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Hall, Alvin[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1887 - 1974  (87 years)

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  • Name Hall, Alvin 
    Born 8 Aug 1887  Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Magisterial District 2 
    Census 1910  East Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Alvin Hall, M, W, 22y, b. KY
      spouse: Mary Hall, F, W, 26y, b. KY
      child: James F Hall, M, 1y 11m, b. KY
    Draft Registration 5 Jun 1917  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    for World War I 
    • He was recorded as a 29-year-old natural-born citizen, with date of birth of 8 Aug 1887 at Tackett, KY. His current residence was Mater, KY, where he was employed in railroad service for the L&N Railroad. He claimed that he should be exempted, as he was the sole support for a wife and four children.

      The registrar gave his physical description as: medium height, medium build, brown hair, brown eyes, no distinguishing marks/scars.
    Census 1920  Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Alvin Hall, M, W,32y, b. KY
      spouse: Mary Hall, F, W, 35y, b. KY
      child: James T Hall, M, 11y, b. KY
      child: Lulu B Hall, F, 9y, b. KY
      child: Harvy L Hall, M, 7y, b. KY
      child: Eveline Hall, F, 5y, b. KY
      child: Opal C Hall, F, 0m, b. KY
    Census 1930  Rockhouse Creek, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Alvin Hall, M, W, 42, b. KY
      spouse: Mary P Hall, F, W, 45, b. KY
      child: James F Hall, M, 21, b. KY
      child: Beatrice Hall, F, 19, b. KY
      child: Harvy L Hall, M, 17, b. KY
      child: Eveline Hall, F, 14, b. KY
      child: Opal C Hall, F, 10, b. KY
      child: Edwin Hall, M, 8, b. KY
      child: Levenia Hall, F, 5, b. KY
      child: Esther Hall, F, 2, b. KY
    Misc 2 Nov 1939  Farraday, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    was totally disabled by a coal mine accident at Elkhorn Collieries Corporation 
    • His injuries, sustained when he was pinned under a slate fall, consisted of facial and nasal lacerations, internal injuries, crushed foot and ankle, and spinal injuries. As a result of his application for Worker's Compensation benefits, he received a final award in the sum of $1,200.

      At the time of his injury, he was a coal loader compensated on a tonnage basis, earning approximately $90 biweekly.
    Census 1940  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address:
    Magisterial District 3 
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Head: Alvin Hall, M, 52, b. Kentucky
      Wife: Mary Hall, F, 55, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Opal Hall, F, 20, b. Kentucky
      Son: Edwin Hall, M, 18, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Levernie Hall, F, 16, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Ester Hall, F, 12, b. Kentucky
    Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Thornton, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Baptism 26 Jul 1942  Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Colly Creek Regular Primitive Baptist Church 
    • He was baptized by Elder Carlos Williams.
    Moved Abt 1952  Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The deed for the purchase of their final home, at Craft's Colly, was prepared 23 Jun 1952 and recorded on 27 Jun 1952 in Deed Book 140, page 139, Letcher County, KY.
    Occupation Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer and coal miner 
    • Alvin Hall worked as a coal loader for Elkhorn Collieries Corporation until he was pinned under a slate fall on 2 November 1939. The accident occurred in a mine at Farraday, Letcher County, KY. His Workmen's Compensation Board claim indicated that, at the time of the accident, he was paid on a tonnage basis, and he had earned approximately $90 every two weeks for his labors prior to the accident.

      As a result of that accident, which severely broke his foot, ankle, and spine, he was awarded a worker's compensation settlement in the sum of $1,200 for his total disability.

      He was a member of the United Mine Workers Union, District 30, Local No. 5810.

      In the years following his disabling mine accident, he worked a farm, first at the family home at the head of Thornton Creek, and then at his last residence on Craft's Colly. In December 1942 (during the Second World War), he and Mary were presented a Certificate of Achievement in the "Live-At-Home Program" of the University of Kentucky Agricultural Extension Service, for producing 75% of the food needed by the family during 1942.
    Died 27 Dec 1974  Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 16
    Address:
    Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital 
    Death Certificate, Alvin Hall
    Death Certificate, Alvin Hall
    Buried Evergreen and Williams Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Headstone, Alvin (1887-1972) and Mary Franklin (1884-1989) Hall
    Headstone, Alvin (1887-1972) and Mary Franklin (1884-1989) Hall
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    Person ID I10  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2018 

