Oscar E. HAIRSTON1

HAIRSTON.org ID#7169, b. 29 January 1879, d. 17 July 1939
Father*Fleming Saunders HAIRSTON1 b. 21 Sep 1849, d. a 1883
Mother*Jane EVANS1 b. a 1855
Marriage*Oscar E. HAIRSTON married Mary L. "Mollie" BRELAND.2,3 
Birth*Oscar E. HAIRSTON was born on 29 January 1879 in Florida. Census of 1900 show May 1881 as birth date.1,2 
He was the son of Fleming Saunders HAIRSTON and Jane EVANS.1 
ProbateOscar E. HAIRSTON was mentioned in the probate of the estate of Fleming Saunders HAIRSTON on 19 July 1887 in Winston County, Mississippi; The guardianship of Fleming S. Hairston's children , Normand, Oscar and Pearl, was handled in Winston County, Mississippi on 19 July 1887. 
Census 1900Oscar E. HAIRSTON appeared on the 1900 census of Emmett CLEARMAN on 4 June 1900 in Noxubee County, Mississippi.1 
Death*Oscar E. HAIRSTON died on 17 July 1939 at age 60; The cemetery marker indicates a death date of 17 Jul 1938, however, his obituary is in the 20 Jul 1939 newspaper. He also issued a notice as the Justice of the Peace in the Stone County Enterprise newspaper on 27 Oct 1938. 
Burial*He was buried in Big Level Cemetery, Wiggins, Stone County, Mississippi.2 

Family

Mary L. "Mollie" BRELAND b. 27 Jul 1874, d. 27 Nov 1916

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  3. [S257] Obituary attached to this record.
Last Edited5 May 2021