Saturday, January 14, 2012

Hargrove Family [Hargrave, Hardgrave]

Hargrove Family
John Hargrove of Davidson Co. TN

This John Hargrove was probably a son of William and Sarah Hargrove of Halifax Co. He had siblings, William, Dudley and Thomas.

Deeds of Halifax Co. NC on 9 Mar 1761, Joseph Edmundson of Halifax sells to William Hargrave of Hanover Co., VA. 317 ac. on Marsh Swamp adj. Paces, Cades Branch and Joseph Black. On 22 Sept 1772 William Hargrove blacksmith and Sarah his wife of Halifax sell to Joseph Eubanks 122 ac. on Marsh Swamp. (there is a Joseph Eubank at John Hargroves estate sale in Davidson Co. in 1798, it is amazing how these families stay together)

The will of William Hargrave dated 7 April 1776 and probated Feb 1777 names wife Sarah all estate and at her death or marriage to all my children (not named), exec. wife Sarah and sons John and Thomas.

On 7 Oct 1796 John Hargrove of Halifax Co. the only surviving exec. of William Hargrove dec'd. sells to William Hargrove 500 ac. which sd. William dec'd acquired from James Edmundson on Elk Marsh, Cades Branch, and ____ ac. acquired from John Morris. (This means Thomas named above had died in between the time that his father wrote his will in April of 1776 and Oct of 1796)

John Hargrove was married to (1)unknown wife and had these children:
1. William
2. Sally married Josiah Green Duke, Sept. 21, 1798, Davidson Co., TN
3. Thomas
4. Virginia Susan married Harris Dowlen, 1799, Davidson Co., TN
5. Lucy M. married James Whitehead Cocke, Sept. 14, 1802, Montgomery Co., TN
6. John D. (Death Notice from Christian Advocate)

John Hargrove was married to (2) Silvy [see below] Harris, widow of Elias Harris between Oct of 1788 and Sept of 1797.
NO ISSUE

SILVIA CHAMBLISS married (1) ELIAS HARRIS Abt. 1765, son of NATHAN HARRIS and CATHERINE WALTON. He died Aft. October 16, 1788. She married (2) JOHN HARGROVE Bet. 1789 - 1797, son of WILLIAM? HARGROVE. He died Bet. September 21 - December 31, 1798 in Davidson Co., TN. She married (3) BENJAMIN WHITEHEAD September 16, 1800 in Davidson Co. TN.
Children of SILVIA CHAMBLISS and ELIAS HARRIS are:
i. SALLY HARRIS, m. MR. POPE, Bef. October 1788.
ii. LUCY HARRIS, m. MR. BLANTON, Bef. October 1788, Halifax Co. NC.
iii. ASA HARRIS, b. Abt. 1767.
iv. ABNER HARRIS, b. Abt. 1766.
v. FRANCES HARRIS, b. Aft. 1767.
vi. CATHERINE HARRIS, b. Aft. 1767.
vii. PHEBE HARRIS, b. Aft. 1767.
viii. HUGH HARRIS, b. August 23, 1780.
ix. ARTHUR HARRIS, b. Aft. 1767.
x. MARY HARRIS, b. January 07, 1777; d. September 13, 1848.

"The Deeds of Halifax Co. NC 1802-1807, abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., 1992, page 49
Deed Book 19, 526-(445) BENJAMIN WHITEHEAD & his wife SILVIA to THOMAS TURNER. 25 Jun 1804. ELIAS HARRISS late of Halifax Co., who was the former husband of sd SILVIA, willed to her a life estate to land on March Swamp joining ISAAC HARRISS & others, being the land where sd ELIAS HARRISS died. Sd SILVIA later married JOHN HARGROVE. On 2 Sep 1797, she & sd HARGROVE made an agreement with ISSAC HARRISS & ABNER HARRISS executors of sd ELIAS HARRISS; now sd land to be sold in conformity with the agreeement. This deed make legal the transfer to sd THOMAS TURNER. 5 shillings. Wit: BENJAMIN WILLIAMS, WILLIAM KILLINGSWORTH.
Sd SILVIA was a resident of Montgomery Co. Tennessee & her consent was obtained there. Feb. Ct. 1805 CC: L. LONG

John Hargrove died in Davidson County, Tennessee late in the year of 1798. He died after Sept 21, 1798, on which date he wrote a letter of consent for his daughter Sally to marry Josiah Green Duke. He did not leave a will. According to records in Halifax Co. NC, John Hargrove was married to Silvy Harris, widow of Elias Harris, at the time of his death. They were married after Oct. 16, 1788 and before September 2, 1797. Silvy Hargrove married Benjamin Whitehead in Sept of 1800 at Davidson Co. TN.

