Albert Miles HAIRSTON ID#1799, b. 11 March 1820, d. 23 December 1901
Father*Judge William M. HAIRSTON1 b. 6 Jun 1801, d. 26 Dec 1879
Mother*Lavinia Forbush TOWERS1 b. 6 Oct 1801, d. a 1841
Birth*Albert Miles HAIRSTON was born on 11 March 1820 in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The birth date Albert Miles Hairston gives in the DeKalb Standard in 1901 was 20 March 1820.2,3,4,5 
He was the son of Judge William M. HAIRSTON and Lavinia Forbush TOWERS.1 
Marriage*Albert Miles HAIRSTON married Nancy MCLEOD, daughter of Malcom MCLEOD and Rebecca (surname unknown), on 18 January 1844 in DeKalb County, Georgia.2,6,7 
Census 1850*Albert Miles HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1850 in Cross Road, Dekalb, Georgia, Milas 29 GA, Nancy 33 GA, Matilda A McLeod 16 GA, Rebecca A Hairston 4 GA, Sarah C. Hairston 2 GA, Wm M 0 GA.2 
Death*He died on 23 December 1901 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, at age 81.1,4 
Burial*He was buried in Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dekalb, Georgia.4 


Nancy MCLEOD b. 27 Apr 1816, d. 18 Jan 1891

Sources (

  1. [S41] Letter from Jane Yasui to Robert Hairston, 3 June 2009.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  3. [S3412] Stewart, William C., 1907-. Gone to Georgia: Jackson And Gwinnett Counties And Their Neighbors In the Western Migration. Washington: National Genealogical Society, 1965., unknown repository.
  4. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  5. [S3452] Garrett, Franklin M. Atlanta And Environs: a Chronicle of Its People And Events. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia, 1969., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  6. [S283] Georgia Genealogical Sources, Series - Marriages 1840-1856, DeKalb County, Georgia, Volume GA46, MariLee Beatty Hageness, (MLH Research, Annisiton, AL - 1998).
  7. [S3477] Georgia, Fulton County Records from the Atlanta History Center, 1827-1955, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Nancy Hairston, 1891; citing Burial, 1891, 18 Jan 1891, Atlanta History Center, Georgia., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  8. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
Last Edited12 Apr 2019