Louisa Hardyman WATKINS

HAIRSTON.org ID#95, b. 15 August 1852, d. 2 February 1940
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*Louisa Hardyman WATKINS was born on 15 August 1852 in Virginia.2,3 
She was the daughter of Peter Wilson WATKINS and Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1860Louisa Hardyman WATKINS appeared on the 1860 census of Peter Wilson WATKINS on 28 August 1860 in Horse Pasture, Henry County, Virginia.4

 
Census 1870Louisa Hardyman 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 7.5

 
Marriage*Louisa Hardyman WATKINS married John Tyler HAIRSTON, son of Samuel William HAIRSTON and Elizabeth A. PENN, on 24 November 1874 in Shawnee, Henry County, Virginia.2,6,3 
Census 1880Louisa Hardyman WATKINS appeared on the 1880 census of John Tyler HAIRSTON on 4 June 1880 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia; J. Tyler Hairston Sr. 29 a farmer, wife Louisa 26, E. Penn 3, P. Watkins 1.6

 
Census 1900Louisa Hardyman WATKINS appeared on the 1900 census of John Tyler HAIRSTON on 2 June 1900 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia; J.T. 50 a marble salesman, Lula W. 47, Liza 23, P.W. 21, Nanie 8. Married for 25 years and only 3 of 7 children still living. There are 4 cemetery markers in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery that appear to be for infant that were born between 1880 and 1896; S. Hairston 1880-91, L. Hairston 1883-84, J. Hairston 1889-89 and E. Hairston 1896-98.2

 
Census 1910Louisa Hardyman WATKINS appeared on the 1910 census of Peter Watkins HAIRSTON on 26 April 1910 in Kabletown, Jefferson County, West Virginia.7

 
Death*Louisa Hardyman WATKINS died on 2 February 1940 in Virginia at age 87.3 
Burial*She was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.8 

Family

John Tyler HAIRSTON b. 16 Oct 1849, d. 10 Oct 1902
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. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [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
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S16] Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
Last Edited13 Dec 2020