M, #1861, b. 29 January 1849
|Father*||Alfred Barrett Hale b. 13 Aug 1815, d. 9 Dec 1897|
|Mother*||Elizabeth Lavina Beach b. 10 Aug 1818, d. 6 Jul 1898|
Alfred Porter Hale was born on Monday, 29 January 1849 at Illinois, USA. He appeared on the census of Tuesday, 3 December 1850 in the household of Alfred Barrett Hale at Homer, Will Co., Illinois, USA. He was recorded as: Alfred P Hale, age 1, male, born Illinois. He appeared on the census of 1856 in the household of Alfred Barrett Hale at Shell Rock, Butler Co., Iowa, USA. He was listed as: Porter Hale, age 6, male, resident for 3 years, born Illinois. He appeared on the census of Tuesday, 31 July 1860 in the household of Alfred Barrett Hale at Waterford Twp., Dakota Co., Minnesota, USA. He was listed as: Porter Hale, age 11, male, born in Illinois, attended school. On January 10, 1874, he obtained a Homestead Patent for the following piece of land: the North Half of the South West quarter of Section 14, in Township One Hundred and Fourteen of Range Thirty-seven in the District of Lands subject to sale at Redwood Falls, Minnesota, containing Eighty Acres. An image of the document can be found here.