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Francis Hale
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1838
Glastonbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1911
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Francis Hale, son of Oliver and Anna F. (Talcott) Hale was born Nov 1839 in South Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
From the "Fort Dodge Messenger, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Friday July 21, 1882. p 1.
"Kalo-Otho"
"Fred M. Pratt, editor"
Excerpt concerning Francis Hale's visit to Iowa.
"Mr. Frank Hale of South Glastonbury, Ct., is spending a month with brothers, and sister and other relatives in this neighborhood."
"...Mr. Frank Hale, who is an enthusiast on the subject of total abstinence from the use of intoxicants, gave our people a rousing speech Wednesday evening."
From the "Fort Dodge Messenger", Fort Dodge, Iowa, Friday, July 28, 1882.
"Kalo-Otho"
"Fred M. Pratt, editor"
"Mr. Hale's residence is Hartford instead of Glastonbury, as stated last week. Mistakes will happen in the best regulated families, and that's the kind ours is."
From the "Fort Dodge Messenger", Fort Dodge, Iowa, Friday, August 18. 1882. p 1.
"Kalo-Otho"
"Fred M. Pratt, editor"
"Mr. Frank Hale, who has been visiting hereabouts, for the past month, has started on the return journey to his home in Hartford, Connecticut. He will stop a few weeks at Mendon, Illinois, where old acquaintances live."
On the back of one of Francis Hale's pictures, in Grandmother Lulubel's handwriting, it says that Francis remembered Henry O. Hale in his will.
From the "Hartford Courant" Hartford, Connecticut, Wednesday, July 5, 1911. Obituary
Francis Hale, a long-time resident of this city, died at the Hartford Hospital last night of pneumonia at the age of 73 years. He had been ill about six weeks, so the end did not come unexpectedly. Mr. Hale was born in Glastonbury, June 17, 1838, and received his early education there. He removed to this city soon after the Civil War, in which he enlisted and fought with Company H, Twenty-fifth Regiment C. V. He was employed as general repair man of the old horse railroad company and worked at his trade until 1909, since which time he had lived with several of his children. Mr. Hale was twice married and had five children, three daughters and two sons. They are: Mrs. H. A. Clough of Glastonbury; Mrs. George Waters of Buffalo, Mrs. A. W. Moseley of Glastonbury, J. A. Hale of East Hartford and Frank O. Hale, of Hazardville. He has also sixteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. For the past two years Mr. Hale had been living with his son, Frank O. Hale, in Hazardville. He was a member of Morris Post, G. A. R. of Wethersfield and the Center Church.
The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of one of his sisters in Glastonbury. The arrangements for the ceremony have not yet been completed, but the burial will take place in the family plot in Green Cemetery in Glastonbury."
married first on 23 Feb 1859 in Eastbury, Connecticut Ellen Blenner Hassett
Francis and Ellen had five children, Frannie Elizabeth, John Arthur, Alice, Mary Ellen, and Frank Oliver Hale
He married second on 25 Dec 1878 Laura J. Messenger. They had no children 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver Hale (1808 - 1870)
  Anna Frances Talcott Hale (1812 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Blenner Hassett Hale (1841 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  John Arthur Hale (1861 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Hale (1835 - 1836)*
  Asa Talcott Hale (1837 - 1837)*
  Francis Hale (1838 - 1911)
  Oliver Hale (1841 - 1904)*
  Warren Jones Hale (1843 - 1913)*
  Chester T. Hale (1845 - 1934)*
  Samuel R. Hale (1845 - 1846)*
  Ashbel S. Hale (1849 - 1851)*
  Betsy Goodrich Hale (1852 - 1915)*
  George B. Hale (1854 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Cemetery
Glastonbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Pat
Record added: Aug 27, 2006
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 Added: May. 31, 2010
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