Kentucky or Indiana; d. February 07, 1905, Kingsville, Johnson Co., Missouri.
Marriage 1 Solomon T. Hobbs b: 3 MAR 1817 in Haycraft Fort, Severns Co., Kentucky.

5-MARTHA T. HARGRAVE, b. 1827, Indiana; d. Deceased; m. UNKNOWN MOCK, Abt. 1848; b. Abt. 1825; d. Deceased. Marriage 1 Unknown Mock b: ABT. 1825
Married: ABT. 1848

5-MARCUS A. HARGRAVE, SR, b. 1833, Illinois; d. Abt. 1890, Putnam Co Missouri. He married MARY ANN UNKNOWN Abt. 1855. She was born Abt. 1839 in West Virginia, and died Abt. 1906 in Putnam Co. Missouri.
CHILDREN: William, b. 1855, Emma, b. 1862, Ella, b. 1864, Jennie L, b. 1867, John W, b. 1869, Mollie, b. 1875, Marcus A. Jr. b. 1880

6-WILLIAM HARGRAVE, b. 1855, Missouri; d. Abt. 1893, Putnam Co., Missouri.
He married (1) NANCY A. BILES Abt. 1877, daughter of ENOS GRAHAM BILES. She was born September 1860 in Missouri. He married (2) LAURA F. UNKNOWN Abt. 1892. She was born Abt. 1860.


MARCUS A. b. 1878, Missouri; GEORGE W., b. 1879, Missouri;
FRANK, b. October 08, 1885, Missouri;  CLARENCE, b. November 13, 1887, Missouri;   IDA, b. Sept. 27, 1889, FRED, b. August 29, 1891, Missouri;  NORA, b. Abt. 1892, 
6-MARCUS A. HARGRAVE, JR, b. 1880, Missouri; d. Abt. 1904, Putnam Co., Missouri.

5-EMELINE HARGRAVE, b. December 1834. She married (1) ASA LUPTON June 03, 1855 in , Putnam Co., Missouri. He was born 1824 in Ohio. She married (2) UNKNOWN TIPTON Abt. 1880. He was born Abt. 1834.

SETH J. HARGRAVE, b. 1840, Illinois.

5-NANCY JANE HARGRAVE, b. 1829, Indiana; d. Oregon; m. UNKNOWN WHITAKER, Abt. 1850; b. Abt. 1825.

5-RACHEL HARGRAVE, b. 1825, Indiana. She married JOHN PARTON Abt. 1841. He was born 1818 in Missouri.
Married: 20 Jun 1841

5-MARGARET HARGRAVE, b. 1832, Illinois.

5-SARAH HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1834; m. UNKNOWN LEWIS, Abt. 1855; b. Abt. 1834.

4-HARGRAVE, HEZEKIAH-b: Abt. 1798, Logan Co., Kentucky- d: 1883 , White Co., Illinois
+Findley, Caroline-b: Abt. 1798-m: February 29, 1820, White Co Illinois d. Unknown
(Listed in the 1929 Illinois Honor Roll Data Base)
Buried:  Centerville Cemetery, White Co. Illinois
5-Hargrave, Lucy Ann-b: Abt.1845
+Mitchell, William Lee-b: Abt. 1825-m: Abt. 1845
6-Ethel Mae Mitchell b: ABT. 1850
5-Hargrave, Sarah b: Abt. 1834 in Illinois
+Flanders, Charles G. b: 1828 in , Gallatin Co., Illinois
m: February 27, 1851 in , Gallatin Co., Illinois
d: 1879 in Gallatin Co., Illinois
5-Hargrave, Leonard D. b: Abt. 1831 in Illinois
5-Hargrave, Emily b: Abt. 1837 in Illinois
5-Hargrave, Lorenzo b: Abt. 1848 in Illinois d: Deceased

4-NANCY HARGRAVE, b. December 24, 1800, Logan Co. Kentucky; d. 1854; m. JOSIAH STEWART, 1818; b. Abt. 1800.

4-ROBERT HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1804, Logan Co., Kentucky; d. 1873, , White Co., Illinois; m. NANCY UNKNOWN, April 07, 1832, White Co., Illinois; b. Abt. 1804.

2- SARAH HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1805, Logan Co., Kentucky.

2-MARY ADELINE HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1806, Logan Co., Kentucky.

4- SETH HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1808; m. UNKNOWN UNKNOWN, Abt. 1828; b. Abt. 1808.

4- EMMALINE HARGRAVE, b. Abt. 1815, Indiana; d. January 21, 1893, Cameron Parish, Louisiana; m. JOHN WETHERILL SR, October 01, 1832, Posey County, Indiana; b. 1803, Pennsylvania; d. 1876, Louisiana.
Burial: McCall Cemetery, Cameron Parish, LA 


William S. Hargrave
  • Birth: ABT. 1730 in ,  England ?
  • Death: Deceased in , , North or South Carolina or Alabama ?
  • ALIA: John or Robert or Samuel or Henry plus Hargrove or Hartgrave or Hargraves or etc?
  • Immigration: A soldier named William Hargrave apparently came to Georgia with the Br. 25th Regmt. of Foot Inf. The unit was apparently disbanded 29 May 1749. Military Service: William Hargrave of N.C., Ensign 10th North Carolina, 16th January, 1778; transferred to 1st North Carolina, 1st June 1778; Lieutenant, 30th Mar, 1780; taken prisoner at Charleston, 12th May 1780; exchanged 14th Jun 1781; retired 1st January, 1783; Ours ??
  • _NAMS: Not sure of his parents, grandparents, descendents or ancestors.

