Person:Richard Hall (11)

m. Bef 1619
  1. Deacon John HallCal 1619 - 1693/94
  2. Richard HallCal 1620 - 1691
  3. Sarah HallEst 1622 - 1664
  4. Samuel HallCal 1626 - 1690/91
  • HRichard HallCal 1620 - 1691
  • WMary UnknownBef 1626 - 1691
m. Bef 1646
  1. Mary Hall1646 - Aft 1691
  2. Captain John Hall1648 - 1711
  3. Jane Hall1652/53 - Aft 1714
  4. Sarah Hall1654 - 1726
  5. Richard Hall1656 - 1676
  6. Samuel Hall1657 - 1740
  7. Anna Hall1662 - 1746
Facts and Events
Name[1] Richard Hall
Gender Male
Birth[1] Cal 1620 England (possibly Kent or Sussex)
Marriage Bef 1646 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Mary Unknown
Residence[1] 1646 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Residence[1] 1650 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Will[4] 11 Jan 1690/91 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Death[1][2] 27 Mar 1691 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Burial[3] Riverside Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[4] 2 Apr 1691 £432-11-00; taken by William Cheeny, Deacon John Hall & Samuel Hall.
Probate[4] 8 Apr 1691 Will proved.

The Estate of Richard Hall of Middletown

"Probate Records. Vol. V, 1687-1695. Page 104-5.

Hall, Richard, Middletown. Invt. £432-11-00. Taken 2 April, 1691, by William Cheeny, Deacon John Hall & Samuel Hall. Will dated 11 January, 1690-1.

The last Will and Testament of Richard Hall, being about 71 years of age: I doe leave this as my last Will & Testament: I give to my wife Mary Hall £6 per Year during her natural life, as also so much room in my house as may be comfortable for her, and all my household Stuffe, and one Cow, ingaging my son John Hall to pay to my wife the £6 per year for her Use, and he my sd. son to have in his Hands, till his mother decease, all the Land that are now improved, both Homelott and Long Meadow. I appoint my sd. son to provide winter meat for her Cow. I Will to my wife for her lifetime so much of the Garden as I now make Use of, and half the Orchard. I give to my eldest son John Hall my House I now live in, after my decease, reserveing comfortable room therein for my wife during her natural life. Also, I give unto my sd. son all my Lands that lyeth at home, except 3 acres at the West End, which I give to my son Samuel after my wive's decease. Moreover, I give to my sd. son my Long Meadow Lott, he paying to his Mother £6 per Year while she liveth, and winter meat for one Cow. Also, my Upper Lott at Wongunck and Lower Lott at Wongunck, and my Half-Mile Lott; also half my 15 acres I live on. I give unto my son Samuel Hall the house which is at the West End of my Lott, which was built for my son John, and 3 acres of my Lott at that End. Moreover, I give to my son ail the Land in the New Field, from the East End of the Fence as it now standeth, and all that without the fence but 30 acres that is of that Lott. I give to my daughter Mary my Lott in the Westermost range of Lotts, being 230 acres, as in the Deed of Gift expressed. I give to my daughter Jane 30 acres of Land in the Boggy Meadow Quarter. I give to my daughter Sarah Blake 7 acres in my Wood Lott near the Town. I give to my daughter Anne £10. I make my son John sole Executor.


Witness: John Hall, Samuel Stow sen.

Court Record, Page 27—8 April, 1691: Will proven."[4]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Hall, David Brainerd. The Halls of New England, Genealogical and Biographical. (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1883)

    Richard Hall2, John1: b. in England in 1620; d. in Middletown, March 27, 1691. In his will, made Jan. 11, 1691, he said he was then 71 years old; m. Mary _____; she came with him in the fall of 1650, from Hartford to Middletown; she died March 30, 1691, only three days after the death of her husband. Richard Hall was a weaver by trade. He was a large land-holder, had lands recorded June 9, 1654. His home lot containing five acres was situated on the north side of Main street and is a strip of land extending between Court and College streets to High street.

  2. Middletown Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records

    Hall Richard, Sr., d. Mar. 27, 1691 [LR1:27].

  3. Richard Hall, in Find A Grave.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 'Hall, Richard, Middletown, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)