|Posted By:||Rick Allen|
|Subject:||Re: Thomas HALL m c1785 Nancy Ann BARTLETT|
|Post Date:||August 27, 2010 at 18:27:55|
|Forum:||Nelson County, KY Genealogy Forum|
I appreciate someone who takes to time to do actual research in original records. There are so many bogus genealogical lines on the Internet and they just keep multiplying.
My interest is in the Halls. I am trying to research the Thomas Hall who arrived in Smith Co. TN about 1813. He appears to be the father of my Claiborne Hall, born ca. 1788 in VA and his brother Nathan Hall, born about 1790 in VA. Recent research has led me to Fayette Co. KY (VA) in connection with Waller Overton who lived there. My Claiborne Hall named his only son Archibald Waller Overton Hall obviously after Archibald Waller Overton. Waller Overton was the father of Archibald Waller Overton and was a sheriff from Louisa Co. VA who came to Fayette Co. KY (VA) by 1780s. I have just found a 1790 deed in which Waller Overton acts as attorney and in which T. Hall is listed as a witness. Thus my interest in the Thomas Hall in any Fayette Co. records. I am in the process of researching Fayette Co. tax records.
In my research, I encountered a reference to Thomas and Anne HALL, late Anne CHINN in Fayette Co. records. I have not researched the BARTLETTs at all and only know about them from online research.
Here is the abstract (I did not note the original book but it appears to be a Fayette Co. Deed Book.
Michael L. Cook and Bettie A.Cummings Cook, Fayette County, Kentucky Records, Vol. 2 (Evansville, Ind., Cook Publications, 1985), book page 29
p. 231 Indenture, May 16, 1797, Thomas HALL and Anne HALL, his wife, late Anne CHINN, of Nelson County, Kentucky, to Walker BAYLOR of Fayette county. Whereas Christopher CHINN died possessed of 500 acres of land in Fayette County, part of George BRYAN's settlement and preemption, and Christopher CHINN did bequeath to his said wife Anne CHINN, now Anne HALL, 1/3 part of 350 acres of the said 500 acres, reserving to John RANSDALL 150 acres as by his purposed of said Christopher CHINN, dec'd. Now in consideration of 100 pounds, Thomas and Anne HALL convey to BAYLOR all of their right and title to the said 116 2/3 acres which is 1/3 part of the 250 acres, as has been divided by commissioners and set apart for the said Anne. Anne HALL relinquished her rights of dower. Recorded May 16, 1797.
Here is another record pertaining to this.
Michael L. Cook and Bettie A. Cummings Cook, Fayette County, Kentucky Records, Vol. 4 (Evansville, Ind., Cook Publications, 1985), p. 271
These appear to be court records.
May 8, 1809, p. 146
Pursuant to an Act authorizing the County Court to receive testimony concerning burned records, William CHINN came into court and made oath that his brother, Christopher CHINN, died in Loudoun County, Virginia, in the year 1786, that he read the will of deceased brother, and that he gave his wife Ann CHINN one third of his estate, real and personal, and the remaining two third to his children, which will was recorded in this County and the record thereof destroyed by the burning of the Clerk's office.
This would indicate a residence for Anne probably in Loudoun Co. VA in 1786.
Glad to correspond on this research as I am very interested in learning about this Thomas Hall.