Suggestions to find the parents of a grandfather. Have not found any info that includes them. Grandfather-John D. Hall born in Somerset Co NJ 1840, moved to Fulton Co IL with parents when 10. Moved to Osborne Co KS in 187l.
Died in Osborne Co KS in 1901. Served In Union Army in CIvil War and received pension for service. Member of the GAR. Can't find in records 1850-1860 along with families that he served with in CIvil War and lived by him in IL and KS. He had a very informative obit but did not list parents or siblings.Tried to get school records in NJ, didn't get. Any help would be greatly appreciated.