Hall, Michael

Born: 1798-11-XX Virginia

Died: 1885-07-17 Coles County, Illinois

Flourished: Coles County, Illinois

Michael Hall was a farmer in Coles County, Illinois. Hall married Permilla (Milly; Emily) Glasscock in 1821. He eventually moved his family to Illinois, settling in Coles County. From 1835 to 1837, Hall purchased 120 acres of public land near Charleston. In 1850, Hall and his wife Emily had three children, and he owned real property valued at $1,000. By 1870, the couple lived in Hutton Township and had amassed real estate valued at $10,000 and a personal estate of $2,200.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Coles County, IL, 70; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Coles County, 291:100, 130, 165, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Coles County, IL, 20; U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, 2004); Gravestone, McKenzie-Waltrip Cemetery, Coles County, IL.