John HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#1735, b. about 1753
Father*Peter HAIRSTON Jr. b. a 1715, d. b 1782
Mother*Agnes (surname unknown)
Birth*John HAIRSTON was born about 1753 in Virginia
He was the son of Peter HAIRSTON Jr. and Agnes (surname unknown)
County ChangeNinety-Six District formed from Granville County - 1769. 
Marriage*John HAIRSTON married Mary Ann ROBERTSON about 1774.1 
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 400.3 
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

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 1793.6 
NOTE*On 24 April 1794, John Hairston and Izaac Logan were the administors of the estate of Edmond Beazley in Abbeville, South Carolina.7 
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: 3.8

Passport1*Georgia Passport issued for travel through the Creek Nation, presumed to be issued to John Hairston.1 
Census 1810*He appeared on the census of 1810 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, John Herston - Males: under 10 1, 10-15 2, 16-25 2, 45+ 1, Females: under 10 1, 45+ 1, Slaves 1.9

Family

Mary Ann ROBERTSON b. a 1754, d. a 1840
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S46] The Hairston History, Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - printed book.
  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. [S233] Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American. Online ancestry.com.
  4. [S3066] South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, SC.
  5. [S1790] 1790 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [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.
  7. [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.).
  8. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  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 Edited25 Mar 2018