Hall, Cap. John

Male 1658 - 1737  (79 years)


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  • Name Hall, John  [1, 2
    Prefix Cap. 
    Born 1658  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land 13 Jun 1681  Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • conv. 150 a. Marsh's Seat and 140 a. Gad Hills to Thomas Knighton, Sarah Hall released her right of dower.
      From "Abstracts of Land Records, Anne Arundel County, Maryland", Volume I, page 124 a land record reads as follows:
      "page 134
      Grantor: John Hall, AA Co., planter, son and heir of John Hall, late of AA Co., planter deceased.
      Grantee: Thomas Knighton, AA Co., inholder
      Date of Deed: 13 June 1681
      Date Recorded: 13 June 1681, Liber O folio 56
      Consideration: 30,500 lbs tobacco
      Signature: Jno Hall
      Witnesses: Samll Lane, Jno Welsh, Geo Parker
      Description: Original grant 17 February 1661 to John Hall, assignee of Thomas Marsh, for a parcel called Marches Seat, west side of Herring Creek, near West Creek, beginning at branch of West Creek called parkers branch. 150 acres. Also original grant dated 3 March 1680 to John Hall for that parcel called Gad Hills, west side of land of James Maxwell, south of parkers branch, along the line of Knightons Choice, by Herring Creek. 140 acres. The indenture includes both grants.
      Release of Dower: Sarah Hall."
    Office 1692  Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • High Sheriff
    Office 1694  Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • President Of The Council. One Of Five Captains Of The County
    Office 1699  Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lower House From Baltimore Co.
    Executors 1703  Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Capell, Thomas,Balto. Co.,19th May, 1703;
      24th Jan., 1704.
      To godson Thomas, son of Greenfield, John Kimball, Sr., and Martha, wife of Jno. Hall, personalty.
      Wife Mary, extx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, during widowhood. At her marriage or decease, estate to pass to John, son of Jno. Hall.
      Exs.: Wife Mary and Jno. Hall, Sr.
      Test: Henry Knowles, Jas. Presbury, Francis Griffith. 3. 241.
      MARYLAND CALENDAR OF WILLS: Volume 3
      VOLUME III.
    Office Between 1709 and 1737  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Member Of The Council, Upper House Of MD
    Property 8 Feb 1709  [5
    • Gives Receipt For His Wife's Filial Portion Of Estate Left Her By Her Father George Goldsmith
    Will 1728  Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hall, John, Esquire,Baltimore Co.,4th Jan., 1728;
      27th Aug., 1737.
      To son Edward and hrs., dwelling plantation ìCranbury Hall,î on e. branch of Bush R., except the land in the fork of Mill run, 600 A. ìHall's Rich Neck,î on Deer Ck.
      To grandson John son of Aquila, and hrs., 200 A. ìHarmon Swantown,î ìWoodpecker's Hall,î bou. of Mary Wells, being pt. of ìThe Enlargement,î all the remaining part of ìAquilla's inheritance,î 600 A.
      To grandson Aquilla, bro. to afsd. John, and hrs., 600 A., the residue of ìAquila's Inheritance.î Shd. either of sd. grandsons die during minority or without issue, survivor to inherit portion of dec'd.
      To son John and hrs., lands on Spesnty and Musqueto Cks., bou. of the two Kembals, now called ìHall's Purchase,î 50 A. ìMaskall's Humour,î and land taken in by special warrant for a resurvey of that and pt. of ìBever's Neck,î 400 A. ìTaylor's Good Hap,î on branch of Deer Ck., 470 A. ìTimber Neck;î and personalty.
      To son Parker and hrs., pt. of ìCranbury Hallî in fork of Mill run, 1,000 A. ìJericho,î bou. of hrs. of Jacob Requier, the pt. of ìSophia's Dairy,î where Henry Moore lives adj. to ìStepney;î sd. son dying without issue the pt. in fork of Mill run to son Edward and hrs. and 500 A. of ìJerichoî to granddau. Martha, dau. of Aquilla, and hrs.; and personalty.
      To dau. Sophia and hrs., ìSophia's Dairy,î 200 A. ìHall's Plains,î 114 A. ìSymon's Neglect;î and personalty. Testator directs that what is charged on books against sons Edward, Aquilla and John be deemed pt. of their share of personal estate and counted as such with their other bro. and sister. Portion of son Aquilla, dec'd, to be divided among his three child.
      To dau.-in-law Mrs. Mary Marshall, personalty.
      Exs.: Sons Edward, John and Parker, who are to have charge of portion bequeathed child. of son Aquilla until they are of age.
      Test: Thomas White (married to Sophia dau. of testator), Bennett Garrett, Henry Garrett, Joseph Allen (dec'd at date of probate), Richard Fawcett. 21. 792.
      MARYLAND CALENDAR OF WILLS: Volume 7
    _UID 7F3DA3B72CA34F4B83B76C58432A631E6B49 
    Died Aug 1737 
    Person ID I265  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2011 

