Nancy Minerva Hairston ID#4021, b. 15 August 1848, d. 1919
Father*James Needham HAIRSTON1 b. 13 Sep 1812, d. a 1857
Mother*Mary VAUGHN1 b. 3 Sep 1815, d. 19 Jul 1901
Birth*Nancy Minerva Hairston was born on 15 August 1848 in Dallas, Arkansas.1,2,3 
She was the daughter of James Needham HAIRSTON and Mary VAUGHN.1 
Census 1850Nancy Minerva Hairston appeared on the 1850 census of James Needham HAIRSTON on 17 October 1850 in Tulip, Dallas, Arkansas.

Census 1870Nancy Minerva Hairston appeared on the 1870 census of Mary VAUGHN on 18 July 1870 in Holly Springs, Dallas, Arkansas.4

Married Name As of 12 January 1871,her married name was LAFFERTY. 
Marriage*Nancy Minerva Hairston married Dr. John McCaleb LAFFERTY on 12 January 1871 in Dallas, Arkansas.5 
Death*Nancy Minerva Hairston died in 1919 in Arkansas.3 
Burial*She was buried in Chidester Cemetery, Ouachita, Arkansas;

Photo: Find A Grave by Annie202.3 


Dr. John McCaleb LAFFERTY b. 10 Feb 1845, d. 20 Mar 1927

Sources (

  1. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  2. [S1900] 1900 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. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  5. [S125] Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957.
Last Edited23 Nov 2021