How many brothers did Nathan Hale have?
See his “pedigree” at the Nathan Hale Society – http://www.nathanhalesociety.org/docs/nathan_hale_pedigree.pdf Nathan Hale Homestead’he Nathan Hale Homestead was the home of the family of State Hero, Nathan Hale. Constructed in 1776, the current house is the second dwelling built on the property.
Nathan Hale was born in Coventry, Connecticut, on June 6, 1755. After graduating from Yale University, he became a schoolteacher.
Childhood & Early Life Nathan Hale was born on June 6, 1755 in Coventry, Connecticut, and was the second of twelve children born to Richard Hale and Elizabeth Strong. Both his Parents were devout Puritans who believed in the value of hard work, the virtue of religion and the importance of education.
Nathan Hale was the sixth of twelve children his parents (Richard and Elizabeth) had. His siblings included Samuel, John, Joseph, Elizabeth, Enoch, Richard, Billy, David, Jonathan (who died in infancy), Joanna, and Susannah (who also died in infancy).
General William Howe
Hale was interrogated by British General William Howe and, when it was discovered that he was carrying incriminating documents, General Howe ordered his execution for spying, which was set for the following morning.