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 Query #318 – Hannah Holl m. Conrad Kimmel; dau. Susannah, b. 1822, York Co., PA: Looking for proof, baptism, bible record, family history that Susannah Kimmel was daughter of Hannah Holl and Conrad Kimmel. Susannah Kimmel, b. 23 Sep 1822, York Co. PA; d. 13 Jan 1915 in IA.

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— Submitted 26 Dec 2012
by Doris M. Trester Patrick, HFA Member #1790

  • 26 Dec 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the name of the parents and grandparents of Hannah Holl, who married Conrad Kimmel. Her parents were… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #317 – Seeking info on great grandmother Marie Margaret (Hull) Pitts; mother Mary Rhodes; who is the Hull father? Do you have any contacts from researchers doing research on the half-siblings of Marie Margaret Hull? The half-siblings were Daniel Powers and Mamie Powers. All three list Mary Rhodes as their mother on the military and marriage documents I found online. Mamie Powers was living in Ohio, then lived in Tennessee, before she a married a widower named Richard S. Mandeville in Montana. Richard Mandeville had two daughters who were married with families—one married a Walsh and the other married a White. Daniel Powers lived in Tennessee and married [_?_] White and they had a child die and divorced; then Daniel Powers joined the Army and named Mamie (Powers) Mandeville as next of kin on his military paperwork.

I met the Mandevilles in 1959 when they came to our home and transported my mother to the funeral of Marie Margaret (Hull) Pitts. Marie was my mother’s grandmother and half-sister of Mamie (Powers) Mandeville. It would be interesting to locate photos, find out from extended family about Marie Margaret Hull and who her parents were.

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— Submitted 26 Dec 2012
by non-member Pamela Gene Wethered-McClung

  • 23 Feb 2016 Reply from non-member Pamela Gene Wethered-McClung: Additional research reveals that: Mary (Rhodes) Hull, daughter of Peter Rote/Rhodes of Bavaria, Germany, in PA, 1860 census. Mary (Rhodes) born 1858, PA; died Jun 1905, Boise, Ada Co., ID. Buried there in Morris Hill Cemetery. Her older sister, Margaret (Rhodes) Wentworth married Menzo Radley Wentworth; both buried Morris Hill Cemetery, Ada Co., ID. Believe Margaret and Mary Rhodes had brother in Green, Youngstown, Mahoning Co., OH, census 1870, 1880.
       Found Daniel Powers in 1910 Maple Grove, Ada Co., ID, census; then found his WWI draft registration done at Shoshone, Lincoln Co., ID in 1917. Place and year where his 1/2 sister, Marie Margaret Hull, married Richard Alexander Pitts. Daniel Powers’ military records reveal he registered in the Army in 1918 from Jonesboro, Washington Co., TN, and had health complications, was discharged, then received disability benefit. Believe he married C. MacDougal and divorced; later in TN married to Blanche Beard and doing WPA work; then divorced. Think he is buried at Morris Hill Cemetery, Ada Co., ID. Daniel Powers’ sister and brother in law, Mamie (Powers) Mandeville and Richard Skylar Mandeville, were buried at American Legion Cemetery at Granite Falls, Snohomish Co., WA. Mamie’s stone says Mary Mandeville, d. 1961. The truth is out there. Who was Mr. Hull?
  • 23 Feb 2016 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: The 1959 Vancouver, Clark Co., WA death certificate for Marie Margaret (Hull) Pitts states that her father was… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #316 – Richard Savillian Hull, New Haven Co., CT: I am the granddaughter of William Henry Hull of New Haven, CT (son of Richard Savillian Hull, also of New Haven). I am just getting started in the process. We have a copy of the early 1900s book—my uncle, Frank Goetz Hull, annotated it, so that it is easier to trace the generations.

I would love to know if any of Richard Savillian’s siblings had children. I remember hearing of Uncle Byron. Not sure what else at this point. I am new to this.

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— Submitted 26 Dec 2012 by non-member Julie H. Mayer-Tschanz

  • 26 Dec 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have an HFA member who has updated the Richard Hull line and he has a e-book on CD for sale which he has allowed the HFA to market for him. I cannot promise that we have the info you want until I begin to do research on this, but I did a little checking. Yes, there were some descendants from one of Richard Savillian’s brothers.

 Query #315 – Samuel Hull, b. 1703, NJ: I am interested in trying to find parents of Samuel Hull b. 05 Nov 1703, Amwell, Hunterdon Co., NJ; d. 1761, Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ.

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— Submitted 26 Dec 2012 by Wanda Clark, HFA Member #1784

  • 26 Dec 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We think you are talking about the Samuel Hull who was born 05 Nov, 1703, probably in Middlesex Co., NJ. He died after 06 Jul 1761 and was of Amwell, Hunterdon Co., NJ. This is a problem lineage in the Rev. Joseph Hull, immigrant, line because it’s not certain if Samuel was the son of the Samuel Hull who married Mary Manning (the son of the Rev. Joseph Hull, 1635, immigrant), or the son of the older son, Samuel Hull, son of Samuel Hull and Mary Manning, who was born 20 Jul 1678. Since you are now a member of the HFA and have filled out a lineage form, we will be discussing your ancestry with you over the next few months, and we will point out what we do know and what we do not yet know about this troublesome lineage.

