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Homer Hall Obit and Associated Families

Homer Hall Obit and Associated Families

Posted: 2 Aug 2005 5:53PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hall and Others
I hope that this will help some fellow HALL family researchers. I have posted this to several message boards and mailing lists. Material may contain some errors.

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From: "dmsst" <dmsst@woh.rr.com>
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Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 5:44 PM
Subject: [KYKNOTT] obits Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Homer Hall Obit

Homer Hall, age 76, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died Sunday, July 24, 2005, formerly of Hollybush, Kentucky.
He was born March 31, 1929, the son of the late Wonnie and Johnnie Hall.
He was preceded in death by his infant child: Annalean; both parents; four sisters: Ada, Zelda, Elva and Noe.
He is survived by his wife: Beatrice; one brother: Herald; one sister: Florence Dixon, one daughter and son-in-law: Diana and
Ron Jenkins; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. at the House of Prayer Church, Beaver Creek, Ohio, with Foster Akers, Lloyd Ray & Zoe Holbrook officiating. Burial followed in the New Carlisle Cemetery, New Carlisle, Ohio, under the direction of Newcomer Funeral Home, New Carlisle, Ohio. Obituary provided courtesy of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.

Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 27, 2005
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RE: Homer Hall Obit

Here are some records which pertain to the families of HOMER HALL, who is mentioned in the above obituary which was posted on the Knott mailing list. I am listing some basic and general information from my files in an effort to help in the ancestry of Homer Hall. Corrections and or additions accepted and appreciated. There may be mistakes, but I have tried to document as needed.

>From the personal files of Ona Hall-Scalf onascalf@bellsouth.net and luvsgenealogy@yahoo.com

Homer's ancestors are Anthony Hall and Rutha Butler who married on 23 Dec 1794 in Caswell Co. NC. Anthony was a veteran of the Revolutionary War, and died on 14 Dec 1846 in Letcher Co. Ky. [photo of Anthony's tombstone on file; copy of his marriage record and military papers also on file] Anthony and Ruth's son William aka "Gunsmith Billy" Hall married Margaret Johnson on 11 July 1816 in Floyd Co. KY {consent date of 24 June 1816} Source: Annals of Floyd County "1800-1826" by Charles C. Wells. It is told that he obtained the nickname of Gunsmith Billy Hall due to his occupation, which was being a blacksmith. William "Gunsmith Billy" Hall and Margaret's son James H. Hall was married twice. His first marriage was in 1838 to Emma Vance. Emma died on 08 Oct 1853, and James married 2nd time to Nancy Davis ca 1854. According to my files and records, Homer was a descendent of both of James "Stiff Jim" Hall's wives.

Homer's Ancestry: {from his mother Wonie Hall}

Gen # 01: Anthony Hall and Rutha Butler
Gen # 02: William "Gunsmith Billy" Hall and Margaret Johnson
Gen # 03: James H. "Stiff Jim" Hall and Emma Vance
Gen # 04: John H. "Hog John" Hall and Sarah Johnson
Gen # 05: Lee Hall Sr. and Florence Thornsberry
Gen # 06: Wonderful "Wonie" Hall and Johnny Hall
Gen # 07: Homer Hall

Info on Homer's dad Johnny Hall [h/o Wonie Hall]

