Carley Douglas Hale and Beatrice Laola Gillmore
and related families
Christian County, Kentucky to Mart, McLennan, Texas
Stephen Douglas "S.D." Hale was born on 16 Jan 1862 in Christian County,
Kentucky. His parents were David Hale and Mary Jane Allen. He had three
siblings, namely: Emaretta A,
Paralee (Littlefield) , and Martha D. When Stephen was 23, He
married Lenora Belle "Nora" West on 25 Oct 1885 in Christian County,
Kentucky, USA. They moved their family to Texas around 1895. Stephen was a
farmer. He died of cirrhosis of the liver in a Baptist Sanitarium on 23
Jun 1927 in McLennan, Texas.
Lenora Bell WEST was born on 16 Jan 1869 in Christian, Kentucky. Lenora's
parents were James Harlan West and Perlina Grace West and the died when she
was only 10-11 years old. Lenora died on 09 Aug 1954 in Mart, McLennan,
Texas and is buried with her husband Stephen Douglas Hale in Mart Cemetery.
Stephen Douglas "S.D." Hale and Lenora Belle "Nora" West had the following
Clifton Pratt Hale was born on 06 Jun 1887 in Christian County, Kentucky,
USA (Fruit Hill). Clifton married Ebna Jane Beaty, daughter of James Allen
Beaty and Leila Skinner. He died on 27 Mar 1952 in
Falls, Texas. He was only 64. They had NO children.
Vernie Lee Hale was born on 05 Nov 1889 in Christian County, Kentucky.
Her first husband was Thomas Mark "Tom" McElreath, son of James
Thomas McElreath and Mary Weddingon, in 1905 in Mart, McLennan,
Texas, USA. . They had two children; Maybelle and David Comer McElreath. After Thomas had died Vernie re-married
John Rubin Fullbright, son of Robert A Fullbright and Mary Emma Schmal, in 1947 in Mart, McLennan, Texas. John Rubin
Fullbright and his brother-law Basil Lowery Hale died in a accidental fire
in Mart, Texas in 1965. Vernie died on 22 Dec 1966 in Mart, McLennan, Texas.
Basil Lowery Hale
was born on 12 Oct 1890 in Christian County, Kentucky.
Olevea Louise Morganthaler,
daughter of Frank Morganthaler and Caroline Koenig,
on 14 Nov 1917 in McLennan, Texas.
They had 3 boys and had separated later on. Basil died on 25 Mar 1965 in Mart,
McLennan, Texas in an accidental fire.
4. Carley Douglas Hale was born on April 5, 1896 in McLennan County, Texas. Up until he was 21 years old he had worked on a farm. He
enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War I on Jun 5,1917. In the 1920
census he was living as a border in Robinson Springs, Comanche, Texas
working on an oil field. He married
Beatrice Laola Gillmore,
daughter of Jasper Marion Gillmore and Vashti McMillan, on Nov 11,1921.
He was only 40 years old when he died of Tuberculosis.
5. Barnie Idel Hale was born on 31 Aug 1898 in Mart, McLennan, Texas, USA.
He died on 17 Sep 1902 in Mart, McLennan, Texas. (died when he was 4 years
6. Jewell Hale
about 1901 in Mart, McLennan, Texas, USA. He was in prison in Huntsville,
Texas for the murder of Max Rubin a merchant in Mart, Texas. On May 1, 1919
Jewell and his accomplice Eugene E. Spencer hit Rubin over the head with a
hammer and killed him. They made there getaway in Stephen Douglas Hale car
headed to Mexico but was stopped by police in El Paso, Texas. Stephen
Douglas Hale spent lots of money trying to get him pardoned. He was pardoned
on July 12 1925. Eugene Spencer was pardoned on Dec 25, 1927. Jewell was
arrested again for burglarizing a store in Groveton, Trinity, Texas in 1927.
7. Vera May Hale was born on 22 Nov 1908 in Mart, McLennan, Texas, USA. Vera
married Robert Alton Owens, son of George Mark Owens and Lula "Lola" Belle
Heatly. They had two children; Bobby Hale and Linda Sue Owens. Vera died on 02 Apr 1993
in Mart, McLennan, Texas at the age of 84.
Picture of the children of :
Carley Douglas Hale & Beatrice Laola Gillmore:
Carlee Juanita Hale (Baker - Nichols), Clifton Melvin Hale
& Verna Mae "Pee Wee" Hale (Davis)
David Hale and Mary Jane Allen
David Hale was born on Oct 1827 in Christian County, Kentucky. His parents
were Anderson Hale from Cumberland, North Carolina and Cassandra "Cassie"
Moore (born in 1798 in Laurens, South Carolina child of Austin Moore and
Mary Garrett.) David Hale was an Overseer of the Dulin Farm. David Hale
grandmother Mary Garrett re-married Lodowick "Lod" Dulin. In the 1850
Christian County, Kentucky census David Hale is living with Austin M. Dulin
who is son of Lod Dulin and Mary Garrett Moore Dulin. David Hale married
Mary Jane Allen (daughter of Moses H Allen and Elizabeth Bowers) on Oct 16,
1853 in Christian County, Ky. David Hale died on 21 Nov 1866 in Christian
County, Kentucky. They had several children.
* Austin Moore's parents John Moore and Priscilla Sullivan. Priscilla
Sullivan parents were James Sullivan and Metoaka Bolling (3rd
great-granddaughter of Pocahontas)
* Mary Garrett's parents were Edward Garrett II and Ann Owsley from Laurens,
THE WEST FAMILY
The WEST family has very many prominent figures.
* Lenora's uncle Thomas Marion West founded the little town of WEST
(McLennan County, Texas) right outside of Waco, Texas.
* John West and Ursula Unity Croshaw are Lenora's 5th great-grandparents:
- John West and Ursula Unity Croshaw granddaughter Unity West married
William Dandridge (brother of Martha Dandridge Washington)
- John West father was Gov. John West of Virginia
- Gov. John West parents were Thomas West, 2nd Baron De La Warr and Anne
Knollys. Anne Knollys grandmother was Mary Boleyn (sister of Anne Boleyn)
parents of Carley Douglas Hale