John HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#1735, b. before 1755
Birth*John HAIRSTON was born before 1755. John served on a jury in 1778 and should have been 21 or older. The 1800 Federal Census shows one adult male over 45. Assuming this was John, he was born before 1755.1,2 
County ChangeNinety-Six District formed from Granville County - 1769. 
Marriage*He married Mary Ann ROBERTSON about 1774.3 
PropertyJohn Harriston is mentioned in a South Carolina memorial for James Harris for 200 acres on Stephens Creek, Ninety-Six District - 10 Feb 1775.4 
Court Record*1778-1779 - John Hairston is on "A List of Petit-Jurymen and Jury Men in Civil Causes" for the Ninety-Six District. Miscellaneous Act No. 1123 - The Determination of Jury Lists for District Ninety-Six, page 85.2 
Military*In 1780 served as a sergeant in the horse militia under Capt. Joseph Pickens and Col. Anderson. A.A.3224; O458; X3019. - page 400.5 
County Change*Abbeville County formed from Ninety-Six District - 1785. 
Property*1785 Ninety-Six District - plat for 162 acres on Calhouns Creek, surveyed by Thomas Finlay.4 
Census 1790*John HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1790 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Jno Hearston - Males: 5 under 16, 1 over 16, Females: 2, Slaves: 3. (5 males under 16 born between 1775 and 1790 - Robert, Peter, David, Hugh and unknown.)6

Court Record*In 1793 John Herston and his brother Peter Herston are listed as executors on the will of Susana Maxfield's. Abbeville County, South Carolina, 10 September 1793.7 
Court RecordOn 24 April 1794, John Hairston and Izaac Logan were the administors of the estate of Edmond Beazley in Abbeville, South Carolina.8 
Census 1800*He appeared on the census of 1800 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, John Hariston - Males: under 10 5, 10-15 3, 16-25 1, 45+ 1, Females: under 10 1, 16-25 1, 26-44 1, Slaves: 3.
The 1800 census shows 5 males under 10 born between 1791 and 1800, John, Ezekiel, 3 unknown; 3 males 10-15 born 1785-1790 - Peter, David, and Hugh; 1 male 16-25 born 1775-1784 - Robert.1

Court RecordJohn Hairston witnessed the will of John McCord on 30 October 1806 in Abbeville County, South Carolina.4 
Passport1*Georgia Passport issued for travel through the Creek Nation, presumed to be issued to John Hairston.3 
Census 1810*He appeared on the census of 1810 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, John Herston - Males: under 10 1 (Hezekiah), 10-15 2 (Ezekiel, 16-25 2 (Hugh, David), 45+ 1, Females: under 10 1, 45+ 1, Slaves 1.9

Family

Mary Ann ROBERTSON b. a 1754, d. a 1840
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S3180] The Jury Lists of South Carolina 1778-1779, Compliled by Ge Lee Corley Hendrix and Morn McKoy Lindsay, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1980, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S46] The Hairston History, Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S3066] South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, SC.
  5. [S233] Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American. Online ancestry.com.
  6. [S1790] 1790 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S3228] Will of Susana Maxfield - 10 Sep 1793, Abbeville Co., South Carolina; Recorded 28 Mar 1794, Will Book 1, Page 109, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  8. [S61] Young, Willie Pauline. Abstracts of Old Ninety-six And Abbeville District Wills And Bonds, As On File In the Abbeville, South Carolina, Courthouse. Abbeville, S.C., 1950
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uva.x000162661
    , unknown author, (n.pub.).
  9. [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. [S231] Robert Hairston. Hairston Family Bibile - Laurens Co. South Carolina. 190 Greenwich Street, New York: Daniel D. Smith, 1823. Private owner, Texas.
Last Edited19 Jun 2018