Ann Hargis

16 April 1832–30 April 1899 (Age 67)
Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life 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 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in 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 Birdwell
Aley Birdwell
Aley Birdwell
Charles Thomas Birdwell
William Thomas Birdwell
Alley Birdwell
Laura J. Birdwell
William Moses Birdwell
Amos R Birdwell
David Birdwell
William Moses Birdwell
Moses Birdwell

Spouse and Children

    William David Birdwell



about 1854
Marion, Tennessee, United States


    Rebecca Birdwell


    Charles Thomas Birdwell


    William Thomas Birdwell


    Alley Birdwell


    Aley Birdwell


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+11 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: unexplained.1. Possibly a Huguenot name, a variant of Gargis , which is an altered form of Garrigus , an Anglicized form of French Garrigues . 2. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Scottish Harcus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Birdwell in household of David Birdwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susie Anna Jackson in entry for Amous Birdwell, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Annie Harris in entry for Laura Birdwell, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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