Submitted by
Barbara Marcum

William Henry Hall was born on 10 Jul 1859 in Greenup County, Kentucky. He died on 23 Mar 1918 in Carter County, Kentucky [Source- Death Certificate]. William married twice. His first wife is unknown. His second wife was Essie Lunsford.

William Henry Hall was a coal miner who died March 23, 1918 from "Injury received in 
mines due falling slats and coal" (Death Certificate).

  1900 US Census Carter County, Kentucky- Magisterial Dist. 7, #373/ 378:
  Hall, Henry, head  July 1860 39 m2 KY KY KY coal miner
  Hall, Esta, wife    Jun  1878 21 m2  "    "      "
  Hall, Nettie, dau   Dec 1885 14
  Hall, Lucy, dau    Dec 1897  2       (all ch KY)
  Hall, Willard, son June 1899 1 1/2
  
  Living nearby (# 369/375) was the family of James Lunsford, Essie's father.
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  1910 US Census Carter County, Kentucky, ED 48 Geigerville, Davey's Run #147/148:
  Hall, Henry 50 m2 12   (all of family KY born)
  Hall, Essie  33 m2 7/7 (ch)
  Hall, Lucy  12
  Hall, Willard 10
  Hall, Susie   8
  Hall, Bertha 7
  Hall, Oliver 4
  Hall, Fred 2
  Hall, Manford (?)
  
  Living next door to his brother John W. Hall, age 53 (#146/147).
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  1920 US Census Carter County, Kentucky ED 69 Geigerville, #125:
  Hall, Essie 45 KY  widow
  Hall, Willard 20  coal miner
  Hall, Oliver   14
  Hall, Fred     12
  Hall, Manford 10
  Hall, Manuel    7
  Hall, Virgil      5
  Hall, Unis       2
  Hall, Raymond 1
  
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Essie Lunsford was born 24 June 1879 in Carter County, Kentucky, and died 31 July 1965 in Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana. Listed as Esta Hall in 1900 US Census. Essie may have been a nickname. She married secondly, a Mr. Pennington.