Capt. George Isham HAIRSTON ID#799, b. 21 December 1832, d. 3 December 1865
Father*Peter HAIRSTON1 b. 10 May 1799, d. 10 Nov 1839
Mother*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON b. 6 Sep 1804, d. 20 Sep 1838
Birth*Capt. George Isham HAIRSTON was born on 21 December 1832 in Virginia.1,2

He was the son of Peter HAIRSTON and Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON.1 
Marriage*Capt. George Isham HAIRSTON married Martha Redd SMITH, daughter of Joseph M. SMITH, on 11 November 1856;

PropertyCapt. George Isham HAIRSTON witnessed the Property of Hardin HAIRSTON and Nicholas Edward HAIRSTON on 10 January 1859 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Hardin Hairston and his son Nicholas Edward Hairston purchased 245 acres in Lowndes County from the children of Peter and Ruth S. Hairston - Samuel Hairston and wife Henretta, George Hairston and wife Martha R., Peter Hairston Jr. and wife Lucy J., and John S. Reamy and wife Elizabeth. lowndes County Deed Vol. 31, pages 326-327. Family History Library Film #008567104, image 179.
Census 1860*Capt. George Isham HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 11 September 1860 in Henry County, Virginia, $29,000 Real Estate $32,000 Personal.3

Military*"Captain of the first company formed to join the Confederate Army, from Rigeway, Henry County, Virginia." (Hairston & Penns.)      
Death*He died on 3 December 1865 at age 32.2



Martha Redd SMITH d. 6 Feb 1865

Sources (

  1. [S141] Samuel Hairston Family Bible 1755-1891 - North Carolina.
  2. [S142] Hairston Family, 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. Boston, Published by C. Ewer, T. Bedlington, and J. H. A. Frost. 1828., North Carolina, State Archives of North Carolina.
  3. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
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