Thomas Oscar HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#868, b. about 1804, d. 6 October 1887
Father*Peter HAIRSTON b. bt 1771 - 1774, d. a 1836
Mother*Mattie Martha BAKER b. a 1776
Birth*Thomas Oscar HAIRSTON was born about 1804 in Abbeville County, South Carolina.1,2 
He was the son of Peter HAIRSTON and Mattie Martha BAKER
RelocatedThomas Oscar HAIRSTON relocated with Peter HAIRSTON to Gwinnett County, Georgia, about 1818.3,4 
Marriage*Thomas Oscar HAIRSTON married Matilda Elizabeth MOORE about 1830 in Gwinette, Georgia.5,1 
Census 1830*Thomas Oscar HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1830 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, Males 20-29 1, Females <5 2, 15-19 1.6

PropertyThomas Hairston acquired lot #237 of the 17th District, First Section Cherokee Land Lottery. Became Union County on December 3, 1832.7 
Property*Thomas Hairston acquired lot #104 of the 10th District, First Section Cherokee Land Lottery. Became Union County on December 3, 1832.7 
Census 1840*He appeared on the census of 1840 in Cobb County, Georgia, Thos Hairston - Males <5 2, 30-39 1, Females <5 2, 5-9 2, 15-19 1.8

Census 1850*He appeared on the census of 7 October 1850 in Roswell, Cobb County, Georgia.1

Census 1860*He appeared on the census of 3 August 1860 in Big Shanty District, Cobb County, Georgia, Thos Hairston 55M SC, M.C. 49F GA, W.C.D. 18M GA, P.M. 16M GA, A.B. 14M GA, A.M. 12F GA, L.O. 10F GA, L.V. 6F GA.5

Census 1870*He appeared on the census of 4 August 1870 in Middle Township, Franklin County, Arkansas.2

Census 1880*He appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 in Prairie, Franklin County, Arkansas, Thomas 76 born South Carolina and both his parents born in South Carolina, Matilda C. 69 born in Georgia and both her parents born in Georgia.9

Death*He died on 6 October 1887 in Arkansas.10 
Burial*He was buried in Nixon Cemetery, Franklin County, Arkansas.10 

Family

Matilda Elizabeth MOORE b. 4 Dec 1811, d. 2 Mar 1904
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S43] Joyce W. Letah and Leah Stevens, Descendants of Andrew Hairston, 14 June 1996, Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [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.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S3427] Smith, J. F. The Cherokee land lottery: containing a numerical list of the names of the fortunate drawers in said lottery, with an engraved map of each district. 1838 By James F. Smith. New York: Printed by Harper & brothers., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  8. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. [S46] The Hairston History, Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - printed book.
Last Edited16 May 2018