Mary Theodosia HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#419, b. 9 February 1837, d. November 1924
Father*Col. Samuel Saunders HAIRSTON Jr.1 b. 12 Aug 1804, d. 8 Jul 1850
Mother*Elizabeth Perkins HAIRSTON b. 4 Apr 1809, d. 8 May 1858
Birth*Mary Theodosia HAIRSTON was born on 9 February 1837 in Franklin, Virginia.

 
She was the daughter of Col. Samuel Saunders HAIRSTON Jr. and Elizabeth Perkins HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1850Mary Theodosia 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 38.2

WillMary Theodosia HAIRSTON was mentioned in the will of Elizabeth Perkins HAIRSTON on 21 April 1858 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.3 
Census 1860Mary Theodosia HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of Sarah Alice Staples "Sallie" HAIRSTON on 20 July 1860 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; as Sallie Hairston.4

 
WillIn John Henry HAIRSTON's will dated 29 April 1861 in Lowndes County, Mississippi, Mary Theodosia HAIRSTON was named as an heir.
WillIn Hardin HAIRSTON's will dated 29 September 1862, Mary Theodosia 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.5
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 46.6

 
Census 1910Mary Theodosia 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.7

 
Census 1920Mary Theodosia HAIRSTON appeared on the 1920 census of Robert Andrew BARKLEY on 3 February 1920 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Robert A Barkley 46, Mary T Hairston 81 aunt, Ellie Edwards 40 lodger.8

 
Death*Mary Theodosia HAIRSTON died in November 1924 in Mooreland, Lowndes, Mississippi, at age 87.9 
Burial*She was buried in Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes, Mississippi.9

 
ChartsDescendant Chart (#1)
Descendant Chart (#2)
Descendant Chart Box

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S3316] Will of Elizabeth Perkins Hairston - 21 April 1858, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Will Book 1, Page 15., Lowndes County Courthouse,.
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S271] Will of Hardin Hairston - 29 Sep 1862, Lowndes County Will Book #1, page 122, Lowndes County Courthouse,.
  6. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S17] Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
Last Edited1 Sep 2014