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  • ID: I78
  • Name: Richard HALE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BET 1780 AND 1790 in Present-Day TN
  • Burial: Ferrel Cemetery, New London, Henry County, IA
  • Death: 6 OCT 1872 in Henry County, IA
  • Name: Richard HAIL
  • Note:
    (1) BLEDSOE COUNTY, TN - CENSUS - 1815 Tax List <http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/bledsoe/taxlists/1815/1815tax .txt>:

    Hail, George
    Hail, Isom
    Hail, James
    Hail, John
    Hail, Luke
    Hail, Willie . . .
    Hoil, John Jr.
    Hoil, Luke
    Hoil, Richard
    Hoil, Robert [2]
    Hoil, Thomas
    Hoil, William

    [Note by compiler: The compiler has not examined the original 1815 tax list of Bledsoe County, and does not know whether any of these persons were the same persons as, or related to, the Richard HAIL, Luke HAIL and James HALL who are listed in the 1830 census of White County, IL.]

    (2) A household headed by Richd. HAIL is listed in the 1830 census of White County, IL.

    Listed in Richd.'s household are 1 free white male under 5 years of age; 2 free white males between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white male between 15 and 20 years of age; 1 free white male between 20 and 30 years of age; 1 free white male between 40 and 50 years of age; 2 free white females under 5 years of age; 1 free white female between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white female between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white female between 15 and 20 years of age; and 1 free white female between 30 and 40 years of age.

    Assuming that Richd. is the free white male listed in the 1830 census as then being between 40 and 50 years of age, he would have been born between 1780 and 1790, according to the 1830 census.

    Assuming that Richd.'s wife is the free white female listed in the 1830 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, she would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1830 census.

    Assuming that the other persons in Richd.'s household are children of Richd. and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of five sons (one of which sons would have been born between 1800 and 1810, one of which sons would have been born between 1810 and 1815, two of which sons would have been born between 1820 and 1825, and one of which sons would have been born between 1825 and 1830, according to the 1830 census) and five daughters (one of which daughters would have been born between 1810 and 1815, one of which daughters would have been born between 1815 and 1820, one of which daughters would have been born between 1820 and 1825, and two of which daughters would have been born between 1825 and 1830, according to the 1830 census).

    Listed next to Richd.'s household in the 1830 census are households headed by Luke HAIL and James HALL. [The compiler believes that James HALL may actually have been James HAIL, because, according to the Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database, James HALE bought 40 acres of land in White County, IL on September 26, 1837.]

    (3) Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database <http://www.sos.state.il.us/GenealogyMWeb/landsrch.html>:

    Purchaser: HAIL RICHARD
    Residence of Purchaser: MADISON
    Social Status:
    Legal Description:
    Aliquot Parts or Lot: N2NE
    Section Number: 24
    Township: 06N
    Range: 05W
    Meridan: 3
    County of Purchase: BOND
    Details of Sale:
    Acres: 80.00
    Price per Acre: 1.25
    Total Price: 100.00
    Type of Sale: FD
    Date of Purchase: 02/28/1834
    Volume: 343
    Page: 131

    (4) Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records <http://www.glorecords.blm.gov>:

    Patent Description
    Names
    Patentee: RICHARD HAIL
    Survey
    State: ILLINOIS
    Acres: 80
    Metes/Bounds: No
    Title Transfer
    Issue Date: 4/22/1835
    Land Office: Edwardsville
    Cancelled: No
    U.S. Reservations: No
    Mineral Reservations: No
    Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
    Document Numbers
    Document Nr.: 6478
    Accession/Serial Nr.: IL0240__.012
    BLM Serial Nr.: IL NO S/N
    Legal Land Description
    Aliquot Parts
    N??NE
    Sec./Block
    24/
    Township
    6-N
    Range
    5-W
    Fract. Section
    No
    Meridian
    3rd PM
    State
    IL
    Counties
    Bond
    Survey Nr.

    (5) Letters Patent:

    Certificate No. 6478

    The United States of America,

    To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

    Whereas, Richard Hail, of Madison County Illinois has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Edwardsville whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Richard Hail according to the provisions of the act of Congress of the 114th of April, 1820, entitled "An act making further provision for the sale of Public Lands," for the North Half of the North East quarter of section Twenty four, in Township six, North of Range five, West, in the district of lands subject to sale at Edwardsville Illinois, containing Eighty Acres, according to the official plat of the survey of the said Lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by the said Richard Hail.

    NOW KNOW YE, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, have given and granted, and, by these presents, ddo give and grant, unto the said Richard Hail and to his heirs, the said tract above described:

    To Have and to Hold the same, together will all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances, of whatsoever nature thereunto belonging, unto the said Richard Hail

    In testimony whereof, I, Andrew Jackson PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, have caused these Letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be affixed.

    Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the twenty second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five and of the Independence of the United States the fifty ninth

    By the President: Andrew Jackson

    By A. S. Donelson[?] Sec'y

    Elijah Hayward Commissioner of the General Land Office

    (6) A household headed by Richard HALE is listed in the 1840 census of Des Moines County, IA.

