Something to Build On

 

 

 

 

 

SOURCE: Something to Build On: Genealogy of African American Families of Henry County Virginia and Surrounding Area by Beverly R. Millner (self-published, 2006). Reprinted with Permission.

 

Here is a link to the entire book, with searchable contents: http://stbo.ucoz.net/

 

 

 

The black families of Henry County, Virginia are made-up primarily of descendants of former slaves, who assumed the name of their former slave owner = Hairston. The information contained herein can only be a starting point. It is a collection of information culled from the official records of Henry County from 1816 to the early 1900s. It is by no means a complete listing of all members of any particular family, it is merely Something to Build On.  

 

 

 

  • Hairston, Ada 25, widow, daughter of Ned and Margaret Hairston, married 9 Nov 1899, Ned Hairston 40, widower, son of Ned and Patsy Hairston. Married by: Rev. G. B. Mitchell. For children, see Ned (Edward) Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Adam (Alfred), wife: Isabelle. Children: Alfred, and Adam.

    • Alfred 22, married 28 Dec 1870, Hannah Hairston 21, daughter of Fed and Lidia Hairston.

 

 

  • Alfred 37, widower, married 5 Nov1885, Amey Seay 27, daughter of J. and A. Seay.

 

 

  • Adam 23, married 19 Feb 1878, Patsy Stockton 21, of Franklin County, Va., daughter of Miles and Winnie Stockton.

 

  • Hairston, Alex 27, wife: Chany 20, both owned by Marshal Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1863. Children: Elizabeth 2. The 1870 census listed: Larry 12, Elizabeth 5 and John 2.

 

 

  • Elizabeth 25, married 7 Jan 1891, Levi F. Hairston 23, son of Peter F. and Thenia Hairston. Married by: Rev. G. W. Nicholson. For children, see Levi F. Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Alexander 80, wife: Fannie 75. Children: Cager 52, divorced, and Mary A. 22. Ref: 1900 Census. Other children not listed: James, Emanual and Smith.

 

 

  • James 22, married 28 Dec 1891, Ella Tinsley 19, daughter of Nelson and Nancy Tinsley. Married by: Rev. J. H. Hamlin.

 

 

  • James 29, widower, of Pittsylvania County, Va., married 28 Feb 1898, Lucy Millner 21, widow, daughter of Anthony and Alice Millner. Married by: Rev. J. M. Lewis. Children: Fannie Bell Dillard.

 

 

  • Fannie Bell born 1900. Children: Sam Henry Dillard, Sr., Matilda Hampton, Ellen Martin, Ruby Clark, Verlee Scales and Cora Wilson. Fannie Bell died 1986. She was buried in Ephesus Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • Sam Henry Dillard, Sr. married Ardella Hampton, born 29 Mar. 1929, daughter of Stephen Hampton and Hattie Easter Perkins. Children: Hattie Hairston, Mary L. Keen, Pauline White, Shelby J. Hairston, Isadora Dillard and Sam Henry Dillard, Jr. Ardella died 7 Jan. 2005. She was buried in St. John Baptist Church Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • Cora married Joseph Wilson, son of Peter Wilson and Sally Mann Wilson. Children: Percy Wilson, Melvin Wilson, Tony Wilson, Gilbert Wilson, Sallie Hawkins, Jereline Tinsley, Glenda Giles and Wanda Coles. Joseph Wilson was born 24 Jan. 1922, died 31 Dec. 2003. He was buried in Gospel Light Holiness Church Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • Emanual 22, married 22 Sept. 1892, Polly Scales 20, daughter of Bob and Nancy Scales. Married by: Rev. Peter Wilson.

 

 

  • Smith 25, of Pittsylvania County, Va., married 27 Nov. 1892, Nora Hampton 18, daughter of Peyton and Matilda Hampton. Married by: Rev. Peter Wilson.

 

  • Hairston, Alfred 48, wife: Ce (Winney- Raney) 39 both of Pittsylvania County, Va., both owned by Sam H. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1843. Children: Becky 22, Lucy 18, Isaac 14, Martha 13, Daniel 13, Peter 9, Henry 2 and an infant, Edmund.

 

 

  • Beck (Rebecca) 22, married 20 Aug 1870, Samuel Hairston 24, son of George and Ity Hairston.

 

 

  • Martha 22, married 4 Jul 1872, Pleas Hairston 25, widower, son of General and Polly Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Alfred 25, wife: Melinda 20 both owned by Marshal Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1863. Children: Booker 2.

 

  • Hairston, Alfred 23, son of D. and Sarah Hairston, married 18 Apr 1878, Caroline Redd 20, daughter of E. and Alena Redd. Alfred’s mother, Sarah 65, widow, listed on the 1880 census.

 

 

  • Alfred 31, widower, married 30 Aug 1891, Roxie Hairston 22, daughter of C. and J. Hairston. Married by: Rev. Dallas Courts. Children: John H. 7, Sarah J. 6, Ruth A. 3 and Parthenia 2. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

 

  • Alfred 42, widower, married 16 Jul 1905, Amanda Waller 40, widow parents not listed. Children: John H. 16, Dinah 15, Ruth Annie 14, Parthenia 12, George 8 and Roxie A. 7. Stepdaughters: Lou O. Martin 19, widow, Hallie Waller 15, Ora Waller 12 and Lillie Waller 13. Stepson: Frank 13. Step-grandson: Lonza Clay, age two months. Ref: 1910 Census.

 

  • Hairston, Amanda 20, daughter of Aleck and Oney Hairston, married 4 Jan 1877, Edward King 20, son of James and Harriet King.

 

  • Hairston, Ambrose 26, son of William Bradley and Nancy Hairston, married 9 Mar 1869, Ella (Ellen) Hairston 17, daughter of (Emanuel) Manual and Easter Hairston. Children: Lucy 12, John Ambrose 9, Henry 8 and Emanuel 5. Ref: 1880 Census.

 

  • o   Lucy 20, married 11 Dec 1889, George Hairston 21, son of Caesar and Jency Hairston.

 

 

  • John 26 married 14 Sep 1897, Anna Cousins 22, daughter of Henry and P. Cousins. Married by: Rev. W. H. Bassett.

 

 

  • John Ambrose 41 married 4 Feb 1912, Dessie Gravely 23, daughter of Spencer Gravely and Eliza Ann King. Married by: Rev. George B. Mitchell.

 

  • Hairston, Anbus (Ambrose) 61, wife: Letitia 54, both of North Carolina, both owned by Ruth Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1828. Children: Delilah 37, Lottie 36,Charles P. 35, Betsey 34, Hezekiah 33, Miles 25, Ella 24, John 18, William G. 18 andFaby 11.

 

 

  • Delilah 34, married 25 Jul 1866, Bird Meadows 27, son of Sukey Townes.

 

 

  • Lottie 68, widow, married 18 Nov 1906, George Noll 70, of Pittsylvania County, Va., son of Charles and Judy Noll. 

 

 

  • Charles P. 43, widower, married 28 Feb 1878, Frances Watkins 36 widow, of Pittsylvania County, Va., daughter of John and Judy Watkins. Frances died of unknown cause 3 Mar 1892.

 

 

  • Charles P. 60, widower, married 7 Mar 1895, Jennie Staples 40, widow, daughter of Ensly and Milly Hairston.

 

  • John Tyler 22, married 5 Sep 1869, Betty Hairston 18, daughter of Milly Hairston.John Tyler 42 married 6 Apr1890, Sarah Millner 22, daughter of A. Millner.

 

 

  • John Tyler, born: 6 Mar 1884, died: 27 Apr 1982 in Cascade, VA. He was buried in Cascade Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Cascade, VA.

 

 

  • Faby 18, married 19 Feb 1874, Peter Trent 20, son of Anderson and Becky Trent.

 

  • Hairston, Anderson 60, of Pittsylvania County, owned by Peter Wilson, wife: Lydia 56, of Pittsylvania County, owned by John L. Dillard. Cohabitation began in 1836. Children: Alfred 27, Nelly 23, Ailsy 22, Stephen 21, Dave 15, Ann 11, Rachel 11, Perry 6, Matilda H. 3 and Patrick, age one.

 

  • Hairston, Annie 22, daughter of F. and S. A. Hairston, married 26 Dec 1905, Perry Martin 35, son of Singleton and Lucy Martin. Married by: Rev. T. G. Anthony.

 

 

  • Hairston, Annie 22, daughter of Clem and Lena Hairston, married 7 Dec 1902, Terrell Spencer 22, son of Charles and Eliza Spencer. Married by: Rev. J. H. Hamlin.

 

 

  • Annie 26, widow, daughter of Clem and Lena Hairston, married 31 Dec. 1905, William Putzel 30, widower, son of N. and Lou Putzel. Married by: Rev. T. G. Anthony.

 

  • Hairston, Armsted 55, wife: Rhoda 31, both owned by Marshall Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1847. Children: George 8.

 

  • Hairston, Bell 17, daughter of D. and N. Hairston, married 29 Apr 1888, William Clanton 21, son of John and Katy Clanton.

 

  • Hairston, Ben 30, of Buckingham County, Va., owned by Sam H. Hairston, wife: Nelly 31, owned by Sarah Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1855. Children: Tish 12, Caroline 8, Ella 4 and May 2. The 1870 census listed in addition: Eliza 7. The 1880 census listed in addition: Nelson 16, Jesse B. 5 and Nancy E. 2.

 

  • Hairston, Benjamin 70, of North Carolina, wife: Ithey 82, of Patrick County, Va., both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1849.