Gen # 01: Anthony Hall and Rutha Butler
Gen # 02: William "Gunsmith Billy" Hall and Margaret Johnson
Gen # 03: James H. "Stiff Jim" Hall and Nancy Davis [Nancy was 2nd wife of James]
Gen # 04: James Henderson Hall and Rebecca Fouts [Fautch]
Gen # 05: Johnny Hall and Wonie Hall
Gen # 06: Homer Hall
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Gen # 01 -- Notes for Anthony Hall: [In Anthony Hall's pension application in 1825, he stated that he was 73 years old. (born 1752). There is a birth recorded in Kirkhill, Scotland for Anthony Hall, s/o Anthony and Mary Hall on 11 March 1752. It is believed that this is the same Anthony Hall. In 1810 Knox Co Ky Census, this Anthony is listed over 45 years old. On 15 May 1820, Anthony Hall was appointed as surveyor of the road from Rockhouse [which is now Letcher Co. Ky] into the road above Patrick Johnson's place. [Source: Annals of Floyd County "1800-1826" by Charles C. Wells.] Anthony Hall states in his pension application in 1825 that he fought in the Revolutionary War during 1777-1778. He mentions three of his sons in this record: Alexander age 17, John age 15, and Samuel age 13. His pension papers show that he was a private, and that he fought in the Virginia Line of the Continental Army in North Carolina and Virginia. Anthony's wife Ruth states in her pension !
application in 1850 that she was a widow, and mentions 3 of her sons in this one: William, James and David. Anthony Hall died on 14 Dec 1846 in Letcher Co. Ky., and was buried on his property, which is currently located next to to the Riley Bentley Cemetery, on Kentucky Route 7, about 02 miles south of the Deane Kentucky post office [in Letcher Co. Ky.] Memo: Tombstone photos, copies of birth record, marriage record, and military papers in my personal files.

Notes for Ruth: Anthony's wife Ruth Butler - Hall was the d/o George Butler [source: marriage record states that Ruth is the d/o George Butler] In 1850 census records, she is living with son John Hall and his wife Henrietta. It is said that Ruth died in 1854 in Letcher Co. Ky and was buried next to her husband Anthony.

1850 Letcher Ky Census
Dist # 01
# 73-73

John W. Hall, 42, farmer, Ky
..Henrieta, 40, Ky
..Preston, 21, farmer, Ky
..Polly, 15, Ky
..Susan, 13, Ky
..Ruth, 10, Ky
..Sarah, 08, Ky
..Geo W., 04, Ky
..William, 02, Ky
Ruth Hall, 84, Va ***
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Gen # 02 - Notes for William J. Hall and Margaret Johnson [They married on 11 July 1816 in Floyd Co. KY {consent date of 24 June 1816} Source: Annals of Floyd County "1800-1826" by Charles C. Wells. ]

1850 Floyd Census
# 273-273

William Hall, 54, Va
..Margaret, 57, Va
..Susan, 26, Ky
..William J., 24, Ky
..Ruthy, 23, Ky
..John W., 20, Ky
..Miles, 16, Ky
..Lee, 12, Ky
..John H., 15, Ky
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1860 Floyd Co. KY Census
Post Office - Prestonsburg
# 454-454

William Hall Sr., 65, farmer, Va
..Margarette, 66, seamstress, Va
..Susan, 30, seamstress, Ky
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1870 Floyd Census
Precinct 4 - Prestonsburg Post Office
08 Aug 1870
# 93-87

William Hall, 73, blacksmith, Va
..Margaret, 74, keeps house, Va
..Miles, 35, farmer, Ky
..Franky, 40, housework, Ky
..Clarinda, 16, @home, Ky
..Richard, 15, @home, Ky
..Miles, 14, @home, Ky
..Milly, 11, @home, Ky
..John, 09, Ky
..William, 07, Ky
..Joseph, 05, Ky
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William J. Hall died on 30 Oct 1878 in Floyd Co. Ky [source: Vital Statistics of Floyd Co. Ky 1852-1904 published by C. E. Shepherd.] His widow, Margaret is living with their son Miles Hall and family in the 1880 Floyd Census. [Note: Margaret is listed as being 91 years old in 1880 Floyd Co. Ky Census.]

1880 Floyd Census
Dry Creek Precinct # 04

Miles Hall, head, 45, farmer, KVV
..Frankie J., wife, 50, keeps house, KKK
..John, son, 19, single, @home, KKK
..William, son, 17, single, @home, KKK
..Joseph, son, 16, single, @home, KKK
..Miles, son, 23, married, farmer, KKK
..America, DIL, 20, married, @home, KKK
Margaret Hall, mother, 91, widowed, VVV ***
..Marion, gr-son, 03, @home, KKK
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Gen # 03: James Hall and his 02 wives : Emma Vance and Nancy Davis [Homer descends form both wives according to my notes.]

