William Ellis Hargrave

21 December 1800–May 1822 (Age 21)
Sussex, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Ellis

When William Ellis Hargrave was born on 21 December 1800, in Sussex, Virginia, United States, his father, William Hargrave, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ellis, was 31. He died in May 1822, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

William Hargrave
1771–1849
Sarah Ellis
1769–1840
Lucy Hargreave
1792–1838
Elizabeth "Betsy" Rae Hargrave
1795–1843
Thomas R. Hargrave
1796–1859
Martha "Patsey" Ellis Hargrave
1799–1847
William Ellis Hargrave
1800–1822
Richard Hargarve
1803–1879
Lemuel Burger Hargrave
1806–1864
Sarah Hargrave
1809–1887
Susannah Elizabeth Hargrave
1813–1889

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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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