His heirs in 1801 were:
1. John D. Hargrove
2. Josiah Green Duke (married Sally Hargrove, about September 21, 1798 at Davidson Co. TN)
3. Lucy M. Hargrove
4. Benjamin Whitehead (married Silvy Hargrove about September 16, 1800 at Davidson Co. TN. Her name was written as Sally in the marriage book but is Silvy on the original marriage bond.)
5. Harris Dowlin (married Susannah Hargrove in 1799 at Davidson Co. TN)
6. Thomas Hargrove
7. William Hargrove

Guardians were appointed for John D. Hargrove, Lucy M. Hargrove and Thomas Hargrove on January 17, 1801. Her brother-in-law Josiah Green Duke was appointed as guardian to Lucy. Willee Barrow was appointed guardian for John D. Hargrove. Wilee Barrow appointed special Guardian for Thomas HargroveThe two may have been under legal age to inherit or there could have been some other circumstance. Lucy was an unmarried woman and may have needed a guardian to look after her interests.

Davidson County Will Book 2, page 144
An inventory of the estate of John Hargrove was filed by his administrator William Hargrove, January session 1799.

Davidson County Will Book 2, page 199
An inventory of the sale of the chattel estate of John Hargrove was filed by his administrator William Hargrove, January session 1801. Among the buyers were: Josiah Duke, Wm Corbin, Joseph Eubank, Charles Kavanaugh, William Harris, Catty Chambles, Jesse Pemberton, Humphrey Baker, Abner Harris, Robert Weakley, James Lovell, George Ury, John McCormick, John Stump, Thomas Hickman, Robert Baker, William Lenox, Daniel Ross, Samuel Allen, William Hargrove, Hugh Harris, Thos. Dillon, Phillip Duke, Silvy Hargrove, Emanuel Seat, Joseph Sullivan, Mary Harris, Susanna Hargrove, Burgess Harris, John Duke, Simeon Morris, Wm Lucas, Henry Childress, Joshua Weakley, Jas. Lovell, Dennis Kennedy, Jeremiah Sullivan, Peter Stuart. 1652 dollars and04 cts (The date of the sale was not given but it must have been before the marriage of daughter Susannah as she is listed under her maiden name. Susannah was married in 1799 but the month was not given on the bond. Widow Silvy is listed as Hargrove and she was married in Sept of 1800 to Benjamin Whitehead.)

Davidson County Will Book 2, page 200
Settlement with Wm. Hargrove Adm. of John Hargrove decd. In consequences of an Order of court of January sessions of 1801 made for that purpose. To wit that the commissioners appointed by said Order having proceeded to Examine the Accounts of the Administrator of John Hargrove Decd find as to Vouchers filed that he has made the following payments To wit:

1. Judgment from the State of North Carolina for 163 dollars
2. Acct. of Mathew Talbot 25.91 1/3
3. Acct. of Jacob Lovell 146.29
Acct. of Mathew Talbot 42.33 1/3
4. Acct. of James Hammons 9.93
4. Acct. of Thomas Hickman 15.75
4. District Tax 1.33
4. Acct. of Abner Harris 10.33 1/3
4. Acct. of Thomas Hickman 83.31
4. Acct. of Roger B Sappington 29.41 1/3
4. Acct. of Robert Weakley 12.00
4. Acct. of F. Wards 106.00
4. Schooling five scholars 6.37 1/2
4. Acct. of S. Fambro 2.08
4. Acct. of Henry Hide 8.64
4. Acct. of Joseph Eubank 11.66 2/3
4. Acct. of John Duke 28.00
4. Acct. of Joseph Johnston 1.79
4. Acct. of William Stuart 11.08
4. Acct. of _______ .663/4 cts
4. Direct tax paid to Eli Hammond 4.50
4. Acct. for ferriages .90
4. Acct. of ____ Corban 3.09 1/3
4. Acct. of Wm Corbin 2.33 1/3
4. Acct. of Harris Dowlin 5.33
4. Acct. of James Hannon 3.50
4. Acct. of Mary Harris 4.12
4. Acct. of Foster & Co 8.79
4. Sundries for Family 61.57 1/2
4. Accounts previous to death of Decedent 159.08 2/3
4. 965 dollars and 97 cts

