William Hale

Male 1807 - 1840  (33 years)


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  • Name William Hale 
    Born 24 Feb 1807  Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 0Jun 1840  Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • William Hale was drowned in the Mississippi River when he went to sell produce at New Orleans, according to an account by his youngest son, William M. Hale.
    Person ID I35044  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2014 

    Family Elizabeth "Betty" Francis,   b. 0___ 1808, Roane County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Buffalo, Dallas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 0___ 1823  Roane County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Matilda Jane Hale,   b. 20 Dec 1833, (Roane County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1887, Dallas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1807 - Commonwealth of Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1823 - Roane County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0Jun 1840 - Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Hale married Elizabeth Francis in 1823 in Roane County, Tennessee. They had the following children: Joseph, Francis, Fountain, Frances "Franky" (Line), Matilda Jane (Bottom), John Woodson, Elizabeth "Bettie" (Gaut)(Biggs) and William M.

      William Hale was drowned in the Mississippi River when he went to sell produce at New Orleans, according to an account by his youngest son, William M. Hale. After his death, his wife Elizabeth married Sanford Richey and was the mother of several more children. Its unknown where William is buried.

      Elizabeth's parents were Frances "Franky" Smith (1774-1822) and Hugh Francis (1773-1843). She married WILLIAM HALE in 1823 in Roane County, TN. After Mr. Hale died, she married Sanford Richey about 1840 in Hamilton County, TN.

      Her Hale children were: Joseph, Francis, Fountain, Frances "Franky" (Line), Matilda Jane (Bottom), John Woodson, Elizabeth "Bettie" (Gaut)(Biggs) and William M.

      Her Richey children were: Jane, Mary, Pelemla Josephine (Campbell), Martha, Charles "Polk", Teresa Ann Frances (Campbell), Louisa Eliza Lucretia (Moore).

      Elizabeth's youngest Hale son, William M, said that she died at Chattanooga, TN, in an article that was written about his life. (NOT CONFIRMED) [1, 2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S48342] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55501832.

    2. [S48345] Paula Hanson Brentnall | Commentary | bnall41@comcast.net | 16 Aug 2003.