HALE Richard, Jr.

HALE Richard, Jr.[1]

Male 1757 - 1793  (35 years)

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  • Name HALE Richard 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 20 Feb 1757  Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _UID 4A573984CC844566A992ADCA46C69ADB8CCE 
    Died 12 Feb 1793  St. Eustatius Island, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (died of consumption; his health had failed him and he had taken a voyage in hope of recovery.)
    Buried Aft 12 Feb 1793  Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Richard Hale, Jr. gravestone
    Richard Hale, Jr. gravestone
    Notes 
    • Richard Hale was married to Mary "Polly" Wright on March 16, 1786. They had three children, Mary, Laura and Polly.

      Richard served during the Revolutionary War as a Private in the Company of Col. Obediah Johnston's Regiment, in Providence Rhode Island, under Capt. Benjamin Clark. He enlisted Jan 8, 1788.

      Records have him dying on St Eustatius Island in the Carribean Island chain; cause of death was consumption. He was brought home and interred here.

      His brother John was an executor of his will. He gave everything to wife Mary Polly Wright and his only surviving daughter Laura.
    Person ID I111797  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2015 

    Father Deacon HALE Richard, Sr.,   b. 28 Feb 1716, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1802, Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother STRONG Elisabeth,   b. 2 Feb 1727, Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1767, Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1747  Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WRIGHT Mary,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Mar 1786  Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F44960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #11464520.

    2. [S6924] Book-Life of Captain Nathan Hale, p.203.

    3. [S4877] LDS-New Family Search, 13 October 2015; Richard Hale, Jr. birth record; "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F74L-1BC : accessed 14 October 2015), Richard Hale, 20 Feb 1757; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.

    4. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #38079190 [6/8/2009].