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Samuel Hales

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Preceded by  Matthew Canfield
Spouse(s)  Mary Smith
Succeeded by  Richard Olmsted
Name  Samuel Hales
Preceded by  Matthew Canfield
Battles and wars  Pequot War
Succeeded by  Matthew Canfield

Born  July 1, 1615 Hertford, England (1615-07-01)
Resting place  Green Cemetery, Glastonbury, Connecticut
Died  November 9, 1693, Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
Residence  Hartford, Connecticut, United States, Connecticut Colony, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States, Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States

Samuel Hales (July 1, 1615 – November 9, 1693) was a founding settler of Hartford and Norwalk, Connecticut. He was a deputy of the General Court of the Colony of Connecticut from Norwalk in the sessions of 1656, 1657 and 1660.

He was born on July 1, 1615 in Hertford, England, the son of John and Martha Hale.

He was living in Hartford in 1639.

He was a selectman in Wethersfield in 1647.

He served in the Pequot War, with his brother Thomas Hales, for which he received a lot in the Soldiers' Field.

He moved to Norwalk before 1655 with his brother Thomas.

He served as a deputy in the General Court of the Connecticut Colony representing Norwalk in 1656, 1657, 1658, and 1660.

In 1660, he moved back to Wethersfield.

He is listed on the Founders Stone bearing the names of the founders of Hartford in the Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford, and he is also listed on the Founders Stone bearing the names of the founders of Norwalk in the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery.


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