When Mildred Hale was born in March 1893, in Rooks, Kansas, United States, her father, Lyman Rutledge Hale, was 30 and her mother, Elnora McCubbin, was 25. She married Raymond Hyrum McGary on 15 December 1915, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Shoshone, Lincoln, Idaho, United States in 1930. She died on 1 February 1964, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 70.
English: topographic name for someone who lived in a (usually remote) nook or corner of land, from Old English and Middle English hale, dative of h(e)alh ‘nook, hollow’, or a habitational name from a place so named such as Hale in Cheshire, Hampshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Holme Hale (Norfolk), Hale Street (Kent), and Haile (Cumberland). In northern England the word often has a specialized meaning, denoting a piece of flat alluvial land by the side of a river, typically one deposited in a bend. See Haugh . In southeastern England it often referred to a patch of dry land in a fen. In some cases the surname may be a habitational name from any of several places in England named with this fossilized inflected form, which would originally have been preceded by a preposition, e.g. in the hale or at the hale. This surname is also established in south Wales.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile (see McHale ).
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Halle .
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