Jun. 17, 1926 San Luis Obispo County California, USA
Martha "Patsey" Herndon Hale was the daughter of Nathaniel Wilkes Herndon and Caroline Sweeney.
Joel R. Hale and Martha "Patsey" Herndon Hale had the following children:
Thomas Nathaniel "Thad" Hale who married Rosetta Huges Francis M. Hale Mary Jane Hale who married John Copsey Jefferson Andrew Hale John S. Hale Emery B. Hale Caroline Elizabeth Hale who married William Fitzhugh Vianna Pearl Hale who married William Snyder and Henry Lambert