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 Query #347 – Want info on parents of Mary (Hull) Bell, b. 1813, OH; d. 1852, Starke Co., IN; m. Israel Coleman Bell, Marion Co., OH: Wish to have information on the parents of Mary Hull, b. 1813 in Ohio (prob. Marion County); d. 1852 in Starke County, Indiana. She married Israel Coleman Bell in Marion County, Ohio, in 1833. Per a biography of one of her sons, Mary’s father was Jesse Hull, a Revolutionary War veteran.

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— Submitted 06 Dec 2013 by non-member Stephen A. Barneby

  • 06 Dec 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do not believe that Jesse Hull was a Revolutionary War veteran. The only Jesse Hull in our records who served in the Revolutionary War was from CT. His daughter Mary Ann did not marry Israel Coleman Bell. In order to help with this family, we would need to have more information. Where was this biography found? We might have more info if we knew more about the biography and its location.

 Query #346 – Samuel Hull, b. ca. 1778, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut. Wakeman Hull, b. 1807, d. 1869: I would like to know if anyone has found a will for Samuel Hull, b. ca. 1778, in Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, son of Wakeman Hull, b. btwn 1755–1758 son of Stephen Hull. I am trying to connect my Wakeman Hull, b. 1807, d. 1869, with Samuel Hull.

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— Submitted 25 Sep 2013 by Donna L. Bowman, HFA Member #1816

  • 25 Sep 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: First we do not believe that Samuel Hull, b. ca. 1778, was the son of Wakeman Hull, as given in The Hull Family in America, published 1913.
       Secondly, we are familiar with your Wakeman Hull, b. ca. 1807, but we do not have his parent’s names, even though we have worked on this issue before.
       We have 11 different Samuel Hulls who lived in Fairfield Co., CT. We have 13 different Wakeman Hulls in our database, including 5 who lived in Fairfield Co., CT. We have no proof that your Wakeman Hull ever lived in CT. Supposedly he was born in NY.
       We have only one Samuel Hull who left a will in CT. That was in 1720. He’s much too old to be the Samuel you are looking for. We have one other Samuel Hull in our database who had a son Wakeman. This Samuel Hull was b. ca. 1782, with a son Wakeman, but we do not believe that this Samuel was the son Wakeman Hull, b. btwn. 1755–1758, and proofs are lacking for this family. Apparently this family did live in Fairfield Co., CT but not in NY.
       The locations that we are showing for your Wakeman Hull are in NYC, NY; New Rochelle, Westchester Co., NY; and Long Branch Co., Nassau, NY. We find him age 50 and born in NY in the 1860 Westchester Co., NY census with a wife Eliza [_?_]. We need to find your Wakeman Hull in the 1850 census. If you have that info, we could hopefully make some progress with this line.

 Query #345 – Documentation connecting my Joseph Hull to parents Elijah Hull and Sarah Hulse: Need documentation acceptable to the Daughters of the American Revolution that connects my Joseph Hull to his parents—Elijah Hull and Sarah Hulse.

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— Submitted 24 Sep 2013 by prospective member Christa G. Hobson

  • 24 Sep 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Unfortunately, all generations below are incorrect for your Joseph Hull, b. ca. 1799 or 1798, PA; m. 29 Jun 1820, Wayne Co., OH; d. 09 Sep 1875, Elkhart, Elkhart Co., IN; m. Catherine Piles or Pyles. He was not the son of Elijah Hull and Sarah Hulse.
       Joseph, the son of Elijah Hull and Sarah Hulse, was born 09 Mar 1797; m. 19 Aug 1818, Clermont Co., OH, to Nancy Garfield, and he died 02 Jun 1853. This Joseph never lived in Lancaster Co., PA, Wayne Co., OH, or Elkhart Co., IN. Instead he lived in Mercer Co., PA, and Clark and Logan Cos., OH. This is in my Notes for Joseph Hull, the son of Elijah Hull and Sarah Hulse: No apparent children. Joseph Hull’s brothers & sisters inherited his estate. We do not have the parents of this Joseph Hull who m. Catherine Piles, but do know that he was not the son of Elijah Hull and Sarah Hulse. That was a completely different Joseph Hull.