 Query #314 – Desire info on Maude Agnes Hull of NE, who m. Patrick W. Donovan: My paternal great grandmother was Maude Agnes Hull Donovan. She lived most of her life in Nebraska where she raised my grandmother, Claire Donovan (married name Wolf—which is my last name). We have a photo of a civil war union soldier; we wondered if he was an ancestor of Maude and we want to know anything about Maude.

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— Submitted 26 Dec 2012 by Mary Claire Wolf, HFA member #1785

  • 26 Dec 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We can tell you that we have found quite a bit of info on your Maude Agnes Hull, including her locations in NE. Her parents were… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #313 – Seeking info on James “Jimmy” Hull who m. Emma Capps, Warren Co., NC: Gt. grandfather James “Jimmy” Hull married Emma Capps in Warren Co., NC. Do not have info as to his father. I would like help finding any info on James and his father. Kindest regards.

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— Submitted 06 Dec 2012 by non-member Carolyn Hull Neville

 Query #312 – Betsy (Elizabeth) Hull (b. ca. 1779) married ca. 1800 to James Lowe Waller (b. 1775), Delmarva, Eastern Shore, Maryland/Delaware: Seeking info on above. Unable to determine Betsy’s family.

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— Submitted 06 Dec 2012
by Robert H. Waller, HFA Member #1795

  • 06 Dec 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the Hull lineage of Elizabeth “Betsy” Hull, who m. James L. Waller. We have written an article on this line for one of our HFA Journals, which is still available to our HFA members at our cost. The line has been written up incorrectly in the 1913 Hull genealogy. We can take Elizabeth’s line back six more generations. Elizabeth was the daughter of… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].
  • 06 Mar 2013 Reply from Robert H. Waller, HFA Member #1795: Sorry, I failed to read your response in Dec. I would very much like to receive info (copies of linage and journal article) on Elizabeth Betsy Hull and James L. Waller. My grandfather—Isaac Hull Waller, b. 1866; great grandfather Isaac Hull Waller, b. 1816, Salisbury, MD (Somerset Co.); his father and mother—James L. Waller and Elizabeth Hull Waller. Somerset Co., MD, in the 1700s and 1800s included what is currently Somerset, Wicomico, Worcester, MD, and Sussex Co, DE. I am from Somerset Co, currently reside in Florida. Thank you for your consideration in this matter. Please advise me of costs and procedure to follow.

 Query #311 – Info on Reumah Hull (1764-1793), Litchfield Co., CT: Looking for information on Reumah Hull (1764–1793); married to Daniel Hutton (Ferriss). She was a daughter of John Hull and wife Eunice Jackson and the granddaughter of John Hull and wife Abigail Prindle. These families were of Litchfield County, Conn.

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— Submitted 14 Nov 2012 by Robert Hull, HFA Member #1582

 Query #310 – Seeking Information on Henry Hull, b. ca. 1825, Adams Co., PA; d. 1878, Berkeley Co., WV: I am seeking info on Henry Hull, b. ca. 1825, Adams Co., PA; d. 04 Apr 1878, Hedgesville, Berkeley Co., WV. My sister has told me she cannot find anything pre-Henry Hull and she believes it is due to the name being changed from Hol or Hohl or a different surname.

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— Submitted 31 Oct 2012
by James Edward Hull, HFA Member #1783

  • 31 Oct 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have a family group sheet on this man. He married… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #309 – Charles Wheeler Hull m. Anna Kelly Redmond; Res.: Washington Co., PA: Would like info on Charles Wheeler Hull, b. 09 Oct 1825 Washington, Washington Co., PA; d. 16 January 1882? Danville, Vermilion Co., IL(?); m. ca. 1848, Washington Co., PA, Anna Kelly Redmond. Served in Civil War, artisian, union army; not proven. 1860 contractor, carpenter, res. Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; ca. 1870, res. Youngstown, Mahoning Co., OH area. Seven children from this marriage. Poss. divorce circa 1875.

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— Submitted 26 Oct 2012 by Alan Arnold Hull, HFA member #1228

  • 26 Oct 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have a family group sheet for your Charles Wheeler Hull, as well as family group sheets for three more probable generations of this family:… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #308 – Gravesite for Rev. Joseph Hull in York, Isle of Shoals, Maine: Would like to know the name of the cemetery or gravesite of Rev. Joseph Hull in York, Isle of Shoals, Maine. His death was in 1665. I am a descendant via his great granddaughter, Mary Hull who married John Hoxie.

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— Submitted 24 Oct 2012 by non-member Glenn M. Cahilly

  • 24 Oct 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I can quickly answer this. Rev. Joseph’s grave has never been located and probably does not exist today. I’ve been studying his life for over 40 years. In the Spring 2006 issue of our HFA Journal, I wrote a very detailed biography on the Rev. Joseph Hull, which we published. It is 23 pages long, complete with references. I also found the name of the ship on which these people came. If you are a member of the HFA you can obtain this Journal at our cost. We’d welcome having you in our association.

