Elusive David Hall Family

Jane Crawford, daughter of James and Rebecca (Anderson) Crawford married David Hall. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find much information on David and Jane Hall.David Hall1 lived in Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1820.2

He filed land entry papers for land being the East half of the Southwest quarter of section 25 Township 10 of Range 5 containing 80 acres on 24 Apr 1820 in Indiana, United States.3

He  purchased land being lot 104 in Columbus in 1823 in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.4

David  purchased land being lot 63 in Columbus in 1823 in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.5

He filed land entry papers for land being the West half of the Southwest quarter of Section 25 Township 10 of Range 5 containing 80 acres on 1 Jan 1823 in Indiana, United States.6

David Hall of Dearborn County, Indiana made full payment for the south West quarter of the North East quarter of Section seventeen in township six of Range two West in the District of lands subject to sale at Cincinnati, Ohio (lying in Indiana) containing 40 acres on 7 Nov 1837 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.7

David sold land being lot number 104 in Columbus on 1 Dec 1838 in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.8

He sold land land being lot number 63 in Columbus on 2 Oct 1839 in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.9

David Hall and Jane Crawford10 were married on 5 Jan 1814 in Jefferson, Indiana, United States.1,1117

Jane Crawford, daughter of James Crawford and Rebecca Anderson, was born about 1796.

She was the child of James Crawford and Rebecca Anderson.16

She was also known as Jane Hall on 5 Jan 1814.1


        1. Jefferson County Indiana Early Marriage Records 1811-1828 (: , 1981), (Crawford.IN.035). Found online at [WebAddress].        

2. 1820 U.S. Census, Jefferson County, Indiana, population schedule, Jefferson County, Indiana, image 23, James Crawford; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online October 2016); NARA microfilm publication M33.        

3. Indiana, Bartholomew County. Deeds, vols. M (cont.)-N, 1848-1849.  Film ##1301782 DGS 8059762. David Hall, 18 Sept 1849 Vol. N: page 327; digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online September 2019.       

4. Indiana, Bartholomew. Deeds, Vol. A, 1822-1827.  Film ##1301775 DGS 8059756. David Hall, 1823 Vol. A: page 153-154; digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online September 2019.        

5. Indiana, Bartholomew. Deeds, Vol. A, 1822-1827, David Hall, Vol. A; .        

6. Indiana, Bartholomew County. Deeds, vols. M (cont.)-N, 1848-1849, David Hall, 18 Sep 1849; .        

7. United States Bureau of Land Management, “General Land Office Records,” database with images, BLM.Gov (http://glorecords.blm.gov : viewed online April 2019), David Hall.        

8. Indiana, Barthlomew County. Deed Record Volume F.  Film ##1301778 DGS 8059758. David Hall to Solomon Shell, 1 Dec 1838 Vol. F: page 358; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online February 2019.        

9. Indiana, Barthlomew County. Deed Record Volume F, David Hall, 2 Oct 1839; .        

10. Mary Hedges Reiner, compiler, Oregon State Roster of Ancestor DAR 1963 (Portland, Oregon: 1929), p. 84; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online April 2017.        

11. “Indiana, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850,” database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online April 2019), Jane Crawford / David Hall].        

12. “Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941,”Ancestry.com,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online (April 2019), Jane Crawford – David Hall.].        

13. “Indiana, Marraiges, 1810-2001,” database, Ancestry,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online April 2019), Jane Crawford – David Hall.].        

14. Dodd, Jordan, “Indiana, Compiled Marriage Index, 1802-1892,”Ancestry.com,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online (April 2019), Jane Crawford – David Hall.].        

15. “Indiana, Marriage Index, 1806-1861,”Ancestry.com,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online (April 2019), Jane Crawford – David Hall; State library of Indiana.].        

16. Florence Wilson Houston, Maxwell History and Genealogy (Indianapolis, IN: Press of C. E. Pauley & Co., 1916), p. 255; digitized copy, Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/maxwellhistoryge00hous : downloaded copy May 2019.        

17. Betty M Ritchie, Compiler, Jefferson County Indiana Marriage Records 1811-1831: 1820 heads of household listed, Ripley County Historical Society, sponsor (Madison, IN: Ripley County Historical Society, n.d.), page 1 and 10.

1849 Hall Patent Number 78

Bartholomew County Indiana
Land Records
Deeds, Vols. M (cont.) – N, 1848-1849
FamilySearch Film 1301782 DGS 8059762

image 329 – start of item 2
Deed Record VOl N
17 Apr 1849 – 27 Dec 1849

Hall David form USA E SW S25 T20 R5 80 acres Nov 1822
Book N page 327

Certificate No 78

The United States of America. To all to whom these
presents shall come Greeting.
Wherein David Hall of Jefferson County, Indiana
has deposited in the General Land Office of the United
States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at
Brookville, State of Indiana whereby it appears that
full payment has been made by the said David
Hall according tot he provisions of the Act of Con-
gress of the 24th of April 1820, entitled, “An act ma-
king further provision for the sale of the Public Lands
for the East half of the South West quarter of Section
twenty-five in Township ten, of Range five, in the
District of Brookville and State of Indiana containing

Eighty acres according to the official plat of the survey
of said Lands, returned to the General Land Office
by the Surveyor General which said tract of has been
purchased by the said David Hall — Now know
ye, that the United States of America, in consider-
ation of the premises and in conformity with the sev-
eral acts of Congress in such case made and provided
have given and granted and by these presents do give and
grant unto the said David Hall the said tract
above described: To have and to hold the same
together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and
appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto be-
longing, unto the said David Hall and his heirs and
assigns forever.
In testimony whereof, I, James Monroe Pres-\
ident of the United States of America, have caused
these letters to be made Patent and the seal of the Gen-
eral Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Given under my hand at the City of
Washington the thirteenth day of November in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and twenty two and of the Independence of
the United States the forty seventh.
By the President: James Monroe
John McLean Commissioner of the General
Land Office
Recorded
Vol. 4 – page 285 exd

Recorded 18th Sept. 1849
Isaac S. Bourdman RBC

1849 Hall Patent

Bartholomew County Indiana
Land Records
Deeds, Vols. M (cont.) – N, 1848-1849
FamilySearch Film 1301782 DGS 8059762

image 329 – start of item 2
Deed Record Vol N
17 Apr 1849 – 27 Dec 1849

Hall David from USA S SW S25 T10 R5 80 acres Jan 1824 Book N page 326

page 326
Certificate No. 79

The United States of America. To all to whom
these presents shall come, greeting:
Whereas David Hall of Jefferson County, Ind-
iana has deposited in the General Land Office of
the United States, a certificate of the Register of the
Land Office at Brookville, State of Indiana whereby
it appears that full payment has been made by
the said David Hall according to the provisions of
the Act of January the 24th of April, 1820, entitled

‘An act making further provision for the sale of the
Public Lands for the West half of the South West
quarter of Section twenty five, in township ten, of
Range five in the District of Brookville and State
of Indiana containing eighty acres according to the of-
ficial plat of the survey of the said Lands returned to
the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which
said tract has been purchased by the said David Hall
now known [Ya], that the United State of America in
consideration of the Premises and in conformity with
the several acts of Congress in such case made and pro-
vided, have given and granted and by these presents
do give and grant unto the said David Hall the
said tract of above described:To have and to hold
the same together with all the rights, privileges, [unim-]
[nities] and appurtenances of whatsoever nature then
unto belonging unto the said David Hall and his
him and assigns forever.
In Testimony whereof I, James Monroe Pres-
ident of the United States of America, have caused
these letters to be made Patent and the seal of the
General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Given under my had at the city of Washing-
ton, the first day of January in the year of our
Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
three and of the Independence of the United States
the forty seventh.
By the President: James Monroe
Recorded
Dec 5 – page 109 Exd John McLean Commissioner of the
General Land Office
Recorded Sept. 18th 1849
Isaac S [Boautman] R.B.C.

1823 Hall Purchases Lot 63 Columbus

Bartholomew County Indiana
Land Records

General Index, Vol. 11, 1885-1887 / Deeds, Vol. A 1822-1827
FamilySearch film 1301775 DGS 8059756

Hall David from Farquer John agent
page 154

No. 132

Know all men by these presents that I John Farguar
agent for the county of Bartholomew in the state of Indiana for
and in condition of Dollars to me in hand before the en-
sealng hereby David Hall the receipt whereof I do hereby ac
knowledged have in my capacity as agent as aforesaid
and for and in behalf of the county of Bartholomew granted
bargained sold and conveyed and by these presents do grant
bargain sell and convey unto the said David Hall his heirs
and assignes forever the following described tract or parcel
or lot of land situated in the town of Columbus in said
county of Bartholomew known and designated on the plat of said
town by no Sixty three situated in the town of Columbus con-

taning eleven thousand two hundred and fifty square feet
to have and to hold the said tract or parcel or lot of land
with all the appurtenances and priveleges to the same belonging
to the said David Hall his heirs and assignes to his and
they own proper use benefit and behoof forever and
the said John Farquar in my said capacity and for and
in behalf of the said county of Bartholomew do hereby coven
ant unto and with the said David Hall his heirs and
assignes that before and until the ensealing hereof the
said county of Bartholomew is the true sole and lawful owner
of said granted tract or parcel or lot of land is lawfully
seased and possessed of the same as absolute estate in fee
simple and has good right full power and lawful
authority to grant bargain sell and convey the same in man
ner aforesaid and further I the said John Farquar
in my said capacity and for and in behalf of the said
county of Bartholomew do covenant unto the said David
Hall his heirs and assignes to warrant and defend the
above granted tract or lot of land with all the priveleges and
appurtenances to the same belonging against the lawful claims

page 155

and demands of any persons whatsoever In witness whereof I hereunto set my
hand and seal this AD one thousand eight hundred & twenty three.
John Farquar Agent (seal)
of Bartholomew County
in presence of
Ebenezer Ward

State of Indiana
Bartholomew County
Then personally appeared John
Farquar and acknowledged the above instrument by him
subscribed as agent for the county of Bartholomew to e
his voluntary act and deed. Before me Ebenezer Ward
one of the Justices of the Peace within and for the said County
Given under my and and seal this _____ 1823
Ebenezer ward Justice of the Peace (seal)

1839 Hall to Mounts Deed

Barthlomew County Indiana
Land Records

Deeds, Vols. E (cont.) to G (to p. 351), 1837-1840
FamilySearch Film 1301778 DGS 8059758

Hall David to Wm Mounts Columbus lot 63 Oct 2 1839 Book F page 692

Volume F starts on image 59
Deed Record Vol F
20 Nov 1837 to 11 Oct 1839
Item 2

Hall David to Mounts William p 692

Book F page 692
Image 434
David Hall & Jane Hall his wife to William Mounts
2 Oct 1839

This Indenture made this second day of October in the year of Our Lord
one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine between David Hall & Jane Hall his wife
of the County of Bartholomew and State of Indiana of the first part and William
Mounts of the County and State aforesaid of the second part witnesseth that the
said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of twenty dollars
to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part The receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do
grant bargain and sell unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns
forever the following described tract or lot of Land situate lying and being in
the town of Columbus and state aforesaid and being known and designated in the
plott of said Town as Lot numbered (63) sixty Three on Jackson street in said town

To have and to hold the said above described premises with all the ap-
purtenances to the same belonging to the said party of the second part and his
heirs and assigns forever and the said party of the first part for themselves and
for their heirs executors and administrators do covenant to and with the said
party of the second part and his heirs and assigns that they and their heirs exe-
cutors and adminstrators will warrant and defend the title to the said premises
to the said premises to the said party of the second part and his assigns forever.
In witness whereof the said David Hall and Jane Hall his wife have here-
unto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Sealed and delivered in presence of
John Jackson

David Hall(seal)
Jane (her mark) Hall (seal)

State of Indiana
Bartholomew County Sct
On this second day of October in the year 1839 Person-
ally appeared before the undersigned a Justice of the peace of said County the

page 693

above subscribed David Hall and acknowledged the foregoing Instrument to be
his voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein contained also Jane
Hall the wife of the said David Hall who being by me examined seperate and
apart from her husband the same being read and the full contents of said deed
being made known to her acknowledged that she voluntarily and of her own free
will and accord and as her act and deed did seal and deliver the said deed
to convey all her right of Dower in said premises, without any fear coercion
or compulsion from her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal this second day of October A.D. 1839.
John Jackson (seal)
Justice of the Peace

Image 440 – start of Item 3
Deed Record Vol. G 12 Oct 1839 to 23 Jan 1841
NO Halls in volume index
Crawford John to Henry Dickinson page 357 – on next film

1838 Hall to Shell Deed

Bartholomew County Indiana
Land Records

Deeds, Vols. E (cont.) to G (to p. 351), 1837-1840
FamilySearch Film 1301778 DGS 8059758

Hall David to Wm Mounts Columbus lot 63 Oct 2 1839 Book F page 692

Volume F starts on image 59
Deed Record Vol F
20 Nov 1837 to 11 Oct 1839
Item 2

Hall David to Shell Solomon page 358
Hall David to Mounts William p 692

Book F Page 358
image 267
David Hall and Jane Hall his wife to Solomon Shell
1 Dec 1838

