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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Family Time Line

James Curtis Hairston
1914–1989
Annie Grace Woods
1915–1977
Barbara Nell Hairston
1936–
James Robert Hairston
1940–1943
Linda Jane Hairston
1949–2019

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Barbara Nell Hairston

    Female1936–Female

    James Robert Hairston

    Male1940–1943Male

    Linda Jane Hairston

    Female1949–2019Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Willie Edward Hairston

    Male1897–1960Male

    Robert Alton Hairston

    Male1899–1938Male

    Maude O Hairston

    Female1906–1994Female

    Clara Virginia Hairston

    Female1909–1985Female

    Male1914–1989Male

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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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