Samuel Jackson Hale, son of William G. Hale, was born in Tennessee in 1826.  His grandfather, Amon Hale, was an American soldier in the Revolutionary War.


He was married to Sarah P. Tatum, daughter of Howell Tatum, November 26, 1868. Their children were:  W. M. Hale, David Hale, Sr., who was associated with the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railroad from an early age, until his retirement in 1947 after fifty years service. He was active in Civic and political affairs and served in the Tennessee General Assembly as representative from Marion County for a number of years.


Other children were:  Mary, Mantie, Ora, Daphne and Georgia. Sam joined the Confederate Army at an early age and was a member of Company F. 34th. Georgia Infantry C. S. A.


After the war he retuned to his home at Hooker where he taught school for a number of years. He also farmed. Later he went into the mercantile business and continued this until his death and attended Confederate Veteran Reunions which were held in a southern city each year.



(Used by permission HISTORY OF DADE COUNTY GEORGIA, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1981.)


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