Selena Hall

1874–
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Selena

When Selena Hall was born in 1874, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, her father, George William Hall, was 28 and her mother, Arvilla McLaughlin, was 19.

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Family Time Line

George William Hall
1846–
Arvilla McLaughlin
1855–
Selena Hall
1874–
Bassalona Hall
1875–
Andrew Jackson Hall
1878–1952
William G Hall
1879–1956

Parents and Siblings

    George William Hall

    Male1846–Male

    Arvilla McLaughlin

    Female1855–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 32

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (1)

  • Le Lean Hall in household of George W Hall, "United States Census, 1880"

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