Nancy Matilda Hall

25 December 1829–30 November 1912 (Age 82)
Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Matilda

When Nancy Matilda Hall was born on 25 December 1829, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Mason Hall III, was 29 and her mother, Senna Watson, was 26. She married William Henry Dawson in 1844, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Boyd, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 2, Boyle, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 30 November 1912, in Carter, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rush, Boyd, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Lusk
1813–1895
Nancy Matilda Hall
1829–1912
Marriage: 2 March 1858
Marcus Lusk
1851–1927
Sarah Elizabeth Lusk
1852–1941
James Lusk
1855–1855
John Phillip Lusk
1856–1934
Samuel David Lusk
1858–1891
Marion Whitton "Whitt" Lusk
1859–1891
Harrison Lusk Jr
1863–1899
Senia Anna Lusk
1865–1949
Charles Lewis John Wesley Lusk
1867–1945
Andrew Jackson Lusk
1869–1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1858
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 1
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1861
    Age 32
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, Irish, German, Norwegian, and Danish: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hǫll all meaning ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hall or an occupational name for a servant employed at a hall. In some cases it may be a habitational name from any of the places called with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. Hall is one of the commonest and most widely distributed of English surnames, bearing witness to the importance of the hall as a feature of the medieval village. The English surname has been established in Ireland since the 14th century, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from hall ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), or a habitational name from a placename containing the element hall ‘rock’ (from Old Norse hallr).Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 何 and 賀, see He 1 and 2.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Haller
    Hallquist
    Hallen
    Halle
    Hallman
    Hallberg
    Hal
    Hallgren
    Heller
    Hallin
    He
    Halls
    Hallstrom

    Sources (34)

    • Nancy Lusk in household of Harrison Lusk, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancy Hall, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Nancy Hall in entry for Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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