    Listed in Richard's household are 1 free white male between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white male between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white male between 15 and 20 years of age; 1 free white male between 20 and 30 years of age; 1 free white male between 50 and 60 years of age; 1 free white female between 5 and 10 years of age; 2 free white females between 15 and 20 years of age; and 1 free white female between 40 and 50 years of age. [An enry of "1" in the column for females under 5, and an entry of "2" in the column for females 10 & under 15, appear to have been erased.]

    Assuming that Richard is the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 50 and 60 years of age, he would have been born between 1780 and 1790, according to the 1840 census.

    Assuming that Richard's wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 40 and 50 years of age in 1840, she would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1840 census.

    Assuming that the other persons in Richard's household are children of Richard and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of four sons (one of which sons would have been born between 1810 and 1820, one of which sons would have been born between 1820 and 1825, one of which sons would have been born between 1825 and 1830, and one of which sons would have been born between 1830 and 1835, according to the 1840 census) and three daughters (two of which daughters would have been born between 1820 and 1825, and one of which daughters would have been born between 1830 and 1835, according to the 1840 census).

    (7) A household headed by a Richard HALE is listed in the 1850 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

    Richard is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1790. According to the 1850 census, he was born in VA.

    Listed with Richard is his wife, Jane, who was then 50 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1800. According to the 1850 census, she was born in VA.

    Also listed with Richard is his daughter, Martha, who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1850 census, she was born in VA.

    Also listed with Richard is his son, Richard, according to the 1850 census, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, he was born in VA.

    Also listed with Richard is his son, Robert, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1834. According to the 1850 census, he was born in KY.

    (8) A household headed by Richard HALE is listed in the 1856 state census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

    Richard is listed in the 1856 state census as a farmer who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1856 state census, he was born in about 1786. According to the 1856 state census, he was born in KY and had been living in IA for 18 years; therefore, according to the 1856 state census, he moved to IA in about 1838. Also, according to the 1856 state census, he was a native voter and member of the militia. [KY did not become a state until 1792, or about six years after Richard was born there, according to the 1856 state census.]

    Listed with Richard is his wife, Jane, who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1856 state census, she was born in about 1786. According to the 1856 state census, she was born in KY and had been living in IA for 18 years; therefore, according to the 1856 state census, she moved to IA in about 1838. [KY did not become a state until 1792, or about six years after Jane was born there, according to the 1856 state census.]

    (9) A household headed by Richard HALE is listed in the 1860 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

    Richard is listed in the 1860 census as a retired farmer who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1790. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN. [TN did not become a state until 1796, about 6 years after Richard was born there, according to the 1860 census.]

    Listed with Richard is his wife, Jane, who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1790. According to the 1860 census, she was born in NC.

    (10) Richard HALE is listed in a household headed by his son-in-law, Jeremiah LEE, in the 1870 census of New London Township, Henry County, IA.

    According to the 1870 census, Richard was without occupation and was then 86 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1784. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN. Also, according to the 1870 census, he was blind. [TN did not become a state until 1796, about 12 years after Richard was born there, according to the 1870 census.]

    (6) Brooks, Farlow, and Ferrel Cemeteries, Cemeteries of New London Township, Henry County, Iowa, Des Moines, IA: Iowa Genealogical Society, 1987:

    HALE . . .

    Richard, d. 6 Oct 1872, in the 92nd year of his age

    [Note by compiler: Based upon the information set forth above, the compiler has calculated the year of Richard's birth to have about 1780. However, because the year of his birth, as derived from various sources, differs substantially, it appears safe to state only that he was born sometime between 1780 and 1790.]

    (7) www.findagrave.com:

    Richard Hale
    Birth: Unknown
    Death: Oct. 6, 1872

    in the 92nd year of his age

    Burial: Ferrel Cemetery, New London, Henry County, Iowa, USA

    Maintained by: Darla Terry
    Originally Created by: Mo & Dave
    Record added: Feb 06, 2011
    Find A Grave Memorial# 65275883




    Father: Simon HALE b: 1 JAN 1758 in Isle of Wight County, VA
    Mother: Elizabeth[?] HALE

    Marriage 1 Jane KIRKLAND b: ABT 1790 in Spartanburg County, SC
    • Married: BEF 1812
    Children
    1. Has Children Richard E. HALE b: 30 NOV 1828 in TN
    2. Has Children Martha Jane HALE b: 1827 in TN
    3. Has Children Robert T. HALE Sr. b: 17 APR 1831 in IL
    4. Has Children Nancy Adaline HALE b: ABT 1830 in IL
    5. Has Children Eliza M. HALE b: 12 APR 1824 in TN
    6. Has Children Sarah HALE b: 11 NOV 1815 in TN
    7. Has Children William HALE b: ABT 1812 in TN
    8. Has Children John D. HALE b: 29 MAR 1822 in TN
    9. Has Children James Porter HALE b: 24 FEB 1817 in TN
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