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Paul Hargraves
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1883
Death: Jul. 1, 1935
Ware County
Georgia, USA

Son of William Beverly Hargraves and 2nd wife Appie Spivey; husband of Appie Beatrice Harrell; father of six - Pauline, Estelle, Hazel Berldine (Davis), Paul "Nick" Nicholas, Corine (Thrift) , Renna (Tison) and Alvin.

News Article
Published: Waycross Journal-Herald (GA) - Monday, July 1, 1935, page 8.

Investigation Being Conducted in Mysterious Affair at Millwood

Paul Hargraves well known farmer of the Mount Green section, was found dead on a country road near Millwood this morning, and county authorities are conducting an investigation to determine the cause of death.

According to information received at the sheriff's office this morning, Hargraves was shot to death. His assailant was unknown, the informant declared in a telephone message to Sheriff Henry Sweat.

A coroner's jury was empaheled, and was sworn in by the Justice of the Peace B. D. Warren, acting coroner.

Hargraves served for a short time as a baliff in the Millwood district, having resigned the office a short-time ago.

The Ulmer Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Published: Waycross Journal-Herald (GA)- Tuesday, July 2, 1935, page 8.

...SURVIVORS He is survived by his widow, two sons, Nick and Alvin Hargreaves, and three daughters, Misses Renna, Burreldine and Corinne Hargreaves, all of the Mount Green section; also a brother Mark Hargreaves of California, and two sisters, Mrs. Joe Morgan and Mrs. N. E. O'Berry.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at Hargreaves Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Joe Crews, with interment at Hargreaves cemetery...

Marietta Journal (GA) - Thursday, Novemeber 12,1936

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov 12 -(UP) (in part)
Only executive clemency stood between Wilson Spikes convicted love-triangle killer and the electric chair today.
The State Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of Spikes, sentenced to die for the slaying of Paul Hargraves near Waycross....[This sentence was commuted to life. On Dec 2, 1940, he escaped and was recaptured Dec 19, 1962 in DeLeon Spgs, Florida living with his sister under the name of Charlie Sanders. (The Sarasota Herald Tribune, published 20 Dec 1962, Thursday) Spikes was retured to prison; paroled Jul 16, 1970, which was revoked in Jan 1971.]

Georgia Death Index
Name: Paul Hargreaves
Death Date: 01 Jul 1935
County of Death: Ware
Certificate: 18674
Family links: 
  William Beverly Hargraves (1842 - 1907)
  Appie Spivey Hargraves (1858 - 1923)
  Appie Beatrice Harrell Hargraves (1900 - 1982)*
  Pauline Hargraves (1916 - 1916)*
  Estelle Hargraves (1920 - 1928)*
  Renna Hargraves Tison (1922 - 1998)*
  Hazel Berldine Hargraves Davis (1924 - 2004)*
  Paul Nicholas Hargraves (1927 - 1976)*
  Corinne Hargraves Thrift (1929 - 2010)*
  Alvin Hargraves (1933 - 1962)*
  Nancy Rebecca Hargraves McDaniel (1861 - 1919)**
  Mary Jane Hargraves McDaniel (1863 - 1936)**
  William Thomas Hargraves (1864 - 1926)**
  Charles Hardy Hargraves (1865 - 1908)**
  John Lafayette Hargraves (1867 - 1915)**
  Joseph Abraham Hargraves (1868 - 1936)**
  Alice Elizabeth Hargraves Bennett (1870 - 1901)**
  Susan Priscilla Hargraves Bennett (1871 - 1912)**
  Sara Adeline Hargraves O'Steen (1873 - 1951)**
  Millicent Hargraves Herring (1874 - 1959)**
  William B Hargraves (1878 - 1951)*
  Juliann Delilah Hargraves Bennett (1881 - 1933)*
  James Hargraves (1881 - 1912)*
  Paul Hargraves (1883 - 1935)
  Ellen Elizabeth Hargraves Bennett (1884 - 1936)*
  Nellie Hargraves O'Berry (1885 - 1962)*
  Simon Peter Hargraves (1887 - 1917)*
  Mark Labron Hargraves (1899 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Surveyed 2002-2004 by Betty Hargraves Miakinkoff; 2011 by Jerry Van Herrin.
Hargraves Chapel Cemetery
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Miss Charlie
Record added: Jan 19, 2010
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Paul Hargraves
Added by: Miss Charlie
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