Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL

HAIRSTON.org ID#60, b. 29 June 1819, d. 3 February 1858
Father*Gen. Benjamin W. S. CABELL Gen. b. 10 May 1793, d. 19 Apr 1862
Mother*Sarah "Sallie" Epes DOSWELL1 b. 27 Apr 1802, d. 5 Aug 1874
Birth*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL was born on 29 June 1819 in Danville, Virginia.1,2 
She was the daughter of Gen. Benjamin W. S. CABELL Gen. and Sarah "Sallie" Epes DOSWELL.1 
Marriage*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL married Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON, son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN, on 25 August 1836 in Danville, Virginia; Married by Rev. Archibald Montgomery.1,2 
Census 1850Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL appeared on the 1850 census of Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON on 15 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia; John T Hairston 38 a farmer, Pocahuntas 30, Virginia 13 , Louisa 11, Elizabeth 9, Sarah 5, Caleb 3
Hurdgman Hairston 1.3

Death*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL died on 3 February 1858 in Bridgewater, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, at age 38.1,4,2 
Burial*She was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.4,1 


Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON b. 25 Nov 1811, d. 13 Jan 1857
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S77] Brown, Alexander, The Cabells and Their Kin - A Memorial Volume, The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1895 https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89058675919, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S16] Hordesville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
Last Edited18 Mar 2019