Thomas Hale and
Thomas Hale b 1853 Russell Co VA d 1888; s/o James Dickenson Hale and Mary Jane Grizzle. Thomas Hale m. 10 May 1875 Letcher Co KY to Matilda Smith b about 1855 d 20 Mar 1941 Knott Co KY; d/o Alexander Smith and Mary Ashley. Matilda Smith was a midwife. Children of Thomas Hale and Matilda Smith;
1. Alexander "Alex" Hale m. Lovina Doshia Honeycutt b 19 Jul 1886 Omaha, Knott Co KY; d/o Grant Honeycutt and Mary Ann Polly Stamper.
2. James "Jim" Hale m. Leona Smith b 1884 d 1966; buried Isom Cemetery, Isom, Letcher Co KY behind the Presbyterian Church; d/o Hilliard Jackson Smith and Armelda "Melda" Combs. Leona Smith m. (2) to Green Fuller; s/o Elijah Bunt Fuller and Martha Combs. Leona Smith m. (3) to Joel Martin Potter; s/o Abraham Potter and Sarah Sally Wright.
3. Sarah Elizabeth Hale b 20 Oct 1880 Arkansas d 24 Aug 1919 m. 8 Apr 1898 Knott Co KY to William Riley Combs b Feb 1876 KY d 15 Jan 1935 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Madison Combs and Mary Ann Smith. William Riley Combs m. 31 May 1924 to Maggie Smith b 6 Aug 1886 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY d 15 Dec 1943 Carcassone, Letcher Co KY; buried Jent Cemetery, Carcassone Mountain, Bull Creek, Letcher Co KY; d/o Jeremiah Smith and Peggy Collins. Maggie Smith m. 1904 to (1) Richard Smith b about 1880 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY; s/o John Ashley Smith and Malinda "Lynn" Combs. Maggie Smith m. about 1936 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY to (3) Thomas Jent b 1880 Letcher Co KY d 17 Aug 1957; buried beside Maggie in the Jent Cemetery, Carcassone Mountain, Bull Creek, Letcher Co KY.
4. Mary Jane "Jennie" Hale