(Last updated Oct. 8, 2016)
Reason Halsell was born about 1772 in South Carolina. He was
the son of Thomas Halsell and Mary "Polly" Moberly. He married
Elizabeth Oldham on June 15, 1799 in Clark co., Kentucky. Reason
was living in Cumberland county, KY from at least 1803 to 1811. Reason
received a land grant in Posey co., Indiana about 1816. He presumably lived
mainly in Posey county after this point but he also had land in Coahoma
county, Mississippi down the Mississippi River.
Reason died about 1837 possibly in Posey co., Indiana. His children lived in Coahoma, MS and just across the river in Phillips co., Arkansas.
1810 KY, Clark co., p. 624
1830 IN, Posey co., p. 196
|Elizabeth Oldham was born 1771-1780 (c. 1777). She was the daughter of Richard Oldham and Ann Pepper. Elizabeth died after 1830.||[notes]|
● Alfred Halsell was born 1801-10 Clark
county, Kentucky. He married Peggy Fairlee c 1831 Vanderburg co., Indiana. He married Elizabeth Haynes, July 11, 1839 Posey co., Indiana. Alfred died Jan. 6, 1846 Phillips co., Arkansas.
● Ann Halsell was
born about 1801 Clark county, Kentucky. She married Joseph Grant, March 8, 1822 Posey co., Indiana.
● Jehoida Halsell was
born about 1805 Clark county, Kentucky. Jehoida died April 6, 1866 Coahoma co.,
● Elizabeth Halsell was born 1811-20. She married James Cochran April 13, 1837 Phillips co.,
● Andrew Jackson? Halsell was
born about 1815 Tennessee. He married "Mrs. Elizabeth Stanley", original maiden name not known. She
apparently had died by 1850 as she is not listed on the census. Andrew appearantly remarried to another woman because another child is mentioned in his brother Jehoida's will and a family source says there were 13 children. It is not know when or where Andrew died, only that it was before 1866. An
"A J Halsell" served in the Civil War and died Nov. 13, 1862 in Knoxville, TN. The service records do not give full name or age.|
|Dau.||● unknown Halsell was born about 1816 Kentucky.|
● John Calvin Halsell was
born about 1820 Kentucky. He married Mrs. Susan West, April 13, 1837 Phillips co.,
Arkansas. John died Nov. 1849 Phillips co., Arkansas. |
● unknown Halsell was born about 1821
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