1724 – Born in Wallingford, Connecticut on the 12th of April.
1747 – Hall graduated from Yale College and studied theology with his uncle.
1749 – He was called to the pulpit of Stratfield Parish.
1751 – His pastorate was a stormy one: an outspoken group of parishioners opposed his ordination.
1752 – He married Abigail Burr of Fairfield, Connecticut, however, she died the following year.
1757 – He married again to Mary Osborne.
1775 – He was admitted to a seat in Congress.
1783 – In January, he was elected an early governor of the state — a position that he held for one year. While governor, Hall advocated the chartering of a state university, believing that education, particularly religious education, would result in a more virtuous citizenry.
1793 – Died on the 19th of October at the age of 66.