Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#528, b. 23 November 1872, d. 7 March 1937
Father*Robert Peter HAIRSTON1 b. 4 Oct 1841, d. 20 Jun 1906
Mother*Margaret Sommer POTTS b. 1 Jul 1845, d. 11 Sep 1903
Birth*Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON was born on 23 November 1872.2 
She was the daughter of Robert Peter HAIRSTON and Margaret Sommer POTTS.1 
Census 1880Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Robert Peter HAIRSTON on 14 June 1880 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi.3

 
Married Name As of 7 December 1898,her married name was BRAGG. 
Marriage*Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON married Charles Douglas Spurgeon BRAGG on 7 December 1898 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.4 
Census 1910Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the 1910 census of Charles Douglas Spurgeon BRAGG on 7 May 1910 in Beat 1, Leflore County, Mississippi.5

 
Census 1920Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the 1920 census of Charles Douglas Spurgeon BRAGG on 18 March 1920 in Beat 5, Sunflower County, Mississippi.6

 
Census 1930Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON appeared on the 1930 census of Charles Douglas Spurgeon BRAGG on 29 April 1930 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi.7

 
Death*Elizabeth Gray HAIRSTON died on 7 March 1937 at age 64.2 
Burial*She was buried in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.2 
Obituary*
MRS. BRAGG DIES

COLUMBUS, Miss., Mar. 8 (AP)
---Mrs. Eliza Hairston Bragg died less than 72 hours after the death of her husband, former state representative C. D. S. Bragg. She died after a second paralytic stroke believed caused from shock over the death of her husband, a prominent retired planter.

The Greenwood Commonwealth (Greenwood, Mississippi) - Mon, Mar 8, 1937 - Page 1. 

Family

Charles Douglas Spurgeon BRAGG b. 22 Apr 1868, d. 4 Mar 1937
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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
  2. [S3231] Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lowndes Co., Mississippi.
  3. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S76] Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited14 May 2021