Davidson County Will Book 2, page 214
Jno Hargrove Decd His estate divided amongst his heirs August 14th 1801 The Return was made to July Sessions & is as follows

No 1 To John D. Hargrove, Negro ___ 400 dollars, Negro Isham 100 dollars, Negro Amy 90 dollars, two cows & ___ 24 dollars , one black & white stear 5 dollars 50 cents, one black steer 4 dollars 50 cents, One pair ___ ___ 12 dollars and taken from No. 6, 37 cents and from No. 2, 8 cents. This division 636.45

No 2 To Josiah G. Duke, Negro Dick 400 dollars, Negro ___ 120 dollars, Negro David 80 dollars, taken from No. 7, 33 dollars 54 cents, and one Yearling heifer 3 dollars.

No 3 To Lucy M. Hargrove, Negro Fanny & child 380 dollars, Negro Buck 130 dollars, Negro Fereby 80 dollars, one Mare 30 dollars, a cow and calf 10 dollars, a sow and pig 4.50 and a spinning wheel 2 dollars, making this division 636.50.

No 4 To Benjamin Whitehead in right of his wife, Negro Lucy & child 380 dollars, Negro Clary 160 dollars, Negro Raney 90 dollars, one black & white heifer 6 dollars and taken from No. 6, 46 cents, making this division 636.46.

No 5 To Harris Dowlin, Negro Esther & child 380 dollars, Negro ___ 200 dollars, Negro Rachel 70 dollars, from this deduct 13.54 and the division will then be 636.50.

No 6 To Thomas Hargrove, Negro Nancy 350 dollars, Negro Grace 220 dollars, Negro Sam 40 dollars, taken from No 5 13.54, One cow & calf 12 dollars, Iron tools1.75 from deducts 83 cents, and the division is 636.46.

No 7 To William Hargrove, Negro Bess & child 350 dollars, Negro Jane 320 dollars from which deduct 33 dollars 54 cents and the division is 636 dollars 46 cents. And the amount of the several divisions as calculated on the return is 4455 dollars 37 cents. Given under our hands this 24th day of February 1801. Signed Thomas Talbot, Thomas James, Thomas Hickman

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1792-1799 by Carol Wells
Pg. 207, January 1799, (pg. 520) Ordered Benjamin Lee, Henry Hide, Peter B Stuart, Thomas James, Jno Perce, Mathew Tolbott & Wm Hartgroves lay off a road beginning at Hickman’s ferry at mouth of Sulpher Creek running to intersect the road leading from Baker ferry to Stumps at or near Tolbotts old Still House and report.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1792-1799 by Carol Wells
Pg. 211, January 17th, 1799, (pg. 530) Wm Hartgrove granted Letters of Adm on estate of Jno Hartgrove decd. Wm Hartgrove adm of estate of John Hartgrove decd returned inventory of Chattels of decd. Order Sale of so much of perishable estate of the decedent as will discharge the debt due from sd estate.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 66, January 17th, 1801, (pg. 173) Josiah Green Duke being appointed guardeen to an Orphan Lucy Hargrove gave bond of Three thousand dollars with Jeremiah Ellis, Marvel Low & Harris Dowlin his securities.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 66, January 17th, 1801, (pg. 173) Willee Barrow being appointed guardeen to Orphan named John D Hargrove gave bond of Three thousand dollars with John Weatherspoon & Thomas Hickman his securities.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 66, January 17th, 1801, (pg. 174) Willee Barrow & Danl Young Esqrs apptd &c return the settlement made with Wm Hargrove relative to his admn on estate of John Hargrove decd.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 66, January 17th, 1801, (pg. 175) William Hargrove allowed Seventy Eight Dollars and one third for his troble and Expense in administering estate of John Hargrove decd.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 66, January 17th, 1801, (pg. 175) Ordered that Robert Weakley, Thomas James, Thomas Hickman, Danl Young & Thomas Tolbott any three to Divide personal property of John Hargrove decd among heirs of deceased. Saving only such part sufficient to discharge debts due from sd estate. Wilee Barrow appointed special Guardian for Thomas Hargrove in above Division.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 83, July 16th, 1801, (pg. 226) Division of estate of Jno Hargove decd among heirs, made by Thomas Tolbott, Thomas James and Thomas Hickman is returned.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 93, October 17th, 1801, (pg. 250) The petition of Josiah G Duke against William Hargrove adm of John Hargrove Decd, order summons issue accordingly.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells
Pg. 93, October 17th, 1801, (pg. 250) Petition of Josiah G Duke guardian of Lucy M. Hargrove agst William Hargrove adm of John Hargrove Decd, filed this day, ordered summons issue accordingly.

