Abigail Hall

20 May 1750–27 December 1752 (Age 2)
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Hall was born on 20 May 1750, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Hall Jr, was 26 and her mother, Abigail Shepard, was 23. She died on 27 December 1752, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

John Hall Jr
1723–1754
Abigail Shepard
1726–1762
Abigail Hall
1746–1748
Elijah Hall
1747–
Abigail Hall
1750–1752
Abigail Hall
1750–1838
Joel Hall Sr.
1753–1818

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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)

  • Abigail Hall, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Abigail Hall, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Abigail Hall, daughter of Jno. Hall Jr. and Abigail born 20 May 1750, died 27 December 1752

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