Biography of Royal A. Hall
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Hall, Royal A., was born in Corning, N. Y., September 1, 1841, and is a son of George H. and Mary J. (Spaulding) Hall. George H. was born in 1811 and died in Troupsburg in February, 1887. Royal A. was educated at the Troupsburg and Alfred Academies, and was then engaged in teaching for a while. He has since followed farming. In 1866 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Hon. J. B. Murdock (mentioned elsewhere), by whom he has three children: Emma E., wife of Ira Miller, of Elmira; W. B., of Syracuse, who married Anna, daughter of Rev. A. J. Hurd; and Mazie, who is at home. Mr. Hall settled on the farm he now owns in 1867. It consists of 175 acres, and he carries on general farming, January 1, 1864, he enlisted in Co. H, 96th N. Y. Vols., and waG discharged February 6, 1866. He was clerk in the post office department for three months. He went to Yorktown and joined the Butler expedition up the James River to City Point, and was wounded at Drury's Bluff, May 16, 1864, and was in the hospital until February, 1865. Mr. Hall is a member of Post Bailey No. 361, G. A. R., and McClellan Lodge No. 649, F. & A. M.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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