Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#387, b. November 1899, d. 12 October 1977
Father*James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON1 b. 25 Dec 1865, d. 22 Apr 1947
Mother*Mary Agnes McGUIRE b. 1 Jan 1870, d. 4 Jun 1916
Married NameHer married name was ELLIS. 
Birth*Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON was born in November 1899 in Mississippi, cemetery marker and death certificate indicate birth of 23 Dec 1902. However, she is listed in 1900 Federal Census as born in November 1899.1,2 
She was the daughter of James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON and Mary Agnes McGUIRE.1 
Census 1900Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON appeared on the 1900 census of James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON on 1 June 1900 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Hairston, JTW married for 8 years and Agnes has 3 of 4 children still living.1

 
Census 1910Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON appeared on the 1910 census of James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON on 16 April 1910 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi.3


 
Marriage*Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON married Herbert Drane ELLIS on 10 March 1921 in Mobile, Alabama.4 
Census 1930Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON appeared on the 1930 census of James Thomas Watt HAIRSTON on 14 April 1930 in Lindsey Ferry Road, Beat 4, District 17, Lowndes County, Mississippi.5

 
Census 1940*Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1940 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Rebecca 38, Rebecca 18, Eleanor 13.2 
Marriage*She married Jeremiah Morton DEJARNATTE on 18 September 1973 in Hopewell, Hopewell City County, Virginia.6
Death*Mary Rebecca HAIRSTON died on 12 October 1977 in Chippenham Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, at age 77. The death certificates lists Herbert D. Ellis as husband.7,8
Burial*She was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.9,7 

Family 1

Herbert Drane ELLIS b. 30 Apr 1899, d. 26 Mar 1926

Family 2

Jeremiah Morton DEJARNATTE b. 23 Aug 1893
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S3307] Alabama County Marriages 1805-1967, Family Search, Salt lake City, Utah, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S52] Marriage Certificate or Register.
  7. [S20] Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  8. [S51] Death Certificate.
  9. [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.
Last Edited4 Jan 2022