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Mrs. Myrta C. Hale
Born 1883
MRS. MYRTA C. HALE, formerly Myrta C. Kelsey, widow of Augustus Hale, Sec. 63; P.O. Anamosa; Mr. Hale was born in Ohio in 1883; when he was 4 years of age, his parents removed to Glastonbury, Conn., where they had formerly lived. He was married to his present widow in 1857; they came to Jones Co. and settled on the farm now owned by Mrs. Hale, in the fall of 1859; Mr. Hale died March 6, 1868; Mrs. Hale has three children—John K., William A. and Carrie A.; Mr. Hale had one daughter by a former marriage—Martha, now Mrs. H. H. Monroe. Mrs. Hale is a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church, as was also her husband.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 695.

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