4 Hall Cousins... reflecting on the past

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Last Will and Testament of Samuel Hall

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Note: The original will consists of one long paragraph, so I have broken it up for ease of reading. As it is difficult deciphering the old handwriting, I have a few blank spots; I have transcribed the spelling as close to original as possible. Bristol County Massachusetts Probate, Book 1, 1687-1745 In the name of […]

Samuel Hall, 1656-1716, son of Edward Hall

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Edward1 Hall of Rehoboth, MassachusettsSamuel2 Hall Samuel2 Hall’s birth was recorded in the Vital Records of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, p. 630, and written as:  Hall, Samuel, of Edward, born October 24, 1656.  It is uncertain when he removed to Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, however his marriage to Abigail Pratt of Plymouth, daughter of Jonathan Pratt, is recorded […]

Samuel Hall Headstone Revealed

Friday, June 19th, 2009

I couldn’t stand it any longer.  I had to make a trip to Raynham, Massachusetts to view the Hall headstones in the Pleasant Street Cemetery, originally the Town Cemetery at Raynham Center, myself.  I’d been wanting to go over there for the last two years, ever since we had learned through DNA testing that we […]