John Tyler HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#679, b. 16 October 1849, d. 10 October 1902
Father*Samuel William HAIRSTON1 b. 18 Dec 1826, d. 31 Mar 1885
Mother*Elizabeth A. PENN b. 14 Dec 1826, d. 1 Jan 1900
Birth*John Tyler HAIRSTON was born on 16 October 1849 in Poplar Grove, Patrick County, Virginia.2,3 
He was the son of Samuel William HAIRSTON and Elizabeth A. PENN.1 
Census 1850John Tyler HAIRSTON listed in the household of Samuel William HAIRSTON on 28 October 1850 in Patrick County, Virginia; Saml W. 24, Eliza 24, Jno T. 1.4

 
Census 1860John Tyler HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of Samuel William HAIRSTON on 2 August 1860 in Patrick County, Virginia; Samuel W 33 an iron maker, Eliza 33, Joth T 10, George R 7, Mary L 9, Elizabeth 5.5

 
Marriage*John Tyler HAIRSTON married Louisa Hardyman WATKINS, daughter of Peter Wilson WATKINS and Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON, in November 1874.3,6 
Census 1880*John Tyler HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia, J. Tyler Hairston Sr. 29 a farmer, wife Louisa 26, E. Penn 3, P. Watkins 1.6

 
Census 1900*He appeared on the census of 2 June 1900 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, J.T. 50 a marble salesman, Lula W. 47, Liza 23, P.W. 21, Nanie 8. Married for 25 years and only 3 of 7 children still living. There are 4 cemetery markers in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery that appear to be for infant that were born between 1880 and 1896; S. Hairston 1880-91, L. Hairston 1883-84, J. Hairston 1889-89 and E. Hairston 1896-98.3

 
Death*He died on 10 October 1902 in Henry County, Virginia, at age 52.2 
Burial*He was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.2 

Family

Louisa Hardyman WATKINS b. 15 Aug 1852, d. 2 Feb 1940
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  2. [S16] Hordesville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
  3. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited18 Mar 2019