 

  • Hairston, Berry 39, wife: Mariah 35 of Franklin County, Va., both owned by Bob Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1853. Children: Martha 12, Arry 8, Arrena 6, Samson 5 and Hannah 2.

 

 

  • Martha 20, married 2 Dec 1875, Peter Hairston 21, son of Davie and Lucy Hairston.

 

 

  • Arry 26, married 26 Nov 1885, Joshua Morris 50, widower, son of Martha Morris.

 

 

  • Arry 42 married 15 Jan1902, Sus Mitchell 22, son of Gabe and Hannah Mitchell. Married by: Rev. T. G. Anthony.

 

 

  • Arrena (Rena) 21, married 22 Dec 1881, Abe Mitchell 26, son of Jesse Leak and Clara Abington.

 

 

  • Samson (Sam-Berry) 29, married 6 Mar 1890, Clara A. Morris 21, daughter of Josh and Martha Morris. Children: Martha 7, Virginia 6, Clara A. 4 and Berry, age one. Ref. 1900 Census.

 

  • Hairston, Bertha 20, daughter of L. and F. Hairston, married 24 Dec 1907, Lewis Hairston 24, son of J. M. and Easter Hairston. Married by: Rev. William Hodge.

 

  • Hairston, Bettie 18, daughter of Bob and ___Hairston, married 13 Jan 1876, James Adams 21, son of Jim Peatross and Lucy Adams. Married by: Rev. R. C. Anderson.

 

  • Hairston, Bettie 40, daughter of ___and Eliza Hairston, married 14 Feb 1900, Peyton Hairston 61, widower, son of Peyton and America Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Bettie Lee 19, daughter of John T. and Lizzie Hairston, married 28 Feb 1904, Benjamin Hagwood 24, son of Benjamin and Eliza Hagwood. Married by: Rev. M. G. Abington. For children, see Benjamin Hagwood.

 

  • Hairston, Bettie Mack 23, daughter of M. and C. Hairston, married 5 Jul 1900, Ben Finney 41, widower, son of B. and M. Finney. Married by: Rev. W. D. Penn. For children, see Ben Finney.

 

  • Hairston, Bettie Mc 19, daughter of ___& Pennie Hairston, married 2 Dec 1880, William Hairston 25, son of ___& Mary Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Bill (William) 27, wife: Sashi (Sarah) 35, both owned by George S. Hairston, Cohabitation began in 1855. Children: Lucy 9, William 6, Matthew 5,Saunders 3 and Chaney, age one. The 1870 census listed one additional child: David 2. Other children, not listed: Dorothy Lightfoot and Mabel Hairston.

 

 

  • William 22, married 22 Aug 1871, Susan Gravely 19, daughter of Nathan and Kitty Gravely.

 

 

  • Matthew 28, married 28 Apr 1892, Callie Hairston 22, daughter of Randall and Renda Hairston. Children: Ben 10 and Sarah L., age one. Ref: 1900 Census. The 1910 census listed: Carnelia 8, Susie L. 6, Mollie 4 and Odell 2. Odessa, not listed on the census.

 

 

  • Carnelia born 3 Feb 1901. Children: Jacquelin Panizzi, Louise Hylton, Dorothy Jent, Eugene Martin, Norris Martin and Dana Martin. Cornelia died in May 1980. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Odessa, born: 13 Nov 1906. Children: Oscar Hairston, Benjamin Hairston and Alberta Brimmer.

 

 

  • Saunders 23, married 12 Jun 1887, Sarah Harris 17, daughter of Joanna Harris.

 

  • Hairston, Bob 26, wife: Doria 22, both of North Carolina, both owned by Sam H. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1859. Children: Patient 7 and Ailsy 3.

 

  • Hairston, Bob 52, wife: Bettie Kate Broadnax 40. Children: Elizabeth 24, Nelson 12, Bob 11, Kate 6, Flem 4 and Randall, age nine months. Ref: 1870 Census. Caroline, and Clifford, not listed.

 

 

  • Elizabeth 27, married 5 Nov 1868, Henry Broadnax 24, son of Randolph and Polly Broadnax.

 

 

  • Flem 31, married 19 Aug 1896, Mary Lou Jumper 17, daughter of C. and L. Jumper. Married by: Rev. L. T. Watson.

 

 

  • Flem 32, widower, married 8 Jan 1899, Sallie Martin 17, daughter of Jill and Juda Martin. Married by: Rev. W. S. Minter.

 

 

  • Caroline 17, married 6 Oct 1866, Reuben Martin 23, son of Jack and Joanna Martin.

 

 

  • Clifford 25, married 26 Dec. 1867, Vina Broadnax 22, of Pittsylvania County, Va., daughter of Pleasant and Eliza Broadnax.

 

  • Hairston, Bob 35, wife: Ely 35, both owned by Jes Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1852. Children: Peter 13, Betty 12, George 6, Vance 5, Sophy 3 and Becky, age six months.

 

  • Hairston, Bob 53, wife: Ruby 50: both owned by George S. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1832. Children: Squire 33, Gari 31, Mary 28, Betsey 26, Margaret 24, Clifford 22, Caroline 20 and Tilman 16.

 

 

  • Squire 33, wife: Lucy 26, both owned by George S. Hairston. Cohabitation began in1856, Children: Robert 9, Dyer 7 and Squire 4. The 1870 census listed one additional child: Jimmy 4. The 1880 census listed: Jane 16, Polly 7, Lizzie 5 and Caty 4, also listed, Squire’s sister Louisa 23.

 

 

  • Squire 24, married 8 Jul 1886, Mary A. Jumper 22, daughter of P. and M. Jumper.

 

 

  • Jane 22, married 15 Jan 1891, Andrew Price 22, son of Sam and Nancy Price. Married by: Rev. Henry Hairston.

 

 

  • Caroline 23, (Callie), born: 12 Mar 1848, she was cohabitating with Davy (David) W. Hairston 29, son of Charles and Frankie Hairston, born: 10 Mar. 1842, died: 31 Jan. 1929. Caroline died: 28 Aug. 1924. They are buried in the Reynolds Family Cemetery, Axton, VA. For children, see Davy (David) W. Hairston, listed under Charles and Frankie Hairston.

 

 

  • Tilman 20, married 11 Jan 1872, Fanny Joyce 19, daughter of Shedrack Pea and Nelly Joyce. Children: Mattie 11, Katie 8, Nellie 5, Carolyn 2 and Judy, age three months. Ref: 1880 Census.

 

 

  • Katie 30, married 5 Nov 1900, Stephen Cole 60, widower, son of Adam and S. Cole. Married by: Rev. Pomp Martin.  

 

 

  • Carolyn (Caroline) 22, daughter of Tilman Hairston and Fannie Joyce, married 4 Feb. 1900, Bud Martin 23, son of Wiley and L. Martin. Married by Rev. Pomp Martin.

 

  • Hairston, Booker 45, of North Carolina, wife: Lotte 34, both owned by Ruth Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1852. Children: Booker 3 and Tisha, age five months.The 1870 census listed: Booker 60, his wife: Lotty 40. Children: Charles 9, Booker 7, Tisha 5 and Alfred 3. The 1880 census listed Booker 75, his wife: Lotty 44. Children: Booker 17, Lutitia 15, Alfred 12, Ambrose 9 and Matilda 5.

 

  • Hairston, Bosom (Boston) 34, son of Bosom and Eliza Hairston, married 13 Aug 1913, Judy Hairston 45, daughter of Clark and Lucy Hairston. Married by Rev. William Hodge. Children: Bessie Pearl Hairston, Gold Smith Hairston and Edward Hairston.

 

 

  • Bessie Pearl, born 15 Jun 1902, married 23 Aug. 1922, Kenneth C. Brown, Sr. Children: Virginia Sims, Helen Sims, Maggie White, Barbara Flournoy, Emma Jean Howell and Kenneth C. Brown, Jr. Bessie Pearl died 12 May 1982. She was buried in Hamlin Cemetery, Eden, N.C.

 

  • Hairston, Bradley 57, of North Carolina, wife: Isabele 42, both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1832. Children: Betsey 33, Alus 29, Ambus 24, Clary 22, Henry 20, Becky 17, Charles 14, Ephraim 13, Lottie 8, Judy 7, Bradley 6 Easter 4 and Cely 2. The 1870 census listed three additional children, William 5, Nancy 3 and Frank, age one.

 

 

  • Becky 23, married 26 Jul 1873, Fed Hairston 23, son of Fed and Tilda Hairston.

 

 

  • Charles 20, married 16 Aug 1873, Emily Thornton 23 of Pittsylvania County, daughter of Tom and Elvy Thornton. Married by: Rev. Robert Anderson. Children: Silas 6, Garland 4 and George W. age one. Ref: 1880 Census

 

 

  • Ephraim 21, married 18 Jan 1880, Caroline Armstrong 21, parents not listed.

 

 

  • Cely (Celia) 21, married 29 Jul 1883, Charles Wilson 26, son of E. and M. Wilson.

 

  • Hairston, Bud O. 23, son of Clem and A. Hairston, married 3 Feb 1903, Mariah Walker 17, daughter of George and Hannah Walker. Married by: Rev. W. H. Bassett. Children: Novela 4, Pearl 2 and Monroe, age five months. Ref: 1910 Census.

 

  • Hairston, Bud 38, wife: Laura 35. Children: Elizabeth 17, Gracie 15, Pearl 10 and Annie 7. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

 

  • Elizabeth 19, married 20 Oct 1901, Elder Lamkin 21, son of Henry and R. Lamkin. Married by: Rev. R. A. Spencer.