 Query #307 – Desire info on Great Grandparents David Harvey Hull and Elizabeth Louisiana (Hagy) Hull; Resided VA: Would like info on David Harvey Hull, who was b. 02 Sep 1880, Wytheville, Wythe Co., VA; m. 11 Dec 1901, Washington Co., VA, Elizabeth Louisiana Hagy; res. ca. 1910–1911, Roanoke, VA; d. 19 May 1918, Bristol, Sullivan Co., TN. Elizabeth Louisiana Hagy was b. 18 Feb 1883, Abingdon, Washington Co., VA; d. 20 May 1931.

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— Submitted 17 Sep 2012
by Richard Edwin Hull Jr., HFA member #1304

  • 17 Sep 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do have a family group sheet for David Harvey Hull. You can order this from me and I will send it by e-mail, plus any other two sheets that you might want to obtain.
       Another point which would probably help you to place your Hulls in their proper line would be for you to do DNA analysis. If you are interested in this or desire more info on this, please contact our DNA coordinator, Sheran McCants .

 Query #306 – Reply to Query #223: John Riggs Hull: John Riggs Hull was my grandfather. He was the editor of the Clovis, New Mexico newspaper. He died in 1961 of a heart attack. He was married to Lyndell Chastain. They had one son, my father John Riggs Hull Jr.

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— Submitted 07 Sep 2012 by non-member John Smoot Hull

  • 07 Sep 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Actually we have in our database more than one John Riggs Hull. We have one who was born in 1888 and died in 1962 in Clovis, Curry Co., NM, to whom the above submitter is referring, and we have another who was born ca. 1815 in Wayne Co., NY and died in 1870 in Orleans Parish, LA. This one married Mary Clay Fishburne. This is the John Riggs Hull that was the subject of the original #223 query.

 Query #305 – Reply to Query #090: Edward Lee Hull–m. Laura Dean Johnson–AL–Oktibbeha Co., MS–De Witt & Henderson Cos., TX: My great grandmother was Edward Lee Hull’s daughter, Ada Lee Hull Jackson. I would be interested in any information you could provide on the Hull line!

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— Submitted 07 Sep 2012
by non-member Christina Jackson Shepard

 Query #304 – Reply to Query #050 Hull-Sharp-Carter-Clinton Co., IL: Need parents of James M. Hull who m. Nancy Parker Beauchamp: Who are the parents of James M. Hull who married Nancy Parker Beauchamp?

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— Submitted 28 Aug 2012 by non-member Nolin Christensen

  • 28 Aug 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: You may have in mind another James M. Hull. We have a family group sheet for James M. Hull, with six references for him. We have his wife as Nancy Parker Sharp—not Beauchamp; she married… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #303 – Unknown Hull m. Margaret S. (Forbes) Hull, of WI and Kingsbury Co., SD: Desire info on the family of Margaret S. (Forbes) Hull, b. 17 Oct 1844 in WI; d. 17 Jul 1912 in Oldham, Kingsbury Co., SD.

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— Submitted 08 Aug 2012 non-member Douglas Packard

 Query #302 – Seeking info on Johann Holl, b. 1832; m. Anna, b. 1840; lived Zell am Pettenfirst, Upper Austria: I am seeking info on Johann Holl, b. 1832, who m. Anna, b. 1840. They lived in Zell am Pettenfirst, Upper Austria. Father was Josef Holl, b. 1810, who m. #1 Anna Maria Robl, b. 1801, and #2 Theresia Kaiser, b. 1807. Josef’s father was Josef Holl, b. 1780, who m. Elisabeth Stelzhamer, b. 1771. Josef Sr.’s father was Leon(hard) Holl, who m. Eva Maria [_?_].
   Johann’s father and mother were from Purrengut zu Holzham, 9 Kerschbaumer, Zell am Pettenfirst, Upper Austria. Previous generation: Josef Holl, b. 21 Jul 1810, and Anna Maria Robl (b. 1801). Josef previously married Theresia Kaiser, b. 1807; d. 1831.
   Previous generation: Josef Holl, b.1780, Purrengut zu Holzham; m. Elizabeth Stelzhamer, b. 1772. Previous generation: Josef’s father and mother: Leon(h)ard Holl, b. ?, and Eva Maria [_?_], Zell am Pettenfirst, Upper Austria.

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— Submitted 23 Jul 2012 by non-member Basil Christopher Hohl

  • 04 Feb 2017 Reply from non-member Basil Christopher Hohl: Leonhard's wife is Eva Maria Maieringer
    Tobias Holl b. 1718–t1787 & Catharina Holzinger 1715–1774
    Adam Holl 1683–1762 & Salome Eckers 1690–1751
    Tobias Holl 1642–& Eva Schlagner 1652–1722
    Abraham 1605–1697 & Salome Prandt t.1669
    Christopher or Sebastion Holl ~1585 & ?
    Hans Holl (Hollin) auf der Bruck Wastligut Bruck 7 Mosl Ungenach ~1560 –t1644
    Hans Holl 1530
    Basil Christopher Hohl/Holl DNA on Ancestry.com.au and My Heritage
    Margaret ? t1644 Ungenach

 Query #301 – Seeking info on Hiram Dunsmoor? Hull who m. Sarah Burkett; of WV: Is any info available on both ancestors and descendants of Hiram Dunsmoor? Hull, b. NH; d. WV 1850. He married Sarah Burkett.

