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Samuel Hall

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Canterbury, St Paul, Kent, England
Death: March 14, 1690 (61-69)
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Middletown, Middlesex, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hall, Sr., of Hartford and Middletown and Esther Hall
Husband of Elizabeth Hall and Hannah Hill
Father of John Hall; Dea. Samuel Hall of East Middletown; Deacon Thomas Hall and Guy Hill
Brother of Elizabeth Hall; Dea. John Hall, Jr., of Middletown; Richard Hall of Middletown; Sarah Whitmore; Ann Hall and 2 others

Occupation: Farmer, fence viewer, surveyor of highways, grand levy man, and townsman
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About Samuel Hall of Middletown

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


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


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



  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

Canterbury, St Paul, Kent, England
Age 35
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
February 3, 1663
Age 38
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
August 29, 1671
Age 46
Middletown, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
July 4, 1675
Age 50
Suffolk County, Virginia Colony
March 14, 1690
Age 65
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
May 5, 1928
Age 65
May 5, 1928
Age 65
May 24, 1928
Age 65