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 (listed as insane), Louisa M. 68 mother.6 


James McElhaney HAIRSTON b. 14 Dec 1808, d. 13 Jan 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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