 Query #344 – Seeking info on my 6 Gt Grand-parent Elizabeth Hull, d. 26 Nov. 1760, m. Stephen Burr: Buried where?

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— Submitted 24 Sep 2013
by Douglass Mather Mabee, HFA Member #1814

  • 23 Jul 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: HFA Member #0000 Robert E. Hull in his updated book on the descendants of George Hull, the immigrant, gives this information: Elizabeth died in Redding, Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT, on 26 Nov 1760; she was 61.3,90 Ref Number: 63. Reference Number 63 is: {BWD} The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong… by Benjamin W. Dwight. He also cites No. 3: {FOF} Families of Old Fairfield [Connecticut] by Donald Lines Jacobus and No. 90: {HOR1} History of Redding [Connecticut], Book I, by Charles Burr Todd.
       If Elizabeth (Hull) Burr died in Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut, she was probably buried there. Jacobus gives no burial place for her and Find A Grave does not give conclusive proof on where she was buried either. It may be that her gravestone, if there was one, is no longer visible.

 Query #343 – Mary Jane (Hull) Canfield, Chautauqua Co., NY; Crawford Co., PA: Seeking info on my 3rd Great Grandmother, Mary Jane Hull, b. 02 May 1831, Sherman, Chautauqua Co., NY; d. 03 Jan 1922, Mackey Hill, Crawford Co., PA; m. 18 Dec 1850, Hiram Canfield.

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— Submitted 19 Sep 2013
by C. Shane McLatchey, HFA Member #1813

  • 19 Sep 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Since you have now joined the HFA, we have completed your Hull lineage back to and beyond the immigrant, George Hull, in Crewkerne, co. Somerset, England. Mary Jane Hull’s parents were the Quakers, Daniel Hull, b. 8th day of 10th mo., 1784, NY; d. 19 Dec 1841, Chautauqua Co., NY; m. Jane Van Duysen or Van Deusen. Her grandparents were Daniel Hull, b. 01 Oct 1747, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT; will: 26 Jun 1815; will prob.: 09 July 1816; d. 06 of 2nd mo. 1816, age 68 or 69 yrs.; m. 13 Oct 1783, Dutchess Co., NY, Ruth Barnum.
       Since you have already sent us some old photographs and a written account on your family from old family notes, we look forward in publishing your article in one of our upcoming HFA Journals.

 Query #342 – Request info on Peter Thomas Hull: My name is Terry L. Smales and I believe that I am related to a Hull. Peter Thomas Hull came from Germany with two sons. He then married a Susanna Margaretha Dieffenbach and had more children, one of which was George Hull who married a Hannah Keister. George is a Patriot and I think that his father Peter is as well. Can you help with any of this??

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— Submitted 25 Jul 2013 by non-member Terry L. Smales

  • 25 Jul 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Yes, we can certainly help with this line. We have published several detailed articles on Peter Thomas Hohl/Hull, while correcting in these articles some of the incorrect info out on the Internet and in other publications. For instance, there is no evidence at all that Peter Thomas Hohl/Hull came here with two sons. We also have very good proof for who his sons actually were. If you are a member of the Hull Family Association, you can obtain our articles on Peter Thomas Hohl/Hull. We’d enjoy helping you with this family. I also published a book in 1997 on the Hulls/Hohls/Holls who served in the Revolutionary War. My book is sold out, but if you are a member, I can send you by e-mail entries out of my book on the relevant people in this family who served.

