Agnes John Peter WILSON

HAIRSTON.org ID#837, b. 22 December 1801, d. 12 March 1880
Father*Major Peter WILSON b. 25 Jan 1770, d. 21 Dec 1813
Mother*Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON b. 13 Jul 1783, d. 22 Apr 1869
Birth*Agnes John Peter WILSON was born on 22 December 1801 in Saura Town Hill, Stokes, North Carolina.1,2 
She was the daughter of Major Peter WILSON and Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON
Marriage*Agnes John Peter WILSON married Samuel HAIRSTON, son of Gen. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Elizabeth PERKINS, about 1819.2 
Married Name As of about 1819,her married name was HAIRSTON. 
Census 1830Agnes John Peter WILSON appeared on the 1830 census of Samuel HAIRSTON in 1830 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Males: 5-9 2, 10-14 1, 40-49 1, Females: <5 1, 20-29 1, Slaves 113.3

Census 1850Agnes John Peter WILSON appeared on the 1850 census of Samuel HAIRSTON on 1 November 1850 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Samuel 61, Agnes 48, Ruth Wilson 21, Alice Hairston 19, Samuel H Hairston 28, Samuel P Wilson 25, Agnes Wilson 1 - Farmer with $80,000 real estate.2

 
Census 1860Agnes John Peter WILSON appeared on the 1860 census of Samuel HAIRSTON in July 1860 in Southern District, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Samuel 71, Agnes J P 58


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WillAgnes John Peter WILSON was mentioned in the will of Ruth Stovall HAIRSTON on 7 April 1866 in Berry Hill, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Mentions: Peter W. Hairston (1819-1886), Ruth Stoval Hairston (1827-1889), Samuel Pannill Wilson (1822-1894), Alice Alcey hairston (1830-1914), Samuel Hardin Hairston (1822-1870), Ruth H. Wilson (daughter of Samuel and Ruth Wilson), William Lash Hairston (1863-1927), Samuel Hairston (1788-1875), Agnes John Peter Wilson (1801-1880) and deceased George Hairston (1822-1866).5
Census 1870Agnes John Peter WILSON appeared on the 1870 census of Samuel HAIRSTON on 2 August 1870 in Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Samuel 81, Agnes J P 68, (Black servants and children Ella 51, Thomas 28, Mary A 25, Kittie 6, Alica 4).6

 
Death*Agnes John Peter WILSON died on 12 March 1880 at age 78.1 
Burial*She was buried in Berry Hill Plantation Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, Virginia;


Photo: by Robert E. Hairston, Jr., 1990.1 

Family

Samuel HAIRSTON b. 19 Nov 1788, d. 2 Mar 1875
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S14] Berry Hill Plantation Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S3673] Will of Ruth Stovall Hairston - 7 April 1866 - Will was written in Pittsylvania County, Virginia in 1866 and Ruth died in same county. Copies were also filed in Stokes County, North Carolina and Haywood County, Tennessee. PDF copy of Stokes County, NC filing is attached. Haywood County, Tennessee Will Book I, page 336. Family History Library Film #00477660, image 205-207., Family Search, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  6. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited26 Nov 2021