Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY

HAIRSTON.org ID#774, b. 1 March 1825, d. 2 April 1906
Father*John CALLAWAY1,2 b. 1 Aug 1781, d. 8 Jan 1865
Mother*America HAIRSTON b. 21 Feb 1801, d. 16 Mar 1826
Birth*Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY was born on 1 March 1825 in Virginia.3,4 
She was the daughter of John CALLAWAY and America HAIRSTON.1,2 
WillBethenia Ruth CALLAWAY was mentioned in the will of Gen. George Stovall HAIRSTON on 7 March 1826; On 7 March 1826, George added a codicil to his will regarding the death of his daughter America. George gives America's share of his estate to her son George Callawy. In this document he also mentions John Callaway, Ruth Callaway.5 
Married Name As of 26 October 1840,her married name was PANNILL. 
Marriage*Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY married George PANNILL, son of Morton PANNILL, on 26 October 1840 in Virginia.6,2 
Census 1850Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY appeared on the 1850 census of George PANNILL on 1 October 1850 in Patrick County, Virginia.7

 
PropertyBethenia Ruth CALLAWAY is mentioned in the property documents of Hardin HAIRSTON and George PANNILL on 2 September 1858 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Hardin Hairston purchased property from George and Bethenea R. Pannill (of Martinsville, Virginia) on 2 September 1858. Ruth S. Hairston and certain slaves are mentioned in this deed. Lowndes County Deed Book 31, pages 106-108. FSL #8567104 image 63.
Census 1860Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY appeared on the 1860 census of George PANNILL on 10 August 1860 in Henry County, Virginia.8

 
Census 1870*Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY appeared on the census of 12 October 1870 in Horse Pasture Township, Henry County, Virginia, Ruth B Pannill 44, America 21, Mary 20, Edmund 18, Bethenin 14, Hardin 12, Loula 11, Kate 7, Milly Rodgers 40, Nelly Pannil 15 (servant.)9 
Census 1880*She appeared on the census of 28 June 1880 in Horse Pasture Township, Henry County, Virginia, Bethenia 55, Edmond J. 26, Harden M 22, Luly E 21, Kate 17, Millie Rogers 57 (servant.)10 
Court RecordGeorge Hairston CALLAWAY; 1888 - George H. Calloway, by next friend (guardian) vs N. E. Hairston, Marshall Hairston, Samuel Hairston, George Hairston, Hardin Hairston, John A. Hairston, Ruth S. Hairston, America Hairston and Mrs. Bethania Pannill. The complaint is that George H. Callaway, who is a lunatic, is claiming he should be an heir to the estate of Robert Hairston (1783-1852). - Lowndes County Chancery Court Case File #782. FSL #8631779 image 18. 
Census 1900Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY appeared on the 1900 census of Edmond John PANNILL on 26 June 1900 in Henry County, Virginia.3 
Death*Bethenia Ruth CALLAWAY died on 2 April 1906 at age 81.4 
Burial*She was buried in Pannill Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.4 

Family

George PANNILL b. 1815, d. 1 Nov 1866
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S106] Early, R. H. The Family of Early: Which Settled Upon the Eastern Shore of Virginia And Its Connection With Other Families. Lynchburg, Va: [Brown-Morrison], 1920., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [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.
  5. [S3296] Will of George Stovall Hairston -1820 - copy of will recorded in case #1833-008, Amos A. Atkinson & Wife vs. Exrs. of George Hairston, Chancery Records, Library of Virginia, Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  6. [S110] Unknown author. Dodd, Jordan R., et al.. Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850, Precision Indexing Publishers, Bountiful, UT. N.p.: n.pub.
  7. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  9. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
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