John C.E. Christensen
ROOTS V, ver 5.01
August 3, 1997
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Eck, Hall, Raasay, Rasay
He married Catherine McQueen of Totaroam date unknown.
Malcolm MacLeod Raasay and Catherine McQueen of Totaroam had the following children:
+ 2 i.Joseph2 Raasay was born 1733.
3 ii.Ashael Raasay was born 1735.
4 iii.Benjamin Raasay was born 1737.
5 iv.William Raasay was born 1738.
6 v.James Raasay was born 1740.
7 vi.Silas Raasay was born 1741.
He married Mary Hollan 1757 in Mendon, Worchestershire Co., NY.
Joseph Raasay and Mary Hollan had the following children:
8 i.Peletiah3 Raasay was born 1758. Peletiah died 1758 at age unknown.
9 ii.Peletiah Raasay was born 17 February 1759. He married Esther Franklin date unknown.
10 iii.Robert Raasay was born 15 January 1761. He married Phoebe Coy date unknown.
11 iv.Joseph Raasay was born 6 January 1762. Joseph died 1832 at age 70. He married Lois Mack date unknown.
12 v.Tryphena Raasay was born 28 June 1765. Tryphena died 1850 at age 85. She married John Grimes date unknown.
13 vi.Ashael Raasay was born 1767. He married Electra Gurnsey date unknown.
14 vii.Mary Raasay was born 1768.
15 viii.John B. Raasay was born 1771. John died 1855 at age 84. He married Rachael Brewer date unknown.
+ 16 ix.Silas Raasay was born 1773.
He married Hannah Gurnsey 1799.
Silas Raasay and Hannah Gurnsey had the following children:
17 i.Silas4 Raasay.
18 ii.John Raasay.
19 iii.Chester Raasay.
20 iv.Alonzo Raasay.
21 v.Ward Raasay.
22 vi.Louisa Raasay.
23 vii.Electra Raasay.
24 viii.Bella Raasay.
+ 25 ix.Joseph Rasay was born 1800.
He married Phoebe Green 1824. Phoebe was born date unknown in Vermont.
Joseph Rasay and Phoebe Green had the following children:
26 i.John Green5 Rasay was born 1824. John died 1917 at age 93. He married Evelyn Bunce date unknown.
27 ii.Silas Rasay was born 1826. Silas died 1862 at age 36. He married Mary Elizabeth Parham date unknown.
28 iii.Joseph Rasay was born 1828. He married Maribel Gardner date unknown.
29 iv.Julia Rasay was born 1829. She married Ad Kelly date unknown.
30 v.Benoni Rasay was born 1830. Benoni died 1904 at age 74. He married Viola May Gardner date unknown.
31 vi.Martha Elizabeth Rasay was born 1832. She married Joseph C. Carpenter date unknown.
32 vii.Mary Rasay was born 1834. She married James Baird date unknown.
33 viii.Louisiana Rasay was born 1836. Louisiana died 1837 at age 1.
+ 34 ix.Thedita Jeanette Rasay was born 20 March 1840.
She married John Jay Hall Sr. 31 March 1866 in DeKalb Jct. DeKalb Co., IL. John was born 12 May 1830 in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY. John was the son of Rufus Hall and Harriet Taylor. John died 28 November 1892 in Andrew Co., MO, at age 62.
Thedita Jeanette Rasay and John Jay Hall Sr. had the following children:
35 i.unknown6 Hall. died in infancy
36 ii.Lydia Emmogene Hall was born in DeKalb Jct. DeKalb Co., IL 30 December 1868. Lydia died 1938 at age 69. She married William S. Harden date unknown.
+ 37 iii.John Jay Hall Jr. was born 10 July 1870.
38 iv.Taylor Green Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 30 June 1872. He married Mary Harden Davis date unknown.
39 v.William Rufus Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 18 March 1877. He married Bess Staley date unknown.
