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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Hargrave
Sarah Ellis
Lucy Hargreave
Elizabeth "Betsy" Rae Hargrave
Thomas R. Hargrave
Martha "Patsey" Ellis Hargrave
William Ellis Hargrave
Richard Hargarve
Lemuel Burger Hargrave
Sarah Hargrave
Susannah Elizabeth Hargrave

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (3)


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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: William Ellis Hargrave -

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.