Thomas HALE

Male 1659 - 1730  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Thomas HALE  [1, 2
    Born Between 11 Feb 1658 and 1659  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1730  Rowley, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "Descendants of Thomas Hale": He spent most of his life in Newbury, but shortly before his death removed to Rowley and died there. He was a man of immense size, said by tradition to have wieghted over 500 pounds, and his belt as worn measured five feet. He had a voice of immense power. He was a prominent and leading man in church and town affairs both in Newbury and Rowley, was captain of Militia and justice of the peace, and was familiarly known as Captain Hale and Justice Hale. He is said to have m. 1st, Sarah Pickard, but I have been unable to find satisfactory evidence of such marriage. If so she died young.....

      Excerpt from "McCall-Tidwell and Allies Families": Thomas was a man of immense size, said by tradition to have weighed over 500 pounds, and his belt as worn measured five feet. A representative to the General Court of Massachusetts, 1713-1714, and was a prominent and leading man in church and town affairs both in Newbury and Rowley. Selectman 1695-1698; Captain of Militia, 1692. Justice of the peace and was familiarly known as Captain Hale and Justice Hale. He bought land in Rowley near the meeting house, built a house on it, to which he removed from Newbury in 1727 and where he died, April 11, 1730. His gravestone in Rowley bears the inscription-- "Here lies ye body of ye Honourabel Thomas Hale, Esq., who died April 11, 1730, in ye 72 years of his age.: His wife's has the following--"Here lies ye body of Mrs. Sarah Hale, ye virtuous wife of Thomas Hale, Esq., who died April ye 26, 1732, age 70 years."
    Person ID I26855  Main Tree

    Father Thomas HALE,   b. 18 Nov 1633, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1688, Newbury, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary HUTCHINSON,   b. 28 Dec 1630, North Muskham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1715, Boxford, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 26 May 1657  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F07746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah NORTHEND,   b. 03 Dec 1661, Rowley, Essex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1732, Rowley, Essex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 16 May 1682  [2
    Children 
     1. Thomas HALE,   b. 09 Mar 1683, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1746, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Natural]
     2. Mary HALE,   b. 28 Apr 1687, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Daniel HALE,   b. 22 Feb 1696, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 May 1745  (Age < 49 years)  [Natural]
     4. Moses HALE,   b. 1703, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1762, Rindge, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Natural]
     5. Ezekiel HALE,   b. 13 May 1689, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1740, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [Natural]
     6. Joshua HALE,   b. 17 Mar 1701, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     7. Edna HALE,   b. 21 Nov 1684, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     8. Hannah HALE,   b. 07 Jun 1699, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     9. Sarah HALE,   b. 09 Mar 1693, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1762, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Natural]
     10. Ebenezer HALE,   b. 21 Apr 1695, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1715, drowned Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [Natural]
     11. Nathan HALE,   b. 02 Jun 1691, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F01931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S00053] "Descendants of Thomas Hale" by Robert Safford Hale.

    2. [S02661] McCall-Tidwell and Allied Families.

    3. [S03539] Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Name: Name: The Essex Institute Salem, Mass., 1911;;).