Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#417, b. 3 April 1835, d. June 1916
Father*Col. Samuel Saunders HAIRSTON Jr. b. 12 Aug 1804, d. 8 Jul 1850
Mother*Elizabeth Perkins HAIRSTON b. 4 Apr 1809, d. 8 May 1858
Birth*Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON was born on 3 April 1835 in Franklin County, Virginia.1,2 
She was the daughter of Col. Samuel Saunders HAIRSTON Jr. and Elizabeth Perkins HAIRSTON
Census 1850Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON appeared on the 1850 census of Hardin HAIRSTON on 25 September 1850 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Hardin 64, Elizabeth 40, (the following children are Col. Samuel Hairston's) Elizabeth 15, Sarah 18, Samuel 20, Theodosia 13, John 11, Robert 8, George 5, Joseph 3, Sanders 1, and Harden's son George 38.3

WillSamuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON was mentioned in the will of Elizabeth Perkins HAIRSTON on 21 April 1858 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.4 
Census 1860Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of Sarah Alice Staples "Sallie" HAIRSTON on 20 July 1860 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; as Sallie Hairston.5

 
WillIn John Henry HAIRSTON's will dated 29 April 1861 in Lowndes County, Mississippi, Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON was named as an heir.
WillIn Hardin HAIRSTON's will dated 29 September 1862, Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON was named as an heir; Hardin Hairston left a will dated 29 September 1862, Lowndes County Courthouse, Mississippi, page 122.
PDF transcript and a copy of will attached.6
Census 1900She appeared on the 1900 census of Rev. Andrew Hannah BARKLEY in 1900 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Andrew 70, Sallie Alice 60, Robt Anderson 24, S H E Hairston 45, Mary T Hairston 40, Thomas Cox 46.7

 
Census 1910Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON appeared on the 1910 census of Robert Andrew BARKLEY on 16 April 1910 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi; Robert A Barkley 36, Sarah A Barkley 76 (Robert's mother), Sam H Hairston 74 (female, Robert's Aunt), Mary T Hairston 71 (Robert's Aunt);
Sallie Hairston is listed first as head of household.8

 
Death*Samuel Henry Elizabeth "Bettie" HAIRSTON died in June 1916 in Mooreland, Lowndes County, Mississippi, at age 81.1 
Burial*She was buried in Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi;


Photo: Find A Grave by Ed and Sue Anderson.1 
ChartsDescendant Chart (#1)
Descendant Chart (#2)
Descendant Chart Box

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S17] Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  2. [S55] Harden Hairston Family Bible, 1750-1908. The Holy Bible containing The Old & New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues,.....J. Holbrook's Sterotype Copy., Eighth Edition, Brattleborough, (Vt.), 1817, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S3316] Will of Elizabeth Perkins Hairston - 21 April 1858, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Will Book 1, Page 15., Lowndes County Courthouse,.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S271] Will of Hardin Hairston - 29 Sep 1862, Lowndes County Will Book #1, page 122, Lowndes County Courthouse,.
  7. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited30 Jul 2017