Susanna HAIRSTON ID#844, b. about 1755, d. before June 1814
Father*Andrew HAIRSTON1,2 b. b 1716, d. b 6 Jun 1782
Mother*Elizabeth (surname unknown) b. a 1720, d. a 1784
Birth*Susanna HAIRSTON was born about 1755 in Virginia
She was the daughter of Andrew HAIRSTON and Elizabeth (surname unknown).1,2 
WillIn Andrew HAIRSTON's will dated 8 August 1771, Susanna HAIRSTON was named as an heir; Andrew Hairston signed his will on 8 August 1771 and mentions his wife Elizabeth, sons; Peter and Hug, daughters; Teney, Kitteran, Elizabeth, Precila, Ellenar, Margaret and Susana. He appoints his brother Samuel as his executor. 
Marriage*She married (surname unknown) HAIRSTON between 1782 and 1814. NOTE: There is No record of a marriage, this is just the time frame if she had married before the bith of Sally. 
WillIn Samuel HAIRSTON's will dated 9 February 1782 in Campbell County, Virginia, Susanna HAIRSTON was named as an heir; In his will, Samuel Hairston leaves a tract of land he describes as "my tract of land at Kentucky containing two thousand acres". Kentucky County, Virginia was established in 1776 from Fincastle County, which was formed from Botetourt in 1772. However, in 1780 Kentucky County was dissolved and three smaller Virginia counties were formed: Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln. George Hairston, Samuel's nephew, was granted a land warrant for 2,000 acres in Jefferson County in 1786.2
ProbateShe was listed as a beneficiary in Andrew HAIRSTON's will on 6 June 1782 in Campbell County, Virginia; Andrew Hairston's will dated 08 Aug 1777 was proved.
It should be noted that Andrew's daughter Elizabeth, sons Peter and Hugh, and his brother Samuel are not mentioned in probate and therefore presumed to be deceased.1
Residence*Susanna HAIRSTON lived in 1794 in Botetourt County, Virginia
ProbateShe was mentioned in the probate of the estate of Andrew HAIRSTON on 11 February 1794 in Campbell County, Virginia; 1794 - Page 431. Feb 11, 1794 from David Moore and Prescilla, his wife, Margaret Hairston, and Susannah Hairston, all of Botetourt County, to Joseph Tweedy Jr of Campbell County, for 110 pounds, one certain tract of land in Campbell County on Falling (River), Staunton River, and bounded by Hall, Johnson, Wilton, Ornsby, Watkins and Jenning's corner, Walton. The said 285 acres was ordered to be sold by the will of Andrew Hairston, father of the above named Precell, Margaret, and Susannah, who, in joint partnership, purchased the 285 acres (more of less). Signed - David Moore, Prescilla Moore, Margaret Hairston, Susannah Hairston. Wit - Robert Tweedy, Ambros Rosser, Robert Williamson. Recorded Jun 5, 1794.
NOTE: Catherine Amyx, the sister of Priscilla, Margaret and Susannah, is also living in Botetourt County, Virginia. 
Death*Susanna HAIRSTON died before June 1814, she is not listed as a beneficiary in the 1814 inventory of Samuel Hairston's estate, but her daughter Sally Hairston is listed..2 
ProbateShe was listed as a beneficiary in Samuel HAIRSTON's will on 14 July 1828; Inventory and disbursement of Samuel Hairston's estate, Campbell County, Virginia, 14 July 1828.2 
NOTE*NOTE: In 1814, on page 145 of Samuel Hairston's probate records its states; "... to Sally Hairston infant daughter Susanna the sum of sixty four pounds...". If Sally's last name was Hairston, her mother Susanna married a Mr. Hairston or she was not married when Sally was born. It also indicates that Susanna had died.2 


(surname unknown) HAIRSTON
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  1. [S122] Will Andrew Hairston dated 8 Aug 1777, was proved in Campbell County Will Book #1, page 4-6, 6 June 1782. Inventory & Apprasiel recorded 6 Mar. 1783, Will Book 1, pages 23-24 (Reel 19), Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  2. [S101] Will of Samuel Hairston - 1782, Campbell County Will Book #1, page 6 and Will Book #6, page 141, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
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