 

  • Hairston, Burrill 26, owned by George Hairston, wife: Celestia 27, owned by George Wade. Cohabitation began in 1856. Children: Henry 9, Burrill 3 and William, age six months. Other children listed on the 1880 census: George 10, Mary A. 9, Oney 7 and Dice 5.

 

 

  • Burrill 21, married 18 Oct 1885, Mollie Manns 18, daughter of William and Lidy Manns.

 

 

  • Mary A. 15, married 8 Oct 1885, Braxton Wade 22, son of Brack and Bettie Wade. For children, see Braxton Wade.

 

 

  • Oney (Leonie) 24, widow, married 23 Dec 1897, Edgar J. Hampton 28, widower, minister, of Grayson County, Va., son of Henry and J. Hampton.

 

  • Hairston, Burrill 27, of Stokes County, North Carolina, son of P. and N. Hairston, married 31 Dec 1888, Jennie Hairston, daughter of John and E. Hairston. Children: Walter 8, Earnest 5, Maggie B. 3 and Mary M., age six months.

 

 

  • Mary M. born 1 Nov 1899 married Jordan Fulton. Children: Mildred Vernon, Alberta Byrd, Harry Fulton and Charlie Fulton. Mary was preceded in death by one son, two sisters and four brothers. Mary died 29 Nov 1997. She was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walnut Cove, N. C.

 

  • Hairston, Caesar 35, owned by Marshal Hairston, wife: Jane 20, owned by Jim Taylor. Cohabitation began in 1863. Children: George W. 2. The 1870 census listed: (Cesar) as age 35 and Jane as age 30. Others listed on this census: Sherman 25, Jack 23, Faney 21, George 5, James 3, Roxey A. age two months and Samuel 81. Not listed:Caesar, Ed and Samuel.

 

 

  • Caesar 23, married 1 Feb 1903, Annie Hairston 22, daughter of Lem and Letitia Hairston. Married by: Rev. J. H. Hamlin.

 

 

  • Roxie Ann 22, married 30 Aug 1891, Alfred Hairston, 31, widower, son of D. and Sarah Hairston. Married by Rev. Dallis Courts. For children, see Alfred Hairston.

 

 

  • Ed 22, married 15 Jun 1904, Mattie T. Jones 21, daughter of Martin and Mary H. Jones. Married by: Rev. G. B. Mitchell.

 

 

  • Samuel 22, married 19 Mar 1893, Winnie Hairston 21, daughter of Manual and Frances Hairston. Children: Mabell 7, Harden 6, James H. 3 and Mary L., age one. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

  • Hairston, Caesar 56, wife: Gentsey 30. Children: James 16, George 15, William 13, Roxana 10, Sam Henry 8, Rachel 8 and Eddy 4. Ref: 1880 Census. Ann not listed.

 

 

  • George 21, married 11 Dec 1889, Lucy Hairston 20, daughter of Ambrose and Ella Hairston.

 

 

  • Ann 16, married 6 Jun 1872, Granville Clementz 19, of Pittsylvania County, Va., parents not listed. For children, see Granville Clementz.

 

  • Hairston, Callie 22, parents not listed, married 3 Mar 1895, Randal Wade 25, son of John and Rachel Wade. Married by: Rev. E. K. Turner. For children, see Randal Wade.

 

  • Hairston, Calorici 24, owned by George Hairston, wife: Amy 25, of North Carolina, owned by Sam Wilson. Cohabitation began in 1862.

 

 

  • Hairston, Carson 26, owned by Marshal Hairston, wife: Jane 23, owned by William Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1863. Children: Ersley 2.

 

  • Hairston, Charles 40, of Franklin County, wife, Frankie (listed in census as “Frances”) 37, both owned by Marshal Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1841. Children: Davy W. 24, Jenny 22, Dennis 19, Harrison 13 and Samuel 11. One additional child listed in the 1870 census: Manda 12.

 

 

  • Davy (David) W. 29, born: 10 Mar 1842, died: 31 Jan 1929; wife: (Callie) Caroline 23, daughter of Bob and Ruby Hairston 23, born: 12 Mar 1848, died: 28 Aug. 1924. They are buried in the Reynolds Family Cemetery, Axton, Va. See page 157 for Carolines parents. Children: Rachel 10, Charles D. 7, Frankie 3 and Samuel Henry, age two months. Ref. 1870 census. The 1800 census listed: Emma 8, John 6, David 4, Martha 3, Harrison 2 and Watt, age eight months. The 1900 census listed: Wat 20, Sam Henry 28, Jennie 18, Dock 17, Isabell 15,Price 12 and Phiby (Pheobie) 10. Not listed: Emily, and Martha. The 1910 census listed the following children and grandchildren still in the household of Davy W. and Caroline: Price, son 22, Phoebe, 21, grandchildren: Janie 6, Caroline 4, Mary J. 2, Davy T., age six months, Ada B., age five months, Lessie Watkins 8 and Smith Hodge 12.

 

 

  • Rachel 17, married 2 Jan 1881, Cager Eggleston 20, son of Green and Gracie Eggleston.

 

 

  • Rachel 24, widow, married 7 Feb 1892, William H. Gravely 25, son of Edward and Parthenia Gravely.

 

 

  • Charles D. 20, married 30 Nov 1886, Sarah Jane Hairston 16, daughter of __& M. R. Hairston. Children: William Henry 12, John David 11, Martha R. 9, Charles 7 and Beauford 3. Ref: 1900 Census.  

 

 

  • William Henry 28, married 26 Dec 1915, Mary Sue Hobson 17, daughter of Frank S. Hobson and Virginia Lee Key. Children: William Henry, George Leonard, Charles Reginald “Reg” and Varian Doug “Fats”. 

 

 

  • Charles Reginald, born: 18 Mar 1923, married Agnes Mobile Scott. Reginald died: 18 Oct 1984. He was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Varian Doug, born: 2 Jun. 1925, married 1949, Mildred Gloria Scott. Doug died: 5 Feb 1999. He was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Frankie 19, married 11 Apr 1888, William A. Hodge 28, son of Elias Hodge and Pauline Hairston. Married by: Rev. Dallas Courts. For children, see William A. Hodge.  

 

 

  • Samuel H. 32, widower, married 14 Sep 1902, Lillie Bell Morrison 21, daughter of Samuel Allen Morrison and Minty Hodge. Married by: Rev. S. H. Herford. Children: Leonard 7, Manolia 5, Addie Frances 3, Howard 2 and Luther, age three months. Ref: 1910 Census. Others not listed on the census: Patrick, Levi,Minnie see page 223, Zenobra, Elmore, James M. and Sammie Lee.

 

 

  • Addie Frances, born: 31 Dec 1906, died: 21 Jun 1985. She was buried in The Jamison Family Cemetery.

 

 

  • Zenobra, born: 26 May 1913 in Henry County, VA. Married 1931, William Douglas Witcher, of Pittsylvania County, VA. Son of William Witcher and Irene Newvil. Children: Ethelean, Julia, William D., Thomas, Glen, Peale and James Witcher.

 

 

  • Zenobra, widow, married 8 Dec 1962, Grant Hairston, son of Horace and Nannie Hairston. There were no children born to this marriage. Zenorba died 27 Apr 1989. Grant Hairston died 30 Mar 1991. He was buried in The Hairston Family Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • James M., born: 28 Oct 1921, married Carrie Watkins, daughter of George Lee Watkins and Mary Inge. Children: Mary Harris, Carlene Jamison, Valerie Hairston, James H. Hairston, Rodgers Hairston, Michael Hairston and Larry Hairston. James M., died: 6 Dec 1998, at Memorial Hospital, Martinsville, Va. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, Va. Carrie died: 26 Apr 1966 at Memorial Hospital, Martinsville, Va. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Sammie Lee born 26 Feb 1925, died 22 Oct. 1981. He was buried in The Hairston Cemetery.

 

 

  • Emily 25, married 26 Feb 1899, Samuel Hundley 50, widower, son of ___& Sallie Hundley. Married by: Rev. W. S. Minter.

 

 

  • Martha 16, married 27 Sep 1891, Robert L. Peters 21, son of Sam and Charlotte Peters. Married by: Rev. Dallas Courts. For children, see Robert L. Peters.

 

 

  • Jennie 20, married 17 Mar 1901, James Richard Watkins 24, son of John and Judy Watkins.

 

 

  • Doctor Benjamin (Dock) Sr. 21, married 29 Nov 1905, Annie Lee Stone 16, daughter of Ferdnand G. Stone and Carrie Watkins. Married by: Rev. William Hodge. Children: Elizabeth 3, George William, age twenty three months and Viola, infant. Ref. 1910 Census. Others not listed on this census: Novella Reynolds, Carrie Martin, Gladys Staples, Obie Hairston, Henry Clay Hairston,Doctor Benjamin (Dock) Jr. and Ivory Lee Hairston.

 

 

  • Elizabeth, born: 18 Dec 1906, married Norman Carter. Children: John Henry Carter. Elizabeth died in 1987. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • George William Sr., born: 25 May 1908, married Sadie Matthews, daughter of Charlie Matthews and Sarah King. Children: Carolyn Stockton, Mildred Adams, Shirley Slade, Sadie Washington, Annie Hairston, and George William Hairston Jr. George William Sr. died: 22 Dec 1996. He was buried in The Reynolds/Martin Family Cemetery, Axton, VA. 

