Nicholas Haile

1628–15 February 1668 (Age 40)

The Life Summary of Nicholas

When Nicholas Haile was born in 1628, in England, his father, Captain George William Hale, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Blood, was 26. He married Mary Virginia Travers in Tidewater, Richmond, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 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 Tidewater, Richmond, 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
Mary Virginia Travers
George Heale Sr.
John Haile
Elizabeth Hale
Captain Richard Haile
Richard Haile
Joseph Haile
Nicholas Haile II
Francis Haile
Mary Haile
Mary Rabling Haile

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  • Marriage
    Tidewater, Richmond, Virginia, British Colonial America
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    World Events (1)

    1642 · The English Civil War
    Age 14
    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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    Story Highlight

    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,” …

    Sources (11)

    • Nicholas and Mary Travers Haile Marriage in the Family Data Collection - Individual Records
    • Nicholas Haile, "Find A Grave Index"
    • FamilySearch (

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