1850 Floyd Co. Census
# 274-274

James Hall, 29, Ky
..Emma, 23, Ky [Vance]
..John W., 09, Ky
..Elizabeth, 08, Ky
..Uriah, 05, Ky
..William, 04, Ky
..Susan, 02, Ky

Real Estate Valued at 300.00 dollars and it states neither James nor Emma can read nor write.
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1860 FLOYD CO. KY CENSUS
Post Office - Prestonsburg
# 451-451

JAMES HALL, 38, farmer, Ky
..NANCY, 28, seamstress, Va [Davis]
..WILLIAM, 14, Ky
..SUSAN, 11, Ky
..JAMES H., 04, Ky
..HARMON, 02, Ky
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1870 Floyd Census
Precinct # 04 - Prestonsburg Post Office
08 Aug 1870
# 87-81

JAMES HALL, 49, farmer, Ky
..NANCY, 36, keeps house, Va
..JAMES H., 14, @home, Ky
..HARMON C., 11, @home, Ky
..THOMAS, 07, @home, Ky
..MARTHA A., 01, @home, Ky
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1880 Floyd Census
Dry Creek
# 126-127

James Hall, head, 60, farmer, KKK
..Nancy, wife, 45, keeps house, KKK
..Harman K., son, 21, farmer, KKK
..Thomas, son, 17, @home, KKK
..Martha, dau, 11, @home, KKK
..Rinda, dau, 09, @home, KKK
..Wilburn, son, 04, @home, KKK

OBIT for James Henderson Hall
>From the files of the New Salem Association of ORBC
Issue: SEPTEMBER 21, 22, 23, 1934

It now becomes our sad duty to write the obituary of our beloved brother in Christ. He was born in Letcher County Ky., on the Kentucky River on 28 Mar 1821 and died on 04 October 1898. He was married to EMMA VANCE in 1838. To them were born 03 sons and 04 daughters. EMMA died on 08 Oct 1852 and he was married to NANCY DAVIS in 1853, and to them were born five boys and four girls. He professed a hope in Christ and was baptized in the fellowship of Rebecca Church in 1894. From the time of his conversion, he lived a pious life and was loved by all who knew him. He was a faithful Christian until his death. Whilst the church is mourning his loss he is rejoicing around the throne of God, for we are sure that when death seized upon him, he met the storm with calmness, and bore his sufferings with patience. He was a farmer in the meantime and his residence was on Beaver Creek, Knott County KY

W. J. Hall Jr. [Clerk Rebecca Church]

** Ona's note : Vital Statistics of Floyd Co. Ky 1852-1904 published by C. E. Shepherd., states that Emma died in 1853 instead of 1852.
*******
More Notes for Nancy Davis - Hall after 1898:

Nancy is living with her son Wilburn Hall in the 1900 Knott Co. Ky Census, and is listed as being widowed and having one child living. She is listed with Wilburn and family in the 1910 and 1920 Knott County Census also.

1900 Knott Census
Beaver District
# 357-360

Wilburn Hall, head, 23, Sept 1876, single, farmer, KKK
..Nancy, mother, 67, Oct 1867?, widowed, 01 kid-01 liv, KKK

Note: Info on mother Nancy's children is incorrect...see census below
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1910 Knott Census
Mag Dist 05 - Prec 03
# 191-191

Wilburn Hall, head, 33, md 01@08 yr, farmer, KKK
..Tilda, wife, 26, md 01@08 yr, 05 kids-04 liv, KKK
..Bertha, dau, 08, @home, KKK
..Jeff, son, 05, @home, KKK
..Melvina, dau, 04, @home, KKK
..Green, son, 20 mos, @home, KKK
Nancy Hall, mother, 76, widowed, 09 kids-05 liv, KKK
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1920 Knott Census
Prec # 10 - Upper Beaver
# 105-105