 

 

  • Gladys born 30 Aug 1921 married Ephrom Staples, son of Ivy and Matilda Staples. Children: Annie S. Carter, Gladys S. Noel and James M. Staples. Gladys died 2 Jan 2002. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Henry Clay born 29 Jan 1913 married Elizabeth Grant, daughter of George Grant and Nannie Kate Hodge. Children: Priscilla, Richard, Charlie Frank, Annie Kate Noel, Rosa H. Martin, Helen Dillard and Birtha H. Brimmer. Henry Clay died 15 Apr 2002. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Charlie Frank born 5 Oct 1948, died 2 Apr 1989. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Doctor Benjamin (Dock) Jr. born 3 Mar 1915 married Bonnie Bell Hodge. Children: Dorothy H. Haislip, Rachel Hairston, Jeanette H. Gravely, John H. Hairston, W. Clyde Hairston, Tracy Hairston, Bernard M. Hairston and Jervis C. Hairston. (Dock) Jr. died 4 Nov 1985. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Ivory Lee born 10 Sep 1917 married Camellia Watkins daughter of John Watkins and Ida Hodge Watkins. Children: Leccie Davis, Mildred Price, Ida Bell Hairston, Diane Hairston and Charles Hairston. Ivory Lee died 27 Feb 2001. He was buried in The Watkins Family Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • Obie born 12 Nov 1925 married 2 Dec 1944 Lillie Mae Hodge, daughter of John W. Hodge and Lillie Penn Hodge. Obie died 7 Jul 2005. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Isabell 18 married Marshall Eggleston 24, son of Simon and Eliza Eggleston. Married by: Rev. William Hodge. For children, see Marshall Eggleston.

 

 

  • Price 21, married 24 Dec 1908, Sarah Malinda Millner 18, born around 1890, daughter of Moses Millner and Ada Green. Married by: Rev. William Hodge. Sarah Malinda died in 1933. Children: David Worth Sr., Ada Bell, John Lee, James, Doctor Edward, Will, Harry, Eliza Ann, Annie Lee, Louise, Erie,Chestina, Berley, Orena and Joe Henry.

 

 

  • David Worth Sr., born: 17 May 1915, married Dec 1936, Mary Walker. Children: Davie Hairston and Shirley Wilson.

 

 

  • David Worth Sr., widower, married Elizabeth Reid. No children. David Worth Sr., widower, married 3 Jan 1970, Priscilla Carter Eggleston, widow, David died: 4 Nov. 1973. No children.

 

 

  • Ada Bell married George Waller. Children: Henry Clay, Ernest L., James P. andRoosevelt.

 

 

  • Henry Clay, born: 11 Sep 1930, married 15 Jun 1948, Dorothy Mae Eggleston, daughter of Tom Eggleston and Blanche Staples. Children: Brenda Dickerson, Gloria Wade, Howard L. Waller, Price D. Waller, Marvin C. Waller, Troy D. Barksdale and Samuel J. Mullins.  

 

 

  • Ernest L., born: 31 Mar 1933, married 1953, Hildred Foster. Children: Sharon Eggleston, Earnest, Curtis, Maurice, Lawrence, Michael and Dwayne Waller. Earnest L. died 9 Oct 2002 at Memorial Hospital Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was buried in Stoney Mountain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • Roosevelt born: 9 Jun 1934, married 18 Apr 1954, Mabel M. Eggleston. Children: Douglas B. Sr., Ronald J., Reginald E. and Alonzo L. Roosevelt died 8 Apr 2002. He was buried in The Waller Cemetery.

 

 

  • John Lee Sr. born 13 Jun 1913 married 5 Apr 1941, Dorothy Mae Watkins. Children: Shirley H. Simon, Jenifer H. Foster, Curtis A. Hairston, Leo Morgan Hairston, Alphonza, Joan and John Lee Jr. John Lee Sr. died 6 Jan 1979. He was buried in Stony Mountain Cemetery.

 

 

  • James married Bonnie Stockton. Children: James, Tommy Joe, Shirley, Mable, Bonnie and Cassie (Mariah).

 

 

  • James married Maybelle Lee. Child: Larry.

 

 

  • Doctor Edward born 1927 married Jackie Lewis Hairston. Children: Lee Edward Hairston, Kenneth Hairston, Curtis Hairston, Barbara Hairston, Joyce Hairston and Michael Hairston. Doctor Edward died 31 Oct 1971.

 

 

  • Willie Price married Bonnie Hodge. Children: Sarah, Rosabelle, William Henry, Raish, Harry Clay and Charlie.

 

 

  • Harry Clay born 30 Jul 1937 married Betty Martin. Harry Clay died 3 Jan 1986. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Chestina married James D. Walker. Children: James Jr., Carlton (Leon) and Geneva (Linda).

    • Chestina married Arthur Dukes. Children: Tyrone and Tina.

 

 

  • Berley married Rose Swanson. No children.

 

 

  • Orena married James Philpott. Children: James Cornell, Arnetta and Janipher.

    • Orena married Clarence Hodge. No children.

    • Orena married Russell Hairston. No children.

 

 

  • Joe Henry married Annie Hodge. No children.

 

 

  • Harry, born: 31 Aug 1916, married Elvoila Walker. Children: Doris Virginia Penn, Mary Lillian Staples, Garnett Marie Pilson, Frances Lorraine Jamison, James Harry and Waymond Darnell Hairston. Harry died: 11 Apr 1985. He was buried in The Rock Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Waymond Darnell, born: 20 Apr 1949, died: 7 Jul 1995. He was buried in The Rock Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Eliza Ann, born: 18 Sep 1917, married Roosevelt Stockton Sr. Children: James Edward Stockton, Roosevelt Stockton Jr., Rufus L. Stockton, Bobby L. Stockton, Arthur M. Stockton, McKinley Stockton, Thelma S. Johnson, Sarah M. Evans, Virginia D. Millner, Lessie M. Hairston, Bernice Hairston and Cassie Saleh.

 

 

  • Eliza Ann married James R. Reid. No children. Eliza Ann died: 20 Apr 1995. She was buried in The Stony Mountain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Erie, born: 22 Mar 1919, married Walker/Gravely/Terry. Children: Rubena W. Dillard, Lizzie W. Dillard and Rosa W. Bowles. Erie died: Oct 1999. She was buried in The Stony Mountain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Louise, born: 31 Jul 1920, married 15 Mar 1941, Howard Roy Eggleston, “Pie”, son of Peyton Eggleston and Martha Flood. For children, see Howard Roy Eggleston.

 

 

  • Annie Lee, born: 4 Mar 1922, married 21 Feb 1942, George Monroe Flood, son of John William Flood and Martha Pettie. Annie Lee died: Apr 1985. She was buried in The Stony Mountain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA. For children, see George Monroe Flood.

 

 

  • Price, widower, married Goldie Stockton, daughter of Edward Stockton and Rosa Eggleston. Children: Mabel Virginia, Price, William, Pharis, Marie and Janis. Price died 16 Nov 1966. Goldie was born 11 Nov 1909 she died 27 Jan. 1992 at Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, North Carolina. They were buried in The Stony Mountain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Mabel Virginia, born: 6 Apr 1936 in Martinsville, VA, married 30 Jun 1956, Marshall Ventress Millner Sr., son of George Banks Millner and Almeda Fountain. Children: Marilyn Mae, Cheryl Lavern, Carol Ann, Melissa Lee, Marshall Ventress Jr., Kerry Jerome and Darryl Eugene. Mabel died: 7 Dec 1974. She was buried in the Stony Mountain Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Martinsville, VA.

 

  • o   Phiby (Pheobie) 16, married 30 Aug 1903, Horatio Clanton 25, son of Robert and Frankie Clanton. Married by: Rev. William Hodge. Children: Janie, Mary Jesse, Caroline and David.

 

 

  • Janie 17, married 8 Jan 1920, John Smith Jamison 21, son of America Jamison. For children, see John Smith Jamison.

 

 

  • Phiby (Pheobie) 26, widow, married 14 May1915, John H. Reynolds, son of Andrew and Parthenia Reynolds. Married by: Rev. John A. Thurman. Pheobie died: 5 Jul 1975, at Memorial Hospital, Martinsville, Va. She was buried in the Family Cemetery, Axton, Va.

 

 

  • Jennie 48, married 25 Jan 1903, James A. Hunt 57, widower, son of T. and P. Hunt. Dennis 30, married 7 Jun 1873, Sarah Richardson 27, daughter of S. and E. Richardson. Children: Joseph Marshall 16, Eliza Ann 14, Peyton W. 11, Samuel W. 8, Lula B. 5 and Starling T. 2. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

  • o   Joseph Marshall 22, married 2 Jun 1908, Virginia Pearl Gravely 19, daughter of George and Judith Gravely. See pg. 129. Married by: Rev. W. S. Minter. Children:Sallie, Veola Beulah, Minnie, Eugene, John Dennis, Clarence, Calbert, Orlando and Robert.

 

 

  • Sallie Ann married Lloyd Herman (Buck) Reynolds, Sr., son of John H. Reynolds and Pheobie Hairston. Children: Lloyd J., John T., Frank S., Vergie, Sallie Pearl and Pheobie V.

 

 

  • John Dennis born Jun 28 1918 married Betty Ruth Hairston born 25 Jan 1928, daughter of Benjamin B. and Hope Walker Hairston. Children: Virginia Mae Jones, Clarence and Leroy Hairston. John Dennis died 3 Aug 1998. Betty Ruth died 1 Oct 1993. They were buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Clarence born 27 Jun 1923, died 29 Sep 1996. He was buried in the Hairston and Reynolds Family Cemetery, Axton, VA.

