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Benjamin Franklin Hall

Benjamin Franklin Hall was born March 11, 1836, in Meade Co., KY. He married (1) Nancy Emeline Jenkins and had two children by her. He obtained a Preemtive Claim for 160 acres about five miles northwest of the town of Omaha in what is now Morris Co., TX. His land was adjacent to the north border of the claim belonging to his father, Jesse Hall. Benjamin F. Hall served the Confederacy during the War, and enlisted on April 25, 1862, in Company F, 18th Texas Volunteer Infantry, in Marion Co., TX. The name "B. F. Hall" appears as number 361 on a list of indigent families of Confederate Soldiers dependent on the county for support submitted by the Chief Justice of Titus Co., TX, to Austin, TX, on February 17, 1864. He is listed with two dependents.
Shortly after the Civil War, Benjamin and his family went to Scott Co., AR, and took up farming near the community of Magazine. That part of Scott Co. became Logan Co. in 1871. Not long after their move, Nancy died and Benjamin married (2) Mary Ann Graham. Benjamin and Mary Ann (Graham) Hall were the parents of five children.
On July 4, 1901, Mary Ann (Graham) Hall applied for a widow's pension due to Benjamin's service in Company F, 18th Texas Infantry, and her application was approved.
Benjamin F. Hall died March 18, 1890, at his home in Logan Co. Mary Ann Hall died in 1924. Both are buried in the Old Union Cemetery, Magazine, Logan Co., AR.

Source:John T. Hull

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