Jane Jerusha HAWTHORNE

HAIRSTON.org ID#4122, b. 25 April 1820, d. 8 January 1880
Birth*Jane Jerusha HAWTHORNE was born on 25 April 1820 in South Carolina
Marriage*She married Tolivar JOHNSON, son of Benjamin Franklin JOHNSON, in 1839.1 
Census 1850Jane Jerusha HAWTHORNE listed in the household of Tolivar JOHNSON in 1850 in Saluda Regiment, Abbeville, South Carolina; Toliver 37, Jane J 30, Elizabeth A 10, Frances E 8, James W. 5, Marth J 3.2 
WillIn Jane (surname unknown)'s will dated 4 June 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Jane Jerusha HAWTHORNE was named as an heir; Executor: David Keller, Esq. (wife is Nancy Lomax, daughter of William Lomax and Nancy Hairston)
Witnesses: John W. Lomax, Garlington Owens, Elizabeth B. Lomax.
Heirs: Nephew James Wesley Johnson, (son Jane Johnson and Toliver Johnson of Panola, MS), Thomas Johnston, James H Martin and wife Rachel Martin of Tippah, MS, William Gray (son of John Gray deceased), William Gray (son of James Gray deceased), Mary Ann Thompson, Sarah Jane Lomax (daughter of John and Elizabeth Lomax).
PDF copies of will are attached here.1
Death*She died on 8 January 1880 in Mississippi at age 59. 
Burial*She was buried in Emory Cemetery, Panola, Mississippi


Tolivar JOHNSON b. 15 Feb 1813, d. 15 Oct 1890

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S276] Will of Jane Hairston - 4 June 1853, Abbeville County Will Box 131, Pack 3799, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited28 Sep 2014