Peter Littleton HAIRSTON ID#871, b. about 1810, d. before December 1850
Father*Peter HAIRSTON b. bt 1771 - 1774, d. a 1836
Mother*Mattie Martha BAKER b. a 1776
Birth*Peter Littleton HAIRSTON was born about 1810 in South Carolina.1,2 
He was the son of Peter HAIRSTON and Mattie Martha BAKER
RelocatedPeter Littleton HAIRSTON relocated with Peter HAIRSTON to Gwinnett County, Georgia, about 1818.3,4 
Occupation*Peter Littleton HAIRSTON was Blacksmith about 1830. 
Census 1830*He appeared on the census of 1830 in Dekalb County, Georgia, Males <5 1, 15-19 1, Females 15-19 1.1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth MCLAIN about 1831. 
Property*Littleton P. Hairston acquired lot #46 of the 16th District, First Section Cherokee Land Lottery. Became Union County on December 3, 1832.5 
County Change*Cobb County formed from Cherokee County - 1832. 
Census 1840*Peter Littleton HAIRSTON appeared on the census of 1840 in Cobb County, Georgia, L P Hairston - Males <5 1, 5-9 3, 15-19 1, 20-29 1, 30-39 1, Females 20-29 2.6

Death*He died before December 1850 in Cobb County, Georgia, His wife Elizabeth and children are listed in the 1850 census taken on 23 December 1850, but he is not.7 


Elizabeth MCLAIN b. a 1810, d. b 1870

Sources (

  1. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S1900] 1900 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. [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.
  6. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S41] Jane Yasui, letter. 3 June 2009, from to Robert Hairston.
Last Edited18 May 2018