 Query #341 – John E. Hull; Wife Mary Thomas and Children of Northumberland Co., PA: I am seeking information on John E. Hull, b. 04 Oct 1822, and his wife, Mary Thomas, and their four children: Lucetta, b. 24 July 1846; Elizabeth, b. 1857; Edward H. Hull, b. 1859, and Mary, b. 1861.
   John was b. Shamokin Twp, Northumberland County, PA; d. 18 May 1902; bur. Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury, Northumberland County, PA. Mary Thomas was b. 23 Sept 1825; d. 27 Mar 1873; bur. Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

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— Submitted 25 Jul 2013 by Luzetta Newkirk, HFA Member #1651

 Query #340 – Seeking info on my Hulls in Lacy & Des Moines, Iowa: Brothers Lynn Wilber, Clair and Hershel Hull: I am Lynn Wade, son of Phyllis Hull, daughter to Lynn Wilber Hull, born in Lacy Iowa. Lynn Hull had two older brothers, Clair and Hershel Hull. Their father, was a dairy farmer and Quaker minister in the city of Lacy and Des Moines Iowa. I also know that their families came to Lynn Mass in the late 1500. From Belgium after they were forced out of England in 1542. I know this may be a shot in the dark, but it would be fun to see if there is more information about the Hull family.

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— Submitted 24 Jul 2013 by non-member Lynn Wade

  • 24 Jul 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Normally we do not have the time to research lines in our possession unless one is a member of the Hull Family Association. That’s because all of our time is spent helping our members, which we are able to do in many, many cases. Therefore we’d like to have you to join us. We are non-profit, have over 450 members, and have been going strong since 1985. And we strongly believe in documenting all of our data.
       It would take some very intensive research to find the intervening generations back to the late 1500s from your present-day Hulls. However, no Hulls were here by those dates. The first European-British people here did not come until the early 1600s, unless one is speaking of Florida. We do have info on several other very early immigrants, however, to MA. Your ancestor may be among those. We specialize in advising our members of what we know is true and what is not true about their ancestors, since we have been doing this work for a very long time. I do know, however, that the parents of your Lynn Wilber, Clair, and Hershel Hull were… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #339 – Seeking birth place of grandfather Charles Frederick Hull: My grandfather, b. 31 Jul 1859; m. 23 Nov 1898, Sumner Co., KS; m. Zilphia Jane Rhea Fry; res. ca 1898–1914 Kay Co., OK; d. 3 May 1914, Kay Co., OK: Where was he born?

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— Submitted 23 Jul 2013
by Charles Frederic Hull, HFA Member #1812

  • 23 Jul 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We are showing that your grandfather was born in Candor, Tioga Co., NY. This info seems to have come from close family relatives. However, we do suggest that you try to get either a death certificate or a marriage certificate for your grandfather, as these often contain the birthplaces of the people who are marrying or the person who has died.
       Since you posted this query, you have told me that you find in your possessions an obituary for your grandfather, giving his birthplace as Candor, NY.

 Query #338 – Seeking info on a Hull family with these names: Darrell Hull, James Benton Hull, and Cory Edward Hull, of Nauvoo, Illinois: My husband is Darrell Hull; his father was James Benton Hull; his grandfather was Cory Edward Hull married to Cynthia Miller. James had children George, Clarence, and Madge as siblings. I am stumped at this spot. They were all in Illinois except maybe George who ran away. Family was in Nauvoo for a while. Think maybe Cory ran out on family.

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— Submitted 27 Jun 2013 by non-member Mrs. Darrell Hull

  • 27 Jun 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We believe that we have some information on your family, but our info varies a bit from what you are showing. First we are showing Nauvoo in Hancock Co., IL. We believe the parents of your “Cory Edward” Hull are… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #337 – Walter Hull, who m. Nancy Boults; res.: Hartford Co., CT at time of Mexican War: Desire info on birth place, date, and family info such as parents, siblings, ancestors, nationality for Walter Hull. He listed Farmington, Hartford Co., CT, as residence when joining US Army, 1849, in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. In addition to his photo, I have all info after 1849 including info for spouse, Nancy Boults, and children.
   My father is Ralph Hull, his father Walter J. Hull, his father Cornelius Hull, and his father Walter Hull.
   I have US Army enlistment, pension requests, and his widow’s pension request. Nothing in these military records indicate parents or family members.
   Possibly Walter is the child, Walter Hull, who was bound to Ezekial Andrews of Berlin, Hartford Co., CT, at age of 11, in April 1828. Records for indenture would be contained at CT State Library, Farmington, CT, Box 7, CSL-007 RG2.

