William HAIRSTON Jr.

HAIRSTON.org ID#867, b. about 1791
Father*William HAIRSTON1 b. a 1744, d. a Apr 1808
Mother*Ann S. (surname unknown) b. a 1746
Birth*William HAIRSTON Jr. was born about 1791.2 
He was the son of William HAIRSTON and Ann S. (surname unknown).1 
WillIn William HAIRSTON's will dated 18 March 1808 in Abbeville, South Carolina, William HAIRSTON Jr. was named as an heir; People mentioned: children Peter, James, John, William, Thomas, Jane Brown and Agness Martin. Executors are James Lomax Sr. and John Brannan. - FSL #4752968, image 211.1
ProbateHe was a buyer of property from the estate of William HAIRSTON on 4 May 1808 in Abbeville, South Carolina; A list of personal property sold of William Hairston, dated 4 May 1808, was given to court. It listed the items sold, buyer's name and sale price. Inventory was made by John Hairston, Archibald Douglas and William Bell. Buyers listed in probate included: William's wife Ann, John Hairston, Peter Hairston Jr., William Hairston, Jr., Hugh B. Hairston, James Lomax and James R. Hairston. Also Benjamin Adams, Henry ? , William Russel, Aaron Snodin, Foster Leachman, Joseph Doneny, Amos Spiller, John Russel, Nancy Pane, John Walls, William Young, John Walls, William Turnblen and Charles Walls. Sale was signed by James Lomax Jr, clerk.
Census 1830*William HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the census of 1830 in Abbeville, South Carolina, William Hearston - Males 20-29 1, 30-39 1, Females 20-29 1. - 1830 Census: Abbeville, South Carolina; Series: M19; Roll: 169; Page: 24; Family History Library Film: 0022503.2
Will*He left a will on 10 October 1836; William Hearston, Elizabeth Hearston and Joesph Hearston are listed in the 13 September 1836 will of Joseph Stevenson. Will filed in Anderson District, 10 October 1836, Vol. 1, Page 54, Pkg. 637. Family History Library Film #008702529, Images 134-151.
Census 1840*He appeared on the census of 1840 in Anderson, South Carolina, Hearston, William - Males 0-5 1, 15-19 1, 40-49 1, Females 0-5 1, 30-39 1.3

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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.
  2. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited30 Jan 2023