ID# 907, (1846-1905)
Richard Hall was born on 14 February 1846 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Richard Hall and Anna Boardley.1 He sailed from Liverpool, England, with his parents Richard Hall and Anna Boardley on 10 January 1850 on the ship Argo with a group of 402 Latter Day Saints led by Elder Jeter/Peter Clinton (the family is listed as "Hull" on the passenger list). They arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana on 11 Mar 1850. From there, they journeyed up the Mississippi River to St Louis Missouri.2 The Hall family's journey west began on 24 Jun 1852 at Kanesville, Iowa (currently Council Bluffs); they travelled with the James McGaw company which consisted of 239 individuals and 54 wagons. The company arrived in Salt Lake on 20 Sep 1852.3 He married Anna Maria Singleton, daughter of William Singleton and Anna Maria Johnston, on 5 March 1866 in Manti, Sanpete County, Utah Territory.2,4 Richard and Anna lived in Manti until 1901. He and Anna Maria Singleton immigrated in November 1901 to Magrath, Alberta. They travelled by train to Stirling, AB then by covered wagon to Magrath.5 He died on 3 June 1905 in Magrath, Alberta, at age 59. He was buried in Magrath, Alberta.
A story of Richard's life is here.
Last Edited=14 Sep 2013
Children of Richard Hall and Anna Maria Singleton
- [S30] Richard Hall Sr, Family history, FAM 004, copy privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.
- [S198] Richard Hall Jr, Family history, FAM 003, copy privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.
- [S1667] James McGaw Emigrating Company Journal, in Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, General files 1849-1898; (Salt Lake City: LDS Church), reel 1, box 1, fd. 1, viewed at https://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/companyDetail July 2013.
- [S1655] Anna Maria Johnston Lowry, biography by Barbara Burbank Kenny, copy privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.
- [S827] Magrath's Old Resident Buried, Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, AB, 15 Dec 1936, 3.