123. Sarah (Sally)
Bedwell5,160 was born in 1799 in (near) Independence, Virginia.161 She died on 18 Nov 1883 in
Grayson County, Virginia.161
C. Mitchel Hall, in his book Johnson County, Kentucky: a history of
the county, and genealogy of its people up to the year 1927, says: "John
Hall lived and died in Grayson County, Virginia. ... Sallie Bedwell's father
was in the Revolutionary War. She was a woman of keen intellect, and knew much
about her kinsfolk. Several of the Bedwells still reside near and in Independence,
1850 Census for District 19, Grayson County, Virginia, shows John Hall,
50, a farmer who owns $50 real estate, as head of household with: Sally, 40;
Jane, 20; Emily, 19; Betsy, 16; Calvin, 12; John, 7; Richard, 2.
1860 Census for Independence P.O., Grayson County, Virginia, shows John
Hall, 60, no occupation listed, as head of household including: Sarah, 50; and
Richard C., 13.
1870 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia, shows John Hall,
70, a farm laborer with $120 assets, as head of household consisting of: Sarah,
60; Sarah Cole, 10, a domestic; and Martin Sexton, 21, a farm laborer.
1880 Census for Elk Creek District, Grayson County, Virginia, shows Calvin
Hall, 43, a farmer, as head of household containing: wife Jane, 41; daughter
Susan, 15; daughter Ellen, 11; daughter Charlotte, 9; son Jonathan, 8; daughter
Nancy, 6; son Alex, 2; daughter Mattie, born Apr 1880; and mother Susan, 77.
Sarah (Sally) Bedwell and John M. Hall were married on 16 Aug 1821 in Grayson
County, Virginia.6 Virginia
Marriage register shows this as John Hall and Sally Bedwell. John
M. Hall5,162 (son of Richard (Dickey) Hall and Charity Myers) was
born in 1800 in Grayson County, Virginia. He died on 25 Jul 1876
in Grayson County, Virginia.163
Sarah (Sally) Bedwell and John M. Hall had the following children: