John Edward Hail

17 October 1871–2 November 1951 (Age 80)
Shady Grove, Upshur, Texas, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Hail was born on 17 October 1871, in Shady Grove, Upshur, Texas, United States, his father, Elias Granville Hail, was 32 and his mother, Rachel Ellen Price, was 24. He married Ada Blanche Brogden on 22 November 1893, in Shady Grove, Upshur, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Upshur, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 2 November 1951, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Diana, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Hail
1871–1951
Ada Blanche Brogden
1875–1962
Marriage: 22 November 1893
Jettye Pearl Hail
1895–1982
Hail
1914–1914
Hail
1914–1914
Ida Bertha Hail
1898–1977
Renna Elvira Hail
1900–1951
Alton Edward Hail
1905–1993
Nettie Audie Hail
1909–1996
Wesley Ray Hail
1912–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1893
Shady Grove, Upshur, Texas, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Elias Granville Hail

    Male1839–1925Male

    Rachel Ellen Price

    Female1847–1912Female

siblings

(11)

    Mary Ellen "Mollie" Hail

    Female1868–1901Female

    William Henry Hail

    Male1870–1942Male

    Male1871–1951Male

    Ida E. Hail

    Female1873–1940Female

    Female1875–1908Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 5

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 23

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Old Norse heill ‘healthy’, ‘sound’, ‘whole’.2 South German: variant of Heil .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 1880 CENSUS, Texas, Upshur, Precinct 4, John E Hale in household of E G Hale
  • 1920 U.S. CENSUS, Texas, Upshur, Precinct 4, John Hale household
  • 1940 U.S. CENSUS, Texas, Upshur, Precinct 4, John E. Hail household

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