Solomon Hall

1688–September 1731 (Age 43)
Tacony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Hall was born in 1688, in Tacony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Hall, was 36 and his mother, Mary Charlesworth, was 33. He married Elizabeth Sparks about 1710, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in September 1731, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 43.

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Solomon Hall
Elizabeth Sparks
Marriage: about 1710
John Hall
Sarah Hall
Solomon Hall Jr.
Mary Hall

Spouse and Children

about 1710
Pennsylvania, United States




    Solomon Hall Jr.



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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 (2)

  • Wills, 1682-1916; indexes to wills, 1682-1924
  • Legacy NFS Source: Solomon Hall - Government record: Probate record or will: death: September 1731; Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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