Marshall Smith HAIRSTON ID#823, b. 22 September 1895, d. 1936
Father*Marshall HAIRSTON1 b. 12 Jul 1861, d. 16 Jan 1897
Mother*Anne L. SMITH b. 1871
Birth*Marshall Smith HAIRSTON was born on 22 September 1895 in Stella, Patrick County, Virginia;

He was the son of Marshall HAIRSTON and Anne L. SMITH.1 
Census 1910Marshall Smith HAIRSTON appeared on the 1910 census of Col. Peter HAIRSTON Jr. on 14 May 1910 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia; Peter Hairston 74, Caroline H. Ranson (adopted daughter) 41 born in Virginia, Marris H. Ranson (adopted grandson) 10 born in Tenn., Marshall Hairston (nephew) 14.4

Residence*Marshall Smith HAIRSTON lived on 19 May 1917 in Shanghai, China, he was a Tobacconist working for the British Cigarrette Corporation.3 
ResidenceHe lived on 13 June 1917 in Hankew, China.3 
Passport1*He applied for a U.S. Passport 22 September 1919.3

Marriage*He married Dixie Elizabeth McCABE, daughter of Thomas MCCABE and Rachel TATEM, about 1925.5

NOTE*Employeed by British American Tobacco.

Death*Marshall Smith HAIRSTON died in 1936 in Shanghai, China. 
Burial*He was buried in Shanghai, China, there is a memorial to him in the Nettle Ridge Methodist Church Cemetery, Stuart, Virginia..2 


Dixie Elizabeth McCABE b. 11 Dec 1894, d. 20 Jan 1991

Sources (

  1. [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.
  2. [S71] Pilson, O. E. Tombstone Inscriptions of the Cemeteries of Patrick County, VA. Gateway Press Ins., Baltimore 1994, Library of Virginia -
  3. [S229] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Passport Applications, 1795-1905; Collection Number: ARC Identifier 566612 / MLR Number A1 508; NARA Series: M1372;.
  4. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  5. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940,
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