Bale Family Genealogy Forum
John Bale was born Dec 15 1795 in the City. He was christened Jun 5 1796 at St. Giles Cripplegate. Parish registry shows him as son of Thomas and Mary Bale. At the time of his birth they were living at 7 Goiter Court in or near the Barbican.
He emigrated to Newark NJ in 1817. He became a U.S. Citizen there in April 1818, giving his occupation as "carriage maker". By 1830 he was living in Greenville, SC. He married first Malinda Mason, who died in childbed, then Phoebe George Foster. He lived also in Alabama and Atlanta GA before dying in Rome, GA in 1864.
Any information about John, Thomas, or Mary will be gratefully received!