Alexander Hastings & Susan Farmer – Prince Edward Co.

Prince Edward Co., Va., Personal Property Tax, 1838 – 1850. Looking for Alexander Hastings (who married Susan Farmer, daughter of Littleberry Farmer and Margaret Thaxton, daughter of David Thaxton and Sarah Shepherd, granddaughter of James Thaxton and Elizabeth clark):

Nothing from 1838-1848

1849
Alexander Hastins, 1 male over 16, 1 slave over 16, 1 slave over 12. Total tax: .32

1850
Alexander Hastins, 1 male over 16, 1 horse/mule. Total tax: .10.

Aug 1850 census: Alexander Hastings, 38, coachmaker, born Amelia, and Susan, 23, born Buck’m, are in Prince Edward County, with Berry Farmer, 75, Fanny Farmer, 60, born Buck’m, and Eliz. Hastings, 7/12, born Prince Edward.

25 Aug 1860: Susan Hastings, 35, seamstress, born Va., with Emily Hastings, 9, born Va., and Thomas Hastings, 3, born Nashville, Tenn.. Also in the household was Littleberry Farmer, 84, born Va.

05 Aug 1870: Susan Hastings, 50, and John Hastings, 10, are with Calvin Farmer and family in Campbell Co., Virginia.

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