Davidson County, TN Court Minutes 1799-1803 by Carol Wells Pg. 133, October , 1802, (pg. 346) Letter of Atto Thomas Hargrove to Josiah G Duke proven by Jesse Wharton.

"Superior Court of Law & Equity Mero District of Tennessee 1803-1805" by Mary Sue Smith page 199
Josiah G. Duke vs William Hargrove, admr of John Hargrove decd.
...your petitioner, Josiah G. Duke, of the county of Davidson, saith that sometime in the latter end of the year 1798 a certain John Hargroves departed this life intestate... Your petitioner further showeth that sometime previous to the death of the said John Hargroves, he intermarried with Sally Hargroves, daughter to the said deceased, and therefore in right of his wife Sally became entitled to a share of the estate of said John, deceased. Your petitioner further showeth, that after the death of the said John he did purchase from Thomas Hargrove one of the legatees, his share and part of the estate, that he was or could be entitled to by law, which said contract was made July 1801, at which time said Thomas was of full age and capable of contracting for himself.

"Superior Court of Law & Equity Mero District of Tennessee 1803-1805" by Mary Sue Smith page 200
Josiah G. Duke guardian of Lucy M. Hargrove vs William Hargrove, admr of John Hargrove deceased
Be it remembered that on 22 July 1803 an appeal from the county court of Davidson County was filed with the Superior Court _ "To the Court of pleas and quarter sessions – Josiah G. Duke, guardian for Lucy M. Hargrove who now sues as guardian for her ‘sometime in the latter end of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight John Hargroves, father to the said Lucy, died intestate, at January court William Hargroves administered all the goods and credits of said John, decd and obtained an order to dispose of the perishable estate of the said John… Considered by the court that same be dismissed and petitioner pay the costs.

Superior Court of Law & Equity Mero District of Tennessee 1803-1805 Mary Sue Smith
Page 7 William Hargroves Guardian of Elizabeth Gardner vs William Hargroves, Admr of John Hargroves, Decd
William Hargroves, Adm of John Hargroves, dec’d was summoned to answer William Hargroves Guardian of Elizabeth Gardner in a plea of debt, that he rendered the sum of $185 lbs 18 Shillings & 4 pence North Carolina currency equal to $464.80 and damages & damages for $300. Pltf by his attorney, Bennett Searcy at May term filed the following declaration: John Hargrove on 7 April 1791 bound himself to pay William Hargroves, Guardian for Elizabeth Gardner. John Hargroves departed this life intestate upon which at January Court 1799 William Hargroves administered all the rights and credits of said John Hargroves, dec’d but has refused to render the aforesaid amount.

William Hargrove Adm, by Thomas Stuart, his attorney, saith he has fully administered the all the goods and credits of John Hargroves, decd in his hands. continued from term to term until this term – Jury finds for the pltf. Deft to pay debt together with damages and costs of the suit. (pp29-32)

Davidson County Original Marriage Bonds and Licenses, Metro Archives
Josiah Green Duke to Sallie Hargrove issued 9/21/1798 Consent - Sir please issue a marriage Lisince for the Bearer Josiah Green Duke & my Daugh. Sally Hargrove and this shall Endemnfy you for the same Witness my hand this 21 of Sep. 1798 John Hargrove

Moses Moody to Jenny Anderson, issued 3/23/1799, bondsman William Hargrove

Harris Dowlen to Susannah Hartgrave, issued 00/16/1799, bondsman George Ury

Marvel Low to Mary Harris, issued 8/25/1800, bondsman Wm. Hargrove

Benjamin Whitehead to Silvy Hargrove, issued 9/16/1800, bondsman William Hargrove Marriage book has bride's first name as Sally.

