Notes for David Lewis HALE


Per Harlan Jobes: "was the laziest guy I ever met"

Another son, Thomas M., age 24, was listed in the 1900 census; from a previous
marriage?

Nickname "Lew"

Per typed notes of Dorothy Hale Weber (all spellings are as typed):
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Obituary of David L. Hale

David L. Hale, son of Jacob and Eliza Hale, was born near Olive Green,
Washington County, June 9th, 1855, and departed this life May 4th, 1924, age
68 years 10 months and 28 days.

He was united in marriage to Anna Deffenbaugh, who departed this life in June
1877. To this union was born one son Thomas M. Hale who now resides in
Zanesville.

The deceased was again married on April 28th, 1881, to Mary C. McMannis. To
this union were born ten children, Mary J. Lorentz of Palmer, Anna M. Jobes of
Dale, Charles of Oak Hill, Agnes Anderson of Wolf Creek, Nora M. Gilliland of
Watertown, Leonard O. and Gibson L. of the home, all of whom survive. John R.,
Albert A., and Jacob K. are deceased. He also leaves one brother, Elsworth
Hale of Liberty and one sister, Mrs. Hannah M. Chapplear of Ringgold.

One brother J. B. Hale and two sisters, Mary J. Hale, and Elizabeth B. Hale
who are deceased. He also leaves eight grandchildren.

The deceased was a member of the United Brethern Church of Dale. He was a
loving Father and a devoted Husband always, having the interests of his family
and his friends at heart. He was very patient during his last illness and was
willing to submit to the Masters Call. May the influences of his life live on
in the lives of others who shall go too the ends of the Earth, bearing the
tidings of salvation Full and Free.

Precious father thou hast left us
And your loss we keenly feel.
But we soon will be reunited
In the home beyond the vale.

To the righteous who have faith
Death has lost its sting and sorrow,
For the Goodbye spoken here
Will be Goodmorning on the morrow.
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