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— Submitted 23 Jul 2012 by non-member Sean Stidd

  • 25 Feb 2015 Reply from non-member David Taylor: Hiram Dunsmoor Hull died in Cabell County, VA (WV) on 13 May 1850. He is buried in the Harveytown (formerly Hull) Cemetery in Huntington, Cabell County, WV. I have a picture of this headstone if anyone is interested, and will send it to those that request it (from the HFA Webmaster).
  • 23 Jul 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Yes, we have Hiram Dunsmoor Hull in our database. We know that he was in Cabell Co., WV, but we do not have him located in NH. We think that might be an error. We also do not have a solid death date for him, but think he died before the 1850 census. We have possible parents for this Hiram which would carry the line back to the immigrant. If you are an HFA member, this information will be made available to you, and you can order our family group sheets, three at a time, if you request these. We also have several family group sheets on Hiram’s descendants.

 Query #300 – Seeking info on 3rd gt grandparent Napoleon B. Hull, of Rockbridge Co., VA: Would like info on Napoleon B. Hull’s parents and siblings. I believe he was born in Rockbridge Co., VA.

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— Submitted 23 Jul 2012
by Rebecca F. Hull Holmes, HFA member #1623

  • 23 Jul 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I have worked several hours on your query and presently I can tell you this: From the Hocker-McCormack-Hull-Sproul Genealogy, comp. 1958, by Dr. Roy Hull McCormack, pp. 192–193, 254–5: This genealogy of people descending from Philip Holl and Elizabeth Barbara Lingenfelter mentions Napoleon Hull and they call him “ Uncle Napoleon,” as per letter from Rodney C. Reid, of Alleghany Vista Farm, Route 1, Box 291, Staunton, VA, to Dr. Roy Hull McCormack, Manhattan, Kansas, 20 Jul 1957.
       Mr. Reid says this: “Papa used to talk a lot of ‘Uncle Napoleon Hull,’ and I used to have his picture—the only one in existence everybody said.” On Nov 25 1957, Mr. Reid wrote: “Can’t find too much about Napoleon Hull. He substituted for John Dice in the War and Mr. Dice paid him a little. He was a handsome man from the picture I once had of him, given me by Mrs. Dr. Sam Hileman, and she was the daughter of Bill Foutz. … Napoleon Hull was a first cousin of John McKey Hull.”
       Our first recommendation is that you participate in the Hull DNA Study. This should verify if you are connected to the above line. Then we recommend that you look at both probate and land records in Rockbridge Co., VA, and especially for any records pertaining to the above Philip Holl and his son Peter Holl/Hull who married Jane “Jenney” Dickey. We surely think that your Napoleon Hull must connect to this line, but DNA would confirm this.
       One of our HFA members, Dr. Michael Hull, has kindly sent us the obituary of Napoleon Hull, but it does not reveal his parents’ names, unfortunately.

 Query #299 – 4th Great Grandparents: Peter Thomas Hull m. Barbara Peninger: Peter Thomas Hull, b. 1752 in Cub Run, Rockingham Co., Virginia; d. Jan 1818 in Highland Co., Virginia. Married 1783 Barbara Peninger. Would like more info on him.

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— Submitted 20 Jun 2012 by Joyce Blaylock, HFA Member #1769

  • 20 Jun 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: First, this Peter Hull was never known as Peter Thomas Hull, even though that was his father’s name. But there is no official record at all of this man having a middle name. We have no solid or verified birth date, nor birth place, nor marriage date for this Peter Hull, so those entries should remain blank. We do, however, have a lot of information on this man and I can send you his family group sheet since you are an HFA member. We also did a very detailed HFA Journal article on this line which is still available for purchase at our cost since you are a HFA member. You can learn more about Peter Hull and his wife, Barbara Peninger.

 Query #298 – Ancestors of Jacob Hull, Rockbridge Co., VA: Who are my 3rd, 4th, 5th (and other) preceding great grandfather Hulls before my 2nd great grandfather, Jacob Hull, from Rockbridge County, Virginia?

