Mary Jane BARRET ID#1874, b. about 1796, d. March 1870
Birth*Mary Jane BARRET was born about 1796 in South Carolina. 1850 census lists Georgia as place of birth. The 1870 Federal Mortality Schedule shows age of 74 and born in South Carolina.1,2,3 
Married Name As of 19 November 1819,her married name was HAIRSTON. 
Marriage*She married Ezekiel P. HAIRSTON, son of John HAIRSTON and Mary Ann ROBERTSON, on 19 November 1819 in Montgomery County, Alabama.4,5 
Census 1850Mary Jane BARRET appeared on the 1850 census of Ezekiel P. HAIRSTON on 27 February 1850 in Austin, Travis County, Texas; Ezakail Hurston 54 SC, Mary Hurston 50 GA, Mahaby Hurston 8 AL.2

Census 1860Mary Jane BARRET listed in the household of Ezekiel P. HAIRSTON on 22 June 1860 in Burnet County, Texas; Ezekiel Harriston 66, Jane 64.1

Death*Mary Jane BARRET died in March 1870 in Burnet County, Texas. Ezekiel and his wife Mary Jane died in March 1870. Ezekiel died of kidney failure at 76. Mary Jane Hairston died at 74 years old of typhoid fever.4,3 


Ezekiel P. HAIRSTON b. a 1794, d. a 3 Mar 1870

Sources (

  1. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  3. [S154] 1850-1885 US Federal Census Mortality Schedule - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  5. [S3144] Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
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