Enoch Hall Jr.

17 July 1795–13 April 1848 (Age 52)
Isle La Motte, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States

The Life of Enoch

When Enoch Hall Jr. was born on 17 July 1795, in Isle La Motte, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States, his father, Elihu Hall, was 24 and his mother, Roxanna Holcombe, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Hannah Scott. He lived in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1820 and Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1830. He died on 13 April 1848, in New York, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Richardson Cemetery, Brasher Center, Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Enoch Hall Jr.
Hannah Scott
John Scott Hall
Charlotte Hall
Martha Pruilla Hall
Elihu Hall
Sally Ann Hall
Elihu H Hall
Nelson Fisk Hall
Louisa Ellen Hall

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World Events (7)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 17

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

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)

  • Enoch Hall, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Enoch Hall, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Enoch Hall, "United States Census, 1820"

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