Person:Samuel Hall (29)

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
  • HSamuel HallCal 1626 - 1690/91
  • WElizabeth CookeEst 1640 - Aft 1690/91
m. Bef 1663
  1. Deacon Samuel Hall1663/64 - 1740
  2. John Hall1668 - Bef 1692
  3. Deacon Thomas Hall1671 - 1753
Facts and Events
Name[1] Samuel Hall
Gender Male
Birth[1] Cal 1626 England (possibly Kent or Sussex)
Marriage Bef 1663 Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Elizabeth Cooke
Will[2] 13 Mar 1690/91 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Death[1][2] 14 Mar 1690/91 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[2] 5 Nov 1691 £324-10-06. Taken … by Nathaniel White & David Sage.
Probate[2] 5 Nov 1691

The Estate of Samuel Hall, Senior, of Middletown

"Probate Records. Vol. V, 1687-1695. Page 75-6.

Hall, Samuel sen., Middletown. Died 14 March, 1690-1. Invt £324-10-06. Taken 5 November, 1691, by Nathaniel White & David Sage. Will dated 13 March, 1690-1.

The last Will & Testament of Samuel Hall sen. Imprimis: I give to my Eldest son Samuel my Dwelling house & Barne & Homelott, all but 2 acres, which I reserve for my son Thomas, & all my Meadow in the Long Meadow & Swamp, in the Boggy Meadow Swamp, and my small Upland Lott next to the Plaine; & my Will is that my sd. son shall provide for and comfortably maintain his Mother during her Widowhood, and then Samuel to pay his Mother £2-10 during her natural life. I give my sd. son part of my Meadow & Upland over the Great River. I give to my son John my house & Lott in the Towne on the South side, and my Land in the Field, and my 2 Lotts by the Town side which were laid for Woodlotts; & my Will is that my sd. son John shall pay his Mother 30 Shillings per year during her natural life. I give to my son Thomas 2 acres of my Homelott which I live on, and the rest of my Meadow and Upland on the East side of the Great River. Farther, It is my Will that my wife Elizabeth shall have half my Household Goods and one Cow as hers during her natural life. I give the other half to my son Samuel. I appoint my son Samuel Hall sole Executor.


Witness: John Hall sen., John Savidge.

Court Record, Page 19—5 November, 1690 [probably mistranscription for 1691]: Will proven."[2]

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

    Samuel Hall2, John2, b. in England, about 1626; d. in Middletown, 1690, ae. about 65 years; m., 1662, Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth Cooke, of Guilford, Conn. Thomas Cooke came to Guilford with Rev. Henry Whitfield and was one of the signers of the plantation covenant of June 1, 1639, made on the passage from the county of Kent, England, to Guilford. Samuel Hall was made freeman at Middletown in 1654. Had lands recorded June 10, 1655. His home lot of five acres was located on the east side of Main street and extended to the river. The Mansion house block occupies a part of the front of this lot on Main street. He was a farmer, and a large land-holder. He also had learned his father's trade. He was admitted to the church of Middletown Oct. 19, 1668, also his wife Oct. 29, 1676. After his death she removed to Guilford and lived with her son Thomas. Samuel Hall made his will Feb. 13, 1690, in which he gave most of his estate inventoried at £324 to his sons: Samuel to have the house and barns; John the lot in town; Thomas to have two acres of the home lot; and Samuel and John to have the carpenter's tools.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Hall, Samuel sen., Middletown, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)