Nicholas Hardyman HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#56, b. 9 March 1817, d. 20 August 1852
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*Nicholas Hardyman HAIRSTON was born on 9 March 1817 in Marrowbone Plantation, Henry, Virginia.2 
He was the son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN.1 
Census 1820Nicholas Hardyman 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 1830Nicholas Hardyman 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*Nicholas Hardyman HAIRSTON married Sarah Hughes DILLARD, daughter of General John DILLARD Jr. and Matilda HUGHES, on 22 May 1843 in Font Hill, Henry, Virginia; Daughter of Jno. Dillard.5,6 
Census 1850*Nicholas Hardyman HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 15 August 1850 in Henry, Virginia, Nicholas 33, Sarah 28, Louisa 4, John 3, George 0.6

 
Death*He died on 20 August 1852 at age 35. Peter Wilson Watkins Bible: "Nicholas H. Hairston died at Songwood his resisdence Friday the 20th August 1852".2,7 
Burial*He was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.2 

Family

Sarah Hughes DILLARD b. 1823
Children
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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. [S16] Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
  3. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S67] Dodd, Virginia Anderson, Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1976.
  6. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S3544] Watkins Family Bible record, 1782-1983. Bible of Peter Wilson Watkins, of Shawnee Plantation, Henry County, Virginia. The Library of Virginia, 32502 MBRC 28., Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Last Edited13 Dec 2020