ID# 911, (1817-1903)
Richard Hall was born on 10 August 1817 in Wooley, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Joseph Hall and Harriet Barlow.1 He has also been reported to have been born on 10 May 1817 in Wooley, Wakefield, Yorkshire.1 He married first Anna Boardley on 13 November 1837 in Warmfield Parish, Yorkshire, England.1 He and Anna Boardley and their children John Hall, Elizabeth Ann Hall, Richard Hall and Rebecca Hall sailed from Liverpool, England, 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 He was left a widower when Anna Boardley died on 9 February 1851.1 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 second Eliza Brooks in August 1852 during their journey across the plains.1 He was left a widower when Eliza died on 15 September 1852.3 He married third Sarah Brereton on 9 October 1856.1 He married fourth Catherine Brereton on 17 January 1870 in Salt Lake City, Utah.1 He married fifth Catherine Jack on 17 January 1870 in Salt Lake City, Utah.1 He died on 5 September 1903 in Manti, Sanpete County, Utah, at age 86.1
A story of Richard's life is here.
Last Edited=16 Sep 2013
Children of Richard Hall and Anna Boardley
- [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.