 

 

  • Eliza Ann 18, married 27 Nov 1904, Teaford Carter 21, son of T. and M. Carter. Married by: Rev. C. E. Lark.

 

 

  • Samuel 20 married 21 Jan 1875, Annie Richardson 23, daughter of Bob and Ailsy Richardson.

 

  • Hairston, Charles, wife: Sophia. Children: Joe Henry, Sr., Lillie Wilkerson, Charles and Benjamin Hairston.

 

 

  • Joe Henry, Sr., born: 23 May 1898, married (in West Virginia) Alice Elizabeth Hairston. Children: Lillian Johnson, Hattie Ross, Sophia McAfee, Viola Dones, Joe Henry, Jr., Nathaniel Sr., Nicholas, Michael and William H. Hairston. Joe Henry, Sr. died 25 Mar 1988 at Memorial Hospital. His wife was born 2 Nov 1910 and died 14 Dec 1995. They were buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Nathaniel Sr., born: 12 Sep 1933 in Filbert, WV., married Thelma Gravely, daughter of William Gravely and Rose Grant. Children: Linda Dillard, Clara Hodge, Katrina Dale Hairston and Nathaniel, Jr. Nathaniel, Sr. was preceded in death by his former wife, Thelma Gravely, He died 1 Jul 1993 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Nicholas “Nick”, born: 17 Jul 1938 in Filbert, WV. Children: Derwin Hairston and James Anthony Hairston. Nicholas died 7 Aug 1988 in Oakland, California. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

  • Hairston, Charles 28, wife: Malissa 29. Children: Sam 10, Henry 8, Jack 5, Alice 4 and Judy 2. Ref: 1880 Census. Bettie not listed.

 

 

  • Bettie 19, married 3 Aug 1899, William Dodson 21, son of Bob and Matilda Dodson. Married by: Rev. S. F. Young.

 

 

  • (Judy) Julia 18 married 18 Jul 1895, Henry Ballard 26, son of Lewis and Patsy Ballard. Married by: Rev. Pomp Martin.

 

 

  • Henry 29, widower, married 6 Nov 1906, Bessie Spencer 22, daughter of Charles and E. Spencer. Married by: Rev. Pomp Martin.

 

 

  • Sam Coleman (Rock) 26, married 4 Sep 1894, Matilda Perkins 21, daughter of Watt and Dicy Perkins. Married by Rev. Pomp Martin. Children: Annie M. 14,Jessie Ben 13, Sam Henry 11, Lizzie M. 7, Mabel L. 4 and Joe L., age one. Ref: 1910 Census. Two other children not listed on this census: Stephen Hairston and Hannah Wilson.

 

 

  • Jessie Ben born 12 Jan 1896 married Cora H. Hairston. Children: Jessie Mae Penn and Bernice Law. Jesse Ben died 16 Jul 1992. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Sam Henry born 25 Feb 1899 married Carrie P. Hairston. Children: Carrie Chambers, Mattie Bell Wilson and a foster daughter, Lyndell P. Adams. Sam Henry died 30 Jul 1979. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Mabel L. born 24 Oct 1906 married Zollie Howell. Child: Josephine C. (Kay) Howell. Mabel died 21 Jan 2002. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Joe L. (Alonzo) 23, married 26 Dec 1931, Susie Florence Hailey 19, born Oct 1912, daughter of James W. Hailey and Betty Penn. Children: Joe Henry, Thomas E., Eule Lee Hairston, Horace Nathaniel, Dana O’Neal, Dorothy Mae Mills, Rubena Dillard and Lula B. Jones. Susie died 8 Feb 2003. She was buried in The Hailey Family Cemetery, Ridgeway, VA.

 

 

  • Horace Nathaniel, born: 1 Jun 1941, married Elizabeth S. Hairston. Children: Antonio (Denise) Brimmer, and Anthony (Tony) Philpott. Horace died: 4 Oct 1999 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was buried in The Hailey Family Cemetery, Ridgeway, VA.

 

  • Hairston, Charles 32, wife: Furry 23, both owned by Ruth Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1856. Children: Henry 9 and Nelly 3.

 

  • Hairston, Charlotte 19, daughter of Burwell and Louisa Hairston, married 14 Oct 1875, James Staples 21, son of Ike Staples and Luvena Stone. For children, see James Staples.

 

  • Hairston, Claborne 21, son of Anders and Jennie Hairston, married 8 Mar 1877, Martha Smith 19, daughter of Patrick and Eliza Smith. Martha died of Dropsy at age 25 in March 1884.

 

 

  • Claborne 32, widower, married 29 Dec 1887, Mariah Harris 23, daughter of Anthony and Betsy Harris. Children: Matthew 9, Jennie 7, Berkley 6, Anthony 4 and James, age one. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

 

  • The following article appeared in the Henry Bulletin on Friday Feb 4, 1927, page 1, col. 3. “Former Hairston Slave, 74, dies. Well Known Darkey Passes at Rock Run. Claiborne Hairston, one of the last of the picturesque slaves of anti-bellum days, died recently at the age of 74, at the home of his daughter at Rock Run. He was the former slave of George “Old Rusty” Hairston of Hordsville and was on the Hordsville plantation near the present site of Bassett. Claiborne was a darkey of the old type, unfailing in his manners, and had a large circle of friends and acquaintances, both white and black throught the county”.

 

 

  • Berkley 25, married 11 Aug 1919, Georgia Starling 18, daughter of Charlie Starling and Mattie Baker. Married by Rev. Ed Wade. Children: Anthony, Mariah, Catherine, John W., Naomi, Dorothy, Henry, Luke and Herman.

 

 

  • Anthony born 12 Jun 1920, married Gloria W. Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Clara 21, daughter of E. and E. Hairston, married 23 Apr 1879, Romey Martin 21, of Patrick County, Va., son of M. and M. J. Martin.  

 

  • Hairston, Clem 29, wife: Arkly 19 of Mississippi, both owned by George S. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1859. Children: Carter 6, Judy 3 and Sally, age one. The 1880 census listed the following additional children: Daniel 12, Clem 10, Lucy 6, Maria (Martha) 4 and Sampson 2.

 

 

  • Judy (Juda) 22, married 24 Dec 1884, Perry Preston 28, of Roanoke, Va., son of William and S. Preston.

 

 

  • Sally 16, married 5 Jan 1882, Isham Craig 21, son of William and Daffiney Craig.

 

 

  • Clem 25, married 24 Aug 1895, Roxie Ann Marshall 17, daughter of Patrick and Rose Marshall. Married by: Rev. E. K. Turner.

 

 

  • Lucy 18, married 15 Jan 1883, Obediah Dodson 21, son of Kiziah Dodson. Married by: Rev. E. K. Turner. For children, see Obediah Dodson.

 

 

  • Martha 25, married 29 Jan 1902, C. W. Cole 36, widower son of Armstead and Loula Cole. Married by: Rev. W. H. Bassett.  

 

 

  • Sampson 25, married 10 Jun 1903, Bessie J. Penn 19, daughter of Lucy Penn.

 

 

  • Sampson 29 widower married 1 Oct 1908, Airy Bell Morris 21, daughter of Jack Morris and Lizzie Hairston. Married by Rev. J. H. Hamlin. Children: Mariah, Bud, Bill, Tom, Early, John Henry, James, Gertrude, Nannie and Mattie.

 

 

  • Early 22, married 22 Dec 1945, Reba Danridge 21, daughter of Willie Ramey Danridge and Bertha Bernice Mills. Married by: Rev. Samuel Stone.

 

  • Hairston, Daisy Lee 20, daughter of ___& Bettie Hairston, married 27 Dec 1905, William Hairston 22, son of “Blackie” and Bettie Hairston. Married by: Rev. G. B. Mitchell.

 

  • Hairston, Daniel 35, wife: Eliza 42, both owned by Nick Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1856. Children: Susan 25, Eavy 16, America 8, Elizabeth 5, Sampson 4 and Berry 3.

 

  • Hairston, Daniel 23, wife: Nancy 20, both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1863. Children: Sarah 2.

 

 

  • Sarah 19, married 6 Feb 1882, Gid Hairston 21, son of Esau and Katie.

 

  • Hairston, David 23, son of George and Eliza Hairston, married 28 Aug 1873, America Hairston 21, daughter of Ensley and Milly Hairston. Children: George 6, Ensley 5, Clem 4 and Jacob, age one. Ref: 1880 Census. Not listed: Henry, and Mary.

 

 

  • Henry 22, married 9 Jan 1901, Martha Perkins 21, daughter of Wat and D. Perkins. Married by: Rev. Thomas Anthony.

 

 

  • Mary 18, married 1 Aug 1901, J. H. Hairston 23, son of Major and Sarah Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, David 40, wife: Lucy 30, both owned by George S. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1849. Children: Samuel 15, Peter 12, Daniel 9, Joe 7, Tyler 4 and Lucy 2.The 1870 census listed the following additional children: Felix 8 and David 2. The 1880 census listed: David 54, his wife: Lucy 45. Children: Joseph 19, Lettie 15, David 12 and Richard 9. (Note error in age of David and Lucy).

 

 

  • Peter 21, married 2 Dec 1875, Martha Hairston 20, daughter of Berry and Mariah Hairston. The 1900 census listed Martha as a widow, head of the household, with the following children: David 20, Virginia 18, Elizabeth 16, Lucy 14, Samuel 12, Arrie B. 10 and Robert 3.

 

 

  • David (Dave) 21, married 11 Feb 1900, Mariah Hairston 19, daughter of Booker Hairston and Florence Dodson. Married by: Rev. Lewis Mitchell.

