Noah Hargis

17 March 1901–June 1986 (Age 85)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Noah

When Noah Hargis was born on 17 March 1901, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Thomas Hargis, was 34 and his mother, Martha E. Surber, was 31. He married Mary M Phelps on 10 November 1931, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in June 1986, at the age of 85.

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Noah Hargis
Mary M Phelps
Marriage: 10 November 1931
Eugene Hargis

Spouse and Children

10 November 1931
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Hargis


    Martha E. Surber




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 25

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Noah Hargis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Noah Hargis in household of John F Hargis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Noah Hargis, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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