Jane "Janet" Jenny HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#847, b. about 1742
Father*Andrew HAIRSTON1 b. b 1716, d. b 6 Jun 1782
Mother*Elizabeth (surname unknown) b. a 1720, d. a 1784
Birth*Jane "Janet" Jenny HAIRSTON was born about 1742 in Virginia
She was the daughter of Andrew HAIRSTON and Elizabeth (surname unknown).1 
Marriage*Jane "Janet" Jenny HAIRSTON married Alexander FORBES about 1759.2 
WillIn Andrew HAIRSTON's will dated 8 August 1771, Jane "Janet" Jenny 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. 
NOTE*She is named in will of Samuel Hairston - "Jenny Forbes". 
WillIn Samuel HAIRSTON's will dated 9 February 1782 in Campbell County, Virginia, Jane "Janet" Jenny HAIRSTON was named as an heir.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

Family

Alexander FORBES
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  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.
  3. [S247] Greenway, Carl Forrest - letters relating to Hairston genealogy dated 1965-1966 to various people - Carl Greenway (1917-1974) was a Hairston relative and family genealogist, more information about Carl Greenway can be found here: https://www.hairston.org/p4445.htm, Personal Collection - copy.
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