Captain Joseph Hale
1George Thomas Little, Henry Sweetser Burrage and Albert Roscoe Stubbs, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, Vol. 1, p. 71 (1909).
"(IV) Captain Joseph, eighth child and third son of Thomas (3) and Mary (Hutchinson) Hale, was born in Newbury, February 20, 1671, and died in Boxford, February 13, 1761, aged ninety. He was settled in Boxford with his mother as early as 1692.
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He married, November 15, 1693, Mary, daughter of William and Sarah (Perley) Watson of Boxford. She died Debruary 1, 1708; and he was published to Joanna Dodge, widow, at Ipswich, September 19, 1708. His children by the first wife were: Joseph, Jacob, Mary, Ambrose, Abner, Moses and sarah; and by second wife: Hepzibah, Lydia, Margaret, Thomas, John, Hannah and Benjamin.".
Corporal Benjamin Hale
1George Thomas Little, Henry Sweetser Burrage, and Albert Roscoe Stubbs, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, Vol. 1, pp. 71-72 (1909).
"(VI) Benjamin, eldest son of Ambrose and Joanna Hale, was born in Boxford, March 14, 1728, and died September 20, 1771, in Harvard, to which town he had removed with his father. He served in the French war in 1757-58, and was a corporal in Captain Haskell's company which which marched from Harvard for Fort William Henry in 1757. A Benjamin Hale was also in the expedition to Crown Point, enlisted September 7, 1755, in Captain Daniel Fletcher's company, Colonel Josiah Brown's regiment. This was probably the Benjamin of this sketch. He died intestate, and Israel Taylor was administrator of his estate. His inventory dated October 5, 1771, enumerated realty of the value of £300; personalty £105 4s. 10d. He married, in Harvard, October 6, 1757, Mary Taylor, of Harvard. She survived him, and March 3, 1784, was administratix de bonis non of her late husband's estate. They had children: Israel, Oliver, Mary, Benjamin, Rachael, Joanna, Sarah and David.".