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Thomas Hale, The Elder

Also Known As: "John"
Birthplace: Watton-At-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Watton-At-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Hale and Rose Hale
Husband of Joan Hale (Kirby)
Father of Diones Beane; Thomas Hale, Sr.; Mary Hale; Dorothy Hale; Capt. Samuel Hale, Sr. and 3 others
Half brother of George Halle; Richard Hale; William Hale; Rowland Hale; George S. Haile and 5 others

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About Thomas Hale, the Elder

This Thomas Hale, who died in 1630 in Hertfordshire, is not the son of William Hale of Kings Walden and wife Rose Bond. Please read the discussion tab for more information.


Thomas Hale, father of our Thomas Hale, according to the parish register at Watton, died 19 Oct 1630. The register records his name as "Thomas Hale, Senior." He left a will dated 11 Oct 1630 that was proved 9 Dec 1630, in the court of the Archdeaconry of Hitchin, Herts, by the excecutor, Thomas Hale, Junior. The witnesses to the will were Francis Kirby and John Hale. In this will he names his wife Joane, son Thomas and his four daughters as well as his son-in-law, Henry Beane. He also request that "my brother Francis Kirby to be an overseer" of his son Thomas who he names as sole executor. From the records, Thomas Hale, Sr. is apparently of the rank of yeoman with a small amount of property. ~Genealogy of descendants of Thomas Hale of Watton, England, and of Newbury, Mass., pgs. 1-16

Thomas married Joan Kirby on 19 Oct 1601 in St. Helens, Bishopsgate, London, England. 669 (Joan Kirby was born in Little Munden, Hertsfordshire, England and died after 1640 and before 1660 in Little Munden, Hertsfordshire, England 601.)

Millennium File View Record Name Thomas Hale Gender Male Birth Date 1575 Birth Place Walton-at-stone, Herts, England Death Date 19 Oct 1630 Death Place Walton- At- Stone, Herts, England Marriage Date 19 Oct 1601 Marriage Place Walton- At- Stone, Herts., England Father William (Esq) Hale Mother Rose Bond Spouse Joan Kirby Children Samuel Hale Spouse Father John Kirby Spouse Mother Joan Cranfield Household Members Thomas Hale Joan Kirby

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Thomas Hale, the Elder's Timeline

Watton-At-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
August 15, 1602
Age 27
Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
December 23, 1604
Age 29
Walton-At-Stone, Hertsfordshire, England
May 15, 1606
Age 31
October 8, 1609
Age 34
Walton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
March 28, 1613
Age 38
Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
July 1, 1615
Age 40
Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire, England
August 31, 1617
Age 42
Watton, Atstone, Hertford, Eng
December 16, 1618
Age 43
Kings Walden, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England