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Henry Hamlin Hall (1891 - 1955)

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Rev. Henry Hamlin (Harry) Hall
Born in Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canadamap
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Husband of — married 5 Oct 1922 (to 1950) in Albany, New Yorkmap
Father of [private son (1920s - unknown)]
Died in Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Henry "Harry" Hamlin Hall was born May 24, 1891 to Mary Matilda Hamlin and Edwin Albert Hall in Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. [1] [2] His father was a clergyman.

In 1901, Harry resided in Bruce (west), Ontario Canada with his mother and four younger siblings. [3]

Harry immigrated to the United States in 1911.

On June 5, 1917, Harry registered for the United States military draft during World War I. He was a student at the theological school in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a citizen of Great Britain (Canada) at that time. [4]

Harry became a minister in the Episcopal Church. On October 5, 1922, Harry married Bessie Katherine Staats of Albany, New York. They had a son, Charles Edwin, born in 1923 in Albany. [5]

In 1930, Harry, Bessie and son, Charles, were residents of Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [6] In 1940, they resided in Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [7]

Harry was the rector of the Episcopal Christ Church in Needham, Massachusetts from 1930 to 1955 and during that time, the membership nearly tripled from 327 to 960. [8]

Harry died November 14, 1955. His wife, Bessie died in 1950.


  1. "Ontario Births, 1869-1911," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 January 2016), Edwin A Hall in entry for Henry Hamlin Hall, 24 May 1891; citing Birth, Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,846,442.
  2. "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), Edwin A. Hall in entry for Henry Hamlin Hall, 24 May 1891; citing Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, 24 May 1891, reference 499; FHL microfilm 1,846,442.
  3. "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2018), Henry H. Hall in household of Mary M Hall, Bruce (west/ouest), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 15, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
  4. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Harry Hamlin Hall, 1917-1918; citing Cambridge City no 4, Massachusetts, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,685,167.
  5. "Blacker Hamlin and Allied Families", by Thomas Lester Blacker Hamlin, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, publisher unknown, 1987, p. 64 of 176 pages.
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 February 2019), Harry H Hall, Boston (Districts 1-250), Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 227, sheet 5A, line 1, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 958; FHL microfilm 2,340,693.
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 March 2018), Harry H Hall, Needham, Needham Town, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 11-143, sheet 11A, line 21, family 247, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1628.
  8. [1] The History of Christ Church in Needham

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