 

 

  • Daniel D. 21, married 18 Dec 1879, Lucy Ann Norman 17, daughter of __& Charlotte Norman. Children: Celia Ann 18, Carrie 16, Judge 14, George W. 11, Thomas 7, Richard 4, Lena 2 and Claiborne, age one. Ref: 1900 Census. The 1910 census listed: Charlotte 12, Frank 8 and Peter B. 6. Sam not listed.

 

 

  • Celia Ann 26, married 1 May 1901, Charles Gabriel Hairston 27, they had two children, Henry 3, and William, age twenty months. Lucy’s mother, Charlotte 92, widow, was also listed on this census. Ref: 1910 Census. Children not listed on the census: Katie, Albert J. and General W.

 

 

  • Katie, widow of Charles Walter Easley married Sam Ballard Hairston in 1991. Children: James Leon Easley (deceased). Katie, born: 3 Mar 1919 died: 4 Jun. 2000. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Sam 22 married 23 Sep 1906, Daisy Stone 18, daughter of Oat and Charlotte Stone. Married by: Rev. R. C. Silver.

 

 

  • David 22, married 26 Dec 1889, Martha Morris 18, daughter of Josh and Martha Morris. Children: Lucy 10 and Joshua 8. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

  • Hairston, Delia 30 single. Children: Nicholas 15, John 11, Sallie 7, Mollie 3, and Loulie, age ten months. Ref: 1880 Census. The 1900 census listed: Children: Lulie(Loulie) 18, Margaret 17, Susie 14 and Bettie 11.

 

 

  • Nicholas (Nick) 30, son of ___& D. Hairston, married 6 Feb 1898, Caroline Morris 19, daughter of Aleck and Martha Morris. Married by: Rev. E. K. Turner. Children: Savanna G. 21, widow, John N. 19 and Edna V. 7. Ref: 1910 Census.

 

 

  • Savanna G. 19, married 31 Mar 1907, Charlie Hagwood 23, son of ___& Eliza Hagwood. Married by: Rev. Robert Butler. Children: Ada D. age twenty- six months, and Robert E. age ten months.

 

 

  • Nick 40, widower, son of ___& Delia Hairston, married 12 Feb 1905, Sallie Hairston 30, daughter of Alex and O. Hairston. Married by: Rev. John M. Belcher.

 

 

  • Lulie (Loula) 20, married 29 Dec 1898, George Dupuy 25, son of Jesse and Ann Dupuy. Married by: Rev. S. F. Young.  

 

 

  • Margaret 20, married 20 Nov 1901, Samuel Tyler Fountaine 22, son of John Fountaine and Mariah Lamkin. Married by: Rev. S. F. Young.  

 

  • Hairston, Dennis 30, of Patrick County, son of Sanford and Judy Hairston, married 24 Nov 1867, Francis (Franky) Preston 20, daughter of John and Mary Walker. Married by: Rev. W. W. Hill. Children: Lucy 6 and Kitty 7. Ref: 1870 Census. The 1880 census listed: John A. 8, Sampson 5, Mary E. 3, and Arry, age one. The 1900 census listed: Eliza 14.

 

 

  • Francis (Franky) Preston was a slave, owned by Lucy Preston.

 

 

  • John A. 23, married 22 Dec 1895, Emma S. Patterson 16, daughter of Taswell and Cassie Patterson. Married by Rev. G. T. Mussington. Children: Frances 12, Minnie 8,

 

 

  • John A. Jr. 5, Mary E. 4, Annie M. 2 and Cassie, age five months.  Ref. 1910 Census.

 

 

  • Mary Emma 26, married 26 Dec 1931, Robert Freeman Wooten 28, son of William Edward Wooten and Judith Ann Watkins. Married by Rev. J. E. Harris.

 

 

  • Cassie 16, married 3 Jun 1926, Willie Still 16, son of Willie Still and Martha West Hairston. Married by Rev. Ed Wade.

 

 

  • Mary E. (A.) 18, married 11 Dec 1900, John C. Dillard 22, son of John and Betty Dillard. Married by: Rev. John M. Belcher. For children, see John C. Dillard.

 

  • Hairston, Dilcy 21, daughter of General and Charlotte Hairston, married 25 Dec 1875, Dick Jumper 21, son of Peter and Dolly Jumper. For children, see Dick Jumper.

 

  • Hairston, Douglas 21, wife: Sallie 18. Children: Bernice, age seven months.

 

  • Hairston, Dutch 46, wife: Rhoda 36, both owned by George Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1842. Children: William 23, Sally 21, Eliza 17, Lizzie 10, Dick 8, William 6, Annah 5 and Sam 3. The 1870 census listed in addition: Mary 3. The 1880 census listed in addition: Burke 29.

 

 

  • William 22, married 27 Dec 1883, Rachel Hylton 16, daughter of S. and M. Hylton.

 

 

  • Lizzie 16, married 8 Dec 1870, Harrison Hayes 22, son of Reuben and Loretta Hayes.

 

 

  • Dick (Richard) 20 married 16 Dec 1875, Susan Shelton 18, daughter of Harden and Agnes Hairston.

 

 

  • Richard 19 married 13 Nov 1877, Fannie Scales 16, daughter of John and Bettie Scales. Note: Error in age.

 

  • o   Sam (Samuel) 26, married 26 Aug 1888, Louise Spencer 16, daughter of Alfred and Harriet Spencer.

 

  • Hairston, Dyer 32, owned by George Hairston, wife: Caroline 33, owned by Tyler Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1846. Children: Nicholas 19, Melinda 18, Fanny 14,Amanda 13, Henry 12, Houlofe (Stanhope) 10, Tyler 8, Thomas 5, Albert 3 and SallieWillie, age one.The 1880 census listed in addition: Mary 9, Letitia 7 and Malia 5.

 

 

  • Fanny 27, married 26 Feb 1880, Oliver Taylor 21, son of Charles and Lucy Taylor.  

 

 

  • Henry 33, married 13 May 1888, Onie Hairston 16, daughter of B. and L. Hairston.

 

 

  • Stanhope 22, married 14 Aug 1879, Charlotte Penn 20, daughter of J. and Manda Penn.

 

 

  • Tyler 20 married Catherine Penn 19, daughter of J. and Manda Penn.

 

 

  • Thomas 24, married 22 Jul 1886, Lillie Napier 18, daughter of G. and P. Napier.

 

 

  • Sallie Willie 24, married 9 Jul 1890, Joseph Napier 28, son of G. and P. Napier.

 

  • Hairston, Eda (Edith) 27, of Patrick County, Va., daughter of Wilson and Harriett Hairston, married 17 Jan 1891, Riley Preston 32, widower, son of Edward and Annie Preston. Married by: Rev. Lewis Mitchell. For children, see Riley Preston.

 

  • Hairston, Edward 46, wife: Kitty 32, both owned by George Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1850. Children: Lou (Louisa) 15, Pryer 10, Ruth 8, Mariah 6, Marshal 4 andRobert 2. The 1870 census listed in addition: Prior20, Clovia 9, Kitty, age one and Edmund, age three months. The 1880 census listed in addition: Evangeline 14 and Lucy A. 5.

 

 

  • Pryor (Pryer) 23, married Adaline Koger 18, daughter of Daniel and Ruth Ann Koger. Married by Rev. J. Cuffey. Children: Kittie A. 19, Lillie L.18, Joshua 16, John D. 12, Pleasant 11, Maggie 9, Floyd J. 6, James R. 4 and William C. age one. Ref: 1900 Census. The 1910 census listed: Walter M. 9 and Addie M. 5.

 

 

  • Lillie L. 20 married 20 Aug 1900, James Mitchell 26, son of William and Sarah Mitchell. Married by Rev. A. A. Bailey – AME Minister.

 

 

  • Kittie A. 20, married 26 Dec 1900, George Belcher 22, son of Ples and Susan Belcher. Married by: Rev. John M. Belcher.

 

 

  • Ruth 18, married 2 Dec 1875, Wilson Hairston 21, son of Alex and Senda Hairston.

 

 

  • Mariah 20, married 9 Oct 1881, Carter Danridge 22, son of C. and M. Danridge. For children, see Carter Danridge.

 

 

  • Robert (Robnet) 20, married 12 Dec 1886, James McGhee 37, widower, son of J. and N. McGhee.

 

  • Hairston, Edward 51, wife: May (Mary Jane) 47, both of North Carolina, both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1830. Children: Patsey 34, Sandy 33, Lou 31, Hyde 22, Nancy 22, Saler 21, Susan 20, Judy 15, Polly 15, Edd 11, Clem 10,William 9 and Gilblas 8.

 

 

  • Polly 16, married 7 Nov 1868, Jerry Hodge 23, son of William Hodge(s) and Sally Blagg. Married by: Rev. James M. Smith. For Children, see Jerry Hodge.

 

 

  • Susan 20, married 28 Apr 1867, John Mat Minter 21, son of Nathan and Harriett Minter.

 

 

  • Edd (Edmund) 25, married 10 May 1877, Mary Turner 32, daughter of Peter and Nancy Hairston.

 

 

  • Gilblas 21, married 25 Dec 1877, Sallie Williams 18, daughter of Alex and Olly Williams. Children: Maria 2 and an infant, age one month.

 

 

  • Nancy 40, widow, married 25 Dec 1884, Jack Hairston 55, widower, son of H. and F. Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Edy (Edith) 23, daughter of Clem and Lena Hairston, married 7 Nov 1889, John Hairston 25, son of Jim and Rose Hairston.