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— Submitted 20 Jun 2012
by Richard F. Culhane, HFA member #1770

  • 20 Jun 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: These are the earlier generations of your Hull line:
  • Philip Hull, b. 1757–1763, ?Kreutz Creek, York Co., PA; d. betw. 1820 & 1830; m. 12 Jun 1783, York Co., PA, Elizabeth Barbara Lingenfelter
  • Abraham Holl/Hull, b. 20 May 1714, ?Liebsthal, Western Palatinate, Germany; Will: 12 Jul 1784; pro. 27 Nov 1788, Berwick Twp., York (now Adams Co.,) PA; d. 05 Nov 1788; bur. Emanuel Reformed or Old Reformed Church, Hanover, York Co., PA; m. 07 May 1745, Lancaster Co., PA, Maria Catherine Stentz
  • Johann Nicklas/Nickel Holl; res.: Liebsthal, Pfalz, GER & Lancaster Co., PA, immig. 1738; m. Anna Margaretha [—?—]

 Query #297 – Desire to confirm marriage of Sarah Hull and Joseph Allen. Any relationship to Cordell Hull? I would like to confirm that Sarah Hull (1650–1705) married Joseph Allen (1642–1704). What would be the relationship between my wife to Cordell Hull?

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— Submitted 20 Jun 2012 by Carolyn Hoffman, HFA member #1776

  • 20 Jun 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Your Sarah Hull appears to be the granddaughter of the Rev. Joseph Hull, 1635 immigrant to New England. Her father was Capt. Tristram Hull, who married Blanche [_?_].We need to look further at original records to confirm this Allen-Hull marriage, but several secondary sources do show this.
       Your second question can be answered by a simple statement. These Hulls were in no way related to Cordell Hull, the Secretary of State under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. DNA analysis proves this, in addition to many documented paper records.

 Query #296 – Seeking parents of Ebenezer Hull (1810–1911); Guilford and Forsyth Cos., NC: My g-grandmother was Elizabeth Hull who married Zadock Stafford—they lived in Forsyth Co., NC near the line with Guilford Co. Elizabeth was the daughter of Ebenezer Hull who lived to be 101 years old. He and some of his kin are buried in the Piney Grove Methodist Cemetery near Kernersville, Forsyth Co., NC. I believe, but do not have proof as yet, that he was the son of a John Hull who married a Perry—I believe John lived in Guilford Co., NC.

Attached is a pdf file with some of his descendants. Does your database have any Hulls that could be related to this line? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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— Submitted 07 Jun 2012
by non-member Michael L. “Mike” Marshall

  • 07 Jun 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: These names are familiar to us and we have them in our database. Information on our family group sheets can be sent out to our HFA members, three at a time, by e-mail. I know that we have had at least two members on this line, one of whom has done a lot of research and still lives in NC. We do try to put people in touch with each other who descend from portions of the same line. This line has also been tested for DNA analysis.

 Query #295 – Wish to verify 2 gt grandparent Hannah Hull’s parents; m. Andrew Lytle: Would like to verify that Hannah Hull, b. 04 Jun 1816, Waterford, Erie Co., PA; m. 22 Jan 1836, Hancock Co. IL; m. Andrew Lytle, Jr.; d. 17 Sep 1893, San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., CA; was the daughter of Aner Hull and Martha Skinner.

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— Submitted 06 Jun 2012 by Bonnie Walls, HFA Member #1774

  • 06 Jun 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have done a couple of HFA Journal articles on this line. They appeared in:
    Volume 4, Number 1 (Spring 1993) “Which Hull married Mary Merwin?”
    Volume 10, Number 3 (Autumn 1999) “Descendants of Abijah Hull and Rachel Thompson”
       These articles are still available to our HFA members at our cost.

 Query #294 – Seeking info on Douglass or Douglas Hull, Ohio, Bureau Co., IL: I am seeking info on a present-day Douglass or Douglas Hull, who owns a home at 307 N. Main, Ohio, Bureau Co., IL. He hasn’t lived at this address for three years. Can anyone help me to locate this man?

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— Submitted 07 May 2012
by non-member Jori Krystek, River Country Properties

 Query #293 – A family friend has Hull ancestors: A family friend has Hull ancestors, and she wonders if we are related. She gave me the following information:

  • David Franklin Hull was her great great grandfather, born 25 Nov 1870 in Clear Spring District, Washington Co, MD, died 13 Nov 1932, buried at St Paul’s Lutheran Church near Clear Spring
  • His father was Henry Lester Hull, born 1841, Union Soldier: Co H. 13th Regiment MD Infantry
  • His father was David Hull
  • His father was John Hull (Franklin Co. 1850 Census)

Can anyone tell me more about her family?

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— Submitted 05 May 2012 by Bruce Fincham, HFA Member #1710

 Query #292 – Abraham Hull m. Martha Whitfield Reynolds, 1841; Bible Record: Phyllis, I am not related to the Hull family. I do have a soft spot for family relics and tossing a 100 to 200 year old family Bible out is something I do not understand. I have picked them up and spent days looking for heirs. If I do not find them then I still will not throw them away. I have placed two Bibles in the past month to descendants of early 1800 ancestors who once owned them. I am sending you the Hull pages from a Bible that I placed with a family. The Hull pages were folded up in the Bible and we do not see how they are related to the original owners or their descendants. Please let me know what you find out about this family. I will also enclose some of my research in trying to locate heirs.

