Susan Jane HAIRSTON ID#72, b. 4 August 1841, d. 18 September 1904
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*Susan Jane HAIRSTON was born on 4 August 1841 in Marrowbone Plantation, Henry County, Virginia. 
She was the daughter of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Matilda M. MARTIN
Census 1850Susan Jane 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 1.1 
WillIn Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON's will dated 11 December 1862 in Henry County, Virginia, Susan Jane HAIRSTON was named as an heir; Virginia Chancery Record Index, Henry County, 1864-016.2 
Marriage*She married John S. DRAPER, son of Joseph DRAPER and Margaret Peggy SAYERS, on 25 April 1871; "Hairston, Janie, d. of Dr. G. S. Hairston, deceased, of Henry Co., Va. and John S. Draper of Pulaski, Va., by Rev. J. R. Lee, at Marrowbone, Henry Co., Va. So. Ch., May 11, 1871" copied from the Southern Churchman dated May 11, 1871.3,4,5 
Death*Susan Jane HAIRSTON died on 18 September 1904 in Draper's Valley, Draper, Pulaski County, Virginia, at age 63.3 


John S. DRAPER b. Jan 1829, d. 12 Sep 1904
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  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  2. [S3070] Court Case, Chancery Records, Henry County, VA, Library of Virginia -
  3. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940,
  4. [S3036] Index to Marriage Notices in The Southern Churchman 1835-1941, The Historical Records Survey of Virginia, May 1942.
  5. [S3556] French, Janie Preston Collup, 1877-, and Zella Armstrong. The Crockett Family And Connecting Lines. Bristol, Tenn.: The King printing Co., 1928., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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