Joseph Hall

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 15 Jul 1885 (aged 83)
Chattooga County, Georgia, USA
Burial Walker County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 50830871 · View Source
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Joseph Hall was born to parents George Hall, an Englishman born in South Carolina, and Elizabeth Huey (Huie), born in Ireland but immigrated to North Carolina. Joseph married Emaline Bird (Byrd) from South Carolina. There was a brother James. The family moved to Georgia, first to DeKalb County and in 1838 they moved to northwest Georgia in Halls Valley.

Their lives were overshadowed by the War Between the States. Joseph and Emaline had five sons who marched off to war; two never returned, one was disabled by a shoulder wound, and two came home unhurt. A part of Sherman's army passed through Chattooga County in 1863-64. Homes were raided from attic to cellar, animals were driven off or killed, smoke houses were stripped. Anything the soldiers wanted they carried off with them.

Emily Nixon Farrar, "Chattooga County History", Northwest Georgia Historical and Genealogical Society, I No. 3, July 1969.

Joseph and Emaline had 12 children: James E., George W., Nancy E., Elijah Daniel, Mary E., Margaret M., Joseph Marion, William Samuel, Sarah Ann, Robert Tooms, Fletcher E., and Hadessa E.

Joseph and Emaline are presumed to be buried in Hall Cemetery.


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  • Added: 8 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 50830871
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Hall (3 Oct 1801–15 Jul 1885), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50830871, citing Hall Cemetery, Walker County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by bc (contributor 47261751) .