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H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana
H.H. HALL was b. in Ky, Sept 13, 1812. His life has been spent on the farm. He remained at home until after his majority, then worked out by the month. On March 24, 1840 he was marr. to Catherine WASSON, daughter of Alex. and Jane Wasson who came to Mont Co. about 1826. Mrs. Hall was b. April 10, 1814 Shelby Co Ky also the nativity of her husband. Mr. & Mrs. Hall settled on their farm which his father had entered. This farm embraced the W 1/2 of SW 1/4 Sec 32. They began the task of hewing a farm from the dense timber and the exceedingly wet ground made this no easy task. He afterward bought 40 acres more being the NW 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec 32. He has also built a good house and barn. In politics Mr. Hall is an outspoken republican. Mr. & Mrs. Hall are earnest members of the old Regular Baptist Church. They had 8 children: Mary J; James A deaf and insane; Benj. F; Sarah E; Louisa E; Alex B; Robert S. One child, Emily is deceased.