Ann Hargis

Female16 April 1832–30 April 1899

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Hargis was born on 16 April 1832, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, her father, Abraham Hargis, was 48 and her mother, Rebecca Caroline Floyd, was 50. She married William David Birdwell about 1854, in Marion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 10, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and District 10, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 30 April 1899, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Tate Cemetery, Martin Springs, Marion, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William David Birdwell
Ann Hargis
Marriage: about 1854
Rebecca Becky Birdwell
Charles Thomas Birdwell
Adline Birdwell
Laura J. Birdwell
William Moses Birdwell
David Birdwell

Sources (7)

  • Ann Birdwell in household of David Birdwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Hargis in entry for William Moses Birdwell, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Ann Birdwell in household of David Birdwell, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1854Marion, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (18)

    +13 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 3

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 4

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 30

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): perhaps a variant of Hargest . Alternatively, an altered form of German or Frisian Harges, which is probably of the same origin as Frisian Harjes .

    History: The (majority of the) American bearers of the surname Hargis trace their origin to George Hargis, who was transported from England to VA in 1642 and whose grandfather is believed by some to be Louis Harges, a Frenchman from Normandy, supposedly of Danish parentage. The surname Harges is not found neither in France nor in Denmark; it is, however, found in northern Germany, though it is very rare there.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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