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Elizabeth Perkins Letcher Hairston
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Birth: May 13, 1759
Death: Jan. 26, 1819
Henry County
Virginia, USA

Widow of William Letcher before she became the wife of Col. George Hairston. Mother of at least 12 children.

Additional information from Sharon Stuart McRee, a relative:

Her child with first husband William T. Letcher was Bethenia Letcher, who grew
up from infancy on the Hairston estate at Beaver Creek, Henry County VA.
Bethenia married David Pannill; their daughter Elizabeth became the mother of
J.E.B. Stuart of CSA fame.

(Elizabeth the younger, as well as Bethenia and possibly David are buried in
Saltville VA. Wm. T. Letcher, the first husband, is buried at the Stuart former
home, Laurel Hill, in Patrick County VA.)

Additional information from another contributor follows:

Her obituary gives year of death as 1819. From Marriages and Deaths from Lynchburg, VA, Newspapers 1794-1836 (see ancestry.com)citing the Lynchburg Press and Public Advertiser of 25 Feb 1819 p.3 c.4: "Died- At her residence in the County of Henry on Tuesday January 26th, Mrs. Elizabeth Hairston, consort of Col. George Hairston, in the 60th year of her age."
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  William Letcher (1750 - 1780)
  George Hairston (1750 - 1825)
 
 Children:
  Bethenia Letcher Pannill (1780 - 1845)*
  George R. Hairston (1784 - 1863)*
  Harden Hairston (1786 - 1862)*
  Peter Hairston (1796 - 1810)*
  Marshall Hairston (1802 - 1882)*
  Ruth Stovall Hairston (1804 - 1838)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Her obituary gives year of death as 1819. From Marriages and Deaths from Lynchburg, VA, Newspapers 1794-1836 (see ancestry.com)citing the Lynchburg Press and Public Advertiser of 25 Feb 1819 p.3 c.4: "Died- At her residence in the County of Henry on Tuesday January 26th, Mrs. Elizabeth Hairston, consort of Col. George Hairston, in the 60th year of her age."
 
Burial:
Hairston Family Cemetery-Beaver Creek Plantation
Henry County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: SleepingDog
Record added: Feb 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17965977
Elizabeth <i>Perkins</i> Letcher Hairston
Added by: shakestheground
 
 
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