Ephraim J Hall

Brief Life History of Ephraim J

When Ephraim J Hall was born on 5 August 1848, in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Hall Jr, was 34 and his mother, Jane Duett, was 31. He immigrated to New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1862 and lived in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 13 October 1862, in Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Hall Jr
1813–1884
Jane Duett
1817–1855
Anna Maria Hall
1840–1916
Ellen Sarah Hall
1843–1847
Charlotte Jane Hall
1845–1850
Ephraim J Hall
1848–1862
Eleanor Sarah Hall
1850–1920
Joshua Felix Hall
1852–1852
Rachel Elizabeth Hall
1852–1852
Lydia Esther Hall
1854–1935

Sources (11)

  • Ephraim J Hall in household of Samuel Hall, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ephraim Joseph Hall, "Find a Grave Index"
  • Ephraim Hall, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

World Events (4)

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1856

Historical Boundaries: 1856: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States

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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Daniel Hall Life

Daniel Hall Jr. (1813 – 1885) Early English Convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Immigrant to Utah during the era of Brigham Young as Church President Father: Daniel Hall …

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