Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL

HAIRSTON.org ID#60, b. 29 June 1819, d. 3 February 1858
Father*Gen. Benjamin W. S. CABELL Gen. b. 10 May 1793, d. 19 Apr 1862
Mother*Sarah "Sallie" Epes DOSWELL1 b. 27 Apr 1802, d. 5 Aug 1874
Birth*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL was born on 29 June 1819 in Danville, Virginia.1,2 
She was the daughter of Gen. Benjamin W. S. CABELL Gen. and Sarah "Sallie" Epes DOSWELL.1 
Marriage*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL married Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON, son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN, on 25 August 1836 in Danville, Virginia; Married by Rev. Archibald Montgomery.1,2 
Married Name As of 25 August 1836,her married name was HAIRSTON. 
Census 1850Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL appeared on the 1850 census of Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON on 15 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia; John T Hairston 38 a farmer, Pocahuntas 30, Virginia 13 , Louisa 11, Elizabeth 9, Sarah 5, Caleb 3
Hurdgman Hairston 1.3

Death*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL died on 3 February 1858 in Bridgewater, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, at age 38.1,4,2 
Burial*She was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.4,1 


Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON b. 25 Nov 1811, d. 13 Jan 1857
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S77] Brown, Alexander, The Cabells and Their Kin - A Memorial Volume, The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1895 https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89058675919, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S16] Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
Last Edited18 Mar 2019