Priscilla Hall

Brief Life History of Priscilla

When Priscilla Hall was born on 10 December 1888, in LaBelle, Hendry, Florida, United States, her father, Washington Hall, was 22 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Davis, was 17. She married Mikal Bernhard Rasmussen on 15 April 1916, in Lee, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Florida, United States in 1935 and Hendry, Florida, United States in 1950. She died on 17 January 1960, in LaBelle, Hendry, Florida, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Denaud, Hendry, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mikal Bernhard Rasmussen
Priscilla Hall
Marriage: 15 April 1916
Sephroney Ann Hall
Melvin Paul Rasmussen
Baby Boy Rasmussen
Ruth Marie Rasmussen
Marvin Rasmussen
Nellie Mae Rasmussen
Rosie L Rasmussen
Annette Priscilla Rasmussen
Bernard T Rasmussen
Clarine Elizabeth Rasmussen

Sources (14)

  • Prissellia Rasmussen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Pricilla Hall, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Priscilla Hall Rasmussen, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


Historical Boundaries 1891: Lee, Florida, United States 1923: Hendry, Florida, United States

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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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