Name: Asa Hall
Given Name: Asa
Birth: Jun 1758 in , , Rhode Island
Death: 6 Mar 1841 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
Burial: Halls Church Cmtry, Ironto, Virginia 1
!BIRTH-RELATIONSHIP-MILITARY: Frederick Bittle Kegley, KEGLEY'S VIRGINIA FRONTIER; 1740-1783; 1938, Virginia Historical Society, Roanoke VA; p 611; Rockingham Co Public Library, Harrisonburg VA. NOTE - Kegley, in listing children by second marriage, to Mary Van Over, lists a Benjamin who md Sarah Bones. James Geary never heard of this child; only that there were three daughters by Asa's second marr.
Change Date: 2 Jan 2006 at 11:24:58
!MARRIAGE: Anne L.Worrell, A BRIEF OF WILLS AND MARRIAGES IN MONTGOMERY AND FINCASTLE COUNTIES VIRGINIA 1733-1831; 1733-1831; Roanoke VA, n.p.1932; p 19; Roanoke City Library.
!MILITARY: DAR Patriot Index, Part 2; ; NSDAR; p 1271; DAR Library, Washington, DC.
!MILITARY: Pension file; 1831; Application for pension, January 1831; ; National Archives; NOTE: Enlisted in the Revolutionary army from Dutchess Co NY 3 Mar 1776, served under Capt. Nathan Pearce's and Palding's or Balding's Cos. in Col. Richmore's or Richmon's and Wisenfelt's NY regts; in battles of Long Is. and White Plains; enlisted again 1 Jul 1777, served until 15 Dec 1777 as pvt in Capt John Salisbury's Co. in Col. Fornass's NY regt; was at the capture of Burgoyne.
!LAND: Lewis Preston Summers, ANNALS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 1769-1800; 1769-1800; Kingsport TN, Kingsport Press, 1929; p 931; Roanoke City Public Library; NOTE: Deed of sale, James and Mary Bryans to Asa Hall, 253 acres on the south branch of north fork of the Roanoke River, dtd 29 Jul 1797, p 935; deed of sale, Robert and Hannah Foster to Asa Hall, 250 acres on the south branch of north fork of Roanoke River, dtd 4 Feb 1799, p 941; deed of sale,7 Oct 1800 Asa Hall to Thomas Jewel, 89 acres on Keeny's Run, branch of north fork of Roanoke River, dtd 7 Oct 1800, See map by Elizabeth Waller Wilkins.
!RELATIONSHIP: Deed of sale; 1843; William Jewel et als to James Graham, dtd 24 Feb 1843; Montgomery Co VA Deed Book N, p 405, Courthouse, Christiansburg; NOTE: lists Asa's heirs: Wm & Mary Jewell, Asa Hall Jr, Davis Hall, W.C. Hall, Archibald and Lucinda Graham, I C. Hall, John and Christina Jewell; 200 acres at head of Keaney run, a branch of North Fork of Roanoke River and joining Thomas Jewell, John Jewell, and James Graham.
!LAND: Deed of sale; 1827; Asa Hall and wife Mary to Jesse Hall, dtd 1 Jan 1827; Montgomery Co VA Deed Bk K; p 244; Courthouse, Christiansburg. NOTE: $100 for 100 acres on south waters of North Fork, Roanoke Rover, corner of Moses Beavers land, corner of Thomas Jewell's land, Archibald and James Graham.
!PROBATE-SPOUSE: Probate package of Asa Hall; 1843; Montgomery Co VA Will Bk 6; p 325-326; Courthouse, Christiansburg; NOTE: Estate appraised at $89.25; Mary is widow of Asa Hall; her dower land adjacent to land of James Graham and of John Jewel.
1790 U.S.Census of Virginia; 1790; ; ; Virginia State Archives, Richmond; NOTE: NIL for both Asa and Jesse Hall (This census based on limited tax records); Kegley states both came to Virginia from New York about 1790.
1810 U.S.Census, Montgomery Co VA; 1810; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: lists Asey Hall with fwm10-16; 1fwm16-26; 1fwm45+; 3fwf0-10; 1fwf10-16; 1fwf16-26; 1fwf26-45.
1820 U.S.Census, Montgomery Co VA; 1820; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: Lists Asa Sr. with 1fwm0-10; 1fwm10-16; 1fwm16-26; 1fwm45+; 2fwf10-16; 1fwf16-18; 1fwf26-45.
1830 U.S.Census, Montgomery Co VA; 1830; ; ; Natl Archives.
1840 U.S.Census, Western Dist of Va, Montgomery Co; 1840; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: Lists Asa Hall Sr. with 1fwm 80-90;1fwf 70-80.
1840 Census of Revolutionary War Pensioners; 1840; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: lists Asa Hall, Sr, age 82 years, living in Montgomery Co VA.
!FATHER: Family tradition; ; Benajah Hall; ; ; NOTE: Iva J. Geary, great granddaughter, and most other Hall researchers have adopted the tradition that Asa's father was Benajah Hall, who came from Rhode Island to Dutchess Co NY when Asa was about five years old, or about 1763. James J. Geary has photos of Asa's DAR grave marker at Hall's Church near Ironto VA which reads: "Asa Hall, New York, PVT N.Y. regt. Rev. War." No documentation has been found confirming Benajah as the father.
!BIOGRAPHY: Family tradition; ; Iva J. Geary; ; ; NOTE: Tradition has it that Asa was a part-time stone mason who built the crypt at Fartheringay, near Elliston in Montgomery Co, where the Hancock family buried their dead.
Father: Benajah Hall
- David Hall b: May 1777 in , Dutchess County, New York
- William C. Hall b: ABT 1782 in , , New York
- Amy Hall b: ABT 1785
- Asa Hall Jr. b: 1792 in , , New York
- Susannah Hall b: 27 May 1794 in , , New York
- Sarah Hall
- Jessie C. Hall b: ABT 1797 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
- Lucinda Hall b: ABT 1799 in Montgomery Co., Virginia
- Elizabeth Hall
- Jonathan Hall
Mary Vanover b: 1775 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
31 Jul 1802
in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
- Christina Hall b: 1803 in , , Virginia
- Mary Hall b: 3 Aug 1805 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
- Martha Hall b: ABT 1808 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
- Title: Cemetery Records: Halls Church Cemetery, Ironton, Virginia
Author: Hale, Ruth and Glenna G. Garner
Publication: Internet Web Site
Note: HALL, Asa Mar 1841--NEW YORK PVT NY REGT REV WAR