Levi C. Hale 1 2
- Born: 2 Sep 1852, Mount Union, Henry Co., Iowa
- Marriage (1): Laura B. Lease about 1880
- Died: 4 Oct 1922 at age 70
The History of New London, Iowa
* [...] Levi Hale (1852-1922) was born near Mt. Union. He married Laura Lease (died 1936), the daughter of James W. (1832-1915) and Celia Willeford Lease. The Willefords were very early settlers in Henry County. James Lease was a Civil War soldier. Levi and Laura Lease Hale were the parents of John Arnold Hale and Nellie (Mrs. Arthur) McCosh.
* Southeast Iowans Ira Tate Hale and Levi C. Hale were first cousins of each another, once removed. Their wives, Laura B. Leas and Florence Vashti Hand, were second cousins of each other, once removed. (Laura Leas and Florence Hand shared common ancestors of George and Julian Jean Welsh Walker.)
Levi married Laura B. Lease, daughter of James W. Leas and Celia Willeford, about 1880. (Laura B. Lease was born after 1870 in Henry County, Iowa and died on 28 Jan 1936.)
Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.