Robert Hairston EARLY ID#839, b. 23 November 1818, d. 3 October 1882
Father*Col. Joab EARLY1 b. 10 Sep 1791, d. 1 May 1870
Mother*Ruth HAIRSTON b. 1794, d. 1832
Birth*Robert Hairston EARLY was born on 23 November 1818.2 
He was the son of Col. Joab EARLY and Ruth HAIRSTON.1 
Marriage*Robert Hairston EARLY married Harriet Alice WOODS, daughter of Wiley P. WOODS and Mary Polly SAUNDERS, on 9 June 1842 in Franklin County, Virginia.1,3 
Census 1860*Robert Hairston EARLY appeared on the census of 1860 in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, R H 41 farmer b. VA, Harieta 37 b. VA, Bettie 16, Joab 14, Willy 12, Alice 10, Nannie 8, Robert 6, William 2.4 
Census 1870*He appeared on the census of 1870 in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, Robert Earle 52, Harriet 48, Wiley 22, Elisabeth 27, Alice 11, Nanna 17, Robert 15, Ruth 13.5 
Death*He died on 3 October 1882 in Missouri at age 63.1,2,6 
Burial*He was buried in Machpelah Cemetery, Lafayette County, Missouri.2 


Harriet Alice WOODS b. 28 Apr 1823, d. 21 Sep 1871

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