Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON)

HAIRSTON.org ID#6100, b. 24 July 1839, d. 31 January 1918
Father*John Constant HAIRSTON (HARSTON)1 b. a 1815, d. a 1842
Mother*Lucinda GLASS1 b. 13 Sep 1820, d. 19 Mar 1891
Birth*Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON) was born on 24 July 1839 in Virginia.1,2,3 
She was the daughter of John Constant HAIRSTON (HARSTON) and Lucinda GLASS.1 
Census 1850Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON) appeared on the 1850 census of James Wesley SHELL on 8 August 1850 in Lower Creek, Caldwell County, North Carolina; Wesley Shell 31 (born Banks, NC), Lucinda Shell 28 (born in Virginia), Margaret Shell 6, John Shell 4, George Shell 1, Caroline Hastin 10 (born in Virginia), Frank Armor 23.2 
Marriage*Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON) married Rev. William Henry OLLIS on 25 January 1866.4 
Census 1870Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON) appeared on the 1870 census of Rev. William Henry OLLIS on 21 July 1870 in Upper Creek Township, Burke County, North Carolina; Ollis, William H. 30 (minister of gospel), Melinda C. 31, William W. 12, John C. 10, Ellen L. 8, Mary F, 4, Thos E. 2 and Martha S. 2/12 - all born in North Carolina.5 
Census 1900Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON) appeared on the 1900 census of Rev. William Henry OLLIS on 19 June 1900 in Toe River, Mitchell County, North Carolina.3 
Death*Malinda Caroline HAIRSTON (HARSTON) died on 31 January 1918 in Toe River, Avery County, North Carolina, at age 78. The death certificate lists John Constant Harston and Lucinda Glass as parents and both were born in Patrick County, Virginia.1
Burial*She was buried in Green Valley Baptist Church Cemetery, Avery County, North Carolina, grave mark show "CAROLINA HARSTIN" 1839-1918.4 

Family

Rev. William Henry OLLIS b. 22 Sep 1840, d. 1 Dec 1916

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3308] Death Cert. - Malindy Caratine Ollis , Original data: North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina., Ancestry.com.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [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.
  5. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited17 Jan 2023