Jane Hale

1781–
Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Hale was born in 1781, in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Abner Hale II, was 44 and her mother, Abigail Goodridge, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Abner Hale II
1737–1811
Abigail Goodridge
1745–1801
Samuel Hale I
1768–1842
Abner Hale III
1769–1811
Samuel Hale
1770–
Jesse Hale
1771–1808
Abigail Hale
1773–1795
Levi Hale Sr
1775–1843
David Hale
1777–1829
Lucy Hale
1778–1800
Betsey Jane Hale
1778–1812
Jane Hale
1781–
Samuel Hale
1813–

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 5

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English (also well established in South Wales): topographic name for someone who lived in a nook or hollow, from Old English and Middle English hale, dative of h(e)alh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’. 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. 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 the 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.2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from either of two Old English bynames, Hæle ‘hero’ or Hægel, which is probably akin to Germanic Hagano ‘hawthorn’ ( see Hain 2).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile ( see McHale ).

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

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