William Alexander LASH

HAIRSTON.org ID#4043, b. 25 July 1798, d. 27 December 1877
Birth*William Alexander LASH was born on 25 July 1798 in North Carolina.1,2,3,4 
Marriage*He married Ann Powell HUGHES on 16 July 1832 in Surry County, North Carolina.5,6 
Census 1840*William Alexander LASH appeared on the census of 1840 in Stokes County, North Carolina, Males: under-5 1, 40-49 1; Females: under-5 2, 5-9 1, 30-39 1, 70-79 1; Slaves: 28.7 
App. Postmaster.*He was appointed Postmaster on 1 May 1844 in Walnut Cove, Stokes County, North Carolina.8 
Census 1850*He appeared on the census of 10 November 1850 in Snow Creek, Stokes County, North Carolina, Wm A 52, Nancy 44, Ann 16, Lettiia 14, John 10, Laura 7, William 5, Powell 2.1

 
Census 1860*He appeared on the census of 1860 in Stokes County, North Carolina, Wm A Lash 62, Ann P 56, John 20, Laura 17, William 14, Powel 11.4

 
ProbateHe was the administrator of George HAIRSTON's estate on 31 May 1869 in Stokes County, North Carolina; On 31 May 1869 William A. Lash, Jr., William A. Lash, Sr. and A. E. Hairston put up a bond of $20,000 and William A. Lash, Jr. was appointed guardian of William Lash Hairston and Samuel Hairston, both minors.9 
Census 1870*William Alexander LASH appeared on the census of 3 October 1870 in Sauratown, Stokes County, North Carolina, Wm A 73 NC, P H 65 NC, L L 26 NC, William 24 NC (physician), Powell H 20 NC, Julia Fulp 35 (Black servant), Sallie Harston 14 (Mulatto).2

 
Death*He died on 27 December 1877 at age 79.3 
Burial*He was buried in Lash Cemetery, Stokes County, North Carolina.3 

Family

Ann Powell HUGHES b. a 1806, d. 12 Mar 1888
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  6. [S176] North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2011 - Provo, Utah, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S3310] Appointment of U S Postmasters 1832-1971, NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls. Records of the Post Office Department, Record Group Number 28. Washington, D.C.: National Archives, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S3309] George Hairston (1822-1866) Estate Records, Stokes County, North Carolina State Archives, Project NC09250, Roll 468, Page 392-416, Ancestry.com.
Last Edited14 May 2018