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Born MAY 6, 1818 in Ireland Possible parents; Rev. Dowling Wall Born 1775 married Nov. 24 1793 Parish of Old Leighlin Co. Carlow Ireland to Sarah Payne (courtesy of Doc Young(British isles Vital Records, CD, BRITISH ISLE SYTEM ORIGIN: IRELAND-VR SOURCE FILM NUMBER 101310, REF. 2:PJ753Q

MARRIES: JANE FERRAR 07.19.1849 at Booterstown Church Dublin Ireland,  Possible as of yet UNCONFIRMED PARENTS Edward Ferrar & Jane Moore Dom. 10.12.1812
Jane was Born 1819 In Ireland.

1850 A.B. Degree, Trinity College Dublin Ireland

First Child Edward is born July 22 1850. at the House of Rev.William Sparrow D.D. Theological Seminary Va.

1852 Attends Virginia Theological Seminary Alexander VA.

According to Annal's of Henrico Parish by Lewis William Burton:
page 51, He spent the first year of his ministry in South Carolina. (Other source says, it's supposed to be Caroline County Va. which makes better sense)

According to the Journal of the Proceedings of the Bishops, Clergy & Laity of
the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Assembled in a General Convention,
Held in Trinity church and St. John's Chapel in the City of New York from 10.05.-10.26.1853

1853 He was working at Grace Church & Bowling Green in Fredericksburg Va. 


Nov. 3 1853 Annie Henrietta is Born Caroline County VA. Died Feb 19 1854 at the house of William Walker. Caroline County Virginia.

April 18 1854 Receives Ordination Deacon

Feb 19 1854 Jane dies. Buried Grace Church, Caroline County VA.

Rector of Grace Church? Unsure will check.  

1855 -1858 Rector of Aquia church, Overwharton Parish, Garrisonville, Stafford Co. Va.

October 7th 1856 He marries Judith Woodford Hansford At Green Heights King George County VA by Rev. H.R. Scott

Henry Woodford is born Sept. 5. 1857 at Green Heights

Dec 1858 Lambs Creek Episcopal church, Brunswich Parish Church, King George Va.

1859-1860 Old St. John's Cumberland Parish Pleasant Twp. Lunenburg Va.

Julia is born April 17 1859 at Rectory Lunenburg Co Va. Julian is born 3 hours later.

In July of 1860 He can be found in the Census in Pleasant Grove, Lunenburg Va.  
Wife Judith age 37,
Edward Age 9
Henry W. age 7
Twins: Julia & Julian age 1.

Gilbert Sinclair Atkinson Born Nov. 15 1860 at Rectory Lunenburg Co. Va.

Published 1860 "Domestic Oeconomy"


1861 According to 66 Annual convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia, Held in St. Paul's church Richmond on May 16 & 1861.
He was the Rector of St. John's Church, Portsmouth Parish.   

Oct. 27. 1862 Lucy Hansford Born at Rectory of Christ Church Alexandria Virginia.

BAPTISMS PERFORMED HERE AT CHRIST CHURCH ALEXANDRIA VA. 1862-1863

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MARRIAGES PERFORMED HERE AT CHRIST CHURCH ALEXANDRIA VA.


1862 MARRIAGES              1863 MARRIAGES                               1863 MARRIAGES


FUNERALS PERFORMED HERE AT CHRIST CHURCH ALEXANDRIA VA.

FUNERALS PAGE ONE               PAGE TWO                          PAGE THREE 


1862 SUNDAY SERVICES PERFORMED AT "GRACE CHURCH", "CHRIST CHURCH" AND ODD FELLOWS HALL

July  7th 1867 Christ Church West River, Owensville Anne Arundel Co MD.

In May of 1868 According to the Journal of the 85th annual convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Maryland Page VIII and Page 28 & Page 39.
he is Rector of Christ in Owensville Anne Arundel Co. 

Then according to the Journal of the 86th Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Maryland held in Grace church Baltimore, May 26-28 1869. Rev. Dr. Hodges has accepted the Rectorship of Christ Church Owensville, Anne Arundel county, Vacated by the removal of the Rev.  Henry Wall, (who returned to Virginia according to previous pages) 

Oct. 1868 According to Colonial Churches in the Orginial Colony of Va. a series of Sketches of Richmond VA. He was Serving as Rector of St. John's Church Henrico Parish.

Account of Salary Receive as Rector of St. John's Church Richmond Virginia Starting October 1868

Account of Salary Receive as Rector of St. John's Church Richmond Virginia 1869

Account of Salary Receive as Rector of St. John's Church Richmond Virginia 1870

Account of Salary Receive as Rector of St. John's Church Richmond Virginia 1871-1872

In 1870 He Published Fashion: a Humorous and Satarical Poem. In Two Parts by Rev. Henry Wall Rector of St. John's Church. 

In 1870 Census He is in Richmond VA. Jefferson Ward

Rev. Henry Wall age 52
Julia wife age 39
Edward age 19
Henry W. age 12
Julia age 11
Julian age 11
Gilbert Sinclair Atkinson 9
Lucy H. age 7

IN 1870 HONORARY DOCTOR OF DIVINITY DEGREE FROM WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE WILLIAMSBURG VA. 

July 15, 1875 Resigned St. John's Church Richmond Va.

In Aug of 1875 He was working at St. Stephen's Mission, (I Believe this to be Canada, I am not sure, Could someone check on this please?)

Entered upon the Charge of Goodrich Township Mission diocese of Hurm, Ontario Canada August 1 1875

St. John's Holmesville Canada Nov. 1875
St. Peters Summer Hill Dec 1875

1876 St. Paul's Church, Clinton Ontario

1877-1880 Bruton Parish Church Episcopal Williamsburg Va

DISTRIBUTIONS OF COMMISSIONS OF BRUTON PARISH COMMENCING JANUARY? 1878

In the 1880 Census page 11, Williamsburg VA.  on the Duke of Gloucester Street

Henry Wall age 57
Julia wife age 49
Henry age 22
Gilbert Sinclair 19
Lucy H. age 17.

1880-1882 St. Thomas Parish Hancock, Washington Co Md.

ACCOUNT OF SALARY RECEIVED AS RECTOR OF ST. THOMAS CHURCH HANCOCK MARYLAND COMMENCING JULY 18 1880

May 7 1882-1887 St. Pauls Church Kent County Chestertown MD

ACCOUNT OF SALARY AT ST. PAUL'S PARISH KENT COUNTY MAY 1882

ACCOUNT OF SALARY AT ST. PAUL'S PARISH KENT COUNTY 1883

ACCOUNT OF SALARY AT. ST. PAUL'S PARISH KENT COUNTY MARYLAND 1883-1884

According to the Annals of Henrico Parish by Lewis William Burton " His last charge was in Kent County Md, and On account of ill health he retired from the active ministry about a year before he died. And August 19 1889 age 72, he pass away among the people to whom he last ministered. 


Special Thanks to the ENOCH PRATT FREE LIBRARY BALTIMORE MARYLAND FOR THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

PER THE CHESTERTOWN TRANSCRIPT DATED AUGUST 22 1889

AT THE RESIDENCE OF HIS SON IN LAW, MR. GEORGE BELL, ON MONDAY AUGUST 20 1889, THE REV. HENRY WALL IN HIS 72ND YEAR.

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