    Father Hall, John,   b. Abt 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1660, Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Parker, Mary,   b. 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1699  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1650  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 17B74B2F222E41389FF8037E41FD6359231C 
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Beedle, Martha,   b. 1668, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1720, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Jul 1693  [6
    _UID 8BF13E7666C4474D9AB031A7AE4E112E4BDB 
    Children 
     1. Hall, John,   b. 13 Jan 1694,   d. 1694
     2. Hall, Edward,   b. 15 Jul 1697, Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1742  (Age 44 years)
     3. Hall, Sarah,   b. 1 May 1698,   d. 1698
     4. Hall, Aquila I,   b. 27 Jun 1699, Perryman, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1728  (Age 29 years)
     5. Hall, John,   b. 3 Dec 1701,   d. 1 May 1774  (Age 72 years)
     6. Hall, Parker,   b. 4 Feb 1709, Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1754  (Age 45 years)
     7. Hall, Sophia,   b. 4 Feb 1709, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1742  (Age 33 years)
    FOLIOS
    Hall Family Bible
    Hall Family Bible
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2005 
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Holman, Sarah,   d. Between 1686 and 1693 
    Married by 1686 
    _UID 59FCC8F9251E41F3B663120C1D8D4CCA848E 
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F2254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1658 - Maryland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Hall John will 1737 page 1
    Hall John will 1737 page 1
    Hall John will 1737 page 2
    Hall John will 1737 page 2
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    Land Records
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    cranberry hall patent 1696 1.jpg
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    halls rich neck 1699.jpg
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    halls united addition certificate patent 1704 1.jpg
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    timber neck certificate 1703 1.jpg
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  • Notes 
    • MD Marriage References
      Hall
      # John, m. by 1 April 1693, Sarah, mother of Isabella Hooper, and sister of Ann Collier (BALR HGW#2, 38). She was also also extx. of Abraham Holman of BA Co. (INAC 10:168, 169).
      # John, m. by c1695, Martha, etx. of George Gouldsmith of BA Co. (INAC 10:454). She was dau. and coheir of Edward Beedle (BALR IS#IK:241, 245). She was widow of George Goldsmith of BA Co., and dau. of Edward Beadle of BA Co. (INAC 15:182, 184; INAC 19:171).


      BALTIMORE CO., FAMILIES 1659-1759, BY ROBERT BARNES

      The Hall Family of Cranberry and
      Swantown
      HALL, JOHN [2], s. of John [1] and Mary, was b. c 1658, d.
      1737 age 79; m. Martha [Beedle] Gouldsmith, wid. of George
      Gouldsmith, and dau. of Edward and Mary Beedle; she d. 4 Feb
      1720, aged 52 yrs, 4 mos., and 4 days; on 30 Dec. 1696 John and
      Martha, and Mary Ann Utie, daus. of Edward Beedle, conv. to Thom-
      as Browne 500 a. part Oakington, which they had inher. from their
      father

      from Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol 19
      BALTIMORE COUNTY, 1700-1724. rent rolls
      Spesuty hunderd
      Carters Rest, 400 acres sur. the 25th July 1661 for Edward Carter on the South side of Musketo Creeke 130 acres part thereof sould to Edward Beedle and now in posetion of John Hall and Mark Richardson for the Orphant of George Vtye rent ?? anum ú--.. 2.. 7 1/4

      C. In possession of John Hall, 130 a.; Anthony Drew, 180 a.; Samuel Jackson, 90 a.

      Benjamins Choice, 400 acres sur. the 11th May 1678 of Coll George Wells at a bounded white oake by the Cranberry Swamp and sould to George Vtye and now in the posetion of John Hall and Mark Richardson for the Orphant of George Vtye Rent ?? anum ú--.. 16.. --

