Thomas Hale: The Glover of Newbury, Mass. (1635) and His Descendants

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David Clapp & Son, printers, 1877 - 19 pages

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Page 8 - He had previously given to the church in his life-time a silver communion service. Among the provisions of the will is one requiring two of the sons to furnish their mother each year certain quantities of wheat, rye, corn, barley malt, pork, beef, " ten pounds of sheep's wool and ten pounds of flax and two pounds of cotton wool.
Page 4 - In these conveyances he is usually described as "glover," sometimes as " yeoman," and once as " leather-dresser." He seems to have been an active and public-spirited citizen, held in respect by his fellow citizens in the several towns in which he lived, and his long life was evidently one of active usefulness. By trade a glover, he united with that employment some practice as a surveyor, and his various public employments show him to have been a man of fair education and business qualifications....
Page 4 - Dec. 7, 1642, as the only persons "acknowledged to be freeholders by the town and to have proportionable right in all waste lands, commons and rivers undisposed,
Page 6 - Hale, aged 33," who testified against Caleb Powell at the March term of the Ipswich Court in 1680, to the effect that Joseph Moores had often said in her hearing, " that if there were any wizards he was sure Caleb Powell was one !
Page 7 - Lands were laid off to him by the proprietors of Woodbridge, 207 acres in 1669, 12 acres in 1688, 3 acres in 1696, 22 acres in 1708, and 60 acres in 1709. In 1712 Moses Rolph was " accepted as a freeholder in Woodbridge, in right of his father-in-law, Samuel Hale," by vote of town meeting of freeholders and inhabitants, and further lands were set off to him in that right in 1715 and 1717. Children : i. SARAH,
Page 18 - Hale, of Keene, NH In the will of Rev. Moses,' dated Nov. 22, 1743, and proved Jan. 30, 1743—4, he gives to his son Moses,4 with other property real and personal, " two negros, Hannibal and Jane," and to his son William4 land in Rowley, " also my silver tobacco box and Mr. Burket's exposition on the new testament, and Dr. Manton's volume upon ye Eleventh Chapter of the Hebrews.
Page 10 - Abbott (Yale 1868). Nathan* Hale of Windsor, Vt., and afterwards of Chelsea, Vt., where he died, had children : John Tyler7 Hale, formerly of Boston, died at Washington, Iowa ; Raymond7 Hale, whose son Col. Oscar Adrian8 Hale (Dart. 1860) was a gallant officer in the Union army in the war of the rebellion, and died in South America in 1867 ; Dr. Nathan Grout7 Hale of Windsor, Vt. ; Mary,7 wife of Col. Ralph Hosford of Thetford, Vt, and afterwards of John White of Woodstock, Vt. ; and Stella Jane,7...
Page 3 - THOMAS' HALE and his wife Thomasine, or Tamosin, and son Thomas, came to Newbury in 1635, according to both Savage and Coffin. They were probably of the party who first settled in that town in that year, on the banks of the " Quascacunquen," or Parker River, though his name is not included among those mentioned by Coffin as forming the first colony, " with a few others whose names are not known with certainty.
Page 10 - Hale, Esq., civil engineer, of Washington Territory. Col. Nathan* Hale, youngest son of Moses,4 born in Hampstead, NH, Sept. 23, 1743, removed with his father to Rindge about 1760, married, Jan. 28, 1766, Abigail, daughter of Col. John and Joanna (Boynton) Grout of Lunenburg, Mass., was the first constable of Rindge at its organization in 1768 ; moderator at the annual town meetings in 1773, 1774 and 1775 ; captain of a company of minute-men in 1774; marched his company to Cambridge on the alarm...

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