Jane (surname unknown)

HAIRSTON.org ID#2222, b. about 1763
Birth*Jane (surname unknown) was born about 1763.1,2,3 
Marriage*She married James Robert HAIRSTON, son of William HAIRSTON and Ann S. (surname unknown), about 1788.4 
Census 1810Jane (surname unknown) listed in the household of James Robert HAIRSTON in 1810 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; Male <10 2, 10-15 3, 26-44 1, Females 16-25 3, 45+ 2, Slaves 1. Neighbors were Brown Herston, Nathaniel Rowland, Sarah Roland and Samuel Moseley. The names of 4 male and 4 female household members, possible children of James and Jane, are not know.2


Census 1820Jane (surname unknown) appeared on the 1820 census of James Robert HAIRSTON in 1820 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; Males <10 1, 10-15 1, 16-18 1, 16-25 2, 45+ 1, Females 16-25 1, 26-44 1, 45+ 1, Total 8. The names of 4 male and 2 female household members, possible children of James and Jane, are not know.5
WillIn James Robert HAIRSTON's will dated 5 July 1827 in Abbeville District, South Carolina, Jane (surname unknown) was named as an heir; John J. Kellaris an executor. He is the husband of Cynthia Lomax, the daughter of George Lomax, a witness.
PDF copy of original will and transcript are attached here.4,6
Census 1830She appeared on the 1830 census of James Robert HAIRSTON in 1830 in Laurens County, South Carolina; Males: 15-20 1, 60-70 1, Females: 15-20 1, 60-70 1.3
Census 1840*Jane (surname unknown) appeared on the census of 1840 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Jane Herston - Females 15-19 2, 50-59 1, Slaves 4.7

Will*She left a will on 4 June 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Executor: David Keller, Esq. (wife is Nancy Lomax, daughter of William Lomax and Nancy Hairston)
Witnesses: John W. Lomax, Garlington Owens, Elizabeth B. Lomax.
Heirs: Nephew James Wesley Johnson, (son Jane Johnson and Toliver Johnson of Panola, MS), Thomas Johnston, James H Martin and wife Rachel Martin of Tippah, MS, William Gray (son of John Gray deceased), William Gray (son of James Gray deceased), Mary Ann Thompson, Sarah Jane Lomax (daughter of John and Elizabeth Lomax).
PDF copies of will are attached here:.8
Probate*Her estate was probated on 25 October 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina.6 

Family

James Robert HAIRSTON b. 2 Mar 1766, d. a Dec 1833
Child

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S263] Will of James Robert Hairston - July 5, 1827, Abbeville County, South Carolina Will Book No. 1, Page 406, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  5. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [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.).
  7. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S276] Will of Jane Hairston - 4 June 1853, Abbeville County Will Box 131, Pack 3799, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
Last Edited19 Jun 2018