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Beaver Creek Plantation
Variant names: Hairston's Bottom

Location: near Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
Founded: 1776

Associated surnames: Covington, Hairston


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1831-1838: Hairston slaves
Plantation Mistress Ann Hairston kept a slave ledger for 37 years. Many details (names, relations, duties, slave life) are abstracted from the original records in The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White by Henry Wiencek.

Hairston house servants buried in the Hairston family cemetery
From The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White by Henry Wiencek

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