A modern Apple River farm An Apple river farm today Like her sisters and brothers, Ann was born in Raw Dale, Yorkshire, and christened at the Swanland Independent chapel. At the age of 19, she married Thomas Hall, a farmer from neighboring Rowley.

Ann and Thomas had seven children, all of whom lived to maturity. The growing family lived on Thomas' farm in the East Ridings of Yorkshire.

Thomas died in 1853. By 1856 Ann and her children had arrived in Monticello, Wisconsin. By 1900 Robert and Mary had married, but the other children remained single. Robert and William were the "Hall Brothers, druggists of this place" according to the Warren, Illinois, newspaper.

Ann never remarried but lived a widow for more than forty years until her death in 1903.

The children of Thomas and Ann (Levitt) Hall The children of Thomas and Ann Hall