Family History


Francis HALL was bapt. on the 5 Feb 1614/5 in Bulkington, Warwickshire, England.

Francis's origins were revealed in a dispute in the Suffolk (Con) County Court - see the Aspinall records.

He emigrated in 1639 from England to Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. In 1640 Francis joined Roger Ludlow in the enterprise of planting a settlement at the head of a small inlet on Long Island Sound, which they named Fairfield.

12th of April 1654, Francis Hall and Elizabeth his wife, bought of Thomas Wheeler for 48, paid by said Francis Hall and Elizabeth his wife of Stratford a farm in Fairfield. The NE part of Fairfield, a Parish called Stratford, afterward owned by his son Samuel.

4th March 1664 in A.B. p 397 :-
"Francis Hall of Fairfield does acknowledge to have formerly sold a house and land in England which was in jointure confirmed upon his wife Elizabeth at our marriage in consideration whereof I make over all unto my said wife all my housing and land, within the liberties of Fairfield..." [Full transcript]

In 1685 Francis gifted two parcels of land to Ebenezer Blackman. [See transcript]

In 1685 Francis gifted two parcels of land to his son-in-law Joseph Blackman. [See transcript]

See Francis's records in the Colonial Records of Connecticut.

Francis died sometime between making the will 1686 and probate in 1689. [Transcript of his will]

He was married to Elizabeth PICK on 15 Apr 1634 in Bulkington.

Children were:

child i.  Isabell, bapt. 30 Aug 1635 in Bulkington.
child ii  Bathsuah / Bathsheba bapt. 20 Dec 1636 in Bulkington. Buried in Bulkington.
child iii Mary bapt. 5 Jan 1638 in Bulkington.
child iv Isaac HALL 
child v Samuel Hall 
child vi  Elizabeth
child vii Hannah
child vii Rebeccah

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