THE HAIRSTONS: An American Family in Black and White

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A look at the largest slaveholders in the South and black and white families they spawned. Once they ruled over a pre—Civil War kingdom that spanned 45 plantations spread out over four states and included 10,000 slaves. To keep it all intact, they did what European aristocracy did: they married their own. And as one might imagine, this created a huge and maddeningly complex genealogical ... Read full review

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Great book ,Had a chance to read about my family,Really enjoyed it .would love for someone to contated me with information about the hairston family. O Im sorry , my name is(
Elder) Cedric Hairston
of Jacksonville Florida the son of Samual Richard Hairston of Virgina. Didnt know much about my fathers family but i did know that he had a uncle named Henry and his mother was a black slave. My father is white and he married my mother witch her name was Mary Kathrine Hairston of Knoxville Tennessee. If anyone have any information about this Please, Please contated me .
Cedric Hairston
8787 southside
Jacksonville Florida 32256
# 904-556-9624
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