Roland Jesse HAIRSTON ID#2243, b. 20 November 1854, d. 30 August 1896
Father*William R. HAIRSTON1 b. 1832
Mother*Faitha E. "Tobitha" WELCH1 b. a 1832
Birth*Roland Jesse HAIRSTON was born on 20 November 1854 in Alabama.1,2,3 
He was the son of William R. HAIRSTON and Faitha E. "Tobitha" WELCH.1 
Census 1860Roland Jesse HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of William R. HAIRSTON on 31 August 1860 in Montgomery County, 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.4

County Change*Elmore County formed from Autauga, Montgomery, Cossa and Tallapoos Counties - 15 February 1866. 
Tax Rolls*R. J. Hairston appears on the Bowie County Tax Rolls from 1875 to 1896. 
Census 1880*Roland Jesse HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 in Santuck, Elmore County, Alabama, living with W. A. Beattie and M. B. Gregory.2 
Marriage*He married Sarah Lavonia SWINDALL, daughter of Owen Calvin SWINDALL and Franes Lavonia GREGORY, on 18 July 1880 in Elmore County, Alabama.5 
Death*Roland Jesse HAIRSTON died on 30 August 1896 at age 41.1,2 
Burial*He was buried in Hubbard Cemetery, Bowie County, Texas.3 


Sarah Lavonia SWINDALL b. a 1861

Sources (

  1. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  2. [S1880] 1880 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. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  5. [S3144] Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Last Edited18 Dec 2018