Wilburn Hall, head, 43, farmer, KKK
..Tildy, wife, 37, KKK
..Jeff, son, 15, KKK
..Melvina, dau, 13, KKK
..Green, son, 11, KKK
..Galvesta, dau, 09, KKK
..Louisa, dau, 07, KKK
..Miles, son, 05, KKK
..Ben David, son, under 01, KKK
Nancy Hall, mother, 87, widowed, KKK
..Della, dau, 03, KKK [d/o Wilburn and Tilda]
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Gen # 04: John W. Hall ( James H. Hall and Emma Vance)

John W. Hall was married twice: 1st wife was Sarah Johnson [d/o David and Anna Johnson] ; 2nd wife was named Lucy Burke - married 14 Jan 1873 in Letcher Co Ky according to their Marriage Book 01; 1842-1884 Marriages of Letcher Co. KY. published by the LCKHGS [no further info on Lucy]

Census Records for John W. Hall and his family:

1850 Floyd Co. Census
# 274-274

James Hall, 29, Ky
..Emma, 23, Ky
..John W., 09, Ky ***
..Elizabeth, 08, Ky
..Uriah, 05, Ky
..William, 04, Ky
..Susan, 02, Ky
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1860 Floyd Census

John Hall, head, 21, Ky
..Sarah, 18, Ky [Johnson]
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1870 FLOYD COUNTY KY CENSUS
Precinct 4- Prestonsburg Post Office
08 Aug 1870
# 89-83

JOHN H. HALL, head, 30, farmer, Ky
..SARAH, 27, Ky [Johnson]
..LEE, 09, Ky
..LOUISA, 08, Ky
..LURENA, 05, Ky
..JEFFERSON, 03, Ky
..MEEKWOOD, 07 mos, Ky
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JOHN "HOG JOHN" HALL MARRIED LUCY BURKE ON 14 JAN 1873 IN LETCHER COUNTY KY (SOURCE : 1842-1884 Marriages of Letcher Co. KY BOOK ; published by LCKHGS)

1880 FLOYD COUNTY KY CENSUS
Dry Creek
# 128-129

JOHN H. HALL, head, 41, farmer, KKK
..LUCY, wife, 41, keeps house, KKK
..LEE, son, 19, single, @home, KKK
..LOUISA, dau, 17, single, @home, KKK
..LOURENA, dau, 15, @home, KKK
..JEFF DAVIS, son, 13, @home, KKK
..MEEKWOOD, son, 10, @home, KKK
..DAVID, son, 07, @home, KKK
..FRANKIE, dau, 04, @home, KKK
..MELVINA, dau, 01, @home, KKK
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1900 Knott Census
Mag Dist # 03- Beaver
# 360-361

John Hall, head, 60, Mar 1840, md 40 yr, farmer, KKK
..Lucy, wife, 56, Jan 1844, md 40 yr, 03 kids-03 liv, KKK

Note: John died on 14 Dec 1901 and was buried in the Wilburn Hall Cemetery, Arnold's Fork, Knott County, Ky. His timbstone reads: Pvt. John H Hall, Co E, 13 Ky Cav, CSA, born 06 Mar 1840 - died 14 Dec 1901. [copy of tombstone picture on file]
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Homer's Ancestry: {from his mother Wonie Hall}

Gen # 01: Anthony Hall and Rutha Butler
Gen # 02: William "Gunsmith Billy" Hall and Margaret Johnson
Gen # 03: James H. "Stiff Jim" Hall and Emma Vance
Gen # 04: John H. "Hog John" Hall and Sarah Johnson
Gen # 05: Lee Hall Sr. and Florence Thornsberry
Gen # 06: Wonderful "Wonie" Hall and Johnny Hall
Gen # 07: Homer Hall

Info on his Hall families: [From various sources and records that I have collected]

