Biography of Llewellyn J. Hall
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Hall, Llewellyn J., is a native of Oswego city, where he was born in 1845. His father, Daniel M., was a native of Norway, Herkimer county, a cooper by trade. His mother was Roxey Hines. His grandfather was Daniel Hall, who was born in Rhode Island and came to Herkimer county at the age of twenty three; from there he went to Lee, Oneida county; from there he went to Scriba, Oswego county, about 1834; he was a blacksmith by trade; he was married twice; by his first wife he had five children, one son and four daughters; and by his second wife four children, two sons and two daughters, subject's father being the oldest by the second marriage. Llewellyn moved to Mexico in 1862, and from there he enlisted in Co. I, 147th N. Y. Vols., and was with his regiment all through until the battle of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864, where he was wounded and lost his left leg below the knee; he was there taken prisoner and carried to Lynchburg, and from there to Libby prison in Richmond, and was kept a prisoner five months, and finally discharged March 18, 1865, at Philadelphia. He married in 1869 Mary O'Raffarty of Oswego, who died May 9, 1870. His second wife was Sarah A. Boschan, daughter of Lorenzo Boschan, and their children are Andrew E., George E., Bertha, Frank, James and Clarence. Llewellyn came to Boylston in 1878, and settled on a farm one half mile east of Town Hall and lived there until 1887, and then moved to the farm of twenty five acres he now owns. One brother, Herbert S., lives with him; another, Andrew, lives in Albion, Orleans county; James died in 1889, aged thirty five years; Colon L., eldest brother, enlisted in 1862 in Co. I, 147th N. Y. Vols., and served his time with the regiment, afterwards in the 16th Infantry and 9th Cavalry, regular army. He died in 1877, aged thirty, after fifteen years continuous service, and only twelve days before the expiration of his term. Sarah, his only sister, married Frank Reiley and lives in Watertown, Jefferson county.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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