Alice E. Hairston Geron

Alice E. Hairston Geron (

Alice E. Hairston Geron (
 DAR officer

Born:May 27, 1998, Lowndes County, Mississippi
Died:December 5, 1977, Huntsville, Alabama
Buried:Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Alabama
Residence:614 Franklin Street SE
Wife of:Richard Preston Geron (b1888)


•  State Regent DAR, 1964-1967; National Vice-President, General DAR, 1967-1970. - Record

•  On October 10, 1974 at the Huntsville Country Club, 36 women organized the Hunt's Spring Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Mrs. Richard Geron (317352) was a charter member. - Pruitt

•  Active in Huntsville's First Methodist church. - Ford & Van Valkenburgh

•  Mrs. R. P. Geron was elected state Registrar for three years in June, 1955, Daughters of the American Revolution. - Sesquicentennial

•  Regent for Twickenham Town Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. - Sesquicentennial

•  614 Franklin Street: "It was then bought by Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Geron in 1938. The Gerons not only restored the grounds to their original beauty which included the construction of the sunken garden, but also decorated the house in keeping with its period. A covered terrace, breakfast room, baths, and heating plant were added, thus making the home a comfortable, modern residence." - AAUW

•  Mother of Richard Preston Geron (1929-2010). - Find A Grave

•  Mother of Ruth Hairston Geron (1925-2003) and Richard Preston "Dick" Geron (1928-). -

•  Daughter of James Thomas Watt Hairston (1865-1947) and Mary Agnes McQuire (1870-1960). -

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• - Page owned by dmetz123 and can be viewed only with an paid subscription. (Originally found at

•  Find A Grave - Page created by Franklin

•  Ford & Van Valkenburgh - A History of The First United Methodist Church of Huntsville, Alabama 1808-1983, by Ruth Sykes Ford and updated by Nancy Wilkinson Van Valkenburgh, 1984, page 102, 106.

•  Pruitt - Article titled "Daughters of the American Revolution, Hunt's Spring Chapter 3-078-AL" by Reneé Pruitt for The Heritage of Madison County, Alabama, by The Madison County Heritage Book Committee, John P. Rankin, Chairman, page 36.

•  Record - A Dream Come True: The Story of Madison County and Incidentally of Alabama and the United States, Volume I, by James Record, 1970, page 343.

•  Sesquicentennial - Commemorative Album, Celebrating our City's Sesquicentennial of Progress, Huntsville, Alabama, by James E. Taylor, General Chairman, 1955, page 78, 349.

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•  614 Franklin Street SE
•  Record
•  Richard Preston Geron (b1888)
•  Sesquicentennial