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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Family Time Line

Henry William Hales
1829–1909
Sarah Jane McKinney
1838–1915
Marriage: 11 January 1857
Sarah Jane Hales
1858–1929
Charles Henry Hales
1859–1937
Hugh Hales
1861–1937
Joseph William Hales
1862–1927
Jacob Lehman Hales
1864–1952
Albert Hales
1867–1920
Mary Ann Hales
1868–1945
Matilda Hales
1870–1957
Martha Elizabeth Hales
1871–1917
George Alvin Hales
1873–1953
Lillie May Hales
1875–1954
John Smith Hales
1877–1930
Horace Franklin Hales
1879–1945
Roy Hales
1881–1957
Ira Hales
1883–1883

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830
    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.
    1850
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hale
    Hayles
    Hailes

    Story Highlight

    Life Sketch

    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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