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Male 1775 - Aft 1859  (> 85 years)


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  • Name Hall, Masias 
    Born 18 Apr 1775  Wilkes, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800  Ashe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1800 North Carolina Census index lists Mecias (sic) Hall as a resident of Ashe County.
    Census 1800  Ashe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1800 North Carolina Census index lists Mecias (sic) Hall as a resident of Ashe County.
    Possessions 1815  Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    personalty 
    • Masias Hall was enumerated on the Personal Property Tax Lists, District of Hiram Killgore, for 1815, along with his brother Reuben and Jesse Hall, Sr.
    Misc 1833  Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    submitted an affidavit on behalf of a Revolutionary War pension application of Capt. Henry Connelly 
    • The text of the affidavit, as reported by William E. Connelly, is as follows:

      "Kentucky, to wit.

      The statement of Mesias Hall, aged sixty-five years, who upon his oath, states that he is a native of the State of North Carolina, Wilkes County. That he recollects many of the events at the close of the Revolution. That he lived and was raised a near neighbor to Captain Henry Connelly, Sr. That he always understood from all persons that he served in the North Carolina State troops in that capacity in which he has stated. That he never was doubted by any person. He thinks one of his brothers-in-law served under him in the Revolution, who is long since dead.

      (Signed) Mesias Hall
      [Signed by mark]

      Subscribed and sworn to before John Friend, Justice of the Peace, Floyd County, Kentucky, who certifies that Hall was a credible witness. No date."
    Tax rolls 4 Oct 1837  Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died Aft 1859  Big Mud Creek, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Zion Church Cemetery, Craynor, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I424  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2020 

    Father Hall, Jesse Jr.,   b. Between 1746 and 1750, Jonathan Creek, Lunenburg (Now Halifax), Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1833, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Hash, Candacia,   b. 1748, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Apr 1823, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1767  Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Smith, Unisiah Branham,   b. 14 Jun 1776, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1850 and 1860, Branham Creek, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1794  Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Hall, Jesse,   b. Between 1795 and 1802, Ashe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     2. Hall, Elizabeth,   b. 11 Aug 1799, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1868, Cass, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Hall, Esquire,   b. Abt 1800, Ashe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1870, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     4. Hall, Jarvey,   b. 1804, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1877, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Hall, Nancy,   b. 1805, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hall, Richard,   b. 8 Nov 1810, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1855, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     7. Hall, Elijah,   b. 1810, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1883, Banner, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     8. Hall, Pheninah,   b. 18 Apr 1812, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1888, Banner, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Hall, William,   b. Between 1813 and 1817, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     10. Hall, Lydia,   b. 1815, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Robinson Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     11. Hall, Frances,   b. 1817, Big Mud Creek, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     12. Hall, Angeline,   b. 1 Oct 1818, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1869  (Age 50 years)
     13. Hall, Owen,   b. 1820, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     14. Hall, Masias Jr.,   b. 20 Aug 1823, Robinson Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1882, Carter, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1775 - Wilkes, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1794 - Scott, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Ashe, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Ashe, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - personalty - 1815 - Scott, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - submitted an affidavit on behalf of a Revolutionary War pension application of Capt. Henry Connelly - 1833 - Floyd, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax rolls - 4 Oct 1837 - Floyd, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1859 - Big Mud Creek, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Masias had a brother, Reuben, born in 1776 in Virginia. Reuben married Polly Smith, probably Unisiah's sister. Reuben and his family migrated into Kentucky with Masias's clan.

      Masias moved his family through Green County, Tennessee, toward Harlan County, Kentucky, around 1800. As Masias was moving his family to Kentucky, his horse threw and injured him. The family stayed on the Nolichucky River in Green County, Tennessee for a year before moving on.

      According to Pearl Hall, a descendant residing in the neighborhood where Masias put down his Kentucky roots, Masias and "Eunice" settled first in West Virginia, but then came back to Kentucky to settle on Long Fork of Shelby Creek, in Floyd (later part of Pike) County.

  • Sources 
    1. [S341] Book:Founding of Harman's Station, pp.122-123.

    2. [S243] Book:Johnson County History, p. 78.

    3. [S26] IGI of Masias Hall.