Constantine HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#44, b. 17 December 1797, d. 12 February 1819
Father*Gen. George Stovall HAIRSTON1 b. 20 Sep 1750, d. 5 Mar 1827
Mother*Elizabeth PERKINS1 b. 13 May 1759, d. 26 Jan 1819
Birth*Constantine HAIRSTON was born on 17 December 1797 in Virginia.2,1 
He was the son of Gen. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Elizabeth PERKINS.1 
Death*Constantine HAIRSTON died on 12 February 1819 at age 21; "Died- Constantine Hairston, eighth son of Col. George and Mrs. Elizabeth Hairston, on February 12, shortly after the death of his mother. His home was in Patrick County. Age 21 the years." Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, Va. : 1815 : Semiweekly) (p. 3, c. 4) - From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. (Film 23a).

"Constantine Hairston, born Dec. 17, 1797, died unmarried of typhoid fever at age 19, buried at "Beaver Creek," Henry Co., Va. He was a young man of unusual handsome appearance and decided literary tastes and talents." From "Descendants of Nicholas Perkins....", p.66

In the book "The Hairstons and Penns and their Relations", Elizabeth Seawell Hairston writes, "Constantine, eighth child of Colonel George and Elizabeth Perkins Letcher Hairston, born December 17, 1797. He was a man of unusual handsome appearance and decided literary tastes and talents. He died young and unmarried and is buried at "Beaver Creek," Henry County, Virginia. (The name "Constant" is first noted in the Perkins family in 1652)."2,3 
Burial*He was buried in Beaver Creek Plantation, Henry County, Virginia.4 
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S249] George Hairston Family Bible - 1750-1916, Peter Hairston Bible - 1750-1928, The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated Out of the Original Greek: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. Cooperstown, (N.Y.) Sterotyped, Printed and Published by H. & E. Phinney, 1829., Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  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. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S15] Beaver Creek Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
Last Edited31 Aug 2021