Henry William Hales

7 August 1829–25 June 1909 (Age 79)
Rainham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry William

When Henry William Hales was born on 7 August 1829, in Rainham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Hales, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Hales, was 29. He married Eliza Ann Ewing on 19 May 1850, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1832 and lived in Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870 and Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States for about 20 years. In 1870, at the age of 41, his occupation is listed as farmer in Morgan, Utah, United States. He died on 25 June 1909, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Henry William Hales
Sarah Jane McKinney
Marriage: 11 January 1857
Sarah Jane Hales
Charles Henry Hales
Hugh Hales
Joseph William Hales
Jacob Lehman Hales
Albert Hales
Mary Ann Hales
Matilda Hales
Martha Elizabeth Hales
George Alvin Hales
Lillie May Hales
John Smith Hales
Horace Franklin Hales
Roy Hales
Ira Hales

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    11 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 2
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
    Age 21
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

    Name Meaning

    English (widespread, especially in the southeast): from the genitive singular or nominative plural form of Old English halh ‘nook, recess’ (see Hale ).Irish: when not of English origin, this may be a variant of Healy or McHale .

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

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    STEPHEN HALES 1791-1846 Stephen Hales was born September 10, 1791 in Stockbury, Kent, England. He was the son of Stephen and Margaret Waterman Harbour Hales. Stephen (his father) was the son of St …

    Sources (57)

    • Henry Hales, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henry Hales in entry for Horace Franklin Hales, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Henry H Hales in household of Charles Hales, "United States Census, 1850" (30 October)

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