Parmelia Elizabeth Hargis

Brief Life History of Parmelia Elizabeth

When Parmelia Elizabeth Hargis was born on 11 November 1853, in Randolph, Illinois, United States, her father, James Howell Hargis, was 29 and her mother, Melissa May Cragon, was 27. She died on 3 October 1855, at the age of 1, and was buried in Ellis Grove City Cemetery, Ellis Grove, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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James Howell Hargis
Melissa May Cragon
William Alexander Hargis
William Hargis
John Harvey Hargis
Parmelia Elizabeth Hargis
Sarah Jane Hargis
Charles Jefferson Hargis
Emeline “Emma” Hargis
Noah Franklin Hargis
Mary Hargis
James Hargis

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  • Permealy Elizabeth Hargis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Parmelia Elizabeth Hargis - Published information: Family genealogies: death:

Name Meaning

English (Essex): perhaps a variant of Hargest . Alternatively, an altered form of German or Frisian Harges, which is probably of the same origin as Frisian Harjes .

History: The (majority of the) American bearers of the surname Hargis trace their origin to George Hargis, who was transported from England to VA in 1642 and whose grandfather is believed by some to be Louis Harges, a Frenchman from Normandy, supposedly of Danish parentage. The surname Harges is not found neither in France nor in Denmark; it is, however, found in northern Germany, though it is very rare there.

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

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