Caroline HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#6011, b. 12 April 1868, d. 6 February 1955
Adoptive father*Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr.1 b. 20 Jun 1835, d. 13 Mar 1914
Adoptive mother*Lucy J. JONES1 b. 11 Sep 1843, d. 7 Jun 1902
Birth*Caroline HAIRSTON was born on 12 April 1868 in Virginia; adopted by Peter and Lucy Hairston. Virginia marriage records indicate birth year of 1869.1,2 
She was the daughter of Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr. and Lucy J. JONES.1 
Census 1880Caroline HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr. on 3 June 1880 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia; Peter 44, Lucy J. 36, Samuel (brother) 51, Marshall (nephew) 18, Caroline (adopted Daughter) 12.1

 
Marriage*Caroline HAIRSTON married Thomas A. RANSON on 21 November 1894 in Henry County, Virginia.3 
Census 1900Caroline HAIRSTON appeared on the 1900 census of Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr. on 23 June 1900 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia.

 
Census 1910Caroline HAIRSTON appeared on the 1910 census of Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr. on 14 May 1910 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia; Peter Hairston 74, Caroline H. Ranson (adopted daughter) 41 born in Virginia, Marris H. Ranson (adopted grandson) 10 born in Tenn., Marshall Hairston (nephew) 14.4

 
Death*Caroline HAIRSTON died on 6 February 1955 at age 86.2 
Burial*She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.2 

Family

Thomas A. RANSON b. 7 Nov 1858, d. 17 Oct 1929
Child
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  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. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  4. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited13 Dec 2016