The first entry is Abraham Hull, born Jan. 21, 1817, married to Martha Whitfield Reynolds on 4th March 1841, died June 21st, 1884, aged 67 yrs & 5 months. Children were Mary Elizabeth Hull, John Emory Hull, Sarah Ann Hull, Ann Jane Hull, George Whitfield Hull, Alice Whitfield Hull, George Guiford Hull, Euler Lloyd Hull, Elmer Eugene Hull and Ernest Watt Hull. Also written on the page is a note “The names we go by now in the family”—Mary, Emory, Pennie, Alice, George, Lloyd, Eugene, Watt, Joe, Ben, Mason.

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— Submitted 04 May 2012 by non-member William Cope

  • 20 Nov 2015 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: The given name of George Whitfield/Whitefield seems to appear in several Hull families in this country. The name may have been popular because of George Whitfield or Whitefield, an English Anglican cleric, who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and, especially, in the American colonies. We believe that your info is correct on your George Whitfield Hull and the info in Query #292 is for a different George Whitfield Hull.
  • 20 Nov 2015 Reply non-member Susan Baranoff: I have been looking for information on a George Whitfield Hull, b. 1854, Holmes County, Ohio, d. 1933, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio. We have been immensely curious where the “Whitfield” came from in his name. George Whitfield’s parents were reported to be Joseph C. Hull, b. 1817 in PA, and Mary Adair, b. 1826 in MD.
       The family I am researching has a long history of using their middle names as the “names they go by” right up through the current era—i.e., the father of my partner was John Robert Hull who was always called “Bob” by his family. I am hoping these papers will give us more information. If there is any connection to Pennsylvania or Ohio here we may be onto something. Abraham might have been a brother to Joseph Charles or we have misidentified the parents of our George Whitfield Hull.
       Please assist as you can! Thank you!
  • 04 May 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I would love to have the info you have from your old family Bible. I do have a family group sheet on the family above. Are you a member of the HFA? If not, we’d welcome having you join us. Thanks so much for your offer.

 Query #291 – Seeking information on grandfather, Francis Hull, whose father was John Hull; from Dublin, Ireland to Canada: I would love to know more about my grandfather, Francis Hull; his father’s name was John Hull and I was told that they were from Dublin, Ireland before migrating to Canada. Thanks.

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— Submitted 26 Apr 2012 by non-member Caroline Richardson

  • 26 Apr 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have several families that migrated from Ireland to Canada. We would have to have some dates and spouses’ names to know whether our information would help you.

 Query #290 – Seeking more information on my gt grandfather, Alonzo Bemis Hull, of Bemis, Pennsylvania: I have traced my grandfather’s line back 17 generations, back to the Hull Colony. My great grandfather’s name was Alonzo Bemis Hull. A town was created in Bemis, PA around the burlap bag factory he owned there. I thought maybe what I have traced on my own might be an asset to your association.

My maiden name is Hull. I have two brothers that carry on the name. My father is still alive in Oregon. His name is Boyd Alonzo Hull. Just thought your website might provide me with more of my heritage.

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— Submitted 26 Apr 2012
by non-member Jeanette Clare Hull Marcia

  • 26 Apr 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do have info on your Hull line, including numerous records on your Hull immigrant ancestor, not found on the Internet. We can mail our family group sheets to you by e-mail, three at a time, if you are an HFA member. We have HFA members who connect to your line and we would enjoy having you as a member. We have 3 bios on your ancestor, Alonzo Hull, father of Alonzo Bemis Hull.
       Our information states that Judson Moss Bemis founded the paper bag company in St. Louis in 1858. Your line does connect to this man.

 Query #289 – Desire verification for Emma Hull m. Peter Ackerson; d/o John Hull and Margaret Lantz: I would like verification for Emma Hull, who married Peter Ackerson, that she is the daughter of John Hull and Margaret Lantz; and sister of Benjamin Hull and Nancy (Hull) Wood as listed in Charles Weygant’s The Hull Family in America genealogy, pub. 1913. Who were Margaret Lantz’s parents and what was the actual death date of John Hull? It’s not 1798, due to Emma and brother John H. Hull having been born in 1803 and 1805. Appreciate any and all help.

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— Submitted 23 Mar 2012 by non-member Martha Burnett Foulke

  • 28 Mar 2013 Reply from non-member Martha B. Foulke: John Hull and Margaret Lantz were married as per the History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey by Snell. John Hull’s death is mentioned in this book also as a suspicious death though he didn’t give a year— just that they removed to Shapanack, NJ in 1798. He very well may have died in 1798 as Charles Weygant indicated in The Hull Family in America.
       I have found that my gg-grandmother Emma Hull Ackerson, born 1803 and married in New Jersey, is not the child of John Hull and Margaret Lantz. Nor is any child theirs listed as born after 1798–1800. I found their marriage recorded here under Sussex Co. Marriages from Docket of Daniel Predmore which is: Groom: Hull, John; Bride: Lance, Margit; Marriage date: 17 Nov 1785.
       Then looking further to see if Margaret remarried after John died, I found in the same paper: Groom: Strudel, Peter; Jr. Bride: Lance, Margit; Marriage date: 21 Aug 1800.
       I have verified that Margit Lance, Margaret Lantz, and Margaret Struble are all one and the same person.
       I am still looking for the parents of Emma Hull, who was born in 1803, and married Peter Ackerson.

