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Edward Hall, 1611-1670: Family and Later Years

Friday, April 24th, 2009

We know that Edward was named a Supervisor of the Highways in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, in June 1647.  There are no further records to be found until the birth of his son, John, in 1650, as written in the Braintree vital records. Edward met and married Esther or Hester (herein after referred to as Esther) […]

Did Edward Hall leave the Colony a debtor in 1652?

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Before moving on to Edward Hall’s family and later years, I’d like to take a look at the statement that Edward Hall left the Colony a debtor in 1652, as written in Winsor’s History of the town of Duxbury, Massachusetts, published in 1849.  This has carried over into other publications about Edward Hall. The entry […]

Edward Hall, 1611-1670: Arrival and Early Years

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Edward Hall, the immigrant ancestor was born in England, a son of Francis Hall of Henborough (Henbury), Gloucestershire.  He was baptized in Henbury on September 29, 1611.  Edward was about 25 years of age when he immigrated.  Burke’s American Families with British Ancestry says that he left Great Britain in 1636 and settled in Massachusetts […]