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Searching for Louisiana Hargraves

EstherHoward (View posts)
Posted: 12 Sep 2000 1:31PM GMT
Edited: 8 Nov 2001 4:48PM GMT
We have a daughter of Benjamin Hargraves in our family tree. Benjamin was b. abt. 1741 in Brunswick Co. Va.) He m. Rebecca Elizabeth Gwaltney. Their daughter, Francoise (Fanny) Hargrave, m. John Abshire abt. 1775 in Va. Fanny John may have lived in Penn., Miss. before coming to La. One of their daughters, Mary Anne (Marienne), m. John Jacob Ryan Sr. in La., in 1793. Does anyone have info. about this family line? I would appreicate any help. Thanks,
Esther Howard in San Antonio, Tx.

Louisiana Hargraves

Esther Howard (View posts)
Posted: 20 Oct 2000 8:45AM GMT
I have THE HARGROVE ASSOCIATION issue which deals exclusively with these Louisiana families. e-mail me at with address, will photocopy and send the issue.

louisianna hargraves

Faith Kaminski (View posts)
Posted: 1 Dec 2000 7:00AM GMT
Hi. I may be of some help. I can trace my hargaves back to the inventor of the spinning jennie. I have hargraves that were born in Penn. in fact there are some living here. I will call my aunt in the next couple of days, and ask her for more info. on her fathers brothers, uncles and cousins she problay has more info.and I hope I can be of some help. Sincerely, Faith

Re: Louisiana Hargraves

Mcynthiamccoy (View posts)
Posted: 8 Nov 2001 12:43PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hargraves
I am also researching this branch of the Hargraves. I would be interested in seeing the information you have.

Re: Searching for Louisiana Hargraves

HerschelReeves (View posts)
Posted: 26 Apr 2004 1:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 May 2004 4:43AM GMT
According to our family record, Marie was the daughter of
Benjamin Hargrave, Sr., who was born in 1741 in Virginia or North Carolina; His Father was Bray Hargrave and his Mother was Mary Hunnicutt.
Benjamin Sr. married Rebecca Gwaltney of Virginia, Whose parents were Etienne Benjamin Gwaltney (father) and Anne Erhart (mother).

Marie (Mary Ann) Hargrave(s) married John Jacob Ryan on 6 January, 1793.

Her siblings were:
Francesca (Francoise) Hargrave (sister)
Benjamin (Benoit) Hargrave, Brother,
Anna Hargrave, Sister
Adelaide Hargrave, Sister
Suzanne Hargrave, Sister
Cristine Hargrave, Sister
William Hargrave, Brother, (My great, great, great, etc. grandfather.)
Darius Hargrave, Brother
Jmes (Jacques) Hargrave, Brother

Re: Searching for Louisiana Hargraves

AlbertJohnson10 (View posts)
Posted: 6 Jan 2012 2:28AM GMT
Classification: Query
Does any one have proof that Benjamin who died in 1781 is the son of Bray Hargrave and Mary Honnicutt? Who is the wife Lucy referred to in his will?

Re: Searching for Louisiana Hargraves

catiche1 (View posts)
Posted: 6 Jan 2012 2:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have not see a copy of this will, so I have no idea.

Herschel Reeves
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