Samuel HAIRSTON Jr. ID#718, b. 2 November 1901, d. 10 November 1975
Father*Samuel HAIRSTON1,2 b. 9 Feb 1865, d. 8 Jan 1933
Mother*Mary May Julia JOPLING1 b. 20 Apr 1873, d. 1957
Birth*Samuel HAIRSTON Jr. was born on 2 November 1901 in Oak Hill, Virginia.3,1,4 
He was the son of Samuel HAIRSTON and Mary May Julia JOPLING.1,2 
Census 1910Samuel HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the 1910 census of Samuel HAIRSTON on 2 May 1910 in Tunstall, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Sam 45, Mary 37, James 10, Sam Jr. 10, May 6, Ann 4, Ruth 1, A E George 75 (Samuel's mother), Bessie Hairston (niece).1

Marriage*Samuel HAIRSTON Jr. married Sallie Hunt STAPLES on 19 June 1929. 
Census 1940*Samuel HAIRSTON Jr. was Head of Household in the 1940 Federal Census on 3 April 1940 in Tunstall, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.5

Death*He died on 10 November 1975 at age 74.3 
Obituary*Samuel Hairston Graveside Rites

A graveside service for Samuel Hairston Jr., 74, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. in Berry Hill Cemetery by Rev. Thomas Garner.

Mr. Hairston died Monday in Halifax Community Hospital in South Boston.

He was born at Oak Hill Farms, a son of the late Samuel hairston and Mary Joplin Hairston. Mr. Hairston was a retired farmer. His wife, Sallie Staples Hairston died on July 6, 1971.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Sallie J. Johnson Bullock, Atlanta, Ga; two sons, Samuel P. Hairston III, Burlington, N.C. and Waller S. Hairston, Easton, Md; one brother, Rufus Thomas Hairston, Bristol; and seven grandchildren.

The body is at Townes Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today.

The Danville Register, Danville, Virginia, Wednesday, November 12, 1975, P. 2-B ( 
Burial*He was buried in Berry Hill Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.3



Sallie Hunt STAPLES b. 1902, d. 1971

Sources (

  1. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  2. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S14] Berry Hill Plantation Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
  4. [S257] Obituary attached to this record.
  5. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
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