Robert Andrew HAIRSTON
HAIRSTON.org ID#113, b. 28 November 1829, d. 11 November 1864
|Father*||Hardin HAIRSTON1 b. 23 Oct 1786, d. 23 Oct 1862|
|Mother*||Sarah "Sally" Stovall STAPLES1 b. 1 Oct 1791, d. 4 May 1845|
|Birth*||Robert Andrew HAIRSTON was born on 28 November 1829 in Old Fort, Virginia. "Robert Andrew Hairston was born Saturday 28th November 1829"|
from Harden Hairston Bible.2,1
|He was the son of Hardin HAIRSTON and Sarah "Sally" Stovall STAPLES.1|
|College*||Robert Andrew HAIRSTON graduated college on 5 June 1850 in University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.3,4 |
|Marriage*||He married Mary HAYS on 10 July 1856 in Greene County, Alabama.5,1|
|Census 1860*||Robert Andrew HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 9 June 1860 in Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, R A Hariston 30 planter b. VA, M H Hariston 24 b. AL.2|
|Will||In Hardin HAIRSTON's will dated 29 September 1862, Robert Andrew HAIRSTON was named as an heir; Hardin Hairston left a will dated 29 September 1862, Lowndes County Courthouse, Mississippi, page 122. PDF transcript and a copy of will attached.6|
|Death*||He died on 11 November 1864 at age 34. "Died 11th November 1864|
7 O'Clock in the morning"
from Harden Hairston Bible.1
|Probate||He was mentioned in the probate of the estate of George HAIRSTON on 6 June 1885 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Case No. 2019, Estate Files 2011-2051. A pdf copy is attached.7|
|Mary HAYS b. 13 May 1836, d. 23 Feb 1865|
Descendant Chart Box
- [S55] Harden Hairston Family Bible, 1750-1908. The Holy Bible containing The Old & New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues,.....J. Holbrook's Sterotype Copy., Eighth Edition, Brattleborough, (Vt.), 1817, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
- [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S33] Wheeler, Col. John H., Graduates of the University of North Carolina 1798-1851, Historical Sketches of North Carolina 1851.
- [S3009] The North-Carolinian, Fayetteville, North Carolina, June 15, 1850.
- [S34] Alabama Marriage Collection 1800-1969.,.
- [S271] Will of Hardin Hairston - 29 Sep 1862, Lowndes County Will Book #1, page 122, Lowndes County Courthouse,.
- [S3317] Lowndes County Chancery Court Records, Lowndes County Courthouse,.
|Last Edited||3 Mar 2019|