 Query #288 – Photos of early Hull immigrants?: Are there any pictures of the early Hull immigrants, the ship they came on, their homes, churches, towns, lands, or places where they were? Specifically I am looking for these for Rev. Joseph Hull, or any of his ancestors, or the same images for the first or second generation of his descendants. I have seen some in the Hull Family Association Journal so I am wondering if there are any other than the ones in there, as I’ve already seen them. [This query was posted 23 Feb 2012 on MyFamily.com]

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— Submitted 23 Mar 2012 by Kevin Mayer, HFA Member #1754

  • 23 Mar 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Kevin, photography had not yet been invented when the earliest immigrants came to this country, so, no, there are not early photos of any from the 1600s or 1700s, unless they would be paintings. I know of no early photographs for the Rev. Joseph Hull, his children, his grandchildren, and probably his gt grandchildren. However, we do have photos of his church in Crewkerne, co. Somerset, England.

 Query #287 – Desire info on 3rd gt grandparents Sarah Hull and Mark Smith, Chester, Middlesex Co., CT: I would like more info on the family of Mark Smith, who married Sarah Hull in 1796 in the Congregational Society of Chester, Middlesex Co., CT.

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— Submitted 17 Feb 2012
by Nancy Smith Renshaw, HFA Member #1758

  • 17 Feb 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: It appears that we do have more info on Sarah Hull and her Hull ancestors, if this would help you. If you are an HFA member, we can send our family group sheets to you by e-mail, three at a time.

 Query #286 – Desire info on 2 gt grandparent Jacob John Hull family; m. Elizabeth Beard: Would like to know more about Jacob John Hull and family. I have a family bible of Jacob Hull and Elizabeth Beard (I believe), which has family records.

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— Submitted 17 Feb 2012
by Margaret Sidney Hull Ashworth, HFA Member #1644

  • 17 Feb 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have quite a bit of info on the above couple, including data on their children and on Jacob John Hull’s ancestors. We can send our family group sheets to you by e-mail, three at a time, at your request.
       We also have several HFA members on this line that we can put you in touch with.

 Query #285 – Desire info on 10th gt grandmother Joanna Hull, b. 1619/1620, Eng; m. John Bursley, Barnstable Co., MA: I would like info on my 10th gt grandmother Joanna Hull, b. 1619/1620, Eng; m. 28 Nov 1639 to John Bursley, Sandwich, Barnstable Co., MA. She d. after 1686.

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— Submitted 17 Feb 2012 by Kevin Mayer, HFA Member #1754

  • 17 Feb 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: In our correspondence previous to your joining the HFA, I related to you what we might have on Joanna (Hull) Bursley and her father, the Rev. Joseph Hull, along with his ancestors. I also gave you a list of our previous HFA Journals, which would have info on these people. We think that this will fill in some data on these English Hulls.

 Query #284 – Info on 5th gt grandparent Nathaniel Hull, of Fairfield Co., CT & Ulster Co., NY; m. Abigail Platt: Would like more info on 5th gt grandparent, Nathaniel Hull, b. 20 Feb 1727, Fairfield Co., CT; d. 1787, Ulster Co., NY; m. Abigail Platt, 28 May 1754, Fairfield Co., CT.

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— Submitted 03 Feb 2012
by Jason William Hull, HFA Member #1752

 Query #283 – Information on Dorothea “Dolly” Hull, b. ca. 1799, Carroll Co., NH; m. Nehemiah “Miah” Lougee, 1819, Belknap Co., NH: I would like to find more info on Dorothea “Dolly,” b. ca. 1799, Tuftonborough, Carroll Co., NH; m. Nehemiah “Miah” Lougee, 07 Apr 1819, Gilmanton, Belknap Co., NH. She d. after 1870, most likely in Farmington, Strafford Co., NH.

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— Submitted 03 Feb 2012 by non-member Kim Rademacher

  • 03 Feb 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do have several Hull-Lougee marriages in NH in our database. This might be a way to track your Dorothea “Dolly” Hull. If you are a HFA member, we can send our family group sheets out to you three at a time by e-mail.

 Query #282 – Easter Hull m. Joseph Griffin, Bedford, Westchester Co., NY: I am interested in finding more information on “Easter Hull,” who married Joseph Griffin, Bedford, NY, and who would be my 7th great-grandmother.

I will appreciate any information that you have.

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— Submitted 03 Feb 2012 by non-member Jan Rich Knight

  • 03 Feb 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: In order to help you we would need some dates. We presently have 101 family group sheets for Hulls in Westchester Co., NY. We can send our family group sheets out three at a time, by e-mail, if you are an HFA member. There is no charge for this if you are an HFA member.

 Query #281 – Seeking birth, death, and parents of Deborah Hull who m. Timothy Hall, Durham, Middlesex Co., CT: Desire info on Deborah Hull—her birth, death and parents. She m. 02 May 1770, Durham, Middlesex Co., CT, Timothy Hall, b. 17 Mar 1750, Guilford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 25 Mar 1804, Durham, Middlesex Co., CT.