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— Submitted 21 Jun 2013
by Helena Mae Hull Williams, HFA Member #1809

 Query #336 – Christopher Hull, b. 1804, NY: was he father of James Hull? A biographical source notes my 3rd gt. grandparent, Christopher Hull (b. 1804 Allegany Co., NY), as being the father of James Hull, but I cannot confirm or follow the family line from this point. I am searching background for James Hull and several generations behind him.

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— Submitted 21 Jun 2013 by Jon R. Shively, HFA Member #1807

  • 21 Jun 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We are showing Christopher Hull as the father of your James Hull. We have a fairly complete family group sheet for Christopher Hull, citing all of our references, which you should order from me, once I have your Hull lineage. Thank you so much for filling out your family group sheets in advance. I will also offer some theories of where your Christopher Hull’s ancestors might have lived, which may prove to be helpful to you.

 Query #335 – Dodge & Fond du Lac Cos., WI & Netherlands Hulls. Surname changed from Van’tHul & Hermanussen to Hull in WI: Looking for the spouse of Jan Hermanussen (1752–1825). Born: 1752, Nunspeet, Nunspeet, Gelderland, Netherlands, d: 1825, Nunspeet, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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— Submitted 04 Jun 2013
by Bruce Franklin Hull, HFA Member #1805

 Query #334 – Sarah Ann Hull, b. ca. 1806; m. Peter Hommel Rightmyer; d. 1874, Ulster Co., NY: Seeking info on Sarah Ann Hull, b. ca. 1806; m. ca. 1827, Ulster Co., NY; Peter Hommel Rightmyer; res. 1828–1874, Saugerties, Ulster Co. NY. Children: Laura, Anna, Maria, Conrad, Rachel, Samuel, Sally (Sarah C), Peter Abram, and Melissa. Sarah Ann (Hull) Rightmyer d. 16 Oct 1874, Saugerties, Ulster Co., NY.

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— Submitted 23 May 2013
by Lori A. Myer Hoffman, HFA Member #1804

 Query #333 – John Henry Hull m. Minnie Wise, Highland Co., OH: Looking for info regarding my gggrandfather, John Henry Hull, b. 20 May 1863; m. Minnie Wise, 17 Feb 1884, Highland Co., OH. Children (not in order): Bertha Mae, Edith Marie, Grace, Clarence George (Clarence was my ggrandfather), Florence, Everett, and Frank. John Henry’s siblings: Laura Hull McNeil, Bert, Rena Hull Bowman, Flora, Josiah and Tom. John Henry’s parents: Henry Hull and #1 Cynthia McGrew?. Cynthia d. 25 Apr 1989. Henry later m. #2 Ruth Mitchell.

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— Submitted 23 May 2013
by Kristy Willis Tingler, HFA Member #1803

  • 23 May 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We are supplying three more generations for your Henry Hull’s lineage:
    • Abraham Hull, m. 10 May 1831, Adams Co., OH, Eliza Gilpin
    • John Hull Jr., m. ca. 1805–06, PA, Hannah Newkirk
    • John Hull Sr., m. Rebecca/Rebekah [_?_]

 Query #332 – Seeking info on Amanda (Hull) Nelson and Nels W. Nelson of Pike Co., IL and Saunders Co., NE: Amanda (Hull) Nelson m. Nels W. Nelson in Kinderhook, Pike Co., IL, and came to Nebraska to live, raised their children and died here. Also Amanda’s sister—I think her name was Emma Hull, who married a Oseager/Osceger—also lived and died in Valparaiso, NE, Saunders Co. I am looking for the book that my grandpa, Orville Roland Nelson, said had the Nelson side listed in it, with possible photos. I believe it was by Wm. Edgar Hull published in 1964, Hull Families in the United States.
   If there are Nelsons listed in this book, I would like to find a copy of book, or at least a copy of the pages relating to the Nelson family in NE. Thank you

