Matilda Louisa MCCALLAY ID#2238, b. 23 November 1816, d. 21 May 1851
Father*James MCCALLAY1 b. 1770
Mother*Margaret AIKEN1 b. 18 Feb 1776
Birth*Matilda Louisa MCCALLAY was born on 23 November 1816 in Morgan County, Georgia.1,2,3 
She was the daughter of James MCCALLAY and Margaret AIKEN.1 
Marriage*Matilda Louisa MCCALLAY married James McElhaney HAIRSTON, son of Hugh Brown HAIRSTON and Sarah MCELHANEY, on 4 December 1834.4,1,2,5 
Census 1850Matilda Louisa MCCALLAY appeared on the 1850 census of James McElhaney HAIRSTON on 10 October 1850 in Troup County, Georgia; Jas Hurston 40 SC, Matilda 34 GA, Margarett 14 GA, Sarah 12 GA, Jane 6 GA, Wm 4 GA, Mary J 1 GA.2

Death*Matilda Louisa MCCALLAY died on 21 May 1851 at age 34.1,3 
Burial*She was buried in Harmony Methodist Church, Troup County, Georgia.1,3 
Census 1880She appeared on the 1880 census of James HAIRSTON on 3 June 1880 in Chambers County, Alabama; Hairston, James 29 GA, Julia F. 20 GA wife, Ellen L. 2 daughter AL, J. M. Hairston 73 father SC both parents born SC (listed as insane), Louisa M. 68 mother GA both parents born in GA.6 


James McElhaney HAIRSTON b. 14 Dec 1808, d. 13 Jun 1881

Sources (

  1. [S144] Bible - James M Hairston 1808-1943.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  3. [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.
  4. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  5. [S3432] Dodd, Jordan, comp.. Georgia Marriages to 1850. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia.,
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
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