Hugh HAIRSTON ID#861, b. about 1748, d. about 1778
Father*Andrew HAIRSTON1 b. b 1716, d. b 6 Jun 1782
Mother*Elizabeth (surname unknown) b. a 1720, d. a 1784
Birth*Hugh HAIRSTON was born about 1748 in Virginia.2 
He was the son of Andrew HAIRSTON and Elizabeth (surname unknown).1 
Court RecordSamuel HAIRSTON; Samuel Hairston, Robert Hairston, Hugh hairston and Richard Phillips witness a deed from Thomas Morris to Robert Harper.3 
MarriageHugh HAIRSTON was the surety of the marriage of Martha "Patsy" HAIRSTON and Alexander HUNTER on 3 June 1769 in Bedford County, Virginia; Hugh Hairston, Surety. With the consent of Robert & Ruth Hairston. page 938.4,5,6,7 
WillIn Andrew HAIRSTON's will dated 8 August 1771, Hugh 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. 
Death*He died about 1778 in Bedford County, Virginia.8,2 
Probate*Inventory of his estate includes 1 bay mare, 1 colt, 1 bridle and other small items. Bedford County, Virginia - Will Book 1, page 325.9 
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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. [S3108] Chilton, Ann. Bedford County, Virginia Deed Book C-3, Signal Mountain, TN (P.O. Box 400, Signal Mountain 37377: Mountain Press, 1992. Print., Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  4. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940,
  5. [S3107] Hinshaw, William Wade, et al., compilers. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy. 6 vols. 1936–1950. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991–1994.
  6. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  7. [S3096] Dennis, Earle S, and Jane E. Smith. Marriage Bonds of Bedford County, Virginia, 1755-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1975. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  8. [S43] Joyce W. Letah and Leah Stevens, The Descendants of Andrew Hairston, 14 June 1996 - this is typewritten scrapbook with little or no sources and some newspaper clippings., Personal Collection - copy.
  9. [S3053] Will of Hugh Hairston -1778, Bedford County, Virginia - Will Book #1, page, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Last Edited28 May 2018