Samuel Hall, Sr.

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Samuel Hall, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Death: Died in Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Immediate Family:

Son of George Hall and Mary Hall
Husband of Elizabeth Hall and Elizabeth Pratt
Father of Samuel Hall, of Taunton & Enfield; John Hall; Nicholas Hall; Elizabeth Newland; Mary Caswell and 5 others
Brother of Charity Gallup Burt; Lt. John Hall of Taunton; Joseph Hall; Sarah Hall; Sarah Hall and 5 others

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About Samuel Hall, Sr.

Retrieved from http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=halldb&id=I84 on 8/4/2008

Samuel Hall made his will on January 25, 1690, and died soon afterwards. His

widow Elizabeth and his son John were executors. Samuel Hall's homestead was

about a mile east of his father's, and it was near the bloomery which he was

largely interested in supplying. He was a large land holder, sharing in the

"Taunton North and South Purchases," also inheriting and purchasing in the

original tract. Samuel held minor offices in town, was a member of the original

church, and contributed four acres towards improving the parsonage for Rev.

Samuel Danforth.

The will of Samuel Hall, Sr., of Taunton, was dated 25 January 1689, and he

gave to son Samuel 10 acres of land on which his farm was standing, and he named

son George; wife Elizabeth; daughters Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, and Hannah; wife

and son John to be Exrs. Overseers were Nathaniel Williams and John White.

Witnesses were John Cowell, Samuel Paul (Page), and Joseph Hall. (Bristol County

Probate Records)

On 22 July 1707, widow Elizabeth Pratt, (Samuel's widow, Elizabeth (White) Hall

had remarried.) late of Taunton, sold 1/5 share in the old Iron Works, and her

son and daughters sold their shares as well: Samuel Hall (signed with his

mark), John Hall, Ebenezer Hall, John Caswell and Mary Caswell, Hannah

Wetherell, George Hall, and John Austin. (Bristol Deeds 17-36)

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Samuel Hall, Sr.'s Timeline

1644
December 11, 1644
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1644
Taunton,Bristol,Massachusetts
1644
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
1644
Taunton,Bristol,Massachusetts
1663
March 20, 1663
Age 18
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1664
December 11, 1664
Age 20
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
1666
October 19, 1666
Age 21
Taunton,Bristol,Massachusetts
1668
January 23, 1668
Age 23
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
1670
October 28, 1670
Age 25
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1672
October 3, 1672
Age 27
Taunton, Plymouth Colony