John Alexander “Alex” Hargrove

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John Alexander “Alex” Hargrove

  • Birth 4 Nov 1825 Alabama, USA
  • Death 17 Sep 1906 Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 13881671

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.



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


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  • Maintained by: Genealogyhunter
  • Originally Created by: Karen Neal Morey
  • Added: 7 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13881671
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Alexander “Alex” Hargrove (4 Nov 1825–17 Sep 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13881671, citing Murray Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Genealogyhunter (contributor 47712602) .