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Robert Hall Family Wilkes County

First Generation

Children of Robert Hall (abt. 1780-1844) and Miriah Hammon (1790-1883), d/o Benjamin Hammon & Sarah May
Benjamin Hall (1808-aft.1870) m. Sarah E. Sparks (1812-aft. 1880), d/o John Sparks and Elizabeth Rose (m. 1828 Wilkes Co. NC)
John Hall (1809-1878) m. Martha Shumate (1816-1906), d/o William Shumate & Nancy Ann McMillian
Robert Hall, Jr. (1811-?) (died young, did not have children)
Owen T. Hall (1813-bef. 1870) m. Micah/Mickey Reynolds (1815-1871)
Sarah (Sally) Hall (1815-aft. 1870) m. Jacob Absher (1809-1888)
Gabriel Hall (1818-?) did not have children
Nancy Hall (1819-aft. 1831)
Elizabeth Hall (1820-aft. 1870) m. Hardin Hutchinson (abt. 1810-aft. 1870) (had five known children)
William (Elder) Hall (1823-1897) m. Mary Land (1825-1906), d/o Thomas Land and Jane Carlton
Feraby (Phoebe?) Hall (1825-1900) m. Shade Brown (no descendants of this couple have been found) (at home in 1870)
Martha (Patsy) Hall (1827-?) m. William Hutchinson (six known children) (m. 1844 Wilkes Co NC)

Second Generation

Children of Benjamin Hall and Sarah E. Sparks
Benjamin Hall (1834-bet. 1870/1880) (idiotic)
Sarah Hall (abt. 1836-?)
Robert Hall (1840-aft. 1880) m. Nancy Jane Warren (abt. 1854-aft. 1880) (m. 1867 Wilkes Co., NC)
Owen Hall (1850-aft. 1880) m. Mary (abt. 1850-aft. 1880) (in Marshall Co., AL, 1880)

This family moved to North Fork Township, Fulton Co., Arkansas after 1860. They are included on the 1870 Arkansas Census. Benjamin Hall, Sr. is listed as a blacksmith, while his son, Robert Hall, is a music teacher. By 1880 Robert Hall (farmer), his family and his mother were living in Marshall Co., Alabama. Owen Hall is also in Marshall Co., Alabama in 1880, his occupation, miller.


Children of John Hall and Martha Shumate
Elizabeth C. Hall (1836-1854) m. David Franklin Shepherd (abt. 1830-aft. 1860)
Susana E. Hall (1838-aft. 1870) m. Jordan Ashley Shepherd (abt. 1835-aft. 1870)
Daniel M. Hall (1840-1918) m. Fanny Emeline Absher (1845-1920)
William A. Hall (1842-1900) m. Mary Jane Plummer (abt. 1850-aft. 1900), d/o Samuel and Mahala Plummer of Ashe Co., NC
Martha (Mero) Hall (abt. 1845-1895) m. Henry C. (Dock) Sebastian (1839-1921)
Mary V. (Molly) Hall (1847-1927) m. Columbus F. Vannoy (1844-1926)
America Jane (Fannie) Hall (1850-aft. 1900) m. S. Melvin Duvall (abt. 1848-aft. 1900), s/o Thomas Duvall of Ashe Co., NC
John F. Hall (1853-1856)
Jane Hall (abt. 1854-?)
James Madison Hall (1859-1926) m. Clementine Whitley (1859-1920)


Children of Owen T. Hall and Micah/Mickey Reynolds
William Hall (1841)
Nancy Hall (1844)
Sarah Hall (1846-aft. 1880) (at home in 1870)
John Andrew Hall (1848-1936) m. Mary Jane Baugess (1848-1927), d/o Robert J. and Nancy Baugess
Phebe Ann Hall (1851-1934) m. Newton Kennedy
Martha Caroline Hall (1853-1943) m. Vincent Spicer (1857-1944), s/o Harvey Spicer and Nancy Brooks
Micah Pauline (Lina) Hall (1855-1922) m. Zachariah G. Spicer (1852-1939)
Owen Thomas Hall (1859-1929) m. Sarah Linda Absher (1867-1963), d/o Benjamin Absher and Sarah Ann (Nancy) Brown


