John Thompson Hales

Male 1873 - 1931  (57 years)


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  • Name John Thompson Hales 
    Born 17 Nov 1873  Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1931  Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Feb 1931  Ontario Cemetery, Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I152  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 25 May 2014 

    Father Charles Henry Hales,   b. 17 Sep 1848, Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1907, Junction, Piute, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Thompson,   b. 13 May 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1925, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1868  Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Stewart,   b. 18 Nov 1879, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1954, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1898  Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Censuses:
      1880 US census shows Charles Henry Hales in two places with each of his two families and as probably polygamous:
      A. Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, NA film T9-1338, p. 188B:
      Charles Henry Hales, carpenter, age 31, b. OH, father b. Eng., mother b. PA.
      Elizabeth Hales, wife, 29, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. NC.
      Mary Hales, dau., 9, UT, OH, UT.
      John T. Hales, son, 6, UT, OH, UT.
      Melvina Hales, dau., 9m, UT, OH, UT.
      B. Parowan, Iron, Utah, FHL film 1255336, (National Archives Film T9-1336), p. 354C:
      H. Charles Hales, Cabinet Maker, age 31, b. IA, Father b. Eng. and Mother b. NY.
      A. Jemima Hales, age 17, b. UT, mother born MO.
      A. George Hales, son, age 9M, b. UT

      1900 US: Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, ED 166. p. 289a, entry 318, 21 Jun 1900 US:
      John T. Hales, head, b. Nov 1873, 26, m. 2 yrs., b. UT, fa. b. UT, mo. b. UT, farmer.
      Sarah E., wife, b. Nov 1879, 20, m. 2 yrs., 1 child total with 1 living, b. UT, fa. b. UT, mo. b. UT.
      Mary E., dau., b. Mar 1899, 1, b. UT, fa. b. UT, mo. b. UT.

      2. 12 children per Ancestral File v4.19.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Western States Marriage Records Index per http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/gbret.idc
      ID Number 274945 Grooms First Name J. T. (24) Grooms Last Name Hales Grooms Residence Spanish Fork Brides First Name Sarah E. (19) Brides Last Name Stewart Brides Residence Spanish Fork County of Record Utah Co., Utah Place of Marriage Spanish Fork Date of Marriage 14 Sep 1898 Volume 3 Page 220.

      DEATH:
      1. Place and approximate date per obituary.

      BURIAL:
      1. "Index to the Utah County Cemeteries, 1850's to 1996," compiled by Diane R. Parkinson and located at the family history center at the BYU Provo library.

      OBITUARY:
      1. "John T. Hales. Spanish Fork - Word was received Saturday of the death at Ontario, Ore. of John T. Hales, former resident of Spanish Fork and a pioneer in the poultry industry in this section. Mr. Hales is well known in Oregon where he has been an apiarist and poultryman. He was born at Spanish Fork 55 years ago, the son of Charles Henry and Elizabeth Thompson Hales. He married Elizabeth Stewart of Spanish Fork 32 years ago. They moved to Oregon in 1912 and have made their homes there since. He is survived by his widow and the following children: Mrs. Mary Hale Woolsey, author of the popular song, 'When It's Springtime In The Rockies;' and Mrs. Pearl McMullin of Salt Lake; Mrs. Florence Heightsman, Willis, Everett, Edith and Ethel Hale of Ontario, Ore. He is survived also by six grandchildren, two sisters and a number of half brothers living in Salt Lake. Mr. Hales died of a heart attack from which he suffered only a few hours. His brothers-in-law William and Arthur Stewart, his sisters-in-law, Mrs. Effie Dart and Mrs. Bryan Stewart, left by automobile Saturday afternoon to attend the funeral. Mr. Hales has many relatives living in Spanish Fork and other Utah towns, besides those living in Salt Lake." The Deseret News, Mon., 2 Feb 1931, p.5.

      2. S.F. Man Dies in Oregon. Spanish Fork - Word was received here last night of the death at Ontario, Ore., of John T. Hales, former resident of Spanish Fork and a pioneer in the poultry industry in this section. Mr. Hales is well known in Oregon where he followed the calling of apiarist and poultryman. He was born at Spanish Fork 55 years ago, the son of Charles Henry and Elizabeth Thompson Hales. He married Elizabeth Stewart of Spanish Fork 32 years ago. They moved to Oregon in 1912 and have made their homes there ever since. Mr. Hales is survived by his widow and the following children: Mrs. Mary Hale Woolsey, author of the words to the popular song, 'Springtime In The Rockies,' Salt Lake City; Mrs. Florence Heightsman, Willis Hales, Everett Hales, Edith and Ethel Hales, all of Oregon; Mrs. Pearl McMullin, Salt Lake City. He is survived also by six grandchildren, two sisters and a number of half brothers living in Salt Lake City. Mr. Hales died of a heart attack from which he suffered only a few hours. His brother-in-laws, William and Arthur Stewart, his sisters-in-law, Mrs. Effie Dart and Mrs. Bryan Stewart left by automobile Saturday afternoon to attend the funeral. Mr. Hales has many relatives living in Spanish Fork and other Utah towns besides the ones living in Salt Lake. He was a son-in-law of Mrs. Uri Stewart of Spanish Fork." Provo Evening Herald, Tues., 3 Feb 1931.

      3. Services for John T. Hales. Spanish Fork - Funeral services for John Thompson Hales, former resident of Spanish Fork, were held at the Methodist church at Ontario, Ore., Monday afternoon, Feb. 2. Reverend John Greshom was in charge and read a sketch of the life of Mr. Hales and also offered the invocation and gave the scripture reading. The choir sang an opening number, 'Lead Kindly Light' after which Rev. N.H. Lines of Buhl, Idaho, formerly pastor of the Ontario church sang a solo, 'Death Is But a Dream,' by special request of the bereaved wife. Rev. Lines also preached the funeral sermon, taking for his text the verse, 'Turn you to the Stronghold, you prisoners of hope.' The closing number by the choir was 'Jesus, Lover of My soul.' Rev. Greshom pronounced the benediction and concluded the services at the Ontario cemetery where interment took place. There was a large attendance and many beautiful floral tributes. Former Spanish Forkers in attendance were Wesley Nielsen and Mr. and Mrs. Eph. Neilson of Jameson, Oregon. Attending from Salt Lake City were Mrs. Mary H. Woolsey and daughter, Shila, Mr. and Mrs. William McMullan and daughter, Bettie Lou, and Fred Heightsman. From Spanish Fork, Arther and William J. Steward, Mrs. Sadye Stewart and Mrs. Effie Dart." Provo Evening Herald, Fri., 6 Feb 1931.

      SOURCES_MISC:
      1. Per www.hales.org 21 Dec 2002.