Isaac Hale was born 21 March 1763 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut to Reuben Hale (1736-1788) and Diantha Ward (1741-1771) and died 11 January 1839 Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Lewis (1767-1842) 20 September 1790 in Wells, Rutland County, Vermont.


Isaac Hale, Sr. - Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church.6 Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with maternal grandfather, Arah Ward. Served in Revolutionary War, beginning 1780. Married Elizabeth Lewis, 20 Sept. 1790, in Wells. Moved to Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, 1791. Likely died at Harmony (later in Oakland).

  1. Jesse Hale (1792-1874)
  2. Alva Hale (1795-1881)
  3. David Hale (1797-1878)
  4. Phoebe Hale (1798-1836)
  5. Elizabeth Hale (1800-1874)
  6. Isaac Ward Hale (1802-1892)
  7. Emma Hale (1804-1879) - wife of the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and was with him at many historical events of the founding of the new Mormon religion. Emma compiled the first hymnbook of the LDS Church in 1835 and was first president of the LDS Relief Society, (LDS Church Women's Organization) organized in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois.
  8. Tryael Hale (1806-1860)
  9. Reuben Charles Hale (1810-1891)


Offspring of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis (1767-1842)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jesse Hale (1792-1874)
Alva Hale (1795-1881)
David Hale (1797-1878)
Phoebe Hale (1798-1836)
Elizabeth Hale (1800-1874)
Isaac Ward Hale (1802-1892)
Emma Hale (1804-1879) 10 July 1804 Harmony Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States 30 April 1879 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States Joseph Smith (1805-1844) Joseph Smith (1805-1844) Lewis Crum Bidamon (1806-1891)
Tryael Hale (1806-1860)
Reuben Charles Hale (1810-1891)




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