      C. In pos. John Hall.

      Vtyes Rumnye, 300 acres sur. the 15th July 1658 on the west side of Chesepeake bay neare rumley creeke posesed by Mark Richardson for the Orphant of the sd Vtye, rent ?? anum ú--.. 6.. --

      C. Rumney. [Later known as Rumley and Romley.] In pos. John Hall.

      Vytes Adittion, 45 acres sur. the 19th May 1687 for George Vtye lying on the South side of Rumley creeke in posestion of Mark Richardson for the Orphan of George Vtye rent ?? anum ú--.. 1.. 9 1/2

      C. In pos. John Hall.

      Beedles Reserve, 100 acres sur. Septemr the 22nd 1680 for Edwd Beedle neare the head of Swan Creek at a bounded popelar by a small run belonging to the Orphan of George Vtye Rent ?? annum ú--.. 4.. --

      C. In pos. John Hall.

      Goldsmiths Enlargement, 90 acres sur. for George Goldsmith the 17th day of June 1663 on the west side of Spesuty Creeke

      and now in the posetion of Jno Hall for the Orphans of George Goldsmith rent ?? annum ú--.. --.. 5

      C. 70 a. in pos. George Wells.

      Goldsmith rest, 630 acres Sur. the 3rd July 1682 for George Goldsmith wth a south course for a bounded hickory tree wch is the first mentioned bounds in a patten &c and takeing in the orchard and some part of the plantation Containing noe more as ?? certificate of resurvey returned into the office and now in the occupation of John Hall for the Orphant of George Goldsmith, rent ?? anum ú1.. 5..2 1/2

      C. In pos. George Wells.

      The Surveyor's point, 500 acres Sur. the 26 March 1666 for George Goldsmith on the northern branch of gunpowder river on the western side of the sd branch and now in the posetion of John Hall for the Orphants of George Goldsmith rent ?? anum ú1.. --.. --

      Relye, 200 acres Sur. the 9th August 1659 for James Robinson on the north side of Swan Creeke and now in the posetion of Mark Richardson Rent ?? anum ú--.. 4.. --

      C. Reylie, in pos. Thomas Wainwright.

      The Enlargment, 200 acres Sur. the 27th feb. 1665 for George Goldsmith lying in Swan creek on the south side joyning to the sd proctors Hall and now in the posetion aforesaid for the aforesaid Orphants Rent ?? anum ú--.. 4.. --

      C. Inlargement. In pos. of John Walston's orphan.

      Langleys Habitation, 300 acres Sur. the 30th of August 1659 for Thomas Overton on the west side of Spesuty creek and now in the posetion of John Kemball rent ?? anum ú--.. 6.. --

      C. In pos. John Hall.

      Oakington, 800 acr. Sur. the 5th Septemr 1659 for Coll. Nathall Vtye 500 them of sold to Edwd Beedle and now in posetion of Thomas Browne rent ?? anum ú--.. 10..--

      300 acr. Being the remaining part of oakington formerly surveyed for Coll. Vtye sold and in the posetion Garret Garretson rent ?? anum ú--.. 6.. --

      C. In pos. Thomas Browne, 500 a.; Garrett Garrettson, 300 a.

      New Parke, 150 acr. Sur. Septembr the 25th 1683 for John Yeo near a place called the Levil in the woods begining at a marked red oake by a Swamp neare Calers rest bequethed by the sd Yeo onto the aforesd Garrett Garrettson who poseseth the same rent ?? anum ú--.. 6.. -- [Rev. John Yeo]

      Cranbury Hall, 1547 acr. Sur. the 14th Octobr 94 for John Hall begining at a bounded popular stands by the mill spring runing south rent ?? anum ú3.. 1.. 11

      Aquilas Inheritance, 732 acr. Sur. decemr the 19th 1699 for John Hall begining at a bounded popular standing in a fork of the branches deer creek and runing north 28 degrees Easterly, rent ?? anum ú1.. 9.. 0

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (familysearch.org), AFN:WDK5-HR, [Q:3].

    2. [S65] Baltimore County Families 1659-1759, Barnes, Robert W., (1989, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore).

    3. [S160] Colonial Families of Anne Arundel County.

    4. [S265] General Register of the Society of Colonial Wars 1899-1902, p. 654, [Q:3].

    5. [S66] Baltimore County Land Records, MD Genealogical Society Bulletin spring 1989, [Q:3].

    6. [S452] Maryland Marriage Index, Robert Barnes, Maryland State Archives.