Bolling Hall, Sr.

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  • Name Bolling Hall 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1767  Dinwiddie County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Feb 1836  Autauga Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume III
    • Bolling Hall was born on 23 January 1767. He married Jane Abercrombie, daughter of Maj. Charles Abercrombie and Edwina Malinda Booth, on 25 October 1798 at Sparta, Georgia. Bolling Hall died on 25 February 1836 at age 69.
      Children of Bolling Hall and Jane Abercrombie
      Polly Wilkie Hall b. 5 Feb 1800
      Ann Anderson Hall b. 13 May 1801
      Martha Bryan Hall b. 8 Dec 1803
      Eliza Dixon Hall b. 6 Jan 1806
      Jane Abercrombie Hall b. 13 Sep 1807
      Emma Bolling Hall+ b. 8 Dec 1809
      Bolling Hall b. 8 May 1813
      Laura Hall+ b. 26 May 1815, d. 9 Jun 1899
      Amanda Hall b. 7 Feb 1818
      Mary Bibb Hall b. 17 Aug 1821
      Sara Helen Hall b. 11 Oct 1824, d. 1892 [1]
    • HALL, BOLLING, sr., planter, legislator, and congressman, was born December 25, 1767, in Dinwiddie County, Va., and died February 25, 1836, in Autauga, now Elmore County; son of Hugh and Mary (Dlxon) Hall, of Petersburg, Va. At the age of sixteen he was a Revolutionary soldier, with his brother, Dixon Hall (q. v.). At the close of that war he removed to Hancock County, Ga., and filled several offices; represented his district in the State legislature; represented the Milledgeville district in congress and voted for a declaration of war against Great Britain in 1812. In 1818, he removed to Autauga County, with a caravan of slaves, fiocks of cattle and wagons loaded with lumber to build a large residence, which is standing today, and which was the first house in that part of Alabama to have glass windows. Colonel Hall's descendants are still living on the land acquired by him then. In 1824, he was chairman of the reception committee to welcome General Lafayette and went to the Chattahoochee River to receive him into Alabama. He was a member of the old Jeffersonian-Republican Party: and a Methodist. Married: October 25, 1798, in Hancock County, Ga., to Jane, daughter of James Abercrombie, sr., of Georgia, and sister of James Abercromble (q. v.). Children: 1. Polly Willie, m. Green Wood (q. v.); 2. Ann Anderson, m. James Mitchell; 3. Martha Bryan, m. John S. Bailey; 4. Eliza Dixon, m. Dr. Thomas Brown; 5. Jane Abercrombie, m. William Vance Thompson; 6. Emma Boiling, m. Absalom Jackson; 7. Boiling, jr., m. Mary Louisa Crenshaw (q. v.); 8. Laura, m. Dr. Samuel Doak Holt (q. v.); 9. Amanda, m. John A. Snodgrass; 10. Mary Bibb, m. William Boiling Hall; 11. Sarah Helen, m. William J. Sasanett . Last residence: "Ellerslie" plantation, Autauga County. [2]
    Person ID I6180  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

    Father Hugh Hall 
    Mother Mary Dixon 
    Family ID F2236  Group Sheet

    Family Jane Abercrombie,   b. 1781, Orange Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1841, Ellersbie, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1798  Hancock Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Bolling Hall,   b. 8 May 1813,   d. 5 Mar 1897, Coosada, Elmore Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Emma Bolling Hall,   b. 8 Dec 1809
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F2235  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S321] Abercrombie Family Site.

    2. [S322] History of Alabama and dictionary of Alabama biography, Volume 3, Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, 724 - 728.