Elizabeth A. PENN

HAIRSTON.org ID#678, b. 14 December 1826, d. 1 January 1900
Father*Thomas Jefferson PENN b. 15 Jun 1781, d. 29 Mar 1858
Mother*Mary Christian KENNERLY1 b. 26 Nov 1803, d. 29 Jun 1885
Birth*Elizabeth A. PENN was born on 14 December 1826.2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson PENN and Mary Christian KENNERLY.1 
Marriage*Elizabeth A. PENN married Samuel William HAIRSTON, son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN, on 26 October 1848 in Poplar Grove, Patrick County, Virginia; Minister Wiliam M. Schoolfield.3,2 
Census 1850Elizabeth A. PENN listed in the household of Samuel William HAIRSTON on 28 October 1850 in Patrick County, Virginia; Saml W. 24, Eliza 24, Jno T. 1.4

Census 1860Elizabeth A. PENN appeared on the 1860 census of Samuel William HAIRSTON on 2 August 1860 in Patrick County, Virginia; Samuel W 33 an iron maker, Eliza 33, Joth T 10, George R 7, Mary L 9, Elizabeth 5.5

Census 1880Elizabeth A. PENN appeared on the 1880 census of Mary Christian KENNERLY on 23 June 1880 in Mayo River, Patrick County, Virginia; Mary Penn 77, Samuel W. Hairston 52 son-in-law, Eliza 52 daughter, Mary L. 24 grand-daughter, Mary Penn (not Hairston) 22 grand-daughter.1

Death*Elizabeth A. PENN died on 1 January 1900 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, at age 73.2 


Samuel William HAIRSTON b. 18 Dec 1826, d. 31 Mar 1885
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S95] Penn Family Bible 1753-1926, Bible of Captain Thomas Penn, Poplar Grove, Patrick Co., Virginia.
    Summary     Record is a typed transcript (2 leaves). Area covered is Patrick County, Virginia. Bible printed in 1824. Other surnames mentioned: Foster, Hairston, Hay, Kennerly, Leath, Shelton, Smithee, Tatum, and Zentmeyer. This transcript appeared in the March 1973 issue of Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  3. [S70] Marriages of Patrick County, Virginia 1791-1850, Lela C. Adams, (Bassett, VA 1972).
  4. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited18 Mar 2019