Powhatan Bolling HAIRSTON1

HAIRSTON.org ID#69, b. 1853, d. after 11 September 1860
Father*Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON2,3 b. 25 Nov 1811, d. 13 Jan 1857
Mother*Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL b. 29 Jun 1819, d. 3 Feb 1858
Birth*Powhatan Bolling HAIRSTON was born in 1853.2,4,1 
He was the son of Col. John Tyler HAIRSTON and Pocahontas Rebecca CABELL.2,3 
Census 1860Powhatan Bolling HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of Livingston CLAIBORNE on 11 September 1860 in Bridgeway, Henry, Virginia; Livingston Claiborne 22, Elizabeth Claiborne 19, Va Hairston 23, Cabell Hairston 14, Sally Hairston 15, Hardyman Hairston 12, Tyler Hairston 9, Powhatan Hairston 7.4

Burial*Powhatan Bolling HAIRSTON was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry, Virginia. Hordsville cemetery marker "POWHATAN,
INFANT SON OF, POCOHONTAS CABELL, AND JOHN TYLER, HAIRSTON" It does not have a birth or death date. Both of his parents had died before the 1860 census. The 1860 census of Livingston Claiborne (his brother-in-law) shows a 7 year old boy named Powhatan Hairston living with him, along with 6 of Powhatans brother and sisters. However, an "infant" usally means a 1 or 2 year child.5 
Death*He died after 11 September 1860.4 
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [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.
  3. [S145] Pedigo, Virginia G. and Pedigo, Lewis Gravely. History of Patrick and Henry Counties, Virginia - Genealogical Publishing Co., 1933 available on ancestry.com - CAUTION - this book was written in 1933 and has many errors regarding the Hairston family., Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S16] Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
Last Edited9 Mar 2019