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REQUESTS ARE NOT RESTRICTED TO ANCESTORS FROM THE WEST OF ENGLAND OR SOUTH WALES - THEY CAN BE ANYWHERE IN THE UK. HALE names ONLY
- HAMILTON, INDIANA, USA is the home of JAMES DAVIS
who writes: "My 4th gr grandmother was ANN HALE. She married Thomas DAVIS 7 Jun 1778 in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.
I don't have any information on Ann HALE and would be interested in finding out more about her and her family."
- Yet another researcher in
LELAND HALE says: " I am a direct descendant of THOMAS HALE who was buried at
Watton-at-stone, Hertfordshire, England on October 19, 1630. He married
Joan Kirby on 19 October 1601. We have been unable to find his father or
anything of his birth. His son THOMAS immigrated to the colonies in 1637.
Can you point me in the right direction to get this information. This has been an
unsolved probably for well over 150 years my family has been doing genealogy." [hale2u$deseretonline.com]
- In what may turn out to be a related enquiry
COLLEEN CHARLES in SEATTLE, WA USA
writes:" We have traced back to my 10th grandfather,
THOMAS HALE, born 1504, in Codicote, Hertsfordshire. His great great grandson,
THOMAS HALE, born May 15, 1606 in Watton-at-stone, Herts. Came to USA in 1636
and settled in Massachusetts. We have been unable to trace back any further so far.
Would there be a connection to your research?" [frecol$aol.com]
- And what may turn out to be yet another related enquiry CHRIS HALE in
ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA
writes:"I trace my ancestry through SAMUEL HALE
b. 1615 at Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, son of JOHN and MARTHA Hale.
I would love to have more info on both John and Martha as well as their other son JOHN,
who I think rbained in England. I would like to find if there are branches of the family still
in England " [chrisghale$aol.com]
- In WAIKANAE, NEW ZEALAND Valerie Cummins writes: " My Grandfather WILLIAM CHARLES ARTHUR ESGAR HALE came from Chesam, UK.
Born 11th March 1860. Brought to New Zealand 1862 by his parents THOMAS
HALE a farmer and his wife bma Agnes, nee Wyatt. I have no other
information and would like to know if there are still family connections in UK."
- HARRISON, ARKANSAS, USA is the home of THOMAS J HALE
who writes: "I am looking for information
on NICHOLAS HALE. Nicholas was born in 1793 in the state of Tennessee,USA.
This is all the information I have on Nicholas but I believe his parents came from England.
Nicholas had a son, WILLIAM CARR HALE, born in 1827. William Carr Hale married in 1848
in Shelby county, Tennessee. " [halecommunications$hotmail.com]
JEAN MORGAN in
KINVER, Worcestershire Says "I am seeking
connections to MARY HALE born TEWKESBURY around 1805. She married JOHN POWELL in
STOURBRIDGE WORCS around 1831. I cannot find that marriage but there is a possibility
that both parties were previously married."
- KITTY JO in SOUTH CAROLINA, USA writes:"I am looking for any infomation on a MARY ELIZABETH (or could be the other way around) HALE born 1640, died 1703, daughter of Thomas and Anna MEDFORD QUICK. She married Thomas EDWARDS b. 1615/d. 1701 from EDWARDS HALL in Glamorgan, Wales. If you can help me with this I would
greatly appreciate it. I also have grandparents on my mothers side
who's surname is HALE. don't know much on them except that my great
grandfatherJOHN HALE came from Tennessee. [kitty_jo$hotmail.com]
- JILL WALKER in
SHEPPERTON, MIDDLESEX Says "I am searching for
the descendents of CHARLES HALE and MARY HARRIS who married at North
Nibley on 27-2- 1730. They had 6 known children - ELIZABETH born 1731,
MARY born 1737, RUTH born 1740, ANN born 1744, ABRAHAM born 1746
and SARAH born 1746. All baptised at North Nibley. ELIZABETH married RICHARD CHILTON of
Coaley. RUTH married JAMES HOBBS. ANN married JAMES POULSON. ABRAHAM married 1) MARY JAMES and
2) MARGARET ? by whom he had 8 known children. SARAH married JOHN HAGLET. Thanking you,
- KARACHI, PAKISTAN
is the home of HUSAIN SHAHAB AFTAB who writes: "
We are looking for family connection of one Mr. GEORGE DENNIS HALE, who was connected
to Building Contracting Business in Scotland and in Second World war he was
taken under the general mobilisation scheme in the Royal Air Force and was posted in
India as Gunnery Officer....[shahab.aftab$england.com]
- GAYLE ANGLE in
FRESNO, CA. USA writes:"We are looking for
information on ELIZABETH HALE. Babtized at Mitcheldean 6 March 1803.
