John Peter HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#181, b. 21 December 1912, d. 24 May 1963
Father*George William HAIRSTON1,2 b. 5 Oct 1857, d. 2 Dec 1941
Mother*Ela May Ledbetter THARP b. 27 Oct 1872, d. 30 Aug 1962
Birth*John Peter HAIRSTON was born on 21 December 1912 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi
He was the son of George William HAIRSTON and Ela May Ledbetter THARP.1,2 
Census 1920John Peter HAIRSTON appeared on the 1920 census of George William HAIRSTON on 7 February 1920 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi.3

Census 1930John Peter HAIRSTON appeared on the 1930 census of George William HAIRSTON on 29 April 1930 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi; George W 72, Ela M 56, Brown W 22, John P 17.4

Marriage*John Peter HAIRSTON married Mary Alice HOLLINGSWORTH, daughter of Dr. Salathiel Lamar HOLLINGSWORTH and Frances Gertrude EVANS, on 1 December 1934. 
Census 1940*John Peter HAIRSTON was Head of Household in the 1940 Federal Census in 1940 in Lowndes County, Mississippi. J Peter 27, Mary H 26, J Peter 4, Lamar 2, Nannette 0.5

 
Death*He died on 24 May 1963 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi, at age 50; Suicide. 
Burial*He was buried in Oaklimb Cemetery, Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi.6

 

Family

Mary Alice HOLLINGSWORTH b. 22 Dec 1913, d. 17 Sep 2007
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3117] Letter Carolyn Hairston Henderson to Robert Hairston, September 1986, Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S253] Bible of Nicholas E. Hairston Family, 1825 (Boston, New York, Philadelphia: American Family Bible Publishing Company, N. E. Hairston, Jr., Mississippi.
  3. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S13] Oaklimb Cemetery, Crawford, Lowndes County, MS.
Last Edited23 Nov 2021