Peter Wilson HAIRSTON Jr.

HAIRSTON.org ID#696, b. 11 February 1871, d. 11 November 1943
Father*Peter Wilson HAIRSTON b. 25 Nov 1819, d. 17 Feb 1886
Mother*Fanny McCay CALDWELL b. 29 Aug 1834, d. 24 Jun 1907
Birth*Peter Wilson HAIRSTON Jr. was born on 11 February 1871 in Oak Hill Plantation, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.1,2,3,4 
He was the son of Peter Wilson HAIRSTON and Fanny McCay CALDWELL
Census 1880Peter Wilson HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the 1880 census of Peter Wilson HAIRSTON on 3 June 1880 in Sauratown, Stokes Co., North Carolina.3

 
College*Peter Wilson HAIRSTON Jr. was College about 1890; He studied Civil Engineering at the University of Virginia.5 
Census 1900He appeared on the 1900 census of Fanny McCay CALDWELL on 11 June 1900 in Fulton, Davie Co., North Carolina;


Year: 1900; Census Place: Fulton, Davie, North Carolina; Roll: 1191; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0069; FHL microfilm: 1241191.4 
Census 1910*Peter Wilson HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the census of 2 April 1910 in Fulton Township, Davie Co., North Carolina,


Year: 1910; Census Place: Fulton, Davie, North Carolina; Roll: T624_1107; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0040; FHL microfilm: 1375120.6 
Marriage*He married Margaret Elmer GEORGE, daughter of Rev. Thomas M. Nelson GEORGE and Elizabeth B. ELMER, on 17 January 1912. "Mrs. Thomas Morduit Nelson George requests the honor of your presence at the marriage of her daughter Margaret Elmer to Mr. Peter Wilson Hairston on the evening of Wednesday, the sevententh of January at six o'clock at Saint James Church Marietta, George.

Mr. Hairston is the son of the late Major Peter W. Hairston and Mrs. Frances Caldwell Hairston, the latter a daughter of Judge David Franklin Caldwell. He has charge of large estates in Davie, Davidson and Stokes counties and in Virginia. Mr. Hairston will take his bride to the beautiful ancestral home overlooking the Yadkin river near Coolemee. Miss George is the daughter of the late Rev. Thomas M. N. George, of the Episcopal Church. She has spent most of her life in Newbern and has a host of admiring friends throughout the State, who will welcome her return."

The Evening Chronicle, Charlotte, North Carolina, Monday, January 1, 1912 - Page 6. 
Census 1920*Peter Wilson HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 in Fulton Township, Davie Co., North Carolina,


Year: 1920; Census Place: Fulton, Davie, North Carolina; Roll: T625_1294; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 46; Image: 344.7 
Census 1930*He appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 in Fulton Township, Davie Co., North Carolina, Peter W 59, Elmer G 45, Peter W 16, Nelson G 12, Ruth W Hairston 61 (sister), (servant - Lucyiane 62);


Year: 1930; Census Place: Fulton, Davie, North Carolina; Roll: 1686; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0005; Image: 75.0; FHL microfilm: 2341420.8 
Census 1940*He appeared on the census of 26 April 1940 in Fulton Township, Davie Co., North Carolina,


Year: 1940; Census Place: Fulton, Davie, North Carolina; Roll: T627_2900; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 30-6.9 
Death*He died on 11 November 1943 at age 72.2 
Burial*He was buried in Episcopal Church of Ascension, Davie, North Carolina.2 

Family

Margaret Elmer GEORGE b. 9 Jan 1885, d. 6 Nov 1963
Children
ChartsDescendant Chart (#1)
Descendant Chart (#2)
Descendant Chart Box

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S69] Hairston, Judge Peter, Descendants of Robert Hairston, Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S47] Find A Grave Website - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individual's death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  3. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S118] Research and Papers of Judge Peter W. Hairston.
  6. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited4 Jan 2017