Daughter of JAMES and MARY Hale. She died in 18 Feb. 1882. Buried at
She married JOSEPH SCUDAMORE in 1821. They are My Great Great Grandparents.
My family is planing a trip to England May 6th. If you have any info for us or would like us
to look up anything for you please e-mail me. [bgangle$yahoo.com]
- PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
is the home of VERN
who writes: "STEPHEN HALE b around 1814 -1817 married Emma HARDING.
The missing information concerns the father of Stephen - JAMES HALE who was married to
Mary SWAINE. I am also seeking details of the emigration of Stephen to Australia.
I have information that states James HALE was married at East Hampstead on 12.2 180?.
Stephen was married on 25.12.1838 at St Michael The Archangel Church at Warfield.
If anyone can point me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated.
The details are hand-me-downs and I have no confirmation of their accuracy.
- EDWIN J. HALE in
SOMERVILLE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA writes:"
I am from the Rhondda Valley, Glamorgan. My folk come from
Littledean/Blakeney/Flaxley/EastDean/Westbury-on-Severn/Forest of Dean.
I have gone back to JAMES HALE 1791,Married to Mary George on 9/Aug/1816 at
Blakeney.James' father was AARON HALE b.1765 at LittleDean
He married Ann ? 1791. His father was another Aaron HALE who married Ann.?. Can anyone help with the births of these Aaron HALE's ? Please get in touch if you have any interests in these names. Await, in anticipation. Edwin.:"
- JILL COULTHARD in
VERWOOD, DORSET, UK writes: "HAILE is a little
village in Cumbria from which inhabitants took their names. There is also a large
HAILE contingent in Gloucestershire with the forename AARON being prevalent in both.
Is there a relationship between the HAILE and the West Cumberland MOSSOP families?
Mossop Haile married Sarah Hooper 1810 Cheltenham, Glos which suggests there is
as he does not appear to belong to Glos families but instances in Cumberland. Can anyone shed
light upon this?" [john$jmcx2.demon.co.uk]
- HAWARDEN, NEW ZEALAND
is the home of ANN LOFFHAGEN who writes: "Seeking more info on THOMAS HALE,
lawyer, poss. of Highbury or London, children of his 1st marriage include
LYDIA HALE b c1834 who married Robert MASON c1852-3, THOMAS HALE, and
SARAH HALE who married in Nov 1856 to a Mr WRIGHT. Sarah & husband sailed for
Adelaide, Australia in Nov 1856 to go into business - Black, Wright & Wright. Thomas HALE
(snr) remarried in Jun 1854 to a Miss BLYTH of Warwick, had at least 2 more children.
He was alive but poorly in 1869, and was at Hastings. Info all gleaned from letters
from MASON family members in Painswick Glouc. & London to MASONs in NZ.
Thomas was trustee for Eliza Ann MASON (nee THORNE) who settled in NZ with husband George in
1851. Anyone out there recognise this lot??" [maloffhagen$xtra.co.nz]
- STEVE GRIFFITHS in
BRISTOL, ENGLAND is looking for
ISAAC HALE / HEAL. Born Rowberrow, Somerset 1784.
Isaac Heal had 7 children: MARY (b 1818) , JACOB (b. 1820), MARIA
EMMA (b.1826), FANNY (b.1829), ISAAC (b.1830), MARK
Married to Jemima Clark from Yatton.
If any of the above looks familiar I'd be rather pleased to hear from you.
- In BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND ROBIN HALES asks: "
Does anyone have any knowledge of Hales in Birmingham - My father kept the White Swan ale house in Farm Street, Hockley - his name HENRY AUSTIN HALES, married to Olive Edith Lane both of Hockley Birmingham.
Birth dates both around 1900 in Birmingham."
- SARAH HALE writes:"Looking for descendents of ROBERT AUGUSTUS HALE b. 1780 d. 5/12/1831
in Jamaica. He was uncle to Edward John Hale b.1810(?) d. 1893 (?). Edward was
married in 1831 to Maria Whilemina Lorraine (Previously married to John
(?) Milk). Edward and Whilemina had a number of children including Stephen Nuckell Hale (Married in St Pancreas Church, London). I believe Edward was involved in the Sugar Trade, possibly from Liverpool. I am a descendent of Stephen. Any information greatly recieved ... we have more details if they would help anyone else.
- SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
is the home of MARTIN HALE who writes: "
Looking for any HALE families from County Armagh or Down in
Northern Ireland. Notably decendants or connections with ALEXANDER HALE
(married to Euphema). " [hale$acay.com.au]
- CUMBRIA, ENGLAND is the home of
who writes: "I am looking for details of EDWARD JOHN HALE m Maria Wilhemina Milk
nee Lorraine 1831 family afterwards lived Rock House , Rock Lane ,Rock
Ferry. and his Uncle Robert Augustus Hale b.1780 d. Jamaica 1831 and all others back to Adam !