KENTUCKY BIRTH INDEX

KBI Name: Homer Hall
Date of Birth: 31 Mar 1929
County: Knott
Mother's Name: Wonie Hall
State: Kentucky
Volume Number: 25
Certificate Number: 12072
Volume Year: 1929
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Homer Hall was the s/o Johnny Hall and Wonderful Wonie Hall. [see obit AND BIRTH RECORD above]
HIS FATHER: Johnny Hall, s/o James Henderson Hall and Rebecca Fouts [Fautch]
HIS MOTHER: Wonderful Wonie Hall, d/o Lee Hall Sr. and Florence Thornsberry

1900 Knott Census
Beaver Prec - Mag Dist # 03
# 165-165

Lee Hall, head, 38, Oct 1861, md 16 yr, farmer, KKK
..Florence, wife, 30, Dec 1869, md 16 yr, 09 kids-08 liv, KKK
..Rosa, dau, 14, Sept 1885, KKK
..Martin, son, 13, Apr 1887, KKK
..Lurane, dau, 12, Dec 1888?, KKK
..Lee, son, 10, Mar 1890, KKK
..Joseph, son, 08, Jan 1892, KKK
..Charley, son, 04, Sept 1896, KKK
..Jefferson, son, 03, Jan 1897, KKK
..Wonderful, dau, 01, Sept 1899, KKK *** [Homer's mother]
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1910 Knott Census
Caney Precinct
# 66-68

Lee Hall, Sr., head, 47, md 01@26 yr, farmer, KKK
..Florence, wife, 41, md 01@26 yr, 15 kids-12 liv, KKK
..Lou R., dau, 21, single, KKK
..Joe, son, 18, single, farm laborer, KKK
..Charlie, son, 14, farm laborer, KKK
..Jeff, son, 13, farm laborer, KKK
..Wonie, dau, 11, KKK *** [Homer's mother]
..John W., son, 09, KKK
..Richard, son, 06, KKK
..Alice, dau, 02, KKK
..Marie, dau, 03 mos, KKK
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1920 Knott Census
Prec # 07 - Caney
# 144-144

John A. Hall, head, 24, farmer, KKK [s/o James Henderson Hall and Rebecca Fouts [Fautch]]
..Wonie, wife, 21, KKK
..Ada, dau, 04, KKK
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1930 Knott Census
Upper Caney Prec
Mag Dist # 06
Caney and Jones Fork
# 319-319

Johnny Hall, head, 38, md@23, farmer, KKK [s/o James Henderson Hall and Rebecca Fouts [Fautch]]
..Wonie, wife, 31, md@16, KKK
..Ada, dau, 14, KKK
..Harold, son, 09, KKK
..Zelda, dau, 08, KKK
..Elva, dau, 06, KKK
..Florence, dau, 03, KKK
..Homer, son, 01, KKK ****
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KDI Name: Wonie Hall
Death Date: 13 November 1978
Death Place: Knott
Age: 080
Residence: Knott
Volume: 57
Certificate: 28006
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Wonderful Wonie Hall Family:

1870 FLOYD COUNTY KY CENSUS
Precinct 4
Prestonsburg Post Office
# 89-83

JOHN H. HALL, head, 30, farmer, Ky
..SARAH, 27, Ky [Johnson]
..LEE, 09, Ky *** [f/o Wonie Hall]
..LOUISA, 08, Ky
..LURENA, 05, Ky
..JEFFERSON, 03, Ky
..MEEKWOOD, 07 mos, Ky
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John married 2nd time to Lucy Burke on 14 Jan 1873 in Letcher Co. Ky. [source: Letcher County Ky Marriage Book 01; 1842-1884 Marriages of Letcher Co. KY.; published by the Letcher Co. Ky. Hist. and Gen. Soc.]

