Wesley Bryant Hargis

14 April 1908–June 1985 (Age 77)
Benton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Wesley Bryant

When Wesley Bryant Hargis was born on 14 April 1908, in Benton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Albert Hargis, was 27 and his mother, Ether Presson, was 23. He married Beulah Rhea Hudson on 11 November 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 5, Benton, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died in June 1985, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77.

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Wesley Bryant Hargis
Beulah Rhea Hudson
Marriage: 11 November 1928
Robert Wesley Or Hudson Hargis
Frieda Rhea Hargis

Spouse and Children

11 November 1928


    Robert Wesley Or Hudson Hargis


    Frieda Rhea Hargis


Parents and Siblings



    Thomas Gilbert Hargis


    Lindell Judson Hargis


    Adrian Arthur Hargris



    Sidney Wayne Hargis


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Wesley B Hargis in household of Richard A Hargis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wesley B Hargris in household of Richard A Hargris, "United States Census, 1920"

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