40 vi.Charles Bryon Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 7 July 1879.
He married Susie Viola Praiswater 10 January 1900 in Andrew Co., MO. Susie was born 5 July 1878 in Andrew Co., MO. Susie was the daughter of George W. Praiswater and Emma Jane Duey. Susie died 6 September 1961 in Sinton, San Patricio Co., TX, at age 83. Her body was interred 6 September 1961 in Odem, San Patricio Co., TX.
John Jay Hall Jr. and Susie Viola Praiswater had the following children:
41 i.Susan Blanche7 Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 28 October 1900. Susan died 30 May 1952 in Dale, IN, at age 51. She married Edwin Marshall 12 August 1922 in Dale, IN. "Blanche, five feet high and chubby, was Mother's third hand, learning to cook, sew, quilt, preserve food and iron clothes. She, being oldest, had very little play time, being grown up at ten, and playing the mother role for the rest of us. Like Mama, she was quiet, busy, and easily provoked to tears." The Hall Tree.
42 ii.John Gerald Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 28 March 1902. John died 24 July 1924 in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO, at age 22. "Gerald (Bear Dance) and his nick name came from his clowning on the football field. Football was fun in those days, and not a National crisis. This one was popular at school, with a dash and daring that was neither Mama or Papa. He dated the cutest girls in school, and generously spread his charm and gaiety. He was the first to be lost to the family, in an accident while working with a structural steel company at the age of twenty two."
43 iii.Lillian Faith Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 15 August 1903. She married Georg F. Ravn 24 December 1924 in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO. Georg was born date unknown in Haderslev, Denmark. "Lillian (Lil) the family rebel - loving bright colors, books, and hating housework, and the inside of a house, totally.
44 iv.Ralph R. Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 5 January 1905. He married Frances Thatcher 27 May 1933. "Ralph (Rufus) was the family imp. He teased, played tricks, and often his hands were wadded into fists, lest his
45 v.Forrest Ray Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 16 June 1906. Forrest died 6 May 1974 in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO, at age 67. He married Thelma Park 24 April 1935. "Forrest (Forty Acres) a sickly baby, grew into a high tempered stubborn loner. He could always manage to get into the fun
46 vi.George W. Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 27 March 1908. George died 4 November 1979 in Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX, at age 71. He married LaVerne Cook 5 September 1933. "George (Gomez) was a left over from old Bucaneer Days. An impish storyteller, with a genius for creating the most
47 vii.John Jay Hall III was born in Andrew Co., MO 28 November 1909. He married LaVoice Howell 7 February 1942 in Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX. "John (Coffee Cat) born with a chip on his shoulder - a lover of pets, a sensative being, therefore often hurt. His family
+ 48 viii.Floy Lucille Hall was born 1 October 1911.
49 ix.Donald Dean Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 19 February 1913. Donald died 26 June 1963 in Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX, at age 50. He married Dorothea Hall 26 June 1940 in Maryville, Nodaway Co., MO. "Don (Nick) with almost brown eyes and almost blonde hair. He wrote poetry, dreamed a lot, and would have been really happy
50 x.Vern V. Hall was born in Andrew Co., MO 26 July 1915. He married Bertha E. Cook 24 January 1942. "Vern (Bonea) the nickname came from his small nephew, Jerry and his baby pronunciation of the name. Here was the real
51 xi.Lowell Neil Hall was born in Maryville, Nodaway Co., MO 28 March 1917. He married Gracemary Karl date unknown in Harlingen, TX. "Lowell (Tex) the period of the Halls. Agressive and audacious with a firm belief that he could handle any situation which
She married Ferdinand Eck 28 August 1934 in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE. Ferdinand died about 1955 at age unknown. "Floy (Sis) Here was another rebel, and often in tears of frustration. Coming after four boys in a row, Mama enjoyed her.
Floy Lucille Hall and Ferdinand Eck had the following child:
52 i.Lowell John8 Eck (still alive).
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