Henry B Hall

about 1812–
Hardin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry B

When Henry B Hall was born about 1812, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, his father, Philip Hall, was 26 and his mother, Jane Bowling, was 22. He married Elizabeth Betsy Wilkins on 13 January 1834, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Henry B Hall
1812–
Elizabeth Betsy Wilkins
1812–1888
Marriage: 13 January 1834
Margaret Hall
1835–
Elizabeth M Hall
1837–1907
Milton Hall
1839–
William Phillip Hall
1840–
Willis Green Hall
1845–1934
Sarah Hall
1845–
Bernetta Hall
1848–1871
Frances Taylor Hall
1851–1944
Cyrus Willis Hall
1853–
Hall
1855–
Harmon G Hall
1859–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1834
Hardin, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1818

Age 6

Illinois is the 21st state.
1846

Age 34

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hōll 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 places named with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. The English name has been established in Ireland since the Middle Ages, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Hall in household of Catherine Barkee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Hall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Hall, "United States Census, 1870"

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