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My Flanders, Hargrave & McClain Families of Illinois

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~I Remember Mama~
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~MY HARGRAVE LINE~

~HARGRAVE~
English: habitational names from any of a number of places called Hargrave or Hargreave, of which there are examples in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Suffolk; all are named with Old English har ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + graf ‘grove’ or græfe ‘thicket’.
 
1 HARGRAVE, William, Sr b: Abt. 1730 in England d: Deceased in North or South Carolina or Alabama ??? Alias: John or Robert or Samuel or Henry plus Hargrove or Hartgrave or Hargraves or etc?  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 ?? Individual Note: Some researchers think that the Hargrave folk in North America in mid-1700's were overwhelmingly pacifist Quakers. This Hargrave family of soldiers does not fit the pacifist paradigm at all! 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. Did he remain in North America ???
+Bishop, Unknown b: Abt. 1733 m: Abt. 1754 in South Carolina or ?? d:
Deceased Alias: Elizabeth or Mary or Nancy or Sarah or Butler or Baker or
Brown or ??? Individual Note: Not sure of her parents, grandparents, or other ancestors.
Namesake: Not sure of his parents, grandparents, descendents or ancestors
Source: Bevard Hargrave
 
2. HARGRAVE, Seth
b: 1769-South Carolina -d: 1820, Posey Co. Indiana
+BROWN, Sarah-b: Abt. 1770 Virginia- m: June 11, 1794, Logan Co., Kentucky
Notes for SETH HARGRAVE:
"1796-1813 Bought and sold land in Berry Tract on Big Middy Creek, Logan County, Kentucky. 1813 moved to Indiana Territory, Posey County, Point Twp. 1817 Moved to White County, Illinois."
NOTE: IS THIS THE SETH HARGRAVE WHO WAS A PRIVATE IN THE WAR OF 1812?? Individual Note FROM BEVARD
HARGRAVE:
Not sure of his parents, grandparents, or other ancestors.

3.-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
 
4. Sarah HARGRAVE+ Charles Flanders
 
5. Oscar Peabody Flanders + Lucy McClain
 
6. Frank Flanders + Oline Lien
 
Opal Flanders + Leslie Ray Hill

Hargrave Military History:
 
BLACKHAWK WAR SOLDIERS
HARGRAVE, LEE  WAG  GALLATIN CO                        
HARGRAVE, WILLIS  COL   GALLATIN CO                    
HARGRAVES, CARTER  PVT    J WATKINS  GALLATIN CO                   
HARGRAVES, WILLIS JR   PVT J WATKINS  GALLATIN CO 
 
CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS
 
HARGRAVE, GEORGE W  PVT   
D    120 IL US INF      GALLATIN CO
 
MEXICAN WAR SOLDIERS
 
HARGRAVE, THOMAS PVT   LAWLER  SHAWNEETOWN
 

CENSUS DATA
 
Gallatin County, IL ~1850~ Federal Census
HARGRAVE:
Hargrave Hezekiah-51-M-Farmer-Ky
Hargrave Caroline (FINDLEY)-48-F-Penn
Hargrave Leonard D.-18-M-Laborer-Ill
Hargrave Sarah-15-F-Ill
Hargrave Emily-12-F-Ill
Hargrave Lorenzo-1-Il
Hargrave Lucy Ann-7-F-Ill

 
~1880~ United States Census
Census Place District 112, Somerset, Saline, Illinois
Hezekiah HARGRAVE
Birth Year: 1797
Birthplace: KY
Age: 83
Occupation: Home
Marital Status W
Race W
Head of Household D. L. GRIMES
Relation Other (FATHER IN-LAW)

D. L. GRIMES -Self-M-Male-W-57-IN-Farmer-MA-NY
Mary J. GRIMES-Wife-M-Female -W-42-IN-Keeps House-MD-VA

THIS IS Dorastus L GRIMES, Birth: Feb 1823 in Indiana, Death: 18 Feb 1883 in Saline Co., Ill. Dorastus lived in Saline Co. about 30 yrs. & d. in Somerset Precinct. He suffered several weeks from an attack of fever. Bur. in Capt Roark's farm. He was member of 6th Ill. Cavalry & most of the time in Co. K. He was Republican. Was merchant in Whitesville, but after the service, farmed & was very successful. Bur. in Mountain Twp., Saline Co., Ill. HE MARRIED: Emily B HARGARVE, 5 Jan 1855 in Saline Co., Ill.
 

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