 

 

  • Hairston, Elias 33, wife: Lina (Pauline) 31. See Elias Hodge. This name appeared in the census as Elias Alexander / Hairston and Hodge.

 

  • Hairston, Electra 18, daughter of Thomas R. and Maria Hairston, married 20 Dec 1903, William Riley Hodge 23, son of John D. Cheatham and Nancy Hodge. Married by: Rev. William Hodge. For children, see William Riley Hodge.

 

  • Hairston, Elex, wife: Chany. Children: Elizabeth, and John Lee. Elizabeth 25,married 7 Jan 1891, Levi F. Hairston 23, son of Peter F. and Thenia Hairston. Married by: Rev. G. W. Nicholson.  

 

 

  • John Lee 33, widower, married 26 Dec 1900, Martha Pannill 24, daughter of Reid and Amanda Pannill.

 

 

  • Hairston, Elich 38, wife: Enidine (Emaline) 39 of Mississippi, both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1848. Children: America 16, Eliza 14, Harrison 6, Reddy 6, Lizzy 2 and Henry, age six months.

 

 

  • Harrison 30, married 15 Oct 1890, Eliza Ann Hall 24, daughter of E. Hall.

 

 

  • Henry 26, married  12  Nov  1891,  Roxie  Hairston  16,  daughter  of  Thomas  and Manerva Hairston. Married by: Rev. Thomas Anthony. Children: Whaneter, age one.

 

  • Hairston, Elich 24, owned by Marshal Hairston, wife: Mary 23, owned by Joe Haden. Cohabitation began in 1865. Children: Isaac, age six months.

 

  • Hairston, Elich 49, of Pittsylvania County, and wife: Cny (Lucindy) 48. Both owned by Marshal Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1845. Children: Dicey 20, Rithman 18, Henry 16, Polly A. 10, Armanda 7, Sally 4 and Jenny 2. Children not listed: Ruth andCharles.

 

 

  • Ruth 15, married 28 Jan 1869, Green Minter 22, son of Betty Gravely.

 

 

  • Charles 19, married 30 Nov 1870, Lizzie Marshall 19, daughter of John and America Marshall. Children: Richard 7, Nancy 5, Charles 4 and Patrick 2. Ref. 1880 Census. The 1900 census listed: Patrick 21, Ann 15, Sallie 13 and Lenard 8.

 

 

  • Sallie 21, married 4 Oct 1905, William Philpott 21, son of Sam and Frankie Philpott. Married by: Rev. E. K. Turner. Children: Elizabeth 2. Ref: 1910 Census, listed under Charles Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, (Emanual) Manual 57, of Pittsylvania County, Va., wife: Easter 50, of Mississippi, both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1834. Children: Kit 31, Mary M. 25, Tish 25, Daniel 23, Sylvia 21, Lloyd 17, Ella 15, Manuel 10, Nannie8 and Theny 7. The 1870 census listed: Nancy 12, Thomas 10, Pink 10 and Lucy 2.

 

 

  • Mary M. 23, married 11 Apr 1868, Jerry Hairston 23, son of Ned and Patsey Hairston.

 

 

  • Sylvia 19, married 26 Dec 1866, Ruben Hairston 20, son of David and Margaret Hairston.

 

 

  • Sylvia James 34, divorced, married 30 Dec 1879, John Flippin 48, widower, son of A. Hawkins and S. Flippin.

 

 

  • Ella 17, married 9 Mar 1869, Ambrose Hairston 26, son of William Bradley and Nancy Hairston. For children, see Ambrose Hairston.

 

 

  • Nannie 21, married 25 Dec 1872, Beverly Terry 22, son of Sally Cole. For children, see Beverly Terry.

 

 

  • Theny 18, married 11 Oct 1877, Jack Hairston 28, son of Sam and Mary Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, E. M., son of Ed and Mollie Hairston, married 19 Oct 1893, Mary A. Smith 20, daughter of ___& Lizzie Smith. Married by: Rev. J. H. Hamlin.

 

  • Hairston, Emily 21, daughter of Lewis and Patience Hairston, married 19 Aug 1869, Joseph Waller 23, son of Lewis and Martha Waller. For children, see Joseph Waller.

 

  • Hairston, Eramus (Ras) 66, wife: Charlotte 60. Children: Harden 16, Judy 13, Sam 10, Thomas 9 and Major age one. Ref: 1880 Census.

 

 

  • Harden 30, widower, married 12 Dec 1895, Millie Wade 26, daughter of Ellis and Isabell Wade. Married by: Rev. Dallas Courts.

 

  • Hairston, Euly (Ensley) 60, of North Carolina, wife: Milly (Mildred) 45 of Pittsylvania County, Va., both owned by Sam H. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1838. Children: Gabriel 27, Caesar 26, Elijah 16, Jeremy 15, America 13, Booker 7 andAilsy 6. The 1870 census listed: Gabriel 30, Caesar 28, Jenny 20, Amanda 16, Harriett 14, Samuel 12, Booker 10, Clifton 10, Alice 8, Ensly 6, Vina 4, Lucy 2 and Juda, age one.

 

 

  • Gabriel 27, widower, married 20 Mar 1873, Maria Sheffield 21, daughter of Jim and Margaret Sheffield. Children listed in the 1880 census: Vina 15, Judy 12, Lucy 9, James 6, Gabe 3 and Margaret 2. The 1900 census listed the following additional children: Sam H. 19, Anthony M. 16, Virginia 14, Charley S. 11 and Penn W. 9. The 1910 census listed: Henry Starling 13, Nephew of Maria Sheffield.

 

 

  • Caesar 27, widower, married 18 Oct 1871, Letha White 20, of Taswell, Va., daughter of E. White. Children: Ellen 11, Elijah 7, Thomas 5 and Millie J., age one. Ref: 1880 Census.

 

 

  • America 21, married 28 Aug 1873, David Hairston 23, son of George and Eliza Hairston. Children: Henry.

 

 

  • Henry 22, married 9 Jan 1901, Martha Perkins 21, daughter of Wat and D. Perkins. Married by: Rev. Thomas Anthony.

 

 

  • Booker 22, married 4 Sep 1881, Florence Dodson 18, daughter of Betsy Dodson. Children: Mariah.

 

 

  • Mariah 19, married 11 Feb 1900, Dave Hairston 21, son of Peter and Martha Hairston. Married by: Rev. Lewis Mitchell.

 

 

  • Virginia (Jennie) 23, married 26 Oct 1873, Harrison Hairston 27, widower, son of Cajah Cardwell and Carey Dillard.

 

 

  • Virginia (Jennie) 33, widow, married 5 Mar 1882, Gale D. Staples 58, widower, son of Silva Staples.

 

 

  • Virginia (Jennie) 40, widow, married 17 Mar 1895, Charles P. Hairston 60, widower, son of Ambus and Tecia Hairston. Married by: Rev. Lewis Mitchell.

 

  • o   Ailsy 17 married George Danridge 38. Children: Carter, age eight months. Census, listed under Ensley Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, Fanesson 48, wife: Agnes 30, both of North Carolina, both owned by Sam H. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1843. Children: America 22, Letha S. M. 20, John 19, Franklin 14, Thomas 12, Gilblas 10, Jammerson 8, Lewis H. 5 and Granville, age one.

 

  • Hairston, Fanny Anna 17, daughter of ___& Rhoda Hairston, married 16 May 1874, George Rufus Hodge 20, son of ___& Julia Hodge. For children, see George Rufus Hodge.

 

  • Hairston, Frank 30, owned by Bob Hairston, wife: Jane 25, owned by Cabol Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1861. Children: Eliza 4 and Peter, age one month.

 

  • Hairston, Gabriel 27, wife: Eliza 32 of North Carolina, both owned by Sam Wilson. Cohabitation began in 1863. Eliza’s children: John 13, Hamet 10, Elaibume 8, Clifton 6 and Winny 2.

 

  • Hairston, Garland 24, wife: Phillis 23, both owned by George J. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1863. Children: Ed, age one. Not listed: William.

 

 

  • Ed 22, married 31 Aug 1890, Mary Hairston 19, daughter of John and M. Hairston. Children: Bessie 7, Howard 5, Carry 3 and Loula, age one. Ref: 1900 Census.

 

 

  • William 23, married 11 Feb 1892, Margaret Martin 22, daughter of John and Vass Martin. Married by: Rev. Pomp Martin.

 

  • Hairston, General John, and Polly. Children: Pritchet, Hamp, Pleas, Charles andLelia.

 

 

  • Pritchet 22, married 22 Dec 1873, Alice Hairston 18, daughter of General Hairston. Children: Robert 5, Lisha 3 and Pritch age one. Ref: 1880 Census. The 1900 census listed: Polly A. 12, Wash 11, Susie 9, Lula 8, Chester 6 and Hettie B., also listed on this census: Pritchet’s father, John 85, widower.

 

 

  • Wash 31, married 31 Jul 1907, Ella Martin 20, daughter of Marshall and America Martin. Married by: Rev. William Hodge.

 

 

  • Hamp 46, widower, married 10 Mar 1901, Nancy Hairston 30, parents not listed. Married by: Rev. G. W. Spencer.

 

 

  • Pleas 25, widower, married 4 Jul 1872, Martha Hairston 22, daughter of Alfred and Rainey Hairston.

 

 

  • Pleas 25, (Note error in age). Widower married 14 Aug 1874, Ruth Gravely 21, daughter of Nathan and Kitty Gravely. See page 138.

 

 

  • Charles 22, married 9 Jan 1871, Lessie Jimerson 23, daughter of Charles and Lessie Jimerson.

