John Adams HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#45, b. 15 March 1799, d. 7 September 1849
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*John Adams HAIRSTON was born on 15 March 1799 in Virginia.2,1 
He was the son of Gen. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Elizabeth PERKINS.1 
Elected*John A. Hairston and John Tatum were elected to the Virginia House of Delegates representing Patrick County for the December 1, 1823 - March 10, 1824 session.3 
ElectedJohn A. Hairston and Clark Penn were elected to the Virginia House of Delegates representing Patrick County for the November 29, 1824 - February 18, 1825 session.3 
ElectedJohn A. Hairston and Clark Penn were elected to the Virginia House of Delegates representing Patrick County for the December 5, 1825 - March 9, 1826 session.3 
Census 1830*John Adams HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1830 in Patrick, Virginia, John A Hartin, Males: 20-29 4, 30-39 1, Slaves: 57.4

Marriage*He married Malinda CORN, daughter of Nancy HANCOCK, on 5 November 1833 in Patrick, Virginia; Minister Stephen Hubbard.5 
Deed*John A. Hairston buys the Patrick County estate of Martha Greenlee, deceased, on 26 July 1834. FSL 8249405-155.
DeedOn 11 January 1836, Jesse Corn sells land to John A. Hairston. - Patrick County Deed Book 9, page 144. FSL #8153036 image 89. 
Census 1840*John Adams HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1840 in Yalobusha, Mississippi, Males <5 2 (George, Marshall), 40-49 1 (John), Females <5 1 (Ruth), 5-9 1 (Elizabeth), 20-29 1 (Malinda), Slaves 96.6

Census 1841 Miss*He appeared on the Mississippi Census of 1841 in Yalobusha, Mississippi.7 
Tax Rolls*In 1842, John A. Hairston is paying taxes on over 20,887 acres of land in Patrick County, Virginia. FSL 2056445.8 
Death*He died on 7 September 1849 in Yalobusha, Mississippi, at age 50. (an unknown value.) 
Probate*His estate was probated on 2 November 1849 in Yalobusha, Mississippi. 
ProbateHis estate inventory and appraisl was probated on 29 June 1850 in Henry, Virginia. Henry County Will Book 5, page 235. FSL 7645135-411.
Grant* Malinda (John's wife), Ruth A., George S., John M. and Susan A. (his children) acquired 780 acres in Patrick County "on waters of Goblintown Creek, being part of 1000 acres granted to George Hairston, April 23, 1801" Grants 113, Apprx. p. 25. 
Court RecordGeorge Hairston CALLAWAY; 1888 - George H. Calloway, by next friend (guardian) vs N. E. Hairston, Marshall Hairston, Samuel Hairston, George Hairston, Hardin Hairston, John A. Hairston, Ruth S. Hairston, America Hairston and Mrs. Bethania Pannill. The complaint is that George H. Callaway, who is a lunatic, is claiming he should be an heir to the estate of Robert Hairston (1783-1852). - Lowndes County Chancery Court Case File #782. FSL #8631779 image 18. 

Family

Malinda CORN b. a 1814, d. a 1882
Children
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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 - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  2. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S3579] Fourteenth Annual Report of the Library Board of the Virginia State Library 1916 - 1917 , Richmond: Virginia State Library, Division of Purchase and Printing, 1917 https://hdl.handle.net/2027/osu.32435031019854, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S70] Marriages of Patrick County, Virginia 1791-1850, Lela C. Adams, (Bassett, VA 1972).
  6. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1841] 1841 Mississippi Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S3614] Land Tax Books 1791-1850 Patrick County, Virginia, Commissioner of the Revenue, Patrick County.
    https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1155230, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  9. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S277] Letters to Lt. Roland W. Jones - 1861- 1863, from Susan America Hairston Jones, J. T. Gilson, 1991.
Last Edited22 May 2024