This Indenture made this first day of December, in the year of Our lord
one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight between David Hall and Jane Hall his wife
of the County of Bartholomew and State of Indiana of the first part and Solomon Shell
of the County of Bartholomew and State of Indiana of the second part witnesseth that
the said David Hall & Jane his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hun-
dred dollars to him in hand paid by the said Solomon Shell the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth
grant bargain and sell unto the said Solomon shell his heirs and assigns forever
the following described tract or parcel of land situate in the town of Columbus
in said County of Bartholomew, known and designated on the plat of said Town by lot
No. one hundred and four fronting on Walnut street seventy five feet and one hundred
and fifty feet back to an ally containing eleven thousand two hundred and fifty square
feet.
To have and to hold the above described premises with all the appurten-
ances to the same belonging to the said Solomon Shell and his heirs and assigns for-
ever. And the said David Hall for himself and for his heirs executors and adminis-
trators doth covenant to and with the said Solomon Shell his heirs and assigns that
said David Hall his heirs executors and administrators will and defend the title to
the said premises to the said Solomon Shell and his heirs assigns forever.
In witness whereof the said David Hall and Jane Hall his wife hath hereun-
to set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
David Hall (Seal)
Jane (her mark) Hall (seal)

State of Indiana
Bartholomew County sct)
On this first day of December in the year 1838 Per-
sonally appeared before the undersigned a Justice of the Peace of said County the
above subscribed David Hall and acknowledged the foregoing instrument to be his vol-
untary act and deed for the purposes therein contained,
Also Jane Hall the wife of the said David Hall who being
by me examines separate and apart from her husband, the same having been read and
the full contents of said deed being made known to her acknowledged that she vol-
untarily and of her own free will and accord, and as her act and deed did seal and
deliver the said deed to convey all her right of Dower in said premises without any
fer coercion or compulsion from her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal.
John Jackson (seal)
Justice of the peace
Recorded Dec. 1st 1838.
Isaac S. Boardman R. B. C.

1822 Hall Purchase Lot 104 Columbus

Bartholomew County Indiana
Land Records

General Index, Vol. 11, 1885-1887 / Deeds, Vol. A 1822-1827
FamilySearch film 1301775 DGS 8059756

image 177
start of item 2
Deed Record Vol. A
22 Aug 1822 to 2 Apr 1829

Hall David from Farquer John, Agent

page 153

No 131

Know all men by these presents that I John Farquer
agent for the county of Bartholomew in the state of Indiana for and
in consideration dollars to me in hand before the ensealing have
by David Hall the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge
have in my capacity of agent as aforesaid and for and in
behalf of the sd county of Bartholomew granted bargained
sold and conveyed and by these presents do grant bargain
sell and convey unto the said David Hall his heirs and as-
signs forever the following described tract parcel or lot
of land situated in the town of Columbus in said county
of Bartholomew known and designated on the plat of said
town by number one hundred and four containing seventy
five feet front and one hundred and fifty back contain-
int eleven thousand two hundred and fifty square feet to have
and to hold the said tract or lot of land with all its appurte
nances and priveleges to the same belonging to the said
David Hall his heirs and assigns to his and their own

proper use benefit and behoof forever and I the said
John Farquer in my said capacity and for and in behalf
of the said county of Bartholomew do hereby covenant unto and
with the said David Hall his heirs and assigns that until [?]
[?] in sealing hereof the county of Bartholomew is the true sole and
lawful owner of the above granted tract or parcel of land is
lawfully seased and possessed of the same as an absolute
estate in fee simple and has good right full power and
lawful authority to grant bargain sell and convey the same
in manner aforesaid and further I the said John Farquar
in my said capacity and for and in behalf of the said
County of Bartholomew do covenant unto and with the said
David Hall his heirs and assigns to warrant defend the
above granted tract or parcel of land with all the priveleges
and appurtenances thereunto belonging against the lawful
claims and demands of any person or persons whatsoever
In witness hereof I have here unto set my hand and seal
this A.D. in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hun-
dred and twenty three
John Farquer Agent (seal)
of BC
Signed Sealed and delivered
in the presence of
Ebenezer Ward

page 154

State of Indiana
Bartholomew County Sct
There personally appeared John Farquar and
acknowledged the above instrument by him signed as agent
for the county of Bartholomew to be his voluntary act and deed
before me Ebenezer Ward one of the Justices of the Peace within
and for said county given under my hand and seal this 1823
Ebenezer Ward Justice
of the Peace (seal)