Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#71, b. 8 April 1838
Father*Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON b. 2 May 1813, d. 9 May 1863
Mother*Matilda M. MARTIN b. 7 Aug 1818, d. 4 May 1854
Birth*Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON was born on 8 April 1838 in Henry, Virginia.1 
She was the daughter of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Matilda M. MARTIN
Census 1840Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON 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 22.2 
Census 1850Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON 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 1.3 
Census 1860Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON appeared on the 1860 census of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON on 11 September 1860 in Henry County, Virginia; Geo S 47, Sallie 22, Susan 18, Bettie 16, Geo 15, Matilda 13, Nicholas 8.4

 
WillIn Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON's will dated 11 December 1862 in Henry County, Virginia, Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON was named as an heir; Virginia Chancery Record Index, Henry County, 1864-016.5 
Marriage*She married Fleming SAUNDERS, son of Samuel SAUNDERS and Mary INGLES, on 14 January 1864 in Henry County, Virginia. He was 35 and she was 24. Minister was Lee. - FSL 7857819-598.1,6 
Married Name As of 24 January 1864,her married name was SAUNDERS. 
Census 1870Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON appeared on the 1870 census of Fleming SAUNDERS on 30 July 1870 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia; Sanders, Fleming 42, Sally 32, Mary F. 5, and Geo H. 3. All born in Virginia. The family of Alice Hairston (the widow of Major Samuel Hardin Hairston) is listed on same page of the census.7
Census 1880Sarah "Sallie" Louisa HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Fleming SAUNDERS on 11 June 1880 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Fleming Saunders 48, Sarah L. 37, Mary F. 15, Geo 12, Maud 8, Maggie 7 and Annie 4. All born in Virginia.8

Family

Fleming SAUNDERS b. a 1829, d. 6 Feb 1886
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S68] Vestal-Miller, Anne, The Marriage Register of Henry County Virginia Vol I , 1853-1878 Old Mill Printers, Rocky Mount, VA 1998 - FSL 7857819-583, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S3070] Court Case, Chancery Records, Henry County, VA, Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  6. [S3804] Wingfield, Marshall Pioneer Families of Franklin County Virginia, 1964 The Virginia Book Company., Personal Collection - printed book.
  7. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  9. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
Last Edited28 Oct 2023