William Alexander HAIRSTON (HARSTON)1

HAIRSTON.org ID#8247, b. 27 November 1836, d. 3 October 1904
Father*Robert HAIRSTON (HARSTON)1 b. 8 May 1808, d. a 1872
Mother*Edith Isabella McLAIN1 b. a 1800, d. 19 Sep 1853
Marriage*William Alexander HAIRSTON (HARSTON) married Nancy I. DICKSON
Birth*William Alexander HAIRSTON (HARSTON) was born on 27 November 1836 in Bedford County, Tennessee.1,2 
He was the son of Robert HAIRSTON (HARSTON) and Edith Isabella McLAIN.1 
Census 1850William Alexander HAIRSTON (HARSTON) appeared on the 1850 census of Robert HAIRSTON (HARSTON) on 12 November 1850 in Osage, Benton County, Arkansas; Robert Harston 42 NC, Isabella Harston 50 TN, John Harston 16 TN, Wm Harston 14 TN, James Harston 12 TN, Amanda Duff 36 TN, Susan Duff 10 AR, Martha Duff 6 AR, James Duff 4 AR, John Duff 2 AR, Ellen McLane 74 NC, Jane McLane 41 TN (these are probably Isabella's mother and sister).1
Death*William Alexander HAIRSTON (HARSTON) died on 3 October 1904 at age 67.2 
Burial*He was buried in Bentonville Cemetery, Benton County, Arkansas.2 


Nancy I. DICKSON d. 22 Aug 1916

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [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.
Last Edited26 Nov 2022