Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON ID#787, b. 4 December 1837, d. 17 November 1886
Father*Marshall HAIRSTON1,2,3 b. 4 Jul 1802, d. 20 Jan 1882
Mother*Ann Marshall HAIRSTON4 b. 2 Dec 1802, d. 11 Jul 1888
Birth*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON was born on 4 December 1837 in Virginia.2 
She was the daughter of Marshall HAIRSTON and Ann Marshall HAIRSTON.1,2,3,4 
Census 1850Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1850 census of Marshall HAIRSTON on 24 August 1850 in Henry County, Virginia; Marshall 48, Ann 47, Virginia Nelson 25 (not Hairston), Elizabeth P 14, Ann M 12, Ruth 12, John 10, Bethenia H 6.1 
Married Name As of 5 June 1866,her married name was WILSON. 
Marriage*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON married Robert Anderson WILSON, son of Col. Robert WILSON and Catherine PANNILL, on 5 June 1866 in Henry, Virginia; He was 41 and she 28. Minister Lee.5,2 
Census 1870Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1870 census of Robert Anderson WILSON in 1870 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6

Census 1880Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1880 census of Robert Anderson WILSON on 7 June 1880 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Robert A. 55, wife - Ruth S. 42, dau - Ann M. 11.7

Death*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON died on 17 November 1886 at age 48.2 
Burial*She was buried in Dan's Hill Plantation, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 


Robert Anderson WILSON b. 6 Mar 1825

Sources (

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  2. [S249] George Hairston Family Bible - 1750-1916, Peter Hairston Bible - 1750-1928, The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated Out of the Original Greek: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. Cooperstown, (N.Y.) Sterotyped, Printed and Published by H. & E. Phinney, 1829., Library of Virginia -
  3. [S3500] Bible - Marshall Hairston 1750, owned by Mrs. Anne Covington of "Beavercreek" transcribed by Mrs. Lillian Schwertz and printed in "Local History & Genealogical Society" Volume VII, March 1961, Number 1. (NOTE: There are several errors in this transcription.), Family Search, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  4. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  5. [S68] The Marriage Register of Henry County Virginia Vol I , 1853-1878, Anne Vestal-Miller, (Old Mill Printers, Rocky Mount, VA 1998).
  6. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  7. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
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