Robert Peter HAIRSTON
HAIRSTON.org ID#527, b. 9 August 1877, d. 12 August 1928
|Father*||Robert Peter HAIRSTON1 b. 4 Oct 1841, d. 20 Jun 1906|
|Mother*||Margaret Sommer POTTS1 b. 1 Jul 1845, d. 11 Sep 1903|
|Birth*||Robert Peter HAIRSTON was born on 9 August 1877.1|
|He was the son of Robert Peter HAIRSTON and Margaret Sommer POTTS.1|
|Census 1880||Robert Peter HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Robert Peter HAIRSTON on 14 June 1880 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi.2 |
|Death*||Robert Peter HAIRSTON died on 12 August 1928 at age 51.3|
|Burial*||He was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.3|
|Obituary*||Robert T. Hairston|
Buried at Columbus
Columbus, Aug. 14 -- The remains of Robert T. Hairston reached Columbus Monday night over the Southern Railway from Asheville, Tenn., where his death occurred at 6 o'clock Monday morning.
Funeral services were held at Friendship cemetery at 10 o'clock this morning with the following as pall bearers: J. W. Carr, John Frierson, Pete Cox, J. T. W. Hairston, Sam potts, R. R. Banks.
Mr. Hairston was a native of this county and lived here many years. For the past 10 years he has been engaged in the cotton business in South Carolina and Georgia.
Three brother and a sister survive, they being Hugh S. and William Hirston of Columbus, Mrs. C. D. S. Bragg, of Crawford, and George hairston, of the delta.
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi) - Wed, Aug 15, 1928 - Page 3.
NOTE: The newspaper typed his name a Robert T. instead of Robert P. Hairston.)
- [S136] Bible - Thomas Potts Family Bible - 1668-1893 , area covered is Charleston, South Carolina. Bible printed in 1740. other surnames mentioned: Akin, Burton, Gray, Hairston, Keelin, Smith, and Thornton. Library call number 24346, Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
- [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S20] Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
|Last Edited||14 May 2021|