JOHN T. HALL
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 28 February 1844 in Overton County, Tennessee
Died: 18 July 1911 in Monterey, Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Monterey Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Benjamin and Elizabeth (Lawgood) Hall

Married: Paulina A. Goodwin on 10 September 1865 in Overton County, Tennessee
Born: 5 Apr 1842 in Virginia
Died: 11 Jun 1926in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Monterey Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Robert and Susan (Hodge) Goodwin

Children:

  1. William F. Hall
  2. Erasmus H. Hall
  3. Sarah O. Hall
  4. George W. Hall
  5. Susan S. Hall
  6. Lou Ann Hall
  7. Maggie Hall
  8. John Hall

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-Law: William Kennedy Cooper

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 th(Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Oath of Alligiance at Chattanooga at 31 July 1864
    • Residence: White County
    • Complexion: Light
    • Hair: Light
    • Eyes: Blue
    • Height: 5' 4"

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 17 August 1903
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Monterey, TN
  • Member: George Dibrell's Regiment, Wolsey's Co., Bob Bledsoe Co. H
  • Born: Overton County
  • Enlisted in Dibrell's Regiment about 18 months in Harrison Brigade in Bledsoe Co.
  • Battles: Murfreesboro, Parker's X Roads, Chickamauga, Saltville, Dalton, Franklin, Columbus. Wounded at Tunnel Hill in left arm. Horse fell on him at Parker's Crossroads.
  • Wife is 63y
  • 4 sons and 5 daughters
  • Attest: William Kennedy Cooper and B. F. Ferguson

Supporting Documents:

  • J. T. Hall (10 Sep 1903) - JTH sent parole

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 2 October 1911
  • Accepted
  • Resident of TN since 5 April 1842
  • Born in White County, TN
  • Maiden name: Paulina A. Goodwin
  • Husband was born in Overton County on 25 Feb 1844
  • They were married in Overton County on 10 Sept 1865 by Esquire Reed.
  • Husband died 18 July 1911 near Monterey, TN
  • Children: William F. Hall - 45 years; E. R. Hall - 43 years; Gore W. Hale - 31 years; Susie Lane - 36 years; Mattie Burress - 34 years; Elmore Hall - 31 years; Louvina Adams - 36 years; Maggie Huges - 25 years.
  • Witnesses: George S. Ray, Joseph A. Hall and Fannie Hall
    • Residents of Monterey
    • Have known her for 50 years
    • Paulina was born in White County before Putnam County was established.
    • They married on 10 Sept 1865 by Phelps Reed, Justice of the Peace
    • They were all members of the household of W. N. Ray before and afteer the war. W. N. Ray was the Father of one of the subscribing witnesses
    • John Hall died 18 July 1911.

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 4 December 1911
  • Accepted
  • Resident of TN all her life
  • Born in White County, TN on 5 April 1842
  • Maiden name: Paulina Ann Goodwin
  • Husband was born in Overton County on 25 Feb 1844
  • They were married in Overton County on 10 Sept 1865 by Esquire Reed.
  • Husband died 18 July 1911 at his home in Monterey
  • Witnesses: Joseph A. Hall and Fannie Hall
    • Residents of Monterey
    • Have known her for 50 years
    • Paulina was born in White County on 5 April 1842
    • They married on 10 Sept 1865 by Phelps Reed, Justice of the Peace
    • John Hall died 18 July 1911.

Supporting Documents:

  • Pauline A. Hall (20 Nov 1911) - Marriage certificate cannot be obtained as the Courthouse burned after they married. All records are lost.
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (30 Nov 1911) - Request Service Records
  • War Department (4 Dec 1911) - Sent Service Records
  • W. F. Hall (12 Aug 1926) - His mother, Mrs. Pauline A. Hall is dead.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 51
  • 1860 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 250
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 210A
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 125A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 61B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 176A

ADDITIONAL DATA