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— Submitted 03 May 2013 by non-member Cindy Prochaska

  • 03 May 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We are familiar with the book that you list above and do not think that this is the correct name of the book you are seeking. We think that the Hulls may also have lived in Pilot Grove, Hancock Co., IL. Edgar Pleasant Hull could appear in this book. Does this book sound familiar: History of Pilot Grove Twp. & Burnside, Ill. by Fred P. Hull?
       We think that Amanda’s sister was probably “Ella” A. Hull who m. Adoinh Oeschger.
       If we had some dates, it would help to locate these people for you.
  • 09 Aug 2013 Reply from non-member Cindy Prochaska: I wish to correct the name of Amanda’s sister. It is Ella Hull—not Emma—as I earlier had. Ella was born Jan. 16, 1866, IL; married Adolph W. Oeschger. Ella, a widow, took children and moved to California. I found her in 1940 Santa Cruz, CA, census.
       Still looking for the Nelson family photo.

 Query #331 – Seeking info on my Grandmother Addie Belle Hull, b. 1908, Franklin Co., VT: Her parents were Fenno Warren Hull and Fanny Feltus Hull.

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— Submitted 29 Mar 2013
by Gregory Davis MacKay, HFA Member #1799

  • 29 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: What we can offer regarding your Addie Belle Hull is her Hull grandparents and seven more generations back to and including her immigrant ancestor. Addie Belle Hull descends from the… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #330 – Seeking info on David Hull, b. ca. 1839 or 1841, Prussia: I am researching David Hull supposedly born 1839 or 1841 in Prussia. All the information I have on him is here. I know he was on the 1850 census living in Bond County, Illinois with William Torrie Hull. I have no record of him before that. He may have been adopted, but I cannot find proof of that.
    The story passed down in our family is that he was on an orphan train and taken in by the Hull family. It was always said he was from Prussia. I have learned the orphan train did not start until 1854 and he was on the 1850 census with William Torrie Hull.
    Do you have any connection to this individual?

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— Submitted 26 Mar 2013 by non-member Charlie Simer

  • 26 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do have a family group sheet showing this David Hull in the household of William Torrie Hull and we also have a marriage record for this David Hull. He married… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #329 – Seeking info on Rachel Lehman, wife of John Hull: John Hull, b. 20 Jun 1810, VA; m. 22 Oct 1832, Johnsville, Montgomery Co., OH #1 Rachel Lehman, b. ca. 1815; d.(?); m. #2 Lydia Crawford, b. 02 May 1823, Frederick Co., MD; m. 04 Mar 1847, Montgomery Co., OH. Where and when was Rachel Lehman born and when did she die?

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— Submitted 22 Mar 2013
by Virginia L. Hull Wyatt, HFA Member #1000

 Query #328 – Boone Co., IA Hulls; seeking true facts: Several websites list Henry Wilton Hull, b. 8 Aug 1848, as the first white child born in Boone Co., IA. I understand that websites are often wrong on these things though. There was also a rumor that some genealogy research was done many years ago and a newspaper article was found disputing this.
   The article claimed his mother (Sophia Holcomb, b. 5 Nov 1827, Fulton Co., IL) was Indian. There are also several people in the family who have said this is true and who were children when she was alive and knew her. However, all of these people have passed on at this point. I am wondering if there is any evidence for this or if you have any suggestions on further research.

