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Peter Stuart Hairston
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1863
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1916
Toronto
Ontario, Canada

Published Feb. 20, 1916 in the Columbus Commercial

VICTIM OF FIRE IS BURIED HERE

BODY OF P. S. HAIRSTON IS BROUGHT TO COLUMBUS FOR INTERMENT.

LOST HIS LIFE IN BLAZE AT TORONTO

Deceased Was a Native-Lowndes County and Was Well Known Here

The body of Mr. P. S. Hairston, who lost his life in the fire which destroyed the club house of American Club at Toronto, Canada, last Wednesday, was brought here for burial, having arrived over the Mobile and Ohio railroad at noon yesterday and which was carried immediately to Friendship cemetery, where interment took place.

Rev. R. B. Eggleston, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, conducted the funeral service, which was solemn and impressive, and an appropriate musical program, including a vocal solo by Miss Mary Lou Peyton, was rendered.

Mr. Hairston was about 52 years old, and for the past eight years had been residing in Toronto, where he was engaged in the mining business. He was born near Crawford, and was a member of a family which for many years has been prominent in local financial and social circles. surviving him are his widow who was in Toronto at the time of his death and who accompanied the remains to Columbus, three sisters, Mrs. E. E. Moore, of this city, Mrs. W. S. Turner, of Crawford, and Mrs. J. E. Cox, who lives in the prairie section west of Columbus, and four brothers, Mr. George Hairston, of Crawford, Mr. John Hairston, of Waynesboro, and Messrs. Hardin Hairston and J. T. W. Hairston, both of whom reside in the western portion of the county.

The following gentlemen officiated as pall bearers: active, Messrs. J. C. Cox, W. C. Cox, Sam Ervin, P. C. Hairston, W. S. Turner, and George Hairston; honorary, Messrs. J. R. Richards, T. H. Sharp, F. R. Simms, S. B. Johnston, R. B. Hardy, C. W. Evans, and W. G. Evans. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Constantine Hairston (1823 - 1889)
  Wortley Virginia Moseley Hairston (1831 - 1902)
 
 Siblings:
  Harden Mosley Hairston (1847 - 1930)*
  Sallie Staples Hairston Ervin (1852 - 1904)*
  Mary Wortley Hairston Cox (1853 - 1928)*
  John Townes Hairston (1855 - 1933)*
  George William Hairston (1857 - 1941)*
  Nannie Montague Hairston (1860 - 1868)*
  Maria Byram Hairston (1860 - 1860)*
  Peter Stuart Hairston (1863 - 1916)
  Alice Hairston Moore (1864 - 1938)*
  James Thomas Watt Hairston (1865 - 1947)*
  Ervin Nicholas Hairston (1870 - 1882)*
  Constantine Hairston (1872 - 1872)*
  Constance Hairston (1872 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Columbus
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Lot 86X
 
Maintained by: Dixie
Originally Created by: Family Tree Shaker
Record added: Jan 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12916302
Peter Stuart Hairston
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