Submitted by Linda J. Higgins

            The first generation of the Hall family in Madison County, Tennessee was Mary Hall who was born around 1806 in Virginia. In the 1850 U.S. Census she was living with her children in Madison County, but her husband, Matthew had died in Pittsylvania County, Va. from where Mary and her family moved to Madison County around 1845. It is suspected that Robert W. Jennings accompanied the Hall family from Pittsylvania Co., Va. to Madison Co. He and Mary's daughter, Parmelia, were married in Feb. 1848 in Madison Co.

          Children of the first generation of Halls in Madison County are as follows:

  1. Frances E. Hall
    b. ca 1821 m. Lewellin Staten Nov. 4, 1863 (he died June 29, 1864) d. April 1900 (No Heirs - She helped to raise Parmelia's younger children after Parmelia died in 1873.)
  2. John D. Hall, farmer
    b. ca 1826 d. June 30, 1900 (No Heirs)
  3. Levi Hall, farmer
    b. ca 1826 in Virginia m. Eliza, who was born in Mad. Co., TN ca 1838. d.? Father of Malissa Katherine married Ben Matthews, W.T. Hall (never married), George W. Hall, married Emma Florence "Miss Tiny" Rumley; Molly Hall, married Richard W. Derry; and Annie Hall married ___Cole and Archie Beauchamp.
  4. Parmelia W. Hall
    b. ca 1827 in Vir. m. Robert W. Jennings d. Nov., 1873 Mother of Tabitha (only shown in 1850 Census); John T. Jennings b. 1850; William W. "Buck" Jennings married Jennie_____ (No Heirs); Louvenia F. Jennings married Will Nathan Johnson; George A. Jennings married Kathryn "Aunt Katie" Laverne Edwards; Matthew Meredith Jennings married Henrietta Morris and Ortna Lee Baxter Glynn; Levi Anderson Jennings married Ellen Elvira Mainord.
  5. George W. Hall, carpenter
    b. ca 1829 in Vir. d. Aug. 3, 1864 of wounds received in Harrisburg Battle in Mississippi (No Heirs)
  6. William S. Hall, farmer
    b. ca 1833 in Virginia d. Aug. 22, 1864 in Civil War (No Heirs)


This information about the Hall family originally was appended to a record of the Hall and King Cemetery, which shows additional Hall heirs.