Robert Gray HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#1108, b. 17 December 1869, d. 4 March 1928
Father*George HAIRSTON1 b. 16 Dec 1845, d. 5 Oct 1905
Mother*Anna Caroline POTTS2 b. 30 Apr 1849, d. 3 Jun 1911
Birth*Robert Gray HAIRSTON was born on 17 December 1869 in Mississippi.1,2,3 
He was the son of George HAIRSTON and Anna Caroline POTTS.1,2 
Census 1880Robert Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of George HAIRSTON on 15 June 1880 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi; George Harston 34, A.C. Harston 30, Robt 10, G.C. 6, F.A. 4, M.E. 2, Baby 4 mnths.1

 
Census 1900*Robert Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 28 June 1900 in Shubuta, Clarke County, Mississippi.4 
Marriage*He married Rubye TRICE, daughter of Dr. Stephen J. TRICE and Martha Jane (surname unknown), about 1903.2,5 
Census 1910Robert Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the 1910 census of Martha Jane (surname unknown) on 19 April 1910 in Shubuta, Clarke County, Mississippi;

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Census 1920*Robert Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 in Shubuta, Clarke County, Mississippi,

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Death*He died on 4 March 1928 at age 58.3 
Burial*He was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi; He had lived in Tacoma, Washington growing apples with his wife until he became ill. He then came to Meridian for medical treatment from his brother, Samuel H. Hairston. He did not recover dying in Meridian.3

 

Family

Rubye TRICE b. 1881, d. 1951
Child

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S136] Bible - Thomas Potts Family Bible - 1668-1893 , area covered is Charleston, South Carolina. Bible printed in 1740. other surnames mentioned: Akin, Burton, Gray, Hairston, Keelin, Smith, and Thornton. Library call number 24346, Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  3. [S3236] Magnolia Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi.
  4. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited23 Nov 2021