Surname: Dale

Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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The Meeting in 1811 of Tecumseh and Apushamatahah

The meeting in 1811, of Tecumseh, the mighty Shawnee, with Apushamatahah, the intrepid Choctaw. I will here give a true narrative of an incident in the life of the great and noble Choctaw chief, Apushamatahah, as related by Colonel John Pitchlynn, a white man of sterling integrity, and who acted for many years as interpreter to the Choctaws for the United States Government, and who was an eye-witness to the thrilling scene, a similar one, never before nor afterwards befell the lot of a white man to witness, except that of Sam Dale, the great scout of General Andrew...

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Slave Narrative of Susan Dale Sanders

Interviewer: Byer York Person Interviewed: Susan Dale Sanders Location: Louisville, Kentucky Place of Birth: Spencer County KY Place of Residence: #1 Dupree Alley, Louisville, Kentucky The following is a story of Mrs. Susan Dale Sanders, #1 Dupree Alley, between Breckinridge and Lampton Sts., Louisville, an old Negro Slave mammy, and of her life, as she related it. “I lived near Taylorsville, Kentucky, in Spencer County, nearly all my life, ‘cept the last fo’ or five yea’s I’se been livin’ here. I was bo’n there in a log cabin, it was made of logs, and it was chinked with clay and rock. My Mammy, was raised from a baby by her master, Rueben Dale. He was a good ole Master, and was alway’s good to my Mammy. Master Dale owned a big farm and had big fields of co’n an’ tobacco, and we raised everything we had to eat. Ole master Dale was a good ole baptist, had lots of good ole time relig’n. Ruben Dale had lots of slaves, and every family had its own cabin. As he raised my Mammy as a slave from a baby, she thought there was none livin’ bett’r than her master Dale. The next fa’m close to the Masters, was owned by a man, Colonel Jack Allen, and he had a big fa’m and owned lots of slaves. And Mammy was allowed to...

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Biographical Sketch of Lawrence T. Dale

Lawrence T. Dale, the subject of this sketch was born in London, England, January 27, 1840. His parents emigrated to this country when he was about five years old, and settled in Livingston county, New York, and there the son was reared and educated. When sixteen years old, in the fall of 1856, he went to Jasper county, Iowa, and remained till the spring of 1857, and then went to Michigan, where he remained a little over a year. In the fall of 1858 he went to Jefferson county, Mississippi, and engaged in the wood-contracting business. He went to Minnesota in the spring of 1861, and there engaged in farming and lumbering, and in 1864 removed to the country west of the- Rockies” and spent some time in Montana, California, and Nevada, remaining in the latter place four years, following mining. He came to Livingston county, this State, in 1869, and then farmed till January, 1S77, when he came to this country and has ever since resided here. He owns a good: farm of 160 acres in Harrison township which is well improved with a good residence, out-houses, etc. Mr. Dale was married, in Livingston county, Missouri, February 7, 1869, to Miss Alma Wariner. They have had five children, whose names in order of birth, are, Edwin S., William W., Mary L., Nellie M. and George...

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Biography of Charles W. Dale

Charles W. Dale. Among the citizens of Champaign County who are carrying exceptionally heavy burdens and responsibilities is Charles W. Dale, editor of the St. Joseph Record, the Ogden Courier and the Pythian Herald. Mr. Dale is a newspaper man of long experience and splendid ability and has the valued services and counsel of his capable wife in the management of these papers. Mr. Dale was born at Mahomet, Illinois, a son of Thomas and Mary (Mead) Dale. His maternal grandfather Mead was the first superintendent of schools in Champaign County. Mr. Dale was educated at Mahomet, and on August 8, 1900, he married Miss Myrta Morehouse. She was also born at Mahomet, a daughter of Heber Judson and Laura (Abbott) Morehouse, her father a native of Michigan and her mother of Illinois. Mrs. Dale was educated in the Mahomet High School and before her marriage was a popular teacher, being connected with the Mahomet schools four years and also with the high school at Rantoul. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Dale located at St. Joseph, where he was associated with his brother as editor of the local paper. Later, in 1904, he bought his brother’s interest and has since conducted and managed the entire business with the assistance in recent years, of Mrs. Dale. Three bright young children constitute their family circle: Ralph Emerson, Virginia and Kent...

