Elizabeth P. HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#800, b. 25 December 1827, d. 16 June 1907
Father*Peter HAIRSTON1 b. 10 May 1799, d. 10 Nov 1839
Mother*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON b. 6 Sep 1804, d. 20 Sep 1838
Birth*Elizabeth P. HAIRSTON was born on 25 December 1827 in Virginia.1,2,3

She was the daughter of Peter HAIRSTON and Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON.1 
Married Name As of 20 January 1845,her married name was DILLARD. 
Marriage*Elizabeth P. HAIRSTON married Dr. Peter Francisco DILLARD, son of General John DILLARD Jr. and Matilda HUGHES, on 20 January 1845 in Henry, Virginia. Minister Welington E. Webb and his records indicate January 21 as marriage date. Family Bible indicates January 21.

Census 1850Elizabeth P. HAIRSTON appeared on the 1850 census of Dr. Peter Francisco DILLARD on 21 September 1850 in Henry, Virginia; Peter F. 32, Elizabeth 22, Samuel Hairston 21, Peter H. Dillard 5, Louisa H. Dillard 3, John S. Dillard 1.5

Death Spouse*Her husband, Peter F. DILLARD, died on 17 November 1850.6 
Married Name As of 12 October 1853,her married name was REAMEY. 
Marriage*Elizabeth P. HAIRSTON married John Starling REAMEY on 12 October 1853.7 
Census 1870*Elizabeth P. HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 12 August 1870 in Ridgeway, Henry, Virginia, Elizabeth R. Reamey 41, John H. Dillard 20, Sue S. Reamey 15, Martha R. Reamey 14, Overton R. Reamey 13, Samuel Reamey 10.8

Census 1880*She appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 in Horse Pasture, Henry, Virginia, Elizabeth Reamey 52, Susan Reamey 26 (daughter), Ruth Reamey 23 (daughter), Overton Reamey 21 (son), Samuel Reamey 18 (son), John Dillard 31 (son).2

Death*She died on 16 June 1907 at age 79. 
Burial*She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry, Virginia. 

Family 1

Dr. Peter Francisco DILLARD b. 27 Oct 1818, d. 17 Oct 1850

Family 2

John Starling REAMEY b. 25 Nov 1830, d. 6 Aug 1861
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S141] Samuel Hairston Family Bible 1755-1891 - North Carolina.
  2. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [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.
  4. [S67] Dodd, Virginia Anderson, Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849, Southern Historical Press, Inc., Greenvile, S.C. 1955.
  5. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [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.
  7. [S3295] The Sterling Genealogy : volume 2 : William Sterling of Haverhill, Massachusetts, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited21 Nov 2021