Biographical sketch, Sam Houston Hargis, Volume IV, p. 1428. Born 8/8/1842 in the Republic of Texas near Melrose in Nacogdoches County, married Nancy E. Price. Member of the Texas Legislature in 1886-1887 under Governor Ross; elected to the Oklahoma Legislature in 1914 (Fifth Legislature). "When Captain Hargis was born [Gen. Sam] Houston requested that he be christened Sam Houston, in return for which the eminent Texan agreed to present his namesake, when he reached
his majority, with a league of land."
A Standard History of Oklahoma, 1916.
Military Service Notes
Confederate States Army, Company D, 2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles. Sam H. Hargis, birth date 8/8/1842, death date 1/11/1934, photo, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.
Find a Grave.
Sam Houston Hargis, birth date 8/8/1842, death date 1/11/1933, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Carter County, Oklahoma. Hill, Felts, Cloyd, Seawell, Peebles, Trice family tree.
Samuel Houston Hargis, birth date 8/8/1842, death date 1/11/1933, burial in Confederate Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma. Biographical information and family group sheet.
Hargis Genealogical Web Site, 2004.
Death notice, Sam H. Hargis, "Funeral Services Are Held for Confederate Veteran," The Ardmore Democrat (Ardmore, Oklahoma), p. 6. Death date Thursday, 1/11/1934. Member of Company D, 2nd Arkansas Mounted Riflemen.
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