Descendants of James Hartgrove

Descendants of James Hartgrove/Hargraves

James Hargraves was born ca. 1824. He married Diana Octavia Lay on December 2, 1844 in Daviess Co., MO. The marriage record lists his name as "Hartgrove." James is said to have been born in Missouri. He reportedly left his wife and family and moved back to Missouri during the 1860s.

Children of James Hargraves and Diana Lay are:


William Benedict "Benny" Hargraves, born September 5, 1846 in Missouri; died February 13, 1916 in Estill Co., KY (click here for photograph). He met (1) (?) Carle. He met (2) (?) Love. He married (3) Abbie Davidson Minton. He married (4) Margaret Dixon, daughter of Stephen Dixon and Margaret McBeth. Benny "Hargreaves" served in the Confederate Army with Co. K, 64th VA Mounted Infantry during the Civil War. He was paroled at Cumberland Gap, TN on April 28, 1865. Benny is buried at Hale Cemetery, Jinks, KY.

Children of William Benedict "Benny" Hargraves and (?) Carle are: Mary Jane Carle; Elizabeth Ann Carle Perry.

Child of William Benedict "Benny" Hargraves and (?) Love is: Olive Love Miller.

Children of William Benedict "Benny" Hargraves and Abbie Minton are: Frances Hargraves Cain; Clara Sarah Belle Hargraves Harrison; Emeline Hargraves White.

Children of William Benedict "Benny" Hargraves and Margaret Dixon are: William F. Hargraves; Elias Wolford Hargraves.


Waitsel N. Hargraves, born February 4, 1849 in Claiborne Co., TN; died December 1930 in New Port Richey, FL. He married (1) Elizabeth Redrick on May 22, 1868. He married (2) Sarah "Sadie" Horton. He married (3) Febria Helton Lake.

Child of Waitsel N. Hargraves and Sarah "Sadie" Horton is: Waitsel O. Hargraves.


Mary Elizabeth Hargraves, born August 10, 1851 in Claiborne Co., TN; died before 1860.


James Thomas "Tom" Hargraves, born January 25, 1854 in Claiborne Co., TN; died May 5, 1933 in Lee Co., VA. He married Sarah E. Cunningham on August 17, 1877. Sarah was the daughter of John Cunningham and Sylvania Burchett. Tom and Sarah are buried at Silver Leaf Cemetery, Lee Co., VA.

Children of James Thomas "Tom" Hargraves and Sarah E. Cunningham are: Ollie Hargraves Combs; Neal S Bryant Hargraves; John Robert Hargraves; Hattie Hargraves Mise; Manerva Hargraves Harris; Fannie Lee Hargraves Weston; Laura Hargraves Thomas Eldridge; James Thomas "Wilce" Hargraves; White Hargraves.


Robert Patterson Hargraves, born June 17, 1857 in Claiborne Co., TN; died January 14, 1938 in Claiborne Co., TN (click here for photograph). He married Lucinda Cunningham on July 11, 1878 in Claiborne Co., TN. Lucinda was the daughter of John Cunningham and Sylvania Burchett. Robert and Lucinda are buried at Cunningham Cemetery, Claiborne Co., TN.

Children of Robert Patterson Hargraves and Lucinda Cunningham are: Bayless Franklin Hargraves; Martha Elizabeth Hargraves Brooks; Polly Diana Hargraves Sulfridge; Johnny M. Hargraves; Tilman Hargraves; Waitsell N. Hargraves; Benny Estil Hargraves; Sylvia Hargraves Smith; Minnie Hargraves Smith; Lucy A. Hargraves Williams; Mossie A. Hargraves; Rosie Bertha Hargraves Runions; Pearlie LaVerne Hargraves Cook.


John Frank Hargraves, born July 20, 1860; died December 25, 1900. He married Susan Miller.

Children of John Frank Hargraves and Susan Miller are: Mattie Hargraves Burch; Clarence Hargraves.