|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1785|
Note: Great-great-great-grandson, Duane Hargis sent the following statement: In the genealogy of Richard Hargis, father of Dennis, it gives Dennis' birth date as before Oct. 17, 1785. Dennis was teaching school at Egypt School in Alexander Co., IL and living in the home of his youngest son, D. D. C. Hargis, on the homeplace they homesteaded in 1849. He would walk over the hill behind the house where they lived to teach school. He came home one afternoon and said he had found the place where he wanted to be buried when he died. When asked where it was. He said that it was on top of the hill behind the house. When he died he was the first one to be buried on the hill. It is known as the Hargis Cemetery.
Demostinese Daniel Cicero Hargis (1829 - 1898)*
Created by: Del Huggins
Record added: Mar 14, 2006
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Dennis'son, Demostinese Daniel Cicero Hargis is also buried in Hargis Cemetery.|
Added: Dec. 18, 2006
The Genealogy of Richard Hargis, P.92, is cited as stating "the site of the Hargis Cemetery is on the hill behind the home and became Dennis Hargis' request to be buried on the hill. When he died about 1858 he was the first to be buried there."|
Added: Nov. 11, 2006