I am a descendant of Nicholas Hale & Mary Travers, through Nicholas Hale (2) and Frances Garrett. Nicholas Hale and Anne Long, Mesheck Hale, William Hale. and Malinda Emmaline Hale and Peter Sanford. They are my third great grandparents.
I have found information about the origins of my Hales going back to the 1200's. I also found information about William Hale and the St Vrains Massacre in Ill., ddddduring the Black-Hawk Indian War.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Canada, England, Ireland, and Wales
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
I wanted to know where my Sanford family originated. I am writing a genealogical novel and I have been doing a lot of research in that regards. A connection of Malinda Hale and Peter Sanford was a starting point with information from Mary Gertrude Salyer, a descendant of Mary Travers and Nicholas Hale.