Howell Henry Hargis

28 October 1804–13 January 1856 (Age 51)
Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Howell Henry

When Howell Henry Hargis was born on 28 October 1804, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Hargis, was 35 and his mother, Hannah H. Howell, was 34. He married Lucy Tuck in 1824, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 13 January 1856, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 51.

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Howell Henry Hargis
Nancy Gammon
Marriage: 3 January 1830
William Abner Hargis
Hannah Billa Hargis
Martha J Hargis
James Dennis Hargis
John Cosby Hargis
Thomas Jefferson Hargis
Nancy Jane Hargiss
Abraham Hargis

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
Age 8
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 15
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Howel Harges, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Howell Hargis in entry for John C. Hargis, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Howell Hargis - aka-name: Howell Henry Hargis

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