James Curtis Hairston

5 April 1914–30 March 1989 (Age 74)
Milano, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of James Curtis

When James Curtis Hairston was born on 5 April 1914, in Milano, Milam, Texas, United States, his father, Edward Hill Hairston, was 33 and his mother, Mary Virginia Rutherford, was 36. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Annie Grace Woods. He lived in Texas, United States in 1935 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 30 March 1989, in Milano, Milam, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sandy Creek Cemetery, Milam, Texas, United States.

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James Curtis Hairston
Annie Grace Woods
Barbara Nell Hairston
James Robert Hairston
Linda Jane Hairston

Spouse and Children



    Barbara Nell Hairston


    James Robert Hairston


    Linda Jane Hairston


Parents and Siblings



    Willie Edward Hairston


    Robert Alton Hairston


    Maude O Hairston


    Clara Virginia Hairston



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place named Harestone or Harestane. The surname has died out in Scotland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Curtis Hairston in household of Edward H Hairston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Hairston in household of Annie Copeland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J C Hairston, "United States Census, 1940"

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