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John Hosea Hall (abt. 1840 - abt. 1897)

John Hosea "Hosey" Hall
Born about in Meigs County, Tennesseemap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 17 Nov 1861 in Belfonte, Jackson County, Alabamamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Franklin, Tennessee, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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  • John Hosey Hall was born about 1840. He passed away 6 March 1897. He was a son of Elijah Hall and Mary Phillips
  • 1850 Census Marion, Tennessee, U.S.[1]
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Eligohn Hull Male 40 Tennessee
Mary Hull Female 45 North Carolina
Nancy Hull Female 16 Tennessee
Catharin Hull Female 14 Tennessee
Joseph Hull Male 12 Tennessee
Posey Hull Male 10 Tennessee
Elizabeth Hull Female 7 Tennessee
Noah Hull Male 3 Tennessee
  • John H. Hall; Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957[2]
Name: John H. Hall
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 17 Nov 1861
Event Place: Jackson, Alabama, United States
Event Place (Original): Jackson, Alabama, United States
Sex: Male
Spouse's Name: Nancy E. Rickles
Spouse's Sex: Female
  • John Hosey Hall 1880 Census, Township 3, Range 6, Jackson, Alabama[3]
J H Hall Self Male 38 Tennessee, United States
Nancy E Hall Wife Female 37 Alabama, United States
William M Hall Son Male 17 Indiana, United States
Sol W Hall Son Male 14 Alabama, United States
Mary A Hall Daughter Female 11 Alabama, United States
Sirena C Hall Daughter Female 9 Alabama, United States
Carrol J Hall Son Male 6 Alabama, United States
Elija M Hall Son Male 3 Alabama, United States
Francis E Hall Daughter Female 2 Alabama, United States
  • John Hosey Hall was born about 1840 in Meigs or Marion County Tennessee. His parents were Elijah M. Hall and Mary Phillips. John’s siblings were Nancy, Catherine, Josiah, Mary, and William Manoah. John moved with his mother and siblings to Jackson County Alabama between 1850 and 1860. He and Nancy Elizabeth Rickles were married November 17, 1861 in Belfonte, Alabama, the county seat of Jackson County at that time. They were married in the Belfonte stagecoach inn where Nancy was working. John and Nancy caught a train at Stevenson, Alabama and went to Fort Wayne Indiana soon after they were married and lived there during the Civil War years. William Manoah Hall their first child was born in that state in 1862. John Hosey was a chimney builder and plied his trade in Jackson County Alabama and Franklin County Tennessee. His grandson Uncle Coon Hall said he was a cripple man because he cut his leg with a stone tool. John Hosey died in 1897 in Franklin County Tennessee. He is buried in the Shavers graveyard in Rounds Cove near Anderson Tennessee. Nancy Elizabeth Rickles was born about 1840 either in Jackson or Marshal County Alabama. Her parents were John C. and Elizabeth Rickles. Nancy’s siblings were John, William, and James. Nancy was living in Marshal County Alabama in 1850. Her parents were separated in 1860 and all family members were found living in separate households in Jackson County Alabama in the census. Records show that Nancy was a midwife to several people born in Franklin county Tennessee in 1910. Nancy died on March 22, 1919. She was buried in the Old Baptist Cemetery in Hollywood, Alabama. John Hosey and Nancy’s children were: William Manoah (Noah) Soloman Wininger (Sol), Mary Angie, Clemantine (Tynte), Carrel Jackson, Francis Elizabeth, Nancy (Nan), Lydia L, (Liddy)., Elijah Madison (Dank)


  1. United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 December 2020), Posey Hull in household of Eligohn Hull, Marion, Tennessee, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 July 2015), John H. Hall and Nancy E. Rickles, 1861.
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 February 2021), J H Hall, Township 3 Range 6, Jackson, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district ED 112, sheet 150B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,016.
  • Jackson County, AL"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), John H Hall, Alabama, United States; citing p. 25, family 185, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,519.
  • "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), John Hosey Hall in entry for Carl Jackson Hall, 16 Jan 1952; citing reference 5096, Department of Health, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 1,908,867.

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