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Hall, Samuel

Born: 1794-XX-XX Vermont

Died: 1854-10-12 Tazewell County, Illinois

Flourished: Tazewell County, Illinois

Hall lived Tazewell County as early as 1841, when he retained Abraham Lincoln to settle a land dispute. He was a farmer and served as the postmaster of Circleville in Tazewell County, from 1841 to August 1842. Religiously, Hall was a Methodist, and in 1850 he was a founding member of the Methodist church in Delavan.

Hall v. Perkins, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org/Details.aspx?case=136397; Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1841 (Washington, DC: Thomas Allen, 1841), *342; Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, from the Thirtieth September, 1841, to the Thirtieth September, 1843 (Washington, DC: J. & G. S. Gideon, 1843), *537; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Tazewell County, IL, 97; History of Tazewell County Illinois (Chicago: Chas. C. Chapman, 1879), 437.