Chatmoss Related Hairston Genealogy

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3 GENERATIONS OF CHATMOSS RELATED WOMEN

Ruth Stovall Hairston Sims [Norton] Schaeffer
Obituary Link:
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1901
Death: Feb. 18, 1997
 
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Parents:
Alfred Varley Sims (1864 - 1944)
Ruth Hairston Sims (1863 - 1936)
 
Spouse:
Howard C. Norton (1895 - 1973)
 
Sibling:
Alfred William Sims (1898 - 1964)*
Ruth Stovall Hairston Sims Schaeffer (1901 - 1997)
 
Burial:
Berry Hill Cemetery
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA 
Created by: Ed & Sue Anderson
Record added: Mar 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86889122

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HER MOTHER:
Ruth Hairston Sims

Obituary Link:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40398911
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1863
Axton
Henry County
Virginia, USA

Death: May 25, 1936
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
THE DAILY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Tue., May 26, 1936, p. 1, col. 2 [edited].
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Hairston Sims, aged 73, who died Monday in John Hopkins hospital, Baltimore, following an illness of several weeks, will be held Friday at her home, Berry Hill plantation, Pittsylvania County. The body was cremated in Baltimore Tuesday, prior to removal to the Pittsylvania home for burial. Mrs. Sims, the daughter of the late Allcie and Samuel Harden Hairston, was born in 1863 at the ancestral home at Chatmoss, near Axton, now occupied by her daughter, Mrs. Howard C. Norton [later Schaeffer]. She was educated at the Thomasville School, N.C., and at Charlottesville.
She was married to Alfred Varley Sims, civil engineer, in 1891, and later lived in California, Iowa City, Cuba and New York, returning each year to her Berry Hill plantation, the oldest of several Hairston homes that date back to colonial days.
She was a member of the Colonial Dames, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
She is survived by her husband, four children: Alfred William Sims, Mrs. Elsie Sims Rickards, Mrs. Ruth Sims Norton [later Schaeffer], and Mrs. Varley Sims Davidson; and one sister, Mrs. J. D. Glenn.
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Family links: 
Parents:
Samuel Harden Hairston (1822 - 1870)
Ailcey Hairston Hairston (1830 - 1914)
 
Spouse:
Alfred Varley Sims (1864 - 1944)*
 
Children:
Alfred William Sims (1898 - 1964)*
Ruth Stovall Hairston Sims Schaeffer (1901 - 1997)*
 
Siblings:
Harden Hairston (1857 - 1927)*
Ruth Hairston Sims (1863 - 1936)
Sara Staples Hairston Glenn (1867 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Berry Hill Cemetery
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Ed & Sue Anderson
Record added: Aug 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40398911

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HER MOTHER
Ailcey Hairston Hairston

Obituary Link:
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Birth: 
Nov. 10, 1830

Death: 
July 24, 1914
 
Family links: 
Parents:
Agnes John Peter Wilson Hairston (1801 - 1880)
 
Spouse:
Samuel Harden Hairston (1822 - 1870)*
 
Children:
Harden Hairston (1857 - 1927)*
Ruth Hairston Sims (1863 - 1936)*
Sara Staples Hairston Glenn (1867 - 1952)*
 
Siblings:
Peter Wilson Hairston (1819 - 1886)*
George Hairston (1822 - 1866)*
Robert Hairston (1825 - 1842)*
Ruth Stovall Hairston Wilson (1827 - 1889)*
Ailcey Hairston Hairston (1830 - 1914)
Samuel Hairston (1833 - 1843)  

Henry Hairston (1836 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Berry Hill Cemetery
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Ed & Sue Anderson
Record added: Aug 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40326969





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