Hugh Swinton HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#530, b. 27 February 1875, d. 30 May 1938
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*Hugh Swinton HAIRSTON was born on 27 February 1875; WWI draft card indicates birth date of 27 Feb 1874 and that he was working as a saleman.2,3 
He was the son of Robert Peter HAIRSTON and Margaret Sommer POTTS.1 
Census 1880Hugh Swinton HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Robert Peter HAIRSTON on 14 June 1880 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi.4

 
Marriage*Hugh Swinton HAIRSTON married Mary "Mamie" W. TAYLOR about 1906. 
Census 1910*Hugh Swinton HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 in Ward 2, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Hugh S Hairston 36, Mamie F. Hairston 41, William G Hairston 16 (Hugh's brother) and Cornell S Franklin 18 (son on Mamie's first marriage).5

 
Census 1920*He appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.6

 
Census 1930*He appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 in Ward 2, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Hugh S 55, Mamie T 64, William 36 (son), George Waller 33 (boarder.)7

 
Death*He died on 30 May 1938 at age 63. 
Burial*He was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.3

 

Family

Mary "Mamie" W. TAYLOR b. 6 Mar 1862, d. 25 Jan 1935
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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. [S128] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
  3. [S20] Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  4. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  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 Edited6 Feb 2022