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— Submitted 15 Mar 2013
by Marc Alexander Strong, HFA Member #1801

  • 15 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I have studied the Boone Co., IA Hulls in great detail, as my Hull line is related to them. Very often family stories are wrong. I would seriously doubt that Henry Wilton Hull was the first white child born in Boone Co., IA. Boone Co. was formed in 1846. That’s two years before the birth of Henry Wilton Hull. Surely there were other white children born in Boone Co. before Henry Wilton Hull. As for Sophia (Holcomb) Hull being Indian; this is a very common fable in many, many families, to the point where this is now an “urban legend.” Please see this article on “Family Legends and Myths.” These include “The Cherokee Indian Princess Myth,” “The Three Brothers Myth,” “The Stowaway Myth,” “The Claim-to-Fame Myth,” and several others. These stories are common in almost every family—not just with the Hulls.

 Query #327 – Nellie Estele Hull: Would like info on my gt. grandparent Nellie Estele Hull.

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— Submitted 10 Mar 2013
by Kenneth Karr Woods, HFA Member #1730

  • 10 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Please give some dates and places and also please fill out your lineage form. Then I believe we’ll be able to help you. We do have a Nellie Estelle Hull on one of our family group sheets, but we need to determine first that the location fits your family.
  • 26 Mar 2013 Reply from Kenneth Karr Woods, HFA Member #1730: My great grandfather’s name is Samuel Karr Hull, born 1843 in Ross County, Ohio; served in the Civil War; resided in Pike County, Illinois, till 1870 and went to Pomeroy, Washington, where he was elected sheriff in 1883; served till 1886; died in Walla Walla, Wash. in 1929.

 Query #326 – Desire info on 3rd gt grandparent: I am seeking info on my 3rd Gt. grandparent Lewis C. Hull who married #1 Arvilla [_?_]. I descend from their daughter Mary “Polly” Ann Hull who married Stephen Jacob Wiley.

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— Submitted 10 Mar 2013
by Michael Monroe Warner, HFA Member #1796

  • 10 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the maiden name of Arvilla and the parents of Lewis C. Hull. However, this is one of the problem lines in NC and NJ. We’ll be happy to discuss this with you and send our family group sheets, three at a time, at no extra cost to you.

 Query #325 – Green Hull: Who Are His Parents? I am seeking info on Green Hull who married Martha “Patsy” Dailey. Who were his parents? He had a son Gregory Johnson Hull who married Sarah Ann Greenwood.

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— Submitted 10 Mar 2013 by non-member James Alfred Hodge

  • 10 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do have a family group from this man and know that he was in several locations in NC and was also in VA. We have eight children for this couple and know that some of them went to Utah. We have records from others, too, who are interested in this family.

 Query #324 – Lt. Col. Willis D. Hull (Ret.); Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY: My maternal grandmother, Ellen Elizabeth Perry, married Willis in December 1968 in De Hague, Netherlands. He passed away in 1982 (in his middle 80s). When my grandmother passed away in 1984 my mother shipped her belongings to Washington state.
   In the process of sorting my mother’s estate I have found many, many pictures of Willis’s Hull family, dating I am sure to the 1800s. In addition I think one of his sisters married a McGrath. I have some letters between them from WWI.
   Please let me know if you would like these items.
   Willis attended Columbia University. I think he was born and raised in Portland, NY, living on the family farm on the shores of Lake Erie. I think his father was one of the original settlers of Portland. I believe he is buried in Portland, NY. I hope he is part of your website’s family. I do apologize for the sketchiness of the information. I do hope it is enough to find him in your records.

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— Submitted 10 Mar 2013 by non-member Monette C. Movius

  • 10 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I am delighted to receive your message. And I certainly appreciate your kind offer. I believe that I have this Willis D. Hull in my Hull database.
       At any rate, I would be delighted to receive what you are offering. We do act as a repository for all Hull items throughout the U.S. and beyond. We do this to preserve and pass on to others the results of our research.
       I can probably feature Lt. Col. Willis D. Hull in one of our upcoming publications. I would give you full credit for supplying photos, letters, etc.—whatever you care to send to us.
       I have learned that Lt. Col. Willis D. Hull attended Cornell University—not Columbia. And I have found his gravestone in Pecor Cemetery, Chautauqua County, New York.

