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|
|Married Name||Her married name was RANSON.|
|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 1880||Caroline 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 1900||Caroline HAIRSTON appeared on the 1900 census of Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr. on 23 June 1900 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia. |
|Census 1910||Caroline 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|
|Thomas A. RANSON b. 7 Nov 1858, d. 17 Oct 1929|
- [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [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.
- [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
- [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
|Last Edited||13 Dec 2016|