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John Alexander "Alex" Hargrove
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1825
Death: Sep. 17, 1906

John Alexander's family moved to Washington County, Texas in 1841, settled west of where Chappell Hill is today. His parents, William Dubley Hargrove and Charlotte "Lottie" Chappell built an Inn at a stagecoach stop between Houston and Austin. In 1847, Mary, sister of John Alexander, purchased 100 acres and established a settlement naming it after her grandfather, Robert Wooding Chappell, which became Chappell Hill, Texas. Source "The Confederates of Chappell Hill, Texas" by Stephen Chicoine.

William Dudley Hargrove is believed to be buried in the Masonic Cemetery, Chappell Hill, Texas with his wife. Large rock covers the graves. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Dudley Hargrove (1797 - 1850)
  Charlotte Chappell Hargrove (1804 - 1879)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Elizabeth Murray Hargrove (1836 - 1858)*
  Martha Beatrice Greenwood Hargrove (1836 - 1876)*
  Julia M. O'Neal Hargrove (1839 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Hargrove Simms (1855 - 1921)*
  Alexander Murray Hargrove (1858 - ____)*
  Robert C. Hargrove (1863 - 1952)*
  R Lee Hargrove (1866 - 1870)*
  Alma Hargrove Caldwell (1871 - 1942)*
  John S Hargrove (1873 - 1957)*
  Clyde Hargrove (1878 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert W. Hargrove (1820 - 1910)*
  Martha Wooding Hargrove Keesee (1821 - 1859)*
  Permelia or Pamelia Ann Hargrove Haynie (1824 - 1865)*
  John Alexander Hargrove (1825 - 1906)
  Mary Elizabeth Hargrove Baker (1827 - 1867)*
  Rebecca Ann Hargrove Cade (1833 - 1867)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Since he has read his title clear, to mansions in the skies, There's not a wave of trouble roll, Across his peaceful breast

Veteran of Confederate States Army, Texas Cavalry and Infantry
 
Burial:
Murray Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Genealogyhunter
Originally Created by: Karen Neal Morey
Record added: Apr 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13881671
John Alexander Alex Hargrove
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