Sgt Saford Hall

Sgt Saford Hall

Birth
Ararat, Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1999 (aged 79)
Virginia, USA
Burial Ararat, Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 10868919 · View Source
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Country musician (fiddle and guitar) and singer.
At age 20 Saford and his twin brother Clayton were hired by and joined Roy Hall (no relation) and His Blue Ridge Entertainers who were very popular in Roanoke, Virginia.

Saford & Clayton, performed music for many years as the famous Hall Twins.
Saford was active in Country & Western music his entire adult life and taught many others to play the fiddle.
Served in the US Army with Patton’s Ninth Division, 60th Infantry (the “Go Devils”) from which he emerged with a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, a Good Conduct Medal, and the Croix de Guerre Etoile de Bronze, awarded by French leader Charles De Gaulle.

Saford and Clayton also performed with Tommy Magness and The Orange Blossom Boys as well as Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers among others.

Additional siblings include:

Thamon Hall (1904-1987)
Romie Hall (1906-1981)
Mack Hall (1909-1980)
Samson Hall (1912-1993)
Simon Hall (1914-1929)


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  • Created by: Bertha B. Buttner
  • Added: 29 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10868919
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Saford Hall (4 May 1919–11 Feb 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10868919, citing Montgomery Hall Cemetery, Ararat, Patrick County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Bertha B. Buttner (contributor 46618041) .