    Father: John Hargrave b: AFT. 1699 in , , England ?
    Mother:  Unknown b: AFT. 1699,
    Marriage 1  Unknown Bishop b: ABT. 1733 , Married: ABT. 1754 in , , South Carolina or ?

    Children:  John Sr. b. Nov. 23, 1755,  William Jr. b. 1758 in  North Carolina, Samuel b. 1760 Hezekiah b. 1762, Willis b. abt. 1764, James b.  abt. 1765, Mary b. abt. 1766, Seth b. 1769, Joseph b. abt. 1772, Henry b. abt. 1774, Hugh b. abt. 1776, Charles b.  abt. 1778,

  • Source: Bevard Hargrave World Connect @ Rootsweb

  • Source: Bersin's letter of Sept. 7, 1999

  • Hezekiah Hargrave  Son of William & Bishop

  • Hezekiah Hargrave, Born 1762 in North Carolina, died July27, 1827, Indiana.  buried: Wesley Chapel Cemetery.   Married Susannah Mc Murtry b. 1767, d. April 24, 1827., Buried: Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Revolutionary War Soldier. He served in the 4th South Carolina Regiment under George Washington. His service record was taken from Colonial & State Records, Vol. 16, Private 1085 - 10th Reg. Brevards Co. - 1782. 18 Months service.

    Children:  3 -James H. Hargrave 1790-in North Caroline, died in Hopkins County Texas
    6-18-1861 .Married Susan Gardner 1808, Married Elizabeth Arnold,1/18/1827 whom he divorced and then  married Hannah Mc Neely.

    4- James Harrison Hargrave 1816-1835 Married  Kizziah Harpole**1816-    ( buried at "the Old Harpole Homestead" 


  • SAMUEL HARGRAVE,  Son of William & Bishop

  • Birth: 1760 in , , North Carolina ??? ,  Death: 13 OCT 1847 in , Butler Co., Kentucky, Burial: , Butler Co., Kentucky.  Married: ABT. 1774 in , Brunswick Co., North Carolina  Elizabeth Martha Tiney, b. abt. 1760,
  • Children:   Mary, b. 1755, Jeremiah, b. Feb. 25, 1791, Lettice, b. Jan. 7, 1792

  • Tombstone of Hezekiah Hargrave
    original site believed to be Gray's Cemtery

    Revolutionary War soldier: 10th Regiment, Brevard's Co., NC. -
    This grave at Wesley Chapel is not believed to be his original burial site;
    original site believed to be Gray's Cemtery,  the original location  is uncertain
    and is probably now lost.
    This Wesley Chapel tombstone was dedicated by local DAR in 1990.

    Database of 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
    WHITE,   OLD    CEMETERY                      
    HARGRAVES, EDWARD C        CIVIL     H    89 ILLINOIS INFANTRY                           
    IROQUOIS,    CLIFTON CEMETERY                     
    HARGRAVES, JOHN                CIVIL      I     101 ILLINOIS INFANTRY                       
    JERSEY,    UNKNOWN  CEMETERY                    
    HARGRAVES, JOSEPH            CIVIL      E    91 ILLINOIS INFANTRY                            
    LIVINGSTON,    CAMP CEMETERY                        
    HARGRAVES, SAMUEL           CIVIL      I,H   1 ILLINOIS CAVALRY,  48 ILLINOIS INF             
    WHITE,  OLD  CEMETERY                        
    HARGRAVES, WILLIAM C       CIVIL       C    111 ILLINOIS INF ANTRY                      
    CLAY,  ONSTOTT  CEMETERY                    

    1880~ CENSUS:

    Isac LAKE Self M Male W 50 IN Farmer PA PA
    Caroline LAKE Wife M Female W 53 IN Keeping House KY MS
    Mary A. LAKE Dau S Female W 23 IN At Home IN IN
    John W. LAKE Son S Male W 18 IN Works On Farm IN IN
    George J. LAKE Son S Male W 16 IN Works On Farm IN IN
    James HARGRAVE FatherL W Male W 83 KY At Home SC VA
    NOTE: THIS IS JAMES HARGRAVE, Birth: ABT. 1796 in Logan Co., Kentucky.
    Father: Seth Hargrave b: 1769 in South Carolina
    Mother: Sarah Brown b: ABT. 1770 in Virginia
    Marriage 1 Patience Janesson b: ABT. 1796 in Mississippi
    Married: 18 FEB 1817 in , Madison Co. Illinois

    Eliza A. HARGRAVE
    b. Jan, 29, 1842  d. Dec. 4, 1914
    Thomas H. HARGRAVE
    Son of Willis Hargrave & Harriette Garner
    Married: 8 MAR 1892 in New Haven, Gallatin Co. , Illinois. Laura V. Blackard
    b. Nov. 24, 1864 d. Nov. 24, 1912
    NOTE: Bevard Hargrave lists Thomas buried Gallatin Co. Illinois

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