Nicholas Haile I

Brief Life History of Nicholas

When Nicholas Haile I was born in 1628, in Kent, England, his father, Capt. George William Hale, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Blood, was 26. He married Mary Travers in 1654, in Tidewater, Richmond, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. In 1654, at the age of 26, his occupation is listed as planter in York, Virginia, British Colonial America. He died on 15 February 1668, in Old Rappahannock, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 40, and was buried in Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Haile I
1628–1668
Mary Travers
1632–1671
Marriage: 1654
George Heale
1647–1698
John Haile
1656–1708
Elizabeth Hale
1664–1725
Richard Haile
1650–1708
Mary Ann Haile
1652–1725
Joseph Haile
1655–1671
Nicholas Haile II
1656–1730
Thomazine Heale
1656–1693
Nicolas Hail
1656–1730
Francis Haile
1657–1760
Mary Haile
1665–1742

Sources (6)

  • Nicholas Hale, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry King and Mary Hale in Lancaster Co., Virginia Court Records
  • Nicholas Haile (Heale) of York Co., Planter of Lancaster Co., Virginia: Hale family by Whitley, Edythe Johns Rucker, 1900- Publication date 1934

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World Events (1)

1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Ethiopian/Eritrean Lemlem, Senait, Bereket, Seifu, Abrehet, Amanuel, Berhane, Dawit, Dehab, Fekade, Fekadu, Hagos.

English: northern or occasional form of Hale , or a habitational name from a place called with Old English halh ‘nook, hollow’, such as Haile (Cumberland) or the frequent Hale (for example in Cheshire, Hampshire, Kent, and Lincolnshire).

English and Scottish: variant of Hail .

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

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Nicholas Haile or Heale-English Immigrant, Virginia Plantar and Legislature Representative in Early Colonial America

Nicholas Haile or Heale (sometimes spelled Hale), was the first immigrant from America and founder of the Hale family. The name Hale is probably of Welsh origin, being derived from “hal,” …

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