Notes for Jonathan (2) HALE: 4th ggf of Gordon Fisher
Jonathan Hale had a brother and sister among his great-grandparents,namely John Hollister, Sr. and Joanna Treat. His son George Hale hasa similar situation.
"CITIZENS OF GLASTENBURY WHO DIED IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. .....*From Glastenbury Church Records*. ..... 1776, Mar. 7, Capt. Jonathan Hale, died in the army at Jamaicaplains [sic], Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay. ..... 1776, Oct. 1, Jonathan Hale, died a few days after he returned sickfrom the army." --- Rev. Alonzo B. Chapin, D.D.; Glastenbury for Two Hundred Years,A Centennial Discourse, May 18th A.D. 1853; Hartford, CT(Case, Tiffany and Company) 1853, p. 104 Also, on p. 101 in a list of people "known to have been in theRevolutionary war", there appear HALE, CAPT. JONATHAN and HALE,JONATHAN, 2d.
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"Hale, Jonathan (Conn). Captain of [Erastus] Wolcott's ConnecticutState Regiment, December 1775. Died 7th March, 1776." (Jonathan Hale,2d, not listed, presumably because not an officer.) , , , , , "Wolcott, Erastus (Conn). Colonel Connecticut Militia, 1775-1776;Brigadier General Connecticut Militia, December, 1776, to January,1781. (Died 14th September, 1793.) ..... Wolcott, Oliver (Conn). A signer of the Declaration of Independence;served as Colonel, Brigadier-General and Major-General ConnecticutMilitia, 1775, to close of war, subsequently Governor of Connecticut.Died 1st December, 1797." --- Francis B. Heitman, *Historical Register of the Officers of theContinental Army during the War of the Revolution*, New,Revised, and Enlarged Edition, Washington DC (The Rare BookShop Publishing Company, Inc.) 1914, p. 266-7 (Hale), p. 802(Wolcott)
NOTE ! ! ! It appears that among the 4 pairs of Capt. Jonathan Hale'sgreat grandparents, one pair contained a sibling of a person inanother pair. Specifically, John Hollister married Joanna Treat andhad among other children John Hollister, Jr. and Elizabeth Hollister.John Hollister, Jr. married Sarah Goodrich, and this was one pair ofJonathan's great grandparents. Elizabeth Hollister married SamuelWelles, and this was another pair of his great grandparents.
According to Rev. Alonzo B. Chapin, *Glastenbury for Two HundredYears: A Centennial Discourse, May 18th, A.D. 1853*; Hartford, CT(Case, Tiffany & Co,) 1853, p. 111. there were 16 Glastenbury Hales(presumably all descendants of Samuel Hale, Sr.) who took the oath offidelity to the colonies in 1777. They were (1) Benjamin Hale; (2)Benjamin Hale, Jr. (served in Militia); (3) Daniel Hale; (4) DavidHale; (5) Elisha Hale (Militia); (6) Elizur Hale, M.D.; (7) GideonHale; (8) CAPT. JONATHAN HALE (served regular line, died in service);(9) JONATHAN HALE 2d (died in service---regular line?); (10) JosiahHale; (11) Newport Hale (regular line); (12) Samuel Hale; (13) WilliamHale (Militia); (14) Theodore Hale; (15) Timothy Hale; (16) TimothyHale, Jr. (Militia).
"Captain Jonathan (2) HALE, son of Captain Jonathan (1) and Sarah(Talcott) Hale, was born in Glastonbury, Connecticut, February 1 or 7,1720-21, died between February 8, 1773, and December 25, 1776 [seeabove]. He married, January 18, 1743, Elizabeth, born in Glastonbury,November 15, 1722, daughter of Colonel Thomas and Martha (Pitkin)Welles (see Welles IV [here, under Thomas (2) WELLES]). Children: 1.Elizabeth, born December 22, 1744, died August 3, 1746. 2. Jonathan,born January 15, 1745-46. 3. Elizabeth, born August 16, 1747; married----- Huntington. 4. Elisha, married, May 18, 1782, Elizabeth MaryWhiting. 5. George. 6. Thomas, referred to below [here, under ThomasHALE]. 7. Sarah. 8. Penelope. 9. Anne. 10. Eunice. 11. Jerusha.12. Lucretia." --- William Richard Cutter, *New England Families*, NY 1913, p 594
"One of the earliest attempts at manufacturing in Northampton, ofwhich any record has been found, was pottery. It was established byCapt. Jonathan Hale, who came here from Hadley [!?] in 1773. He livedon Bridge Street, and his factory was at the rear of his home lot.Clay was obtained on the bank of the Connecticut River above and belowthe location of the present bridges. He died in 1779, and EbenezerGibbs succeeded to the business. Gibbs came from Chatham, andobtained a portion of the clay he used from "Clay hill" beyond WestStreet bridge. The business passed into the hands of Dea. EbenezerHunt, in 1779, and he carried it on for several years." --- James Russell Trumbull, *History of Northampton,Massachusetts*, v 2, Northampton, 1902, p 338-339 Jamaica Plains is near Boston. He died near the end of the Siege ofBoston during the American Revolutionary War, apparently after he returnedhome sick from the Siege (see general notes).
More About Jonathan (2) HALE and Elizabeth (3) WELLES: Marriage: 18 Jan 1744, Glastonbury CT.
Children of Jonathan (2) HALE and Elizabeth (3) WELLES are:
+George (1) HALE, b. 24 Jul 1759, Glastonbury, Hartford Co, CT, d. 16 Aug 1803, Catskill, NY.