Rachel Jane Bales

February 1839–1917 (Age 77)
Hendricks, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel Jane

When Rachel Jane Bales was born in February 1839, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, her father, William Bales I, was 44 and her mother, Susannah Morris, was 39. She married John Hale on 19 July 1857, in Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Colo, Story, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Carrollton Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died in 1917, in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hale
1833–1899
Rachel Jane Bales
1839–1917
Marriage: 19 July 1857
Sarah Frances Hale
1858–1859
Susanna A. Hale
1870–
William Henry Harrison Hale
1859–1906
Charles Elmer Hale
1861–1926
Winfield Porter Hale
1863–1905
John Grant Hale
1865–1934
Mary Susanna Hale
1866–1928
Lulu Ann Hale
1870–1952
Grace Hale
1881–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1857Story, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1853
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1853: Story, Iowa, United States
    1861
    Age 22
    Kansas is the 34th state

    Name Meaning

    English: either a variant of Bale , with excrescent -s, or a variant of Bayliss .English: habitational name from Bayles in Alston, Cumbria.Slovak and Czech (Báleš, rarely Baleš): from a pet form of Bal, a short form of the personal name Baltazar (Slovak Baltazár).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Bale
    Bailes
    Bails
    Bayles

    Sources (16)

    • Rachel J Hail in household of Jno Hail, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rachel Bales in entry for Lulu Ann Pierce, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Rachel J Hale in household of John Hale, "United States Census, 1860"

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