Sarah May HAIRSTON ID#2556, b. 22 July 1837, d. 3 May 1859
Father*James McElhaney HAIRSTON1,2 b. 14 Dec 1808, d. 13 Jan 1881
Mother*Matilda Louisa McCALLAY1 b. 23 Nov 1816, d. 21 May 1851
Birth*Sarah May HAIRSTON was born on 22 July 1837 in Georgia.1,2,3 
She was the daughter of James McElhaney HAIRSTON and Matilda Louisa McCALLAY.1,2 
Census 1850Sarah May HAIRSTON appeared on the 1850 census of James McElhaney HAIRSTON on 10 October 1850 in Troup, 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

Court RecordJames McElhaney HAIRSTON; On 15 January 1856, after his wife died, James M. Hairston became guardian of his minor children Sarah May, Jane E., William M. and James Harston. Guardian Bonds, Troup County, Georgia, page 181.4
Marriage*Sarah May HAIRSTON married John Carswell FULLER in 1857.3 
Death*Sarah May HAIRSTON died on 3 May 1859 at age 21.3 
Burial*She was buried in Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery, Troup, Georgia.3 


John Carswell FULLER b. 4 Aug 1832, d. 5 Apr 1883

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. [S3459] Georgia Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992,
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