Robert Henry HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#58, b. 2 January 1824, d. 30 January 1903
Father*Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr.1,2 b. 27 Nov 1784, d. 13 Oct 1863
Mother*Louisa HARDYMAN b. 25 Dec 1787, d. 23 Oct 1847
Birth*Robert Henry HAIRSTON was born on 2 January 1824 in Marrowbone Plantation, Henry County, Virginia.3 
He was the son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN.1,2 
Census 1830Robert Henry 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
Census 1850*Robert Henry HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1850 in Henry, Virginia.5 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Dudley SAUNDERS on 17 November 1852 in Franklin Court House, Franklin, Virginia.6 
Census 1860Robert Henry HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. in 1860 in Henry County, Virginia; Geo 75, Robt 36, Mary 5 (Robert's daughter), Bettie 2 (Robert's daughter), Thomas Pugh 57.1

Census 1870*Robert Henry HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 8 August 1870 in Martinsville, Henry, Virginia, Robert 46, Elizabeth 45, Mary 13, Elizabeth 11.7 
Census 1880*He appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 in Martinsville, Henry, Virginia, Robert 56, Elizabeth 57, Mary L. 24, Elizabeth 21.6 
Census 1900*He appeared on the census of 2 June 1900 in Martinsville, Henry, Virginia, Robert listed as widower living alone at 76.8 
Death*He died on 30 January 1903 in Roundabout Plantation, Martinsville, Virginia, at age 79.3 
Burial*He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.3 

Family

Elizabeth Dudley SAUNDERS
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [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.
  3. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  4. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S3074] Hale, Nathaniel Claiborne, Roots In Virginia: an Account of Captain Thomas Hale, Virginia Frontiersman, His Descendants And Related Families. With Genealogies And Sketches of Hale, Saunders, Lucke, Claiborne, Lacy, Tobin And Contributing Ancestral Lines. Philadelphia?, 1948.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89066151580, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
Last Edited23 Jun 2017