Info written by Roscoe W. Hale, July 1988:
Levi moved to Eaton county, MI about 1844 from upper NY State. He purchased land near Charlotte and raised a family there (listed above).
OTHER DATA SOURCES, research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2004-2010
11850 Census Eaton County, MI..(house#540, family#544) Levi Hale, 36 (b.abt 1814) b.NY Asenath, 37 wife, Daniel L. 10, George 8, Ezra 1.
1850 Census Gaines, Orleans, NY,.. Levi Hale, 60, b.VT (right Levi Hale?).- NOTE: Daniel Levi Hale is noted as born in Orleans, NY from his marriage record in 1871.
21883 Levi Hale's information from the Genealogical Death Indexing System - Michigan, shows: Levi Hale died 24-Apr-1883 in Eaton County, age 71, married, occupation; farmer, Ledger page 196, Record number 129, cause of death; consumption, occupation; farmer, father's name; Levi Hale, father's residence: New York.
31880 Eaton, Eaton County, MI CENSUS, Page 17;
Levi, and Asenath, both age 66. (b.abt 1814) Also living with them, was Ezra Hale (30), Martha Morill (17) "Ezra's girlfriend," Charles Stone (26) "son in law," Mary Stone (28) "daughter," & LaVina Stone (2), their grand-daughter. Levi was a farmer.
1883 Charlotte Republican, Eaton Rapids, MI, Friday, May 18, 1883
(Eaton social section) " Mrs. Levi Hale is sick with a chronic disease."
1884 The Eaton Rