Samuel Hall (c.1625 - 1690) MP

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Birthplace: Canterbury, St Paul, Kent, England
Death: Died in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
Occupation: Farmer, fence viewer, surveyor of highways, grand levy man, and townsman
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About Samuel Hall

Original Settler of Middletown, Connecticut. Born about 1626 in Kent, England. Emigration: To Boston/Roxbury before 1635; to Hartford 1636; to Middletown in 1652. Died March 14, 1690, Middletown, Conn.

"He was a farmer, and a large land-holder. He also had learned his father's trade." (The Halls of New England/Hall, 1883) "He was chosen fence viewer, surveyor of highways, grand levy man, and townsman."

  • parents: John Hall of Middleton (1584-1673) & Esther

Married

  1. Elizabeth Cooke (est 1640 - aft 1690/91) m. bef 1663. Daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Cooke, of Guilford, Conn

Children

  1. Deacon Samuel Hall (1663/64 - 1740)
  2. John Hall (1668 - bef 1692)
  3. Deacon Thomas Hall (1671 - 1753)

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  1. Passengers to America from the New England Historical and Genealogic Register, edited by Michael Tepper and published by Geneologic Publishing Company in 1980 listed the following Hall passages to America: "Samuel Hall of Canterbury, a yeoman, his wife and 5 servants sailed from Sandwich. (page 124,date unspecified)."
  2. The Halls of New England. Hall, David Brainerd. 1883 Page 4. "Samuel Hall2, John2, b. in England, about 1626; d. in Middletown, 1690, ae. about 65 years; m., 1662, Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth Cooke, of Guilford, Conn. Thomas Cooke came to Guilford with Rev. Henry Whitfield and was one of the signers of the plantation covenant of June 1, 1639, made on the passage from the county of Kent, England, to Guilford. Samuel Hall was made freeman at Middletown in 1654. Had lands recorded June 10, 1655. His home lot of five acres was located on the east side of Main street and extended to the river. The Mansion house block occupies a part of the front of this lot on Main street. He was a farmer, and a large land-holder. He also had learned his father's trade. He was admitted to the church of Middletown Oct. 19, 1668, also his wife Oct. 29, 1676. After his death she removed to Guilford and lived with her son Thomas. Samuel Hall made his will Feb. 13, 1690, in which he gave most of his estate inventoried at £324 to his sons: Samuel to have the house and barns; John the lot in town; Thomas to have two acres of the home lot; and Samuel and John to have the carpenter's tools."
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Samuel Hall of Middletown's Timeline

1625
1625
Canterbury, St Paul, Kent, England
1660
1660
Age 35
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
1662
1662
Age 37
Kent, Engl
1663
February 3, 1663
Age 38
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
1671
August 29, 1671
Age 46
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
1690
March 14, 1690
Age 65
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
1928
May 5, 1928
Age 65
May 5, 1928
Age 65
May 24, 1928
Age 65
May 24, 1928
Age 65