Matilda M. MARTIN1

HAIRSTON.org ID#70, b. 7 August 1818, d. 4 May 1854
Father*Col. Joseph MARTIN2,3 b. 22 Sep 1785, d. 3 Nov 1859
Mother*Sallie HUGHES b. 30 Apr 1792, d. 1879
Birth*Matilda M. MARTIN was born on 7 August 1818.4 
She was the daughter of Col. Joseph MARTIN and Sallie HUGHES.2,3 
Marriage*Matilda M. MARTIN married Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON, son of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN, on 14 July 1837 in Greenwood, Henry County, Virginia; Listed as daughter of Jos. Martin and minister was Arnold Walker. Elizabeth Seawell books lists 18, July 1837.

Married- On July 18, by Rev. Arnold Walker, Dr. George Hurston, to Miss Matilda M. Martin, fourth dau. of Col. Joseph Martin, all of Henry County. Publication: Richmond Whig & public advertiser, Richmond, Va., Friday, July 28, 1837, (p. 1, c. 7) - From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia.1,5,6,2 
Census 1840Matilda M. MARTIN appeared on the 1840 census of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON in 1840 in Henry County, Virginia; George S - Males 20-29 1, Females <5 1, 20-29 1, Slaves 22.7 
Census 1850Matilda M. MARTIN appeared on the 1850 census of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON on 10 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia; George 37, Matilda 32, Sarah L 12, Susan J 9, Elizabeth 7, George 5, Matilda 3, Joseph 1.8 
Death*Matilda M. MARTIN died on 4 May 1854 at age 35.4 
Burial*She was buried in Marrowbone Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia;


Photo: By Robert E. Hairston, Jr., 1989.4 

Family

Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON b. 2 May 1813, d. 9 May 1863
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S67] Dodd, Virginia Anderson, Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1976.
  2. [S3326] Knight, Nancy Marlene Martin. Peacemaker - Joseph Martin 1740-1808 and His Descendants, 1976., Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  3. [S3327] Horton, Lucy Henderson. Family History, Press of the News, Franklin, Tenn. 1922. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89066169020, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [S19] Marrowbone Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
  5. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  6. [S3319] Pace, Ruth and McGee, Mary Pace. The Life and Times of Ridgeway, Virginia 1728-1990. Pocahontas Press, Inc., Blacksburg, Virginia, 1990., Personal Collection - printed book.
  7. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
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