Arthur Turner to Elizabeth Glaves, issued 12/29/1800, bondsman William Hargrove

William Curtis to Polly Drake, issued 12/16/1801, bondsman William Hargrove

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TN - MARRIAGES - Early Marriage Records
Cocke, James Whitehead to Lucy C. Hargrove Sep 14 1802 John Cocke sec.

Montgomery Co. TN deeds Book B:320
Hadon Wells of Montgomery Co. to John Hargrove of Davidson Co. TN 4 Sept. 1798, for $400 503 acres on Haw Creek SS of Cumberland River, wit Frederick Ward and Abner Harris.

Source: Montgomery Co., TN Deeds, Will Book B, p. 557. John Hargrove heirs Division of Lands, 18 Dec 1802

The above plat represents a tract of land belonging to the heirs of John Hargrove, deceased.

503 acres divided & subdivided as follows:

viz: No. 7 to Benjamin Whitehead beginning 70 poles north of the original corner running west 71 poles to a stake thence north 286 poles to the north boundary line thence East 71 poles to the north East corner thence to the beginning containing 127 acres and 128 poles.

No. 6 to Harris Duling {sic} beginning at the north west corner of the original plat and running south 33 east 304 poles to interest with Whiteheads west boundary thence north with said line 20 poles to the said north boundary line thence west 153 poles to the beginning for to contain 145 acres 50 poles.

No. 1 to William Hargrove beginning at the south west corner of the original trace running east 7 poles to two Gums thence north 22 west to a natural well thence north 20 east 214 poles to the original corner thence south to the beginning containing 91 acres.

No. 2 to Josiah G. Duke beginning at two gums running north 22 poles to the said well thence north 20 east within Hargroves line 214 poles to a stake on Duling line thence south 33 east 84 poles to a stake on said Dullings line thence south 37 west to the beginning containing forty six acres.

No. 3 to Thomas Hargrove beginning two gums running north 37 east 191 poles to a stake on Duberrys line thence south 33 east 63 poles to t stake on Whiteheads line thence south 28 poles to Whiteheads corner a stake thence sourth 64 west 151 to 2 dogwoods thence west to the beginning containing 42 acres.

No. 4 to John Hargroves beginning on Whiteheads corner at two kaepens (?) running west 71 poles to a stake thence south 64 west 95 poles to a stake on this Hargroves line thence east 150 to the original line north 37 poles to the beginning containing 28 ½ acres.

No. 5 to James Cocke beginning at the original corner at Red Oak and Dogwood running north 3 poles to a stake at John Hargroves corner thence west with said John Hargroves line 56 poles thence south 64 west 55 poles to two dogwoods thence east to the beginning containing 30 acres.

The above was divided by Commissioners appointed by the court of Montgomery County at October session

"The Deeds of Halifax Co. NC 1802-1807, abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., 1992, page 49
Deed Book 19, 526-(445) BENJAMIN WHITEHEAD & his wife SILVIA to THOMAS TURNER. 25 Jun 1804. ELIAS HARRISS late of Halifax Co., who was the former husband of sd SILVIA, willed to her a life estate to land on March Swamp joining ISAAC HARRISS & others, being the land where sd ELIAS HARRISS died. Sd SILVIA later married JOHN HARGROVE. On 2 Sep 1797, she & sd HARGROVE made an agreement with ISSAC HARRISS & ABNER HARRISS executors of sd ELIAS HARRISS; now sd land to be sold in conformity with the agreeement. This deed make legal the transfer to sd THOMAS TURNER. 5 shillings. Wit: BENJAMIN WILLIAMS, WILLIAM KILLINGSWORTH.
Sd SILVIA was a resident of Montgomery Co. Tennessee & her consent was obtained there. Feb. Ct. 1805 CC: L. LONG

More Hargrove information on this blog.
William Hargrove

Thomas Hargrove

Benjamin Whitehead

This family is on Jimmy Cox's maternal side.

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