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Biography of William Oscar Dale

William Oscar Dale. During many years of residence in Champaign County William O. Dale has reached that enviable position where his word is accepted in business matters the same as a bond, and all his friends and acquaintances repose the utmost confidence in his judgment and integrity. Mr. Dale, with the aid of his capable wife, has developed a fine country home in Mahomet Township, known as the Fern Dale Farm, and’ at the same time he has acted on the principle that the community deserved some of his work and has interested himself for a number of years to the benefit and improvement of the local schools. The Dale family has lived in Champaign County since pioneer times, and the family record is one that can be viewed in detail without finding a single unfavorable distinction. William Oscar Dale was born in this county, June 4, 1864, and was the third of eight children, five sons and’ three daughters. Of the four still living William O. is the oldest. His sister Tena was liberally educated, having at one time been a student of the Illinois State Normal School and a teacher in both McLean and Champaign counties before her marriage to Mr. W. H. Webb. Mr. Webb is a practical farmer and they now reside in Rockwell City, Iowa, the parents of four children. Frank Lee, the third...

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Biography of Tillman E. Dale

Tillman E. Dale. Distinguished as the oldest oil contractor and driller in the mid-continent fields, Tillman E. Dale, one of the substantial men of Chanute, Kansas, is one of the best known oil men in Kansas, Oklahoma and Wyoming, having operated in every field in earlier days in the business and is the pioneer in Neosho County. Mr. Dale was born March 1, 1862, in Buchanan County, Iowa. His parents were George and Mary Robinson (Davey) Dale, both natives of England. George Dale, the paternal grandfather, was born in England in 1807 and remained in his own country until he found a young family growing up about him for whose welfare he was concerned and it was to the great land across the Atlantic Ocean that he looked to provide comfortable conditions for his children. Possibly about 1835 he brought his family to the United States and settled among the pioneers in Wisconsin, not far from Monroe. In 1856 he came to Allen County, Kansas, and worked on what is now known as the old Doctor Wakefield farm, near Humboldt. He died in Wisconsin in 1864. George Dale, second, father of Tillman E. Dale, was born in England’ in 1828 and was only a boy when his parents came to America and settled in Wisconsin. He became a carpenter and builder and owned a sawmill in Wisconsin. In 1856,...

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Biography of John William Dale

John William Dale has been one of the constructive factors in Sedgwick County. He was one of the founders of the Town of Andale, and has been identified with the little City of Clearwater from almost the beginning of its growth. In business affairs his interests extend to different lines. He was a landowner in the early days, still has interests as a landowner, and is head of the principal banking establishment of Clearwater. An Illinois man by birth, he was born in DeKalb County of that state December 21, 1847. His father, Frank Dale, was born at Hull, England, in 1812, and was married in Daleville, Pennsylvania, to Marie Webster. She was also born in England. Frank Dale came to America, and after living a short time in Northeastern Pennsylvania went to Michigan, and after two years there came west to Illinois, locating in DeKalb County in the year following the Black Hawk war, in the early ’30s. Frank Dale was a farmer, a merchant, grain dealer, and otherwise a man of more than ordinary importance in that section of Illinois. After a long and honorable career he died at DeKalb in 1886. He and his wife had eight children, four sons and four daughters, a brief record of whom is as follows: Mrs. Clara Metcalf of Isabella, Oklahoma; Mrs. Caroline Bacon of Sandwich, Illinois; Mrs. Mary Watson,...

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Biography of Henry Clay Dale, Prof.

Prof. Henry Clay Dale. No person in a community wields a greater influence in the molding and shaping of character than does the school teacher. The capable, conscientious instructor stands nearer to the hearts of his charges than does any other persons. On entering the schoolroom the child’s mind is as plastic clay and is as readily made to take shape in the hands of the skilled educator. Therefore his great responsibility, and therefore the honored position which he holds in the community when his duties are faithfully discharged. Of the educators of Columbus, Kansas, Prof. Henry Clay Dale is one of the leaders. He had devoted his entire career to his profession, in the ranks of which he had steadily advanced until at this time he is principal of the Cherokee County High School. Professor Dale was born on a farm in Jasper County, Missouri, August 30, 1882, and is a son of Henry Clay and Emma J. (Barker) Dale. The founder of the Dale family in America was Sir Thomas Dale, first governor of Virginia, and a prominent citizen during colonial days. The great-grandfather of Professor Dale was Elijah P. Dale, a son of George Dale. He was the father of Robert J. Dale, who was for many years engaged in farming but who lived retired for several years before his death, which occurred at Carthage, Missouri....

