Albert Brown Hale diaries
1894-1931 (bulk 1912-1931)
Albert Brown Hale was born in West Newbury, Massachusetts, on August 15, 1869, the son of Samuel Hale, a shoemaker, and Sarah Ann Dunning. He worked as a shoemaker in West Newbury until moving to Haverhill, Massachusetts, around 1900. He lived in Haverhill for the rest of his life, and worked as a foreman in a shoe factory. On January 22, 1901, he married Minnie May Drew (1877-1970), and they had one son, Hazen Goodrich Hale, born on December 11, 1904. Albert Brown Hale died on February 10, 1947.