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John Henry Hargett, Jr

Birth
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1827 (aged 74–75)
Burial Mint Hill, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 66574902 · View Source
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He was the son of John Henry Hargett Sr. and Nanna Craig. He married Anna Helms Broom in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, USA. They had the following known children: James Hargett, Anna/Annie Hargett, John M. Hargett, Daniel Hargett, John Henry Hargett, III, Sarah Hargett, William Alison Hargett, Nelly Hargett, Casper Hargett, Charity Hargett, and Phoebe Hargett.

Heritage of Union Co., NC pg. 217. shows he was born in Meck. Co., NC. He lived all of his life on his family farm.

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He served during the Revolutionary War , a private in Captain Jacob Barnett, Co. Hampton's Regiment of Light Dragoons, South Carolina Brigade. The Brigade Commander was General Sumter. The Hargetts resided only a few miles from the South Carolina border, in Anson County North Carolina.

John Henry Hargett's first wife, Margaret Finley, died ca. 1779. She was born 1756, daughter of James Finley, who died in 1806.

John married Anna Charity Broom ca. 1777. Anna was born before 1755, probably in Anson County.

Between 1777 and 1782, John was in Mecklenburg County and owned a farm on Richardson's Creek. He received another fifty acres on Richardson's Creek by a state grant entered on October 23, 1790, and issued July 9, 1794.

In 1800 his household included three sons under ten years of age, two sons ten to fifteen, one daughter under ten, three daughters between ten and fifteen. Both Henry and Anna were over 45 years of age. Henry had no slaves in both 1790 or 1800. John Henry Hargett's Last Will and Testament is dated December 25, 1825. He died before November 2, 1827.
Source: from Wicasta's Genealogy http://www.wicasta.com/genealogy

*** Many thanks to Kay Seipp (#47193698) for above info and Deirdre (#48960828) for additional info

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  • Created by: Lanie
  • Added: 6 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66574902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Hargett, Jr (1752–1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66574902, citing Philadelphia Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mint Hill, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Lanie (contributor 47381115) .