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Biography of J. F. Dale

Since 1908 J. F. Dale has engaged in farming in Nowata County and he has won an enviable reputation among the representative agriculturists and stockmen in the state. A native of Arkansas, he was born in Baxter County, on the 23d of July, 1871, a son of James and Lucy Ann (Coker) Dale, the former a native of Tennessee and the latter of Arkansas. Mr. and Mrs. Dale located in Indian Territory in 1881 and on the 10th of March of that year moved onto their farm on the Verdigris River near Coodys Bluff. There they, resided for many years, subsequently removing a short distance from the original home farm. Mr. Dale died in 1883, his demise coming as a severe shock to his family and many friends in the community. Mrs. Dale is living at San Benito, Texas. She owns a valuable farm, one mile east of her son’s farm. Upon attaining school age J. F. Dale attended the log cabin schools near Coodys Bluff and at an early age put his textbooks aside. He engaged in farming, which line of work he has since followed, and on the 3d of August, 1908, removed to his present home of two hundred and forty acres, five and one-half miles southeast of Nowata. He has one hundred and eighty acres under cultivation, raising all kinds of cereals, and he is...

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Dale, Anna Mrs. – Obituary

Sister of Wolf Creek Men Passes Sunday Mrs. Anna Dale, Sister of Simonis Brothers, and Pioneer of North Powder, Passes in Baker. Mrs. Anna Dale, sister of Simonis brothers and who came to the Wolf Creek district with her parents in the pioneer days, died last Sunday, the last day of the year in Baker at the age of 73 years. Mrs. Dale was an invalid for some time but was critically ill but a short time before death. The deceased was a native of Stevens Point, Wis., and as child accompanied her parents as emigrants to the Oregon country and settled in Wolf Creek, west of North Powder. She married Harvey Dale and moved to San Francisco until her husband died there a few years ago. In recent years she has lived in her home in Spring Garden avenue. She was a member of the Catholic church. Mr. Dale is survived by a daughter, Mary, and a son, Dr. Harry Dale, who is a major in the medical division of the United States army, both of whom reside in Washington, D. C; Mrs. Nice and Mrs. George Harrison, and five brothers, Matt, James, Jacob, Louis, and John Simonis, all of North Powder. Funeral services were to be held at 9 a. m. Thursday in St. Francis cathedral, Baker, burial to be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, under the direction...

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Dale, Donald D. – Obituary

Donald D. Dale of Portland, Oregon, died in an Olympia hospital Wednesday [January 4, 1950] after a week’s illness. Mr. and Mrs. Dale came to Olympia for a visit during the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stuth, 223 North Foote Street. Mrs. Dale and Mrs. Stuth are sisters [Lottie and Nellie Grunden]. Born in Missouri, July 17, 1886, Mr. Dale moved to Portland thirty five years ago and had been engaged in the real estate business there. He is survived by his wife, Lottie; two brothers, Bogue Dale in the real estate business in Klamath Falls, and Keith Dale, in San Diego; and two sisters, Ethel Dale of Klamath Falls and Mrs. Stella Pruen of the Dalles, Oregon. The body will be sent by Mills and Mills to the mortuary of Finley & Son, Portland for burial. The service will be held there this Saturday afternoon. The Olympian, January 5, 1950 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Dale, Harry L. – Obituary

Death Of Former Baker Man Told A retired U. S. Army colonel died Nov. 14 at San Francisco, it was reported today. Col. Harry L. Dale, a member of the American Medical Association and Retired officers Association was a native of Baker. Services were scheduled to be held this afternoon at San Francisco with interment to follow at the San Francisco National Cemetery. Contributions to Col. Harry L. Dale Scholarship Fund at the University of Oregon are preferred. The Democrat-Herald; Baker, OR; Wednesday, 18 November...

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Dale, Naoma Jean Johnson Mrs. – Obituary

Naoma Jean Johnson Dale, 69, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 15, 2005, at Bremerton, Wash. Her husband, Roger Dale, died in 2000. She enjoyed sewing and gardening and she loved to cook. Survivors include her daughter, Kaye Ginter of Washington; sons, Ed Hasbrook of Montana and Russell Hasbrook of North Carolina; four sisters, Francis Parker, Raye Bacus, Virginia Humphress and Gerry Herbes, all of Baker City; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 23, 2005 Transcribed by: Belva...

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