- TIM HALE in
LEICESTER, England Says "
Currently researching my Hale family tree. Looking for more
information on Police Sergeant FREDERICK HALE of Bristol Road police
station, Gloucester (my great grandfather) between 1882 and 1904. I
believe he died at his post of duty on 1 June 1904. Can anyone help
with further information?
- MICHAEL MACDONELL in ADELAIDE, Australia writes: " On page two of your help reference is made to a JOHN HALE of Redmond, WASHINGTON also on a web search search reference is also made to the HALE family history where John Williams of Redmond WASHINGTON refers to a HALE family in Blymhill in Staffordshire. My grandmother was a Williams born in Blymhill and I tried to email John HALE at the address shown but it is not known. I would like to Contact John HALE in connection with his interest in the Williams of Blymhill. Any help would be appreciated Regards Michael McDonnell."
- EDWIN JAMES HALE, also in
VICTORIA, Australia writes: "
Have found my 3xgrt/gr'fthr.JAMES HALE= Mary GEORGE. His mother's name is
Ann Baldwyn = AARON HALE,m.1791. And his mother also I have found to be Ann TRIGGE =
AARON HALE,my 5x grt.gr'fthr.married 14 May 1762, all in and about LittleDean &
Blakeney, Gls. I am led to believe that Aaron's (b.1739) father was an EDWARD HALE
(1707) = Hannah. Anyone interested in these dates & names, please get in touch. "
Edwin HALE, 22, Eramosa Road East, Somerville. 3912, Victoria, Australia.[ejhale$ozemail.com.au]
JAMES EVANS in ABERGAVENNY, WALES would like to find out more about the entry in the Gloucester County Gaol Register of 24 March 1853 of HANNAH HALE, aged 24 of Ruardean Parish, a collier's Wife. He believes that this may be his ancestor, wife of Nehemiah Hale, a collier and she was born Hannah Herbert in 1829 so the age fits in perfectly. [Blorenge$btinternet.com]
BRISTOL is the home of RACHEL THOMPSON who asks "Does anyone know anything about a GEORGE HALE who married an Emily Grace Howell, in Chepstow 1913? She was my Great-Aunt and this marriage was unknown before I found it recorded in the Public Records?" [traveller_rachel$hotmail.com]
DAVID BALL who lives in FORT WILLIAM, SCOTLAND writes:
"I am trying to get info. on my other half's grandfather. He was killed in Belgium July 17 1917 aged 36 and the War Graves Comm. list him as the son of JESSE and JULIA HALE and a native of Bath. According to the IGI J & J married in 1874 in Bath. Also on the IGI J & J have three children are listed also b. Bath. The family does not show in the 1881 census xcript. Nor have I located THOMAS in the BDM lists. The dates of these births span Thomas's supposed Birth Date. He married in Bath in 1907 and was living in Lower Bristol Road prior to moving to Monksdale Road." [dball6x86$aol.com]
- SUSAN WATTS in FROME, SOMERSET has found the marriage of SELINA HALE who married George Holden in Gloucester on 2 March 1869. She wonders if there is a connection with her grandmother's HOLDEN family.
"I believe that they originated from Gloucester but the earliest name that I have is VICTOR HOLDEN born before 1900 and married to LILLIAN.
I would appreciate any information anyone can give to me on Selina HALE and her husband George." [sue$mike-baron.co.uk]
BELLINDA MYRICK-BARNETT in DALLAS, TEXAS, USA writes " I am searching for any information on the parents, siblings, ancestors, etc. of my 7th great grandmother BRIDGET HALE/HAILES born abt. 1641 in ?/poss. Gloucestershire, England died 1697 in VA, USA.Father is said to be THOMAS HALE/HAILES. I am looking forward to hearing from anyone with any information regarding Bridget and her family.
She is also said to have been related to a (Sir) Matthew/Mathew HALE/HAILES who was a
celebrated mathematician but I only find a (Sir) Matthew/Mathew HALE/HAILES, celebrated
attorney/barrister. Are they the same (Sir) Matthew/Mathew HALE/HAILES?[BandB4951$aol.com]
- In MILNTHORPE, CUMBRIA STEVE HALE is looking for the family of Dr EDWARD TREVOR HALE b 13 10 1899 son of EDWARD PRITCHETT HALE. He had three sons John Stephen, Edward Peter and Michael and then by another marriage Christopher Trevor and David Malcolm possibly in England, Canada or Australia. Steve would like to contact them as they are his cousins. [woodlands$fsbdial.co.uk]
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