 Query #323 – Elizabeth Hull m. Samuel Doty, Piscataway, Middlesex Co., NJ: Desire info on 6th Great Grandparent Elizabeth Hull who m. 19 Sep 1700 to Samuel Doty, Piscataway, Middlesex Co., NJ.

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— Submitted 06 Mar 2013 by Bart O’Toole, HFA Member #1798

  • 06 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the parents of Elizabeth Hull, who were… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #322 – Addie Belle Hull, Daughter of Fenno Warren Hull and Fanny Feltus Hull, Franklin Co., VT: Desire info on grandparent Addie Belle Hull, daughter of Fenno Warren Hull and Fanny Feltus Hull, Franklin Co., VT.

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— Submitted 06 Mar 2013
by Gregory David MacKay, HFA Member #1799

  • 06 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the parents of Fenno Warren Hull. They are… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #321 – Desire info on War of 1812 service for George Hull of Licking Co., OH and Boone Co., IA, who m. #2 Mrs. Lucy (Ferris/Farris) Roberts: Does anyone have info on the War of 1812 service for my ancestor, George Hull who m. #2 Mrs. Lucy (Ferris/Farris) Roberts? The cemetery records in Boone Co., IA, where my George Hull was buried, indicate that George was a Lt. in the War of 1812. The grave is marked with a War of 1812 stake. Family info states that Lucy Ferris was the daughter of George Hull’s commanding officer in the War of 1812. Is this true?

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— Submitted 06 Mar 2013
by Lorraine Van Dolah, HFA Member #0305

  • 06 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: The Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812, published in 1916 by the Ohio Adjutant General’s Office, shows on p. 29 a Lieut. George Hull who served in Capt. John Bartholomew’s Co. from Jul 31 until Sep 5, 1813. No county is given but he is serving with other Hulls who appear to all be from Licking Co., OH.
       On p. 104, Lieut. George Hull also appeared in Capt. James Rightmire’s Co. from May 4 until May 19, 1813 and from Sep 8, 1814 to Mar 5, 1815. This list states that the company is probably from Licking Co. and this Lt. George Hull is thought to have been the same person as above.
       The listing from the National Archives gives a Lt. George Hull serving in the 1st Regiment of Williamson’s Ohio Militia. He may also be identical to the above two George Hulls.
       I am not seeing a commanding officer named Ferris or Farris in any of these lists in which George Hull served. Your George Hull evidently married on 29 May 1836, Mrs. Lucy (Ferris) Roberts. They married in Fulton Co., IL where several other Hulls from this branch also settled. It does not make sense that George Hull would have married the daughter of his commanding officer in the War of 1812 when his marriage to this woman did not take place in Ohio and it happened twenty-one years after the War of 1812 ended. As so often happens, I believe that your family information is not true.
       I did a search for the Ferris and Farris names in the above book and only a Capt. John Ferris (p. 59) appeared, but not in the same county as George Hull. Nor were any other names in the Capt. Ferris’s company Hull, or their associates. There are 157 pages in this book.

 Query #320 – First Wife of German Peter Thomas Hohl/Hull: Desire information on Peter Thomas Hull’s first wife, if you please.

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— Submitted 05 Mar 2013 by non-member Ethan Hull Walling

  • 05 Mar 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: No information exists on the first wife of Peter Thomas Hohl/Hull, but we have a lot of additional info on PTH and who his rightful children were. I’ve written articles on this. Several of his children who appear on the Internet etc., and in some published records, were not his children.
       I’ve been studying the life of PTH for over twenty years. Our HFA Journals with updated information on the Peter Thomas Hohl/Hull line are still available.

 Query #319 – Reply to Query #156 – Desire info on Berlina Crozier: Would you know anything of Berlina Crozier’s family and where they came from? Thanks if you can help.

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— Submitted 05 Mar 2013 by non-member William Higginson

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