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Dennis Hargis

  • Birth 17 Oct 1785
  • Death 1858
  • Burial Diswood, Alexander County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 13617315

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.


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  • Created by: Del Huggins
  • Added: 14 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13617315
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dennis Hargis (17 Oct 1785–1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13617315, citing Hargis Cemetery, Diswood, Alexander County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Del Huggins (contributor 46823179) .