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Benjamin Hale Sr.

Male 1750 - 1798 (or After)


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  • Name Benjamin Hale Sr. 
    Born 1750  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Land Survey 6 Dec 1783  Henry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1784 & 1785  Henry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1786  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1787  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Complaint 7 Mar 1787  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 17 June 1790  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 4 Feb 1791  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 27 Jan 1792  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed Mention 10 Feb 1795  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 4 Apr 1797  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Tax List 1798  Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1798 (or After)  Virginia or Kentucky? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P2624  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Wife ? 
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F2028  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1750 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Survey - 190 acres on the north side of the South Fork of Pigg River. - 6 Dec 1783 - Henry, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1st tax record found for Benjamin Hale in this general area of VA, and is the only Hale on the list. He is 21+ 1 horse 2 cattle. This area where he lives becomes Franklin Co in 1786 - 1784 & 1785 - Henry, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1 Horse / 6 head of cattle - 1786 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1 male between 16-21, 3 horses, 9 heads of cattle. - 1787 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps Complaint - (Which Ben Hale is this? There were a number in Franklin Co at this time.) Aliannah Hill, daughter of Thomas Hill, files a complaint against Benjamin Hale "for an insult offered her on the highway." The Franklin Co Court ordered Hale to put up a 25 pound bond to guarantee his appearance before the next grand jury, which met on 7 May. He was indicted & filed another bond for 10 pounds against his appearance at the Aug meeting of the county court. On 9 Aug the case was heard & Aliannah Hill was awarded an unspecified judgement against Hale. - 7 Mar 1787 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Bk 2 p 201: John Smith of Franklin Co conveys to Benj Hale of same, for 25 pounds, 100 acres on Little Otter Ck being part of his 300 acre survey...bounded by Daniel Hixson, Daniel Smith, the creek.... - 17 June 1790 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Bk 2 p 185: Robert & Wm Mavity of Franklin Co convey to Benjamin Hale of same, for 7 pounds, 95 acres .... on the branches of Little Otter Creek, Witnesses Richard Jones, Benjamin Smith, James Ward, Samuel Hairston, John Bramer, Thomas Prunty. - 4 Feb 1791 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Book 2 p 402: Benjamin Hale conveys to Peter Young 190 acres on south side of Pigg River, being one entire tract Witnesses: David Barton, Joshua Barton, Jesse More - 27 Jan 1792 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps Deed Mention - Deed bet. Geo Reel & John James (West side Otter Creek) "up said branchin Hixon & James lines near road; Ben Hales line, crossing a branch..." - 10 Feb 1795 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Book 3 p 412 Benjamin Hale conveys to Samuel Harrison 100 acres on Little Otter Creek. - 4 Apr 1797 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Last year found on tax lists. Did Benjamin sell his land in 1797 and leave the area? Was he old enough to be exempt from Tax lists (probably not). So, he either died or moved. - 1798 - Franklin County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881216] Deed Book, DB 3 Page 412, 4 April 1797 (1796).