Lewis C. Hall

Brief Life History of Lewis C.

When Lewis C. Hall was born on 29 July 1788, in Dover, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Captain William Hall RS, was 35 and his mother, Abigail Pease, was 29. He married Lucy Beals on 31 December 1811, in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 4 March 1871, in Dover, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dover Center Cemetery, Dover, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Lewis C. Hall
Mary A. Rawson
Marriage: 14 March 1833
Irene Lucy Hall
Frances Maria Hall
Sylvia A. Hall
Waity Rosella Hall
Clinton Lewis Hall

Sources (27)

  • Lewis Hall in household of Wm A Needham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lewis Hall, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Lewis Hall, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, German, Norwegian, and Danish: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hǫll 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 any of the places called with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. Hall is one of the commonest and most widely distributed of English surnames, bearing witness to the importance of the hall as a feature of the medieval village. The English surname has been established in Ireland since the 14th century, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from hall ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), or a habitational name from a placename containing the element hall ‘rock’ (from Old Norse hallr).

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 何 and 賀, see He 1 and 2.

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

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