Facts and Events
Isaac Hall was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Dr. Isaac Hall was born 12 May 1747 in Augusta County, Virginia to Edward and Eleanor (Stuart) Hall.
As a young man, Isaac jilted his cousin, Jenny Stuart, who later sued him for breach of promise (marriage). She won a substantial settlement from him which she managed quite well for the remainder of her life, growing the fortune considerably.Citation needed
Isaac removed to Scotland to study medicine. Upon his return to the States, he practiced medicine in Petersburg, Virginia, where he met and eventually married Martha Everard.
CHILDREN OF ISAAC HALL AND MARTHA EVERARD:
- Diana Hall
- Edward Hall (abt 1775 - ) - author of "Halls Digest"
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Isaac Hall, in Waddell, Joseph A. (Joseph Addison). Annals of Augusta County, Virginia: with reminiscences illustrative of the vicissitudes of its pioneer settlers biographical sketches of citizens locally prominent, and of those who have founded families in the southern and western states : a diary of the war, 1861-'5, and a chapter on reconstruction by Joseph Addison Waddell. (Staunton, Virginia: C.R. Caldwell, 1902), 1888.
1. Isaac Hall, Sr., born May 12, 1747, and studied medicine in Scot-
land. He jilted his cousin. Miss Jenny Stuart, and suffered the penalty,
as stated. His wife was Martha Everard, of Petersburg, where he
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Isaac Hall, in Washington and Lee University. Catalogue of the officers and alumni of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1749-1888. (J. Murphy & Co., 1888).
REGISTER OF ALUMNI, 1782-1789 (Subsequent to the Charter)...
... (All known to be dead are designated by an asterisk.)
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67. *Isaac Hall, Augusta Co.: Petersburg: Distinguished Physician; graduate University of Edinburgh.
68. *John Hall, Augusta Co.: Lawyer, Welden, N.C.; Judge of Supreme Court North Carolina, died January 29, 1833.
69. *Thomas Hall: Augusta Co.: Lawyer: Kentucky.
[Identifies him as known deceased (at the time of publication), having come to Washington and Lee University from Augusta Co., after which he removed to Petersburg. John and Thomas Hall were his brothers.]
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Will Abstract of Edward Hall, in Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).
[Vol 3, ABSTRACTS OF WILLS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA, WILL BOOK NO. VIII, p 210]
Page 238.--15th October, 1790. Edward Hall's will--To wife, Eleanor; to son, Alexander; to son, Benjamin; to children, viz: Isaac Hall, Sarah Fulton, Thomas Hall, Elizabeth Fulton, already provided for; to son, John. Executors, friends Benj. Stuart, Andrew Fulton, Archibald Stuart. Teste: Archibald Stuart, Wm Kenedy, Alex. Stewart, Eleanor Stuart, Elizabeth Stuart. Proved, 20th September, 1796, by Alex. Stuart and Wm. Kennedy.
[Identifies him as a son of Edward Hall.]