John S. DRAPER ID#1302, b. January 1829, d. 12 September 1904
Father*Joseph DRAPER1,2 b. 25 Dec 1794
Mother*Margaret Peggy SAYERS1 b. 23 Apr 1794, d. 1 Jan 1859
Birth*John S. DRAPER was born in January 1829 in Virginia.3 
He was the son of Joseph DRAPER and Margaret Peggy SAYERS.1,2 
Marriage*John S. DRAPER married Susan Jane HAIRSTON, daughter of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Matilda M. MARTIN, on 25 April 1871; "Hairston, Janie, d. of Dr. G. S. Hairston, deceased, of Henry Co., Va. and John S. Draper of Pulaski, Va., by Rev. J. R. Lee, at Marrowbone, Henry Co., Va. So. Ch., May 11, 1871" copied from the Southern Churchman dated May 11, 1871.1,4,2 
Death*John S. DRAPER died on 12 September 1904 in Draper's Valley, Draper, Pulaski, Virginia, at age 75.1,5 
Obituary*"John S. Draper
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
PULASKI, VA., Sept. 14 -- John S. Draper, Sr., one of the oldest and most prominent men in the county, died Monday night and was buried to-day at his home in Draper's Valley."
The Time Dispacth (Richmond, Virginia) 15 Sep 1904 Thu, page 7.5 


Susan Jane HAIRSTON b. 4 Aug 1841, d. 18 Sep 1904
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  1. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940,
  2. [S3556] French, Janie Preston Collup, 1877-, and Zella Armstrong. The Crockett Family And Connecting Lines. Bristol, Tenn.: The King printing Co., 1928., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  4. [S3036] Index to Marriage Notices in The Southern Churchman 1835-1941, The Historical Records Survey of Virginia, May 1942.
  5. [S257] Obituary attached to this record.
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