Child of Nancy Hall, single mother
Mira/Myra (1831-aft. 1870) m. Reuben Hawkins (abt. 1831-aft. 1870)

1st Nov. 1831. Bastary Bond issued in Wilkes Co., NC. Mother, Nanny Hall. Father is Hiram Rhodes. Signed Hiram (x) Rhoads, Jesse (x) Hays. Child is named Mira. In 1850 Mira Hall is found living in the household of Martin H. Whitley family.

Third Generation

Children of Daniel M. Hall and Fanny Emeline Absher
William F. Hall (1860-1934) m. Katherine McGrady (1857-1939), d/o John McGrady and Polly Long
Lewis A. Hall (1862-1935) m. Tempe Wyatt (1866-1930)
James Monroe Hall (1866-1888)
Mary Hall (abt. 1877-aft. 1880)
John Daniel Hall (1878-1935) m. Nora Owens (abt. 1883-1957)
Wentford Winston (Wint) Hall (1889-1940) m. Maude Shumate


Children of William A. Hall and Mary Jane Plummer
Lency A. Hall (abt. 1873-aft. 1880)
Martha S. Hall (abt. 1875-aft. 1880)
George E. (or D?) Hall (abt. 1877-aft. 1900)
Mahala Callie Hall (abt. 1879-aft. 1900)
Talulu Hall (1881-aft. 1900)

This family lived in Ashe Co., NC


Children of James Madison Hall and Clementine Whitley
Jesse Daniel Hall (1879-1964) m. Addie Louisa Wall, (1888-1960), d/o A. T. Wall and Sarah Kiger

James M. Hall fought in the Spanish American War, enlising in the US Army at Cripple Creek, Colorado. He fought with Company E, 23rd Infantry.

Fourth Generation

Children of William F. Hall and Katherine McGrady
James Philo Hall (1883-1949) m. Emma Ballard (?-1905); 2) Maude Meyers (?-1918); 3) Cora Brown (1900-1991)
Alice Freedonia Hall (1886-1965) m. Robert F. Miles (abt. 1881-aft. 1930)
Minnie DallasHall (abt. 1887-aft. 1930) m. 1) Mark Hardin Shumate (1866-1917); 2) John Johnson
John William Davis Hall (1890-1949) m. Sina Faw. Who are her parents?
Carrie Belle Hall (1894-1975) m. Ransom Garland Brewer (1893-1970)
Commodore D. Hall (1899-1972) m. Alice May Riel (?-bef. 1933); 2) Cora Ellen Johnson
Hessie Hall (1904) (granddaughter, d/o James Hall and Emma Ballard)


Children of Jesse Daniel Hall and Addie Louisa Wall
James Elsie Hall (1907-1991) m. Effie Stanley (1910-1963)
Lillie Mae Hall (1912-1985) m. Horace W. Reich (1912-1979)
Homer Herman Hall (1917-1992) m. Iris Lakey (1925-1993), d/o Charles W. Lakey and Flora A. Tucker
Bessie Vera Hall (1919-1983) m. Roy F. Jarvis
Jesse Daniel Hall, Jr. (1924-1987) m. Virginia Clark, d/o Willie Clark and Ethel Smith

Click Here to see dress made for Jesse Daniel Hall, Sr. in 1882.

Robert F. McNeil's Wilkes County Cemetery Database, June 12, 2008.

Personal communications with Paul W. Gregory, Hayes, NC

Copy of Hall Family Bible Record

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975

Judy Wilton:

Personal communications with Pennie Fletcher at:

Personal communications with Mary Rumora at:

, 2001-2008
Faye Jarvis Moran

Updated February 11, 2003; August 5, 2004; October 15, 2004; November 30, 2007; July 8, 2008

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