John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON

HAIRSTON.org ID#231, b. 21 September 1867, d. 26 January 1934
Father*Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON1 b. 27 Aug 1823, d. 12 Jan 1894
Mother*Mary A. TORRANCE2 b. 22 Feb 1830, d. 3 Jan 1898
Birth*John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON was born on 21 September 1867 in Mississippi, Bethel Church Records indicate September 20, 1866.3,1,2 
He was the son of Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON and Mary A. TORRANCE.1,2 
Census 1880John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON appeared on the 1880 census of Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON on 3 June 1880 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Kentucky.4

 
Marriage*John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON married Kiziah "Kizzie" Staples HAIRSTON, daughter of George William HAIRSTON and Mary Watt HAIRSTON, on 20 November 1907 in Magowah Meadow.


The Columbus Commercial, Tuesday Morning, Nov. 26, 1907, page 1.5 
Marriage*John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON married Katherine Montgomery MCKEE, daughter of John M. MCKEE Jr. and Kittie GUILD, after 1909.6 
Census 1920John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON appeared on the 1920 census of Kittie GUILD in 1920 in District 3, Sumner Co., Tennessee.6

 
Census 1930*John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON appeared on the census of 1930 in Woods Ferry Pike, District3, Sumner Co., Tennessee.7

 
Death Certficate*Death Certficate issued on 26 January 1934 in Sumner County, Tennessee; PDF copy of death certificate attached here.2
Death*He died on 26 January 1934 in Sumner County, Tennessee, at age 66.3,2 
Burial*He was buried in Gallatin City Cemetery, Sumner County, Tennessee.3,2 

Family 1

Kiziah "Kizzie" Staples HAIRSTON b. 12 Dec 1881, d. 16 Oct 1909
Child

Family 2

Katherine Montgomery MCKEE b. Oct 1877
ChartsDescendant Chart (#1)
Descendant Chart (#2)
Descendant Chart Box

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1] Bethel Presbyterian Church Records, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  2. [S51] Death Certificate.
  3. [S167] Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955.
  4. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S3117] Letter Carolyn Hairston Henderson to Robert Hairston, September 1986, Personal Collection - printed book.
  6. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited22 Nov 2021