John Robertson HAIRSTON Jr. ID#1871, b. 1793
Father*John HAIRSTON1 b. b 1755
Mother*Mary Ann ROBERTSON1 b. a 1754, d. a 1840
Birth*John Robertson HAIRSTON Jr. was born in 1793 in Abbeville, South Carolina.1,2,3 
He was the son of John HAIRSTON and Mary Ann ROBERTSON.1 
Marriage*John Robertson HAIRSTON Jr. married Nancy SANFORD on 4 February 1817 in Putnam, Georgia.1,4 
Marriage*John Robertson HAIRSTON Jr. married Martha P. WATSON on 21 December 1824 in Jasper, Georgia.4,1,2 
Property*John Hairston acquired lot #115 of the 7th District, Third Section Cherokee Land Lottery in 1832. He was living in Muscogee County, Georgia at that time.5 
Census 1850*John Robertson HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the census of 29 October 1850 in Montgomery, Alabama, John Haiston 57 SC, Martha 55 GA, Wm R 18 AL, Caroline E AL.2

Census 1860He appeared on the 1860 census of William R. HAIRSTON on 31 August 1860 in Montgomery, Alabama; William Harriston 27, Tobitha E. 28, Rolin J. 6, Horence 4, Jane E 2. living with William's father John;

John Harriston 67 living with William Harriston.3

Family 1

Nancy SANFORD d. a 1824

Family 2

Martha P. WATSON b. 1795

Sources (

  1. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  3. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  4. [S42] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.,
  5. [S3427] Smith, J. F. The Cherokee land lottery: containing a numerical list of the names of the fortunate drawers in said lottery, with an engraved map of each district. 1838 By James F. Smith. New York: Printed by Harper & brothers., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
Last Edited24 Jul 2021