Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#835, b. 13 July 1783, d. 22 April 1869
Father*Major Peter HAIRSTON b. 24 Feb 1752, d. 1 Dec 1832
Mother*Alcey (Elsie) PERKINS1 b. 1766, d. 1814
Birth*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON was born on 13 July 1783 in Virginia.2,3 
She was the daughter of Major Peter HAIRSTON and Alcey (Elsie) PERKINS.1 
Census 1790Major Peter HAIRSTON was New Tag Males <16 1, 16+ 3, Females 3 , slaves 58. on 2 August 1790 in Stokes County, North Carolina.4
Census 1800Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON listed in the household of Major Peter HAIRSTON on 4 August 1800 in Salisbury, Stokes County, North Carolina; Males 26-44 1, Females 10-15 1 , 26-44 1, slaves 103.5
Marriage*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON married Major Peter WILSON, son of Col. John WILSON and Mary Cody LUMPKIN, before December 1801.1,6 
Marriage*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON married Robert HAIRSTON, son of Gen. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Elizabeth PERKINS, on 15 February 1816 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia;


Weekly Raliegh Register, Raliegh, North Carolina, March 15, 1816, Page 3.7,1 
Census 1820Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1820 census of Robert HAIRSTON in 1820 in Pittsylvanaia County, Virginia; Males 26-44 1 (Robert), Females 26-44 1 (wife Ruth), Slaves 45.8

Census 1830Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1830 census of Robert HAIRSTON in 1830 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Males: 40-49 1, Females: 40-49 1, Slaves: 65.9

WillRuth Stovall HAIRSTON was mentioned in the will of Major Peter HAIRSTON on 20 February 1832 in Stokes County, North Carolina; Will Vol 1-3, pages 241-242.10
Census 1840Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the 1840 census of Robert HAIRSTON in 1840 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Males: 50-59 1, Females; 40-49 1, Slaves 72.11

Census 1850*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1850 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Ruth S 67, George 28 (Samuel Hairston's son #393).12

 
Census 1860*She appeared on the census of 1860 in Pittsylvania, Virginia, Ruth S. 77, George 38 (Samuel Hairton's son #393), Ann E. 26 (#702).3

 
Death*She died on 22 April 1869 at age 85.2 
Burial*She was buried in Berry Hill Cemetery, Pittsylvania, Virginia; inscription on marker "She refused to move to Mississippi."2

 

Family 1

Robert HAIRSTON b. 1 Apr 1783, d. 7 Mar 1852

Family 2

Major Peter WILSON b. 25 Jan 1770, d. 21 Dec 1813
Child
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S14] Berry Hill Plantation Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
  3. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S1790] 1790 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S3149] Clement, Maud Carter: The History of Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
  7. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. [S3065] Will of Peter Hairston - 20 Feb 1832, Stokes County, North Carolina, Wills Vol, 1-2, pages 241-242.
  11. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  12. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited13 Jun 2017