 

 

  • Lelia 21, married 6 Apr 1872, Lem Hairston 25, son of Ennis and Agnes Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, George Rendy 20, son of ___& Rinda Hairston, married 3 Dec 1893, Fannie Dillard 18, daughter of___& Pat Dillard. Married by: Rev. Dallas Courts. Children:

 

 

  • Rendy (Marinda) 15, Pattie 14, Callie 12, Rufus 10, George T. 8, Cephus 4 and Fannie, age eighteen months. Ref: 1910 Census. Vinnie not listed on the census.

 

 

  • Rendy (Marinda) 17, born: 15 Sep 1894, married Algie Hairston 21, son of Sandy and Vina Hairston. Children: Madelyne H. Guy and Salem R. Hairston. Marinda died 12 Nov 1978 at her home. She was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA

 

 

  • Salem R. married Virginia Wilson, daughter of John Tyler Hairston and Sarah Hairston Wilson. Virginia died 27 Jul 1998. She was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA

 

 

  • Rufus Rendy born: 5 Jan 1898, married Virginia D. Hairston. Children: Pattie Hairston, Veronica Mabane and Lucy Inge. Rufus died 16 Oct 1988 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was buried in The Hairston Family Cemetery, Mountain Road, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • George T. was born 26 Oct 1907, married Nannie Ramey. George died 21 Oct 1998. He was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA. (George was also known as George Rendy)

 

 

  • Joe Cephus born: 29 May 1905, Married Nannie M. Hairston. Cephus died 1 Dec 1989. He was buried in The Hairston Family Cemetery, Mountain Road, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Vinnie born: 22 Dec 1915 married Byrd Redd. Children: Sammy Redd Sr.,Joseph Louis Hairston, Yvonne Flood, Emily Redd, Kent Redd and Charles Redd. Vinnie died 5 Dec 2000. She was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • Sammy Redd Sr., born: 23 Aug 1945, married 18 Oct 1968, Amanda Kate Hodge, daughter of Rufus Hodge and Nancy Spencer. Children: Sammy Redd Jr. and Nancy Amanda Redd. Sammy Redd Sr. died 28 Feb 1986. He was buried at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

  • Hairston, George 70, wife: Betsey 57, both of North Carolina, both owned by George Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1819. Children: Ely 47, Lottie 37, Pomprey 37,Jordan 23, Sarah 22, America 21 and Jackson 13.

 

  • Jordan 25, married 1 Feb 1870, Betsy Hairston 18, daughter of Sandy and Mima (Gemimia) Hairston. Children: William 6 and Jordan 4.

 

 

  • Jordan 22, married 20 Oct 1898, Vinie Moore 21, daughter of Wyatt and Minnie Moore. Married by: Rev. J. M. Lewis. Children: Nannie, age one. Ref:  1900 Census.

 

 

  • Sarah 25 married 11 Sep 1869, Owen Dillard 28, son of Jack and Lucy Dillard. For children, see Owen Dillard.

 

  • Hairston, George 30, wife: Hannah 25, both of North Carolina, both owned by Sam H. Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1861. Children: Doctor 4, William 3 and George, age one month. Not listed: Mason.

 

 

  • Mason 21, married 27 Dec 1877, Winney Hairston 21, of Stokes County, North Carolina, daughter of Moses and Pinder Hairston.

 

  • Hairston, George 28, owned by Peter Hairston, wife: Prudence 27, of Pittsylvania County, Va., owned by Sam Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1857. Children: Peter 7, Sophy 4 and Ada, age one month. The 1870 census listed: Etta 5 and Thomas 2.

 

 

  • Peter 35, widower, married 5 Jan 1907, Mary Lou Hairston 21, daughter of Hamp Hairston. Married by: Rev. J. H. Hamlin. Children: William H. 2 and Ruphus, age seven months. Ref: 1910 Census.

 

  • Hairston, George 24, owned by George Hairston, wife: Rosetta 24, owned by Mariah Miller. Cohabitation began in 1860. Children: Emma 5 and Katie 3. Children listed in the 1880 census: Kate 16, Amanda (America) 11, Lucy 5 and Mathew 2. The 1900 census listed Rosetta’s mother, Martha Waller 81, widow.

 

  • Hairston, George W. 23, son of G. and P. Hairston, married 15 Apr 1890, Margaret Seay 22, daughter of Ned and Margaret Seay. Children: John 9, Henry 7, George 5,Martha 3, Charity 3 and William, age one. Ref: 1900 Census. The 1910 census listed: Clinton 9, Samuel 7, Margaret 5, Tony 3 and Norah, age six months. Ned Raleigh not listed on the census.

 

 

  • Martha (Hope), born: 2 Feb 1897, married John Obie Marshall. Children: Susan S. Danridge, Mable Williams, Amy M. Hairston, Charity Elizabeth Lewis, Pheobie Sterling Leeks, George Nelson Marshall and Dand O. Marshall. Martha died 10 Dec. 1991. She was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

 

  • William Robert, born: 18 Feb 1899, married twice, 1926-Lizzie Bullard, to this marriage, five children were born. In 1965 he married Etherlen Danridge. Children: Nora Hairston, Julie Mae Penn, Roxie Schoefield, William Hairston and Ned Hairston. Step-children: Sarah Hairston, Susie Hairston, Jannie L. Hagwood, George Holmes, Connell Jones, William Jones and James Jones. William Robert died at Morehead Memorial Hospital, Eden, N.C. 22 Jun 1982. He was buried in the Chestnut Knob Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

 

  • Ned Raleigh 23, married 8 Jun 1935, Bessie Jane Hairston 19, daughter of Sam Dan Hairston and Daisy Stone. Married by: Rev. G. P. Watkins. Children: Catherine Dillard, Josephine Jamison, Zecharian T. Hairston, Richard Hairston, George W. Hairston, Lewis Tyrone Hairston, Rudolph R. Hairston, Robert Lee Hairston, Billy Ray Hairston, Michael Hairston and Rufus John Hairston. Ned Raleigh was born: 1 Mar 1912 he died 19 Oct 1985. Bessie Jane was born 5 Aug. 1915 she died 12 Jan. 1977, they were buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

  • o   Rufus John, born: 16 Apr 1945. Children: Carleen Hairston and Reginald Hairston. Rufus died 6 Dec 2001, at Medical College of Virginia, Richmond VA. He was buried in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA.

 

  • Hairston, Georgianna (Anna) 18, daughter of ___& Easter Hairston, married 7 Sep 1897, Hughes (Huse) Dillard 23, son of William and Mary Dillard. Married by: Rev. J. S. Gregory.

 

  • Hairston, Gide 21, owned by Ruth Hairston, wife: Milly 30, owned by Mary Davis. Cohabitation began in 1844. Children: Bettie 13, Bob 9, Sarah 7, Charles 5, Cora 3 and Major, age one.

 

  • Hairston, Gilblass 21, son of Aaron and Delilah Martin, married 6 May 1877, Judy Gravely 20, daughter of Edward and Parthenia Gravely. Children: John 4 and Parthenia 2. Ref: 1880 Census. The 1900 census listed: Parthenia 22, widow, William H. 17, Clarence A. 14, Gill G. 10, Thomas B. 4 and Mary E. 2.

 

  • Hairston, Green 24, owned by Cobal Hairston, wife: Eurece 17 of Patrick County, Va., owned by George Pannell. Cohabitation began in 1861. Children: Green, infant.

 

  • Hairston, Grul 75, of Powhatan, wife: Rukey 68, both owned by Peter Hairston. Cohabitation began in 1816. Children: Estes 49, Matilda 46, Virginia 36, Edie 34, Randolph 30, Louisa 25, Sam 24, Esther 17, George 11 and Abram 9.

 

  • Hairston, Hairrison (Hosis) 24, of Patrick County, Va., son of ___& Betsie Hairston, married 11 Oct 1893, Amanda Draper 18, also of Patrick County, VA, daughter of William and Amanda Draper. Married by: Rev. G. W. Spencer. Children: Joseph H.12, Willie H. 10, Colonel P. 8, Powell 5 and Lelia 3. Harrison’s mother, Betsy 60, widow, was listed on this census. Ref: 1910 Census.

 

 

  • Joseph Henry 24, born 12 Feb 1898, married 15 Oct 1922, James Ella Lamkin 17, daughter of Green Lamkin and Amanda Millner. Married by: Rev. Samuel H. Hairston. Children: Evlyn C., born: 20 Jul 1923; Martha, born: 9 Mar 1925;Amanda Marie, born: 30 Sep 1927; William, born: 27 Feb 1929; Powell, born: 20 Jul 1931; Cornel Daniel, born: 29 Apr 1933; Joe Lewis, born: 12 Jun 1936; Vivian, born: 18 Sep 1939; Madelyn, born: 31 Mar 1943; James Franklin, born: 16 Apr. 1944; Lola; and Valerie, born: 1949. Joseph Henry died 10 Jul 1991 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA. James Ella died 22 Jul 1972. They were buried in Mt. Olive East Christian Church Cemetery in the Preston Community.

 

 

  • Amanda Marie married 9 Oct 1948, James Millner, son of Jesse Willie Millner and Mary Deshazo. Amanda Marie died 12 Mar 1991. She was buried in Mayo Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. For children, see James Millner.

 

 

  • Powell (daughter of Joseph Henry & James Ella) married John Cozart. Children:Rhonda Michelle and Steven Cozart.

 

 

  • Rhonda born 22 Mar 1960 in Detroit, MI. She died 22 Mar 1994.

 

 

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