Catherine "Kitteran" HAIRSTON ID#848, b. about 1751
Father*Andrew HAIRSTON1 b. b 1716, d. b 6 Jun 1782
Mother*Elizabeth (surname unknown) b. a 1720, d. a 1784
Birth*Catherine "Kitteran" HAIRSTON was born about 1751 in Virginia
She was the daughter of Andrew HAIRSTON and Elizabeth (surname unknown).1 
WillIn Andrew HAIRSTON's will dated 8 August 1771, Catherine "Kitteran" 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 Matthew AMYX Jr., son of Matthew AMYX and Mary (surname unknown), about 1775 in Virginia.2 
ProbateCatherine "Kitteran" HAIRSTON 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
Property*1787 Botetourt Co. - Matthew and wife Katherine transfer land to his brother Samuel. 


Matthew AMYX Jr. b. a 1750, d. 12 Mar 1832
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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. [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:, Personal Collection - copy.
  3. [S57] U. S. Revolutionary War Pension Application, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration,
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