John Hull was born 11 August 1762 in Cannonicut, Rhode Island.  He was the son of Oliver Hull and Penelope Fones.
He first married Mary Avery in 1781. They had the following children:
Sarah Hull, born 3 Jan 1782
Joseph Hull, born 17 Apr 1784; died 1 Oct 1798 at age 14
Penelope Hull, born 16 Jan 1786
Robert Hull, born 11 Mar 1788; died 2 Nov 1789 at age 1
Robert Hull, born 27 Mar 1790; died 19 Dec 1800
Mary Hull, born 22 Mar 1792
Abigail Hull, born 7 Apr 1794
Oliver Hull, born 7 Jul 1796; died 14 Oct 1867
John Hull, born 9 Aug 1798; died 29 Nov 1798 as an infant
Catherine Hull, born 8 Jan 1800
Avery Hull, born 26 Jun 1802; died 4 Sep 1804 at age 2
He second married Amy Cornell on 23 November 1803. They had the following children:
Hannah Hull, born 3 Sept 1804
William Hull, born 9 Dec 1805
Edward Hull, born 5 Feb 1807; died 8 Jan 1859
Ann Hull, born 13 May 1808
Robert Hull, born 20 Sep 1810
Rebecca Hull, born 5 May 1818
Henrietta Hull, born 17 Jun 1820
John’s earliest occupation was that of a silver smith and repairer of clocks and watches. Later he entered into a partnership with his father as a druggist.
John died on 11 August 1840 (his 78th birthday) at his house in New York City, New York. He was initially buried in the Friends' burying ground in New York City. Later, his remains were relocated to the Friends' grounds in Flatbush, Long Island.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
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