Vol.I, The Hall and Overstreet Families
Carrol Carman Hall, Springfield, IL, 1981
Chapter 4, Page 42
Given Name Comparison for the Colonial Va.
|I||   |||II||  | ||II -a|
|Family of: +      |
|   |||Family of: ++|
John and Magdalene (Smith) Hall
|   |||Family of +++|
Hezekiah and Keziah Banks Hall
Code: +from court records ++ from grandson's list +++ from marriage record
|Name|| ||  ||||| Name ||  || ||Possible Source||||| Name || ||Possible Source|
|John|| ||3|||||John||  ||3-4||father-uncle?||||| || ||grandfather|
|Hezekiah+|| || |||||William||  ||3||grandfather||||| ||-4||uncle|
|Elisha|| ||3|||||*Matthew||  ||3||uncle in Penna.||||| ||3-4||family name|
|Charles|| || |||||Jesse||  ||3|| ||||| || ||grand aunt|
|William|| ||3|||||Hezekiah||  ||3||from uncle||||| || ||family name|
|Thomas|| ||3|||||Elisha||  ||3-4||family name||||| ||3-4||Banks family?|
|Sarah|| ||2|||||Tabitha||  ||3-4||family name||||| ||3-4||Penna. Halls?|
|Rebecca|| ||3|||||Keziah||  ||3||from aunt||||| ||3-4||local name|
|Sussana|| || |||||David**||  || ||from mother's g-f||||| ||3||from mother|
| || || |||||Cousin marriages||  || || |||||No cousin marriages|| || |
I, II, II-a=basic generations in Bedford Co. Va.
-4=persistency of name in generations beyound I and II and II -a
Hezekiah's name not in court order as he became 21 prior to settlement of the
estate. John was 21 at time of William's death in 1757.
Authors notes: * (Thomas?) Matthew - if so, adds another Thomas to the list, supporting name of another brother of William, d. 1757.
I.    John as oldest son inherited all William's property. As in
Custom of the time, younger children 'minors' made wards
Of the court and placed in other homes. These seem orientated to Campbell and Franklin counties. Hezekiah's name placed in list by author Names of related groups - Estes, DePriest, Perkins
II    Arranged according to a grandson's list (1874) Family lived on Rockcastle Creek and generally stayed in Va. Had mill, owned slaves, supported the CSA. Migration below Ohio River to Tenn., Miss., Ky., Mo. Only recorded Banks marriage in this line. Smith line.
II-a    Arranged according to Will and marriage data. Lived on Back Creek. No slaves. Family migrated above the Ohio River to Oh., Ind., Ill. And Ia., Nearly all left Va. Were Unionists in Civil War. Assumed Banks line in group. Other lines: Dabney and Overstreet.
Comments: Underlined names above in chart show persistency of given names from original family groups through generations three - four and beyond. David in group II not in proper order. Key names to tie groups together **Elishia - Tabitha in addition to John - William - Thomas. Colonial families did not use middle names or initials. No records available of children that did not become adult.
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