Note: andfather may have been John Gale.
A John Gale of Whitehaven, Cumberland gave power of attorney to his nephew George Gale of Somerset Co on Feb. 7, 1726 DB 13 p. 362 Talbot Co. George Gale born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England in 1671. John Gale bought 140 acres of Redmond's Supply from the estate of John Hodgson of Cecil Co. George Gale immigrated to Monie Hundred, Somerset County from Virginia per Biographical Dictionary.
!WILL: John Gale of North Carolina stated that his son John Gale living in Kent Co MD owed him 7,500 pounds of tobacco. Dated Oct. 2, 1733. John Gale of Province of NC near Old Currituck inlet. To my son George Lewis, a negro man, to my son James Gale, a negro and personalty, to my daughter Mary Gale, a negro and personalty, to my son Evan Jones, my smith tools, provided he will take the land purchased of him, to my dau. Mary the track on Old Currituck Sound, adjoining Timothy Eye's, if any child dies under age, then the rest to get their share, to my daus. Catherine, Mary, and Elizabeth 7500 pds of tobacco due from my son John Gale living in Kent Co, MD. Rest of my estate to my 3 daus. 5 shillings to son living in MD, son George Lewis to be executor. proved Feb. 1733
MGS Bulletin p. 279 Discusses confusion of Gale family in Old Kent regarding Gale family.
!DEED: John Gale of Kent Co planter sold 250 acres Redmore's Supply to his son, John Gale Jr. for 7,500 of tobacco. JS 16 p. 203 dated May 9, 1732.
Per Betty Waterfield, Thomas Gale, the first representative of this family in America came from England 1694, settled on an estate on Still Pond Neck. He was a surveyor. He had 2 sons and 3 daughters. Have no record of the wifes name. John, James, Martha, Sarah, and Mary
A Elizabeth Tickell daughter of Thomas married to John Gale in Saint Bees, Cumberland, England, Oct 2 1692 per Kayla Davis. This could be a relation or the same John
Note: Will of Jane Gale said her uncle was Thomas Gale called Thomas Gale of John; therefore her gr
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