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
Rachel Jane Bales
Marriage: 19 July 1857
Sarah Frances Hale
Susanna A. Hale
William Henry Harrison Hale
Charles Elmer Hale
Winfield Porter Hale
John Grant Hale
Mary Susanna Hale
Lulu Ann Hale
Grace Hale

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1853: Story, Iowa, United States
    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.

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    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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