1880 FLOYD COUNTY KY CENSUS
Dry Creek
# 128-129

JOHN H. HALL, head, 41, farmer, KKK
..LUCY, wife, 41, keeps house, KKK [Burke]
..LEE, son, 19, single, @home, KKK *** [f/o Wonie Hall]
..LOUISA, dau, 17, single, @home, KKK
..LOURENA, dau, 15, @home, KKK
..JEFF DAVIS, son, 13, @home, KKK
..MEEKWOOD, son, 10, @home, KKK
..DAVID, son, 07, @home, KKK
..FRANKIE, dau, 04, @home, KKK
..MELVINA, dau, 01, @home, KKK
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Lee Hall Sr. married Florence Thornsberry on 17 Feb 1884 in Floyd Co. KY
[source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyfloyd/flmarriages/flmarriage-H.ht...]

1900 Knott Census
Beaver Prec - Mag Dist # 03
# 165-165

Lee Hall, head, 38, Oct 1861, md 16 yr, farmer, KKK
..Florence, wife, 30, Dec 1869, md 16 yr, 09 kids-08 liv, KKK [Thornsberry]
..Rosa, dau, 14, Sept 1885, KKK
..Martin, son, 13, Apr 1887, KKK
..Lurane, dau, 12, Dec 1888?, KKK
..Lee, son, 10, Mar 1890, KKK
..Joseph, son, 08, Jan 1892, KKK
..Charley, son, 04, Sept 1896, KKK
..Jefferson, son, 03, Jan 1897, KKK
..Wonderful, dau, 01, Sept 1899, KKK *** [Homer's mother]
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1910 Knott Census
Caney Precinct
# 66-68

Lee Hall, Sr., head, 47, md 01@26 yr, farmer, KKK
..Florence, wife, 41, md 01@26 yr, 15 kids-12 liv, KKK [Thornsberry]
..Lou R., dau, 21, single, KKK
..Joe, son, 18, single, farm laborer, KKK
..Charlie, son, 14, farm laborer, KKK
..Jeff, son, 13, farm laborer, KKK
..Wonie, dau, 11, KKK *** [Homer's mother]
..John W., son, 09, KKK
..Richard, son, 06, KKK
..Alice, dau, 02, KKK
..Marie, dau, 03 mos, KKK
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1920 Knott Census
Caney - Precinct # 07
# 138-138

Lee Hall, head, 57, farmer, KKK
..Florence, wife, 50, KKK [Thornsberry]
..Rean, dau, dau, 31, single, KKK
..Charlie, son, 24, student, KKK
..John W., son, 18, KKK
..Richard, son, 17, KKK
..Alice, dau, 11, KKK
..Bertha, dau, 10, KKK
..Darkie, dau, 07, KKK
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KDI Name: Lee Hall Sr
Death Date: 5 March 1928
Death Place: Knott
Age: 066
Volume: 15
Certificate: 7323

I have a copy of this DC on file.
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1930 Knott Census
Upper Caney Prec
Mag Dist # 06
Caney and Jones Fork
# 321-321

Florence Hall, head, 61, widowed, md@17, farmer, KKK [Thornsberry]
..Rena, dau, 40, single, KKK
..Bertha, dau, 20, single, KKK
..Darkie, dau, 17, single, KKK
..Shelby, gr-son, 14, KKK
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Info on Homer's dad Johnny Hall [h/o Wonie Hall]

Gen # 01: Anthony Hall and Rutha Butler
Gen # 02: William "Gunsmith Billy" Hall and Margaret Johnson
Gen # 03: James H. "Stiff Jim" Hall and Nancy Davis [Nancy was 2nd wife of James]
Gen # 04: James Henderson Hall and Rebecca Fouts [Fautch]
Gen # 05: Johnny Hall and Wonie Hall
Gen # 06: Homer Hall

Info on Homer's dad Johnny Hall [h/o Wonie Hall]

Johnnie Hall Obit: [From ORBC records]

HALL, Johnnie s/o James H. and Rebecca (Fautch) Hall, b: May 8 1894 d: Jul 19 1964; md: Wonie Hall, 1914; 8 children, 2 boys and 6 girls, one girl died in infancy; leaving, Harold Hall, Lackey, Ky; Homer, Dayton, Ohio; Ada Martin, Dayton, Ohio; Zelda Tuttle, Topmost, Ky; Elva Watson, Pippa Passes, Ky; Florence Mosley, Mousie, Ky; Noe Slone, Fletcher, Ohio, 3 brothers, Tige, George, and Willie, one sister, Anna O. Slone. Buried at the Conley Cemetery. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.

Johnny Hall's Family Records:

1880 FLOYD COUNTY KENTUCKY CENSUS
Prec # 04 - Dry Creek
# 125-126

JAMES H. HALL, head, 24, farmer, KKV [s/o James H. Hall and Nancy Davis]
..REBECCA, wife, 28, keeps house, NC-NC-NC
..MARGARET L., dau, 04, @home, Ky-Ky-NC
..JAMES F., son, 03, @home, Ky-Ky-NC
..GEORGE H., son, 01, @home, Ky-Ky-NC
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I found the following article from old newspaper online:
Transcribed as written in newspaper article by:Ona Hall Scalf

EVENING BULLETIN
DECATUR ILLINOIS
14 DEC 1895

BOUND TO HAVE HIM
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KENTUCKY POSSE MAY USE DESPERATE MEANS TO GET A MURDERER

SERGENT, Ky., Dec 14. -- KNOTT COUNTY is now all excitement over the recent murder of J.H. HALL, a prominent man of that county. Reliable news reached here THURSDAY morning to the effect that officers have the murderer, DOLPH DRAUGHON, located in an old farmhouse a few miles from HINDMAN, the county seat, and have demanded his surrender.

The house is entirely surrounded, and every avenue of escape is cut off. DRAUGHON has declared that he will die before he surrenders. As a last resort dynamite has been ordered to the place of retreat, and in case he fails to give himself up the house will be blown to pieces.

This was the sixth murder committed by DRAUGHON, and if he is captured the citizens will surely lynch him, unless he is secretly sent out of the county.

[Ona's Note: The murdered man was James Henderson Hall.]
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1900 Knott Co. Ky Census
Beaver Dist 45
# 355-358

Rebecca Hall, head, 41, Apr 1859, widowed, 09 kids-09 liv, farmer, NC-NC-NC
..George, son, 19, Oct 1880, farm laborer, Ky-Ky-NC
..Thomas, son, 16, July 1883, farm laborer, Ky-Ky-NC
..Willie, son, 13, Mar 1887, farm laborer, Ky-Ky-NC
..Harry Lee, son, 12, Apr 1888, farm laborer, Ky-Ky-NC
..Hiney, son, 10, May 1890, farm laborer, Ky-Ky-NC
..Anna, dau, 07, May 1893, Ky-Ky-NC
..John, son, 06, Apr 1894, Ky-Ky-NC
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1910 KNOTT COUNTY KENTUCKY CENSUS
Mag Dist # 05 - Prec # 03
# 190-190

REBECCA HALL, head, 51, widowed, 10 kids-09 liv, farmer, NC-NC-NC
..HARRY L., son, 21, farm laborer, KY-KY-NC
..HINDMAN, son, 19, farm laborer, KY-KY-NC
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1920 Knott Census
Upper Beaver - Prec # 10
# 101-101

Rebecca Hall, head, 61, widowed, farmer, NC-NC-NC
..Harry, son, 31, single, farmer, KY-KY-NC
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KDI Name: Rebeca Hall
Death Date: 5 December 1941
Death Place: Floyd
Age: 094
Residence: Floyd
Volume: 2
Certificate: 761

I have a copy of this DC on file. Rebecca and her husband and a few other relatives are buried in the Wilburn Hall Cemetery, Arnold's Fork, Knott County, Kentucky. I have photos of all of the stones from this cemetery in my files.
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Re: Homer Hall Obit and Associated Families

Posted: 23 Sep 2005 3:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 5 Oct 2005 6:31AM GMT
Surnames: hall
do you have any info on a monroe hall born 1881 died 1925 in floyd county ky? cant find anything thanks

Re: Homer Hall Obit and Associated Families

Posted: 25 Sep 2005 11:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Is his first name Monroe, or is it his middle name?
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