    Father Hall, Elder Joseph Leonard,   b. 29 Mar 1865, Shelby Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1928, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Caudill, Sarah,   b. Abt 1856, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1887, Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1879  Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Franklin, Mary,   b. 23 Jul 1884, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1989, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years)  [4, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Married 5 Sep 1905  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 21, 22
    • The marriage is recorded in Marriage Bond Book #13, p. 556, Letcher County, KY. The marriage was performed by Alvin's father, Joseph L. Hall, at the residence of Harvey Franklin. The marriage was witnessed by Joseph Blair and Harvey Franklin.
    Children 
     1. Hall, Joseph Elzie,   b. 18 Jun 1906, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1907, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Hall, James Floyd,   b. 31 Jul 1908, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1975, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Hall, Lula Beatrice,   b. 29 Sep 1910, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1995, Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Hall, Harve Leonard,   b. 22 Nov 1913, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1996, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Hall, Sarah Evelyn,   b. 22 May 1915, Thornton, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1989, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Hall, Opal Clarice,   b. 15 Dec 1919, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2012, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. Hall, Edwin Hearld,   b. 16 Jan 1922, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 2006, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Hall, Alpha Levernia,   b. 13 Jan 1925, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 2019, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     9. Hall, Esther Kathyleen,   b. 22 Nov 1927, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 2019, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Photos
    Alvin and Mary, shortly after marriage
    Alvin and Mary, shortly after marriage
    Gathering of Alvin Hall extended family, early 1930s
    Gathering of Hall extended family, early 1930s
    Front, l. - r.: Edd Hall, Esther Hall, Levernia Hall, Opal Hall.
    Rear, l. - r.: Evelyn Hall, Harvey Hall, Bea Hall, James Hall
    Edd and Levernia Hall as toddlers
    Edd and Levernia as toddlers
    Alvin & Mary (Franklin) Hall, with Linda and Bea (Hall) Nelson, and 
Evelyn (Hall) Holbrook
    Alvin & Mary, with Linda, Bea & Evelyn in rear
    Alvin and Mary (Franklin) Hall, ca. 1953
    Alvin and Mary (Franklin) Hall, ca. 1953
    Alvin and Mary Hall, 50th Wedding Anniversary
    50th Wedding Anniversary
    Particpants include:
    Children sitting in front: Harvey Hall Jr., Sheila [Day] Webb, James Mohn, Dan Mohn, Linda Nelson, Henrietta [Hall] Tenaglia, Avis "Bobby" Holbrook
    Adults at rear: Mary [Franklin] Hall, Alvin Hall, Levernia [Hall] Day, Argene Day, Evelyn [Hall] Holbrook, George Nelson, Bea [Hall] Nelson, James F. Hall, Esther [Hall] Mohn (now Corrello), Anita Holbrook, and Harvey Hall.
    Alvin Hall Sons and sons-in-law
    Hall Sons and sons-in-law
    (l. to r.) Edd Hall (baby unidentified), Alvin Hall, Marvin Holbrook, George Nelson, Frank Corrello, Argene Day, Robert Holbrook
    Alvin and Mary, 60th Wedding Anniversary
    Alvin and Mary, 60th Wedding Anniversary
    50th Wedding Anniversary
    50th Wedding Anniversary
    Particpants include:
    Children sitting in front: Harvey Hall Jr., Sheila [Day] Webb, James Mohn, Dan Mohn, Linda Nelson, Henrietta [Hall] Tenaglia, Avis "Bobby" Holbrook
    Adults at rear: Mary [Franklin] Hall, Alvin Hall, Levernia [Hall] Day, Argene Day, Evelyn [Hall] Holbrook, George Nelson, Bea [Hall] Nelson, James F. Hall, Esther [Hall] Mohn (now Corrello), Anita Holbrook, and Harvey Hall.
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1887 - Pike, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Magisterial District 2 - 1900 - Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1905 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - East Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - for World War I - 5 Jun 1917 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Rockhouse Creek, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - was totally disabled by a coal mine accident at Elkhorn Collieries Corporation - 2 Nov 1939 - Farraday, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Magisterial District 3 - 1940 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States
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    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - 27 Apr 1942 - Thornton, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Address:
    Colly Creek Regular Primitive Baptist Church - 26 Jul 1942 - Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States
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    Link to Google MapsMoved - Abt 1952 - Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer and coal miner - - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital - 27 Dec 1974 - Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Evergreen and Williams Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Gathering of Alvin Hall extended family, early 1930s
    Gathering of Hall extended family, early 1930s
    Front, l. - r.: Edd Hall, Esther Hall, Levernia Hall, Opal Hall.
    Rear, l. - r.: Evelyn Hall, Harvey Hall, Bea Hall, James Hall
    AlvinMaryHallatOpals.jpg
    AlvinMaryHallatOpals.jpg
    Mary and Alvin Hall with Opal (Hall) Holbrook, at residence of Bea and George Nelson
    Mary and Alvin Hall with Opal (Hall) Holbrook, at residence of Bea and George Nelson
    Alvin Hall (ca. 1955)
    Alvin Hall (ca. 1955)
    Alvin Hall, grandsons James (l.) & Danny (r.) Mohn
    Alvin Hall, grandsons James (l.) & Danny (r.) Mohn
    Argene 'Gene' Day with Alvin Hall
    Argene "Gene" Day with Alvin Hall

    Documents
    Social Security Award, Alvin Hall
    Social Seurity Award, Alvin Hall
    Black Lung Benefit Award, Alvin Hall
    Black Lung Benefit Award, Alvin Hall

  • Sources 
    1. [S2029] Alven Hall in household of Joseph Hall, "United States Census, 1900".

    2. [S2030] Alvin Hall, "Find A Grave Index".

    3. [S2031] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1910".

    4. [S2032] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1920".

    5. [S2033] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1940".

    6. [S2034] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1930".

    7. [S2036] Alvin Hall, "United States Social Security Death Index".

    8. [S38140] Alven Hall in household of Joseph Hall, "United States Census, 1900".

    9. [S38136] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1910".

    10. [S850] FamSch WWI DraftReg, 22 April 2013; Alvin Hall, 1917-1918.

    11. [S2035] Alvin Hall, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918".

    12. [S38137] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1920".

    13. [S38138] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1930".

    14. [S38139] Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1940".

    15. [S9648] Alvin Hall, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942".

    16. [S322] KY Death Records RootsWeb, hv., Vol. 67, Cert. #33267, Deathvol. 074.

    17. [S1976] Mary Hall in household of Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1910".

    18. [S1977] Mary P Hall in household of Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1930".

    19. [S1979] FamSch Ky Marriages 1785-1979.

    20. [S1980] Mary Hall in household of Alvin Hall, "United States Census, 1920".

    21. [S38156] Mary Franklin, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979".

    22. [S794] FamSch Ky Marriages 1785-1979, 2 December 2012; Alvin Hall and Mary Franklin, 05 Sep 1905; Kentucky-EASy Sourcefilm: 808708, citing reference v 13 p 557, FHL microfilm 808708.