b. 5 December 1822, New London, Howard County, Indiana, to Benjamin and Nancy (Roberts) Hall
d. after 1891, California
d. 1891, Minnesota
The Hall family were farmers and Quakers. They came to Indiana between 1811 and 1815 from North Carolina. William served as a Union soldier and moved on to Minnesota around 1867. His father joined him there a short time later. After his father died in 1885 and his wife died in 1891, he moved to Pasadena, California, with his children and grandchildren.