James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#164, b. 25 December 1865, d. 22 April 1947
Father*Dr. Peter Constantine HAIRSTON1,2 b. 9 Jun 1823, d. 7 May 1889
Mother*Wortley Virginia MOSELEY b. 25 Oct 1831, d. 11 Feb 1902
Birth*James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON was born on 25 December 1865 in Mississippi.3,4,5 
He was the son of Dr. Peter Constantine HAIRSTON and Wortley Virginia MOSELEY.1,2 
Census 1870James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON appeared on the 1870 census of Dr. Peter Constantine HAIRSTON on 16 June 1870 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.1

Census 1880James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Dr. Peter Constantine HAIRSTON on 23 June 1880 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.6

Marriage*James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON married Mary Agnes McGUIRE, daughter of Col. John McGUIRE, on 25 November 1891 in Mobile, Alabama.4,7,8 
Census 1900*James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 in Lowndes County, Mississippi, Hairston, JTW married for 8 years and Agnes has 3 of 4 children still living.7

 
Census 1910*He appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi.9


 
Death Spouse*His wife, Mary Agnes McGuire, died on 4 June 1916. 
Marriage*He married Virginia Alleen MANGHAM on 21 January 1918 in Bastrop County, Texas.10,11 
Census 1920*James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 19 February 1920 in East Trinity, Lowndes County, Mississippi.12

 
Occupation*He was Justice of Peace between 1924 and 1927 in 4th District, Lowndes County, Mississippi.13 
Census 1930*He appeared on the census of 14 April 1930 in Lindsey Ferry Road, Beat 4, District 17, Lowndes County, Mississippi.14

 
Census 1940*He appeared on the census of 4 April 1940 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.15

 
Death*He died on 22 April 1947 at age 81.4 
Burial*He was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.4 

Family 1

Mary Agnes McGUIRE b. 1 Jan 1870, d. 4 Jun 1916
Children

Family 2

Virginia Alleen MANGHAM b. Jan 1870, d. 25 Aug 1953
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S1] Bethel Presbyterian Church Records, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  3. [S55] Harden Hairston Family Bible, 1750-1908. The Holy Bible containing The Old & New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues,.....J. Holbrook's Sterotype Copy., Eighth Edition, Brattleborough, (Vt.), 1817, Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  4. [S20] Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  5. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S3307] Alabama County Marriages 1805-1967, Family Search, Salt lake City, Utah, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S17] Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Information and photographs gathered from personal visits.
  11. [S3461] Texas Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1977, Ancestry.com.
  12. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  13. [S3029] Power, Jos. W., Biennial Report of the Secretary of State to the Legislature of Mississippi - Oct. 1, 1917 to Oct. 1, 1921, State of Mississippi - 1921.
  14. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  15. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited27 Dec 2018