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— Submitted 03 Feb 2012 by non-member Andrew Hall

 Query #280 – Reply to Query #071: Frank Hull m. Carrie Ann Pickens, ca. 1865, Otsego Co., NY: I have also done research on Ancestry.com but have hit dead ends. I am trying to research Frank Hull who married Carrie Ann Pickens around 1865 in Otsego Co., NY. They lived in Westford, NY. They also had a child named Beulah Hull, born July 1890. I am seeking information on their marriage license to verify Carrie’s history. Pickens is her adopted name.

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— Submitted 20 Jan 2012 by non-member Marguerite McCauley

  • 04 Feb 2012 Reply from non-member Marguerite McCauley: If one of Frank Hull’s (of Westford) descendants was a daughter named Beulah (Hull) Aufmuth, then this is the same person. Carrie Laidler (Pickens, adopted name) was our great grandmother, and she was Beulah’s mother. If you have nothing on Frank Hull’s wife, then that doesn’t really help me. They were married by December, 1885 according to the Otsego Farmer. Divorced by 1892.
  • 20 Jan 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: In our database, we have four Frank Hulls in Otsego Co., NY. One of these lived in Westford. At present, we are not sure this is the Frank Hull you are seeking, but things seem to fit for this to be the right one. We have quite a lot of info on this Frank Hull’s ancestors. We have no info on Frank’s wife.

 Query #279 – Property of George Hull, Osage Co., KS: Desire location information on property of George Hull, between Osage City and Olivet, Osage Co., KS, abt 1927. My father lived on that property when he was 10 years old.

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— Submitted 20 Jan 2012 by non-member Silvia Whaley

 Query #278 – Mary Hull 1681–1755 Married Jacob Piatt 1678–1750: Mary Hull and Jacob Piatt were my 8th great grandparents. Does your Association have any info about the Piatts? If so, I would LOVE to join.

Thank you for your help!!

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— Submitted 20 Jan 2012
by Anne (Braden Marshall) Holt Fredlock, HFA Member #1751

  • 20 Jan 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I am showing three different references for the Piatt name in my Hull database. It’s difficult to know just what you are seeking, but this information might help you. If you are also a Hull descendant, then we have numerous records to help you—especially on the Rev. Joseph Hull, immigrant, name. These are records that we have published and they do not appear on any website. We have several HFA members who are also Piatt descendants.
       We’d welcome having you as a new member. We can send out our family group sheets, three at a time, at no charge, if you are a member.

 Query #277 – Seeking Parents of Harvey Hull (1805–1882); Durham, Middlesex Co., CT: I am trying to find the parents of Harvey Hull (Aug. 7, 1805–Oct. 22, 1882). Most of his life was lived in Durham, Conn., but there is no mention of his birth in William Chauncey Fowler’s History of Durham, Connecticut… (Hartford: Wiley, Waterman & Eaton, 1866).

On June 28, 1841, he married Susan Cone (Dec 17, 1815–Aug 23, 1899). Some Account of the Cone Family in America… (Topeka, Kan.: Printed by Crane & Co., 1903) under the heading for Susan Cone (4430, p. 368). Harvey’s father is given as Eliakim Hull, but I have been unable to find anyone of that name whose dates would apply.

The old cemetery in Durham contains a headstone with the following inscription:

Revolutionary War
Eliakin [sic] Hull
Capt. Throops [sic] Co.
Died Oct. 30, 1811

Harvey and Susan’s children were Timothy Edgar Hull (1843–1904) and James Polk Hull (1847–1921).

I am descended from Timothy. James had no children.

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— Submitted 19 Jan 2012
by Harvey Robert Hull, HFA Member #0988

  • 19 Jan 2012 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the same info on Harvey Hull that you have. Regarding Eliakim Hull, Revolutionary War soldier, I have seven entries for an Eliakim Hull in my book Hulls in the American Revolution, pub. 1997, which I can send you by e-mail. This might help you to decide if Eliakim Hull is Harvey Hull’s father.
       In my HFA database, I have 60 family group sheets for Hulls in Durham, Middlesex Co., CT. I can also send these to you by e-email.
       I do not have a record that you have submitted a lineage to the HFA. We keep these lineages on file in order to co-ordinate all of our records. If you would still like to send a lineage, please go to the form here, which will send the lineage directly to me.
       On the 1850 Durham, Middlesex Co., CT census, I am seeing several Hulls living fairly close to your Harvey Hull. Have you ever investigated any of these families in an attempt to tie them to Harvey?
       One last suggestion: Submitting a DNA sample would help to narrow down which line you might descend from. I have 37 family group sheets from the George Hull, immigrant, line in my database. I have four family group sheets in Middlesex Co., CT, who descend from the Richard Hull, immigrant, line. I have five family group sheets in Middlesex Co., CT, who descend from the Rev. Joseph Hull, immigrant, line. In my database, I have 332 family group sheets for Hulls in Middlesex Co., CT.
       I will also consult with “Saratoga” Bob Hull to see if he can place your Harvey Hull in any of the families in his database, as he specializes in New England Hulls.

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