HAIRSTON.org ID#862, b. between 1771 and 1774, d. 31 March 1836
|Father*||William HAIRSTON1,2 b. a 1744, d. a Apr 1808|
|Mother*||Ann S. (surname unknown)|
|Birth*||Peter HAIRSTON was born between 1771 and 1774 in Ninety-Six District, South Carolina. Birth date based on 1800 and 1830 census date ranges.3,4|
|He was the son of William HAIRSTON and Ann S. (surname unknown).1,2|
|County Change*||Abbeville County formed from Ninety-Six District - 1785.|
|Marriage*||Peter HAIRSTON married Mattie Martha BAKER about 1794.2|
|Census 1800*||Peter HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1800 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Males: under 10 1, 26-44 1, Females; under 10 1, 16-25 1.|
(Note: census says Peter Hairston Junior -- I feel this is a census taker mistake, since Peter Hairston Jr., son of Peter Hairston, is only about 1 year old in 1800.)3
|Will||In William HAIRSTON's will dated 18 March 1808 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Peter HAIRSTON was named as an heir; PDF transcript of will attached.1|
|Census 1810*||He appeared on the census of 1810 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Peter Herston - Males: under 10 3, 10-15 1, 26-44 1, Females under 10 1, 26-44 1. Peter would have been born between 1766-1784.5|
|Residence*||Moved to Gwinnett County, Georgia. in 1818.6|
|Census 1820*||He appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, Males <10 2, 10-15 2, 16-25 1, 45+ 1, Females <10 2, 10-15 1, 26-45 1, Slaves 1 - Peter Hairston and his son William are listed next to each other on the census form.7|
|NOTE*||Was living on Boboshelah Plantation, Lilburn, Georgia in 1822.6|
|Census 1830*||He appeared on the census of 1830 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, Males; 5-9 1, 10-14 2, 50-59 1, Females; 10-14 1, 50-59 1, slaves 2.4|
|Death*||He died on 31 March 1836 in Lilburn, Gwinnett County, Georgia.|
|NOTE||The Gwinnett County Courthouse burned in 1871 and all will records were lost.|
|Mattie Martha BAKER|
Descendant Chart Box
- [S232] Will of William Hairston - 18 March 1808, Abbeville District, South Carolina, Will Book 1, Page 360. http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/…, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
- [S3413] Carl Greenway letter to Mrs C L Thompson, 4 Jan 1966 - 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
- [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
- [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
- [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
- [S43] Joyce W. Letah and Leah Stevens, Descendants of Andrew Hairston, 14 June 1996, Personal Collection - printed book.
- [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
- [S3412] Stewart, William C., 1907-. Gone to Georgia: Jackson And Gwinnett Counties And Their Neighbors In the Western Migration. Washington: National Genealogical Society, 1965., unknown repository.
|Last Edited||11 Mar 2018|