1727 - 1779 (51 years)
||Hall, Aquila [1, 2, 3] |
||10 Jan 1727
||Buyer, Stier and Related Families
||31 Jan 2007 |
||Hall, Aquila, b. 27 Jun 1699, Perryman, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) , d. 28 Dec 1728 (Age 29 years) |
||Johanna, b. 1703, Baltimore Co., MD , d. 14 Oct 1735 (Age 32 years) |
||17 Dec 1720
||Baltimore, MD [4, 5]
||17 Dec 1720
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||White, Sophia, b. 1738, Perryman, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) |
||14 Feb 1750
||St. George's Parish 
| ||1. Hall, Thomas, b. 27 Dec 1751, d. 9 Aug 1804 (Age 52 years)|
| ||2. Hall, Aquila, b. 2 Sep 1753, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) |
| ||3. Hall, James White, b. 8 Dec 1754|
| ||4. Hall, William, b. 31 Jul 1756, d. 9 Nov 1818, Perryman, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) (Age 62 years)|
| ||5. Hall, Charlotte, b. 11 Feb 1758|
| ||6. Hall, Mary, b. 25 Jan 1760|
| ||7. Hall, John, b. 8 Mar 1762, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) , d. 1768 (Age 5 years)|
| ||8. Hall, Edward, b. 30 Dec 1763|
| ||9. Hall, Sophia, b. 6 Dec 1765, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) |
| ||10. Hall, Martha, b. 8 Mar 1768|
| ||11. Hall, Elizabeth, b. 5 Feb 1770|
| ||12. Hall, Benedict, b. 11 Dec 1771, Harford Co., MD (Baltimore Co. before 1773) |
From Maryland Historical Trust:
Property Name: Sophia's Dairy
Date Listed: 9/20/1973
Inventory No.: HA-5
Location: Riverside Way, Belcamp, Harford County
Description: This large center-hall brick house has a severely plain exterior, in vivid contrast to the elegant finished rooms inside and the spectacular staircase in the hall. Flemish…
||Architectural History of Harford County MD|
||10 Sep 2001 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
|Born - 10 Jan 1727 - Baltimore, MD
- from Maryland Historical Society Library's Manuscript Collection
HALL, AQUILA, ASSESSMENT LEDGER, BALTIMORE COUNTY,
Assessment ledger of Sheriff Aquila Hall for Baltimore County, 1763-1764.
Listed are the property holdings and assessments of some 1380 persons and
places, including such names as the Principio Company, Lancashire Iron
Works, Nottingham Company, St. Paul's Parish, Captain John Paca, Steven
Onion heirs, Colonel Charles Ridgely, Colonel John Hall, Colonel Thomas
White, Charles Carroll.
1 vol., 1763-1764.
HALL, AQUILA, PAPERS, MS.1298
Correspondence of Aquila Hall and Hall & Gilbert with Christopher Court
& Company, London, concerning tobacco trade ; account statements; invoices
of goods shipped from London; tobacco grading and prices; tobacco sales
accounts; ships and masters in the tobacco trade; hogsheads' marks; effect
of European affairs on the trade.
26 items, 1758-1775.
HALL FAMILY PAPERS, MS.1299
Papers relating to the Hall family of Harford County. There are deeds,
letters, receipts, 1750-1889, of Aquila, George William, Thomas White and
Edward H. Hall. One letter from Burton Harrison, secretary to Jefferson
Davis, and other letters, written from Richmond, Virginia, 1864-1865, give
an account of conditions in the city at that time.
c. 150 items, 1750-1889.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 21
Mrs. Pattie White Hall Jewell.
DAR ID Number: 20205
Born in Harford County, Maryland.
Wife of Claudius Buchanan Jewell.
Descendant of Col. Aquila Hall, Jr., of Maryland.
Daughter of Thomas White Hall and Caroline Ann Howard, his wife.
Granddaughter of William Hall and Sophia Presbury, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Aquila Hall, Jr., and Sophia White, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Aquila Hall and Mrs. Johanna Phillips, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of John Hall, of Cranberry, and Mrs. Martha Gouldsmith, his wife.
Aquilla Hall, Jr., , was appointed a member of the Committee of Correspondence, served in the Assembly, was justice of orphans' court and chairman of the war committee of Harford county. He raised the first company of militia, 1775, and 1776 was promoted colonel. He died during the war in the county he had served so nobly.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 158
[p.1] THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE Daughters of the American Revolution
page 181[p.181] Mrs. Caroline Hall Broumel.157586
Born in Harford County, Md.
Wife of James Wallace Brounel.
Descendant of Aquila Hall, as follows:
1. Thomas White Hall, Jr. , m. Mary Elizabeth Pue .
2. Thomas White Hall m. Caroline Ann Howard .
3. William Hall m. Sophia Presbury.
4. Aquila Hall m. Sophia White.
Aquila Hall was a member of the Committee of Safety and chairman of the war committee of Harford County, Maryland, where he died. He was born in Baltimore County, Md.
Colonel Aquila Hall Colonel Aquila Hall of Sophia's Dairy, was a son of Aquila Hall and Johanna Kemp, a grandson of Captain John Hall of Cranberry in lower Harford County . He married Sophia White, daughter of Colonel Thomas White, in 1750 at St. George's Parish in Perryman, Maryland. Aquila Hall was the most prominent citizen of Harford County before and during the American Revolution. In 1761 he served as a member of the Committee of Observation for Baltimore County, then in 1762 he was high sheriff of Baltimore County. The next year he was elected to the House of Delegates, in 1768 he built the mansion called Sophia's Dairy which still stands near Riverside in Belcamp, Harford Co., Maryland. In 1773, he had the rank of Lt. Col. of Baltimore County and also a delegate to the Maryland Assembly. In 1775 he served as a member of the Committee of Correspondence for Harford County. It was here in Harford County that he organized a company of militia, and on March 22, 1775 was the first signer of the famous Bush Declaration. In 1776 he was Colonel of two battalions, then the following year was selected as County Lieutenant of Harford County and was the first Justice of the Orphan's Court of Harford County. The last record of Col. Aquila Hall in public life was in the meeting of the court at Bush on March 23, 1779, at which he was present as one of the Lords Justices. He died in April, 1779 at age 52, leaving a wife and nine children: Thomas Hall, James White Hall, William Hall, John Hall, Edward Hall, Charlotte Hall, Mary Hall, Sophia Hall, and Martha Hall. His wife, Sophia, died in 1785m age 54 years. Today it still remains a mystery of the actual final resting place of the Colonel and his widow.
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