John Hale

M, #98, b. 1 January 1838, d. 28 November 1914
Father*John Hale b. 3 Mar 1804, d. bt 1871 - 1881
Mother*Mary Arnold b. bt 1809 - 1811, d. 15 Nov 1896
     John Hale was born on Monday, 1 January 1838 at Ontario, Canada. He appeared on the census of 1852 in the household of John Hale at Etobicoke Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: John Hale, born Canada, Primitive Methodist, 15, male, single, male family member. He appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of Samuel Ford at Etobicoke Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: John Hale, labourer, born Upper Canada, Wesleyan Methodist, age 24, male, single, male non family member. He began military service in the American Civil War, Monday, 6 February 1865 at Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA, when he enlisted with the 187'th Regiment, Company B, as a Private in the Union Army of the United States. He ended military service on Saturday, 1 July 1865 at Arlington Heights, Arlington Co., Virginia, USA, when he was mustered out. He was described as being born in Canada, age 24, Labourer, grey eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5' 4¾" tall. Images of his cards can be found here. He and Mary Ann Watson, daughter of William Watson and Margaret (?) Watson, were married on Thursday, 17 October 1867 at Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as the informant for the birth of John Alexander Hale on Thursday, 20 October 1870 at Etobicoke Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He appeared as household head on the census of 19 April 1871 at Etobicoke Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Hale, John, male, age 33, born in Ontario, P Methodist, laborer, of English origin, married. Mary Ann Hale, William Henry Hale and John Alexander Hale also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of April 1881 at Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Hale, John, male aged 42 born in Ontario, P. Methodist religion, of English origin, Labourer, married. Mary Ann Hale, William Henry Hale, John Alexander Hale, James Alfred Hale, Benjamin George Hale, Watson Hale and Frederick Hale also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 12 May 1891 at York Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Hale, John, male, 53, married, head, born Ontario, father born Ontario, mother born Nova Scotia, Methodist, teamster, wage earner, able to read and write. Mary Ann Hale, James Alfred Hale, Benjamin George Hale, Watson Hale, Frederick Hale, Thomas Albert Hale, Eva May Hale, Walter Henry Hale and Ernest Richard Hale also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 17 April 1901 at 28 McMurrich Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Hale, John, male, white, head, married, born January 1 1838 in Ontario, age age 63, of English origin, Canadian, Methodist, retired teamster, can speak English, blind. Schedule 2 has the following information: one house, 7 rooms, one family. Mary Ann Hale, Watson Hale, Frederick Hale, Thomas Albert Hale, Eva May Hale and Walter Henry Hale also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 16 June 1911 at 50 Dundas Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Hale, John, male, head, married, born Jan 1838 in Ontario, age 73, of English origin, Canadian, Baptist, able to read, write and speak English, blind. Mary Ann Hale and Thomas Albert Hale also appeared in the household.
     John died on Saturday, 28 November 1914 at 362 Lippincott Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 76 years, 10 months and 27 days of Bronchitis Asthma, duration of 2 years. The immediate cause was Exhaustion, duration of 48 hours. Dr. A. J. Harrington was the attending physician. He was buried on Tuesday, 1 December 1914 in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Plot Z, Lot 1, Section 17, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada.

Family

Mary Ann Watson b. 17 Jun 1846, d. 27 Feb 1930
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