The Founders of Hartford
Thomas Hale, Roxbury, freeman, Mass., May 14, 1634: a single man, says the church record ; an original
proprietor at Hartford ; his home-lot was on the west side of the road from Seth Grant's to Centinel Hill; had
served in the Pequot War; granted fifty acres, Oct. 12, 1671, for his services; signed the agreement for planting
Norwalk, June, 1650, and was there in Feb., 1651 ; his name occurs in a list of inhabitants there, 1655. He m.
in Feb., 1640, Jane Lord, of Roxbury. Savage suggests that lie perhaps died in Charlestown.