The cemetery is located on land originally owned by Anderson White. The first burial was of Sarah White Haning, wife of Aaron Haning and daughter of Anderson White, on January 6, 1857. One week later on January 13, 1857 Rachel Pierce Haning was buried.
Anderson White sold his land in June 1857 but reserved two acres surrounding the burial sites. He deeded the two acres to trustees for a public cemetery.
Hall Cemetery was named in honor of Benjamin F. Hall. Mr. Hall as a pioneer minister of the Disciples of Christ, a doctor, a dentist and a lawyer. Benjamin F. Hall owend the White land from 1857 until 1872. He founded several churches in the region.
Among those buried here are:
Additional land donations by J. D. Barnett and Lee Bivins increased the cemetery to its current size by 1918.
Elaine Nall Bay
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