James Hargrave

about 1751–about 1840 (Age 89)
Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of James

When James Hargrave was born about 1751, in Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Hartwell Hargrave, was 21 and his mother, Miriam Bailey, was 15. He married Sallie Eppes in October 1768, in Henrico, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States in 1830. He died about 1840, in Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89.

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James Hargrave
Sallie Eppes
Marriage: October 1768
Martha Elizabeth Hargraves
Hamlin Hargrave
Joanna B Hargrave
Isham Eppes Hargrave
John H Hargrave

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    October 1768Henrico, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 7
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    Age 24
    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
    Age 25
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    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 hār ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + grāf ‘grove’ or græfe ‘thicket’.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • James Hargrave, "United States Census, 1830"

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