George Hairston WATKINS

HAIRSTON.org ID#93, b. 6 September 1845, d. before 1910
Father*Peter Wilson WATKINS1 b. 23 Jul 1816, d. 17 Feb 1890
Mother*Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON b. 1 Apr 1821, d. 23 Jul 1873
Birth*George Hairston WATKINS was born on 6 September 1845 in Shawnee, Henry County, Virginia.2,3,4 
He was the son of Peter Wilson WATKINS and Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1850George Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1850 census of Peter Wilson WATKINS on 1 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia.5

 
Census 1860George Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1860 census of Peter Wilson WATKINS on 28 August 1860 in Horse Pasture, Henry County, Virginia.6

 
Census 1870George Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1870 census of Peter Wilson WATKINS on 18 August 1870 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia; Peter W 54, Louisa 50, Hauston 25, Louisa K 17, Elizabeth 7.7

 
Marriage*George Hairston WATKINS married America Hairston WATKINS, daughter of Thomas Hardin WATKINS and Letitia HAIRSTON, on 25 November 1874 in Henry County, Virginia. The Peter Wilson Watkins Bible: "At Oak Hill Henry County Va. Geo, Hairston Watkins to Mec H. Watkins on the 25th Novr 1874 by the Rev. Daniel Taylor".3,1,8,4 
Census 1880*George Hairston WATKINS appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia, G. Hairston Watkins 33 superintendent of tobacco factory, America H. 31, Mary S 4, Louisa H H 5 mths.9

 
Census 1900*He appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 in Ridgeway District, Henry County, Virginia, Hairston Watkins 54, America H 53 (wife of 26 years, 5 of her 7 children still living), Louise 20 (daughter), Littie H 10 (daughter).3

Death*He died before 1910.2 

Family

America Hairston WATKINS b. 23 Apr 1847, d. 2 Jul 1917
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S3544] Watkins Family Bible record, 1782-1983. Bible of Peter Wilson Watkins, of Shawnee Plantation, Henry County, Virginia. The Library of Virginia, 32502 MBRC 28., Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  5. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  9. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited15 Feb 2022