Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#53, b. 2 May 1813, d. 9 May 1863
Father*Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr.1 b. 27 Nov 1784, d. 13 Oct 1863
Mother*Louisa HARDYMAN b. 25 Dec 1787, d. 23 Oct 1847
Birth*Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON was born on 2 May 1813 in Marrowbone Plantation, Henry County, Virginia.2 
He was the son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN.1 
Census 1820Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1820 census of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. in 1820 in Henry County, Virginia; Males <10 3 (John 9, George 7, Nicholas 3), 26-44 1 (George 36), Females <10 2 (Elizabeth 5, Susan2), 16-25 1 (unknown), 25-44 1 (wife - Louisa 33), Slaves 65.3
Census 1830Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1830 census of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. in 1830 in Henry County, Virginia; Males <5 1 (Samuel William), 5-9 1 (Robert Henry), 10-14 1 (Nicholas Hardyman), 15-19 1 (George Stovall), 30-39 1 (unknown), 40-49 1 (George), Females 5-9 1 (Louisa Hardyman), 10-14 1 (Susan Maria), 15-19 1 (Elizabeth), 30-39 1 (unknown), 40-49 1 (wife - Louisa), Slaves 138.4
Marriage*Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON married Matilda M. MARTIN, daughter of Col. Joseph MARTIN and Sallie HUGHES, on 14 July 1837 in Greenwood, Henry County, Virginia; Listed as daughter of Jos. Martin and minister was Arnold Walker. Elizabeth Seawell books lists 18, July 1837.

Married- On July 18, by Rev. Arnold Walker, Dr. George Hurston, to Miss Matilda M. Martin, fourth dau. of Col. Joseph Martin, all of Henry County. Publication: Richmond Whig & public advertiser, Richmond, Va., Friday, July 28, 1837, (p. 1, c. 7) - From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia.5,6,2,7 
Census 1840*Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1840 in Henry County, Virginia, George S - Males 20-29 1, Females <5 1, 20-29 1, Slaves 22.8 
Census 1850*He appeared on the census of 10 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia, George 37, Matilda 32, Sarah L 12, Susan J 9, Elizabeth 7, George 5, Matilda 3, Joseph 1.9 
Census 1860*He appeared on the census of 11 September 1860 in Henry County, Virginia, Geo S 47, Sallie 22, Susan 18, Bettie 16, Geo 15, Matilda 13, Nicholas 8.10

 
Military*Was volunteer surgeon at Battle of Manassas.2

 
Will*He left a will on 11 December 1862 in Henry County, Virginia. Virginia Chancery Record Index, Henry Co., 1864-016..11 
Death*He died on 9 May 1863 in Marrowbone, Henry County, Virginia, at age 50.6 
Burial*He is believed to be buried in Marrowbone Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia

Family

Matilda M. MARTIN b. 7 Aug 1818, d. 4 May 1854
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3319] Pace, Ruth and McGee, Mary Pace. The Life and Times of Ridgeway, Virginia 1728-1990. Pocahontas Press, Inc., Blacksburg, Virginia, 1990., Personal Collection - printed book.
  3. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S67] Dodd, Virginia Anderson, Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1976.
  6. [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.
  7. [S3326] Knight, Nancy Marlene Martin. Peacemaker - Joseph Martin 1740-1808 and His Descendants, 1976., Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  8. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  11. [S3070] Court Case, Chancery Records, Henry County, VA. Unknown repository reference. Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Last Edited21 Aug 2017