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Col. George HALE

Male 1759 - 1803  (44 years)


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  • Name George HALE 
    Title Col. 
    Born 24 Jul 1759 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Aug 1803  Catskill, Greene County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Aug 1803  Catskill, Greene County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Jacobus, Donald Lines, and Waterman, Edgar Francis, Hale, House and Related Families [Reprint], Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2001, pp. 87-88:

      Col. GEORGE HALE . . . , born [say 1756], buried at Catskill, N. Y., 16 Aug. 1803, aged 45; married at Glastonbury, 4 Jan. 1787, HOPEFUL MOSELEY, born at Glastonbury, Conn., 5 July 1764, died after 1803, daughter of Capt. Joseph and Hopeful (Robbins) Moseley.

      In 1789 he was associated with the Pitkin family in setting up a glass factory in East Hartford, and they were granted a lottery to raise funds. In Oct. 1790 he was made Lieutenant of the 6th Troop, 1st Regt., of Light Horse. In the 1790 Census he was at Glastonbury with a family of three females and a slave.

      On 10 Oct. 1793, a regiment of Militia was organized in the town of Catskill, then in Albany County, of which George Hale was appointed second Major, and in 1798 he became Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant of this regiment. After Greene County was set up in 1800, he is mentioned as still in command, but a successor was appointed for him 27 March 1862, after he was appointed Sheriff.

      George Hale of Glastonbury, for ??50, conveyed 3 Apr. 1792 to Capt. Elisha Hale of Glastonbury, 4 acres 3 rods. Of Catskill, Albany Co., N. Y., he sold 4 Apr. 1795, for ??300, to Joseph Moseley of Glastonbury, 87 acres.

      Administration on his estate was granted, 25 Oct. 1803 to his widow Hopy and Thomas Hale, and Joseph Moseley and Dorrance Kirkland signed the bond with them.

      Children of Col. George and Hopeful (Moseley) Hale:

      i. SOPHIA, m. COL. ELISHA CAMP, son of Elisha and Keziah (Durkee) Camp.

      ii. A daughter.

      iii. A daughter.

      (2) Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011:

      Name: Colonel George Hale
      SAR Membership: 88500
      Birth Date: 24 Jul 1759
      Death Date: 15 Aug 1803
      Father: Jonathan Hale
      Mother: Elizabeth Welles
      Spouse: Hopy Moseley
      Children: Sophia Hale
    Person ID I28660  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 

    Father Jonathan HALE,   b. 1 Feb 1720, Glastonbury, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1776, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth WELLES,   b. 15 Nov 1722, Glastonbury, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1804, Glastonbury, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Jan 1744  Glastonbury, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hopeful MOSELEY,   b. 5 Jul 1764, Glastonbury, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 15 Aug 1803  (Age > 39 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1787  Glastonbury, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 17:00:28 
    Family ID F12487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart