Elizabeth Hall (aka Aunt Lizzy Hall) was the fourth child born to William John Hall and Sarah Tierney. She was born on May 14, 1870 at 19 Brown's Square, Belfast, County Antrim. She was baptized at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church on the 26th of May. The baptism sponsor was a Catherine Clarke.
In the 1901 Census of Ireland Elizabeth Hall was living at 45 Fort Street, Falls Ward, Belfast, Co. Antrim. She is described as 36 years old, Roman Catholic, a cotton dresser , she can read and write, and she is unmarried. Her two nieces, Ellen and Elizabeth Dorran are living with her. On April 2, 1911, Elizabeth's age is given as 40, birth year 1871 (calculated), She is living at House number 51, Springfield Village, Belfast, Woodvale District, County Antrim. Her occupation is Cotton Comber. Living with her are Elizabeth Rafferty (neé Doran) age 24, Sarah Rafferty age 1, and two nephews William John Doran age 17, and Joseph Doran age 15. Sarah is Elizabeth Doran Rafferty's first daughter.
Aunt Lizzy Hall never married. She worked in the cotton mill in Belfast and after moving to New Jersey in 1914 she worked at the Coats & Clark cotton thread mill in East Newark, NJ until the Great Depression when she apparently lost her job as did so many others. the Coats & Clark Cotton Thread Company had probably laid off a great number of employees. She found work as a housekeeper and continued to watch over her beloved nieces and nephews and their children until her death.
Aunt Lizzy was very religious and kept her bible with her at all times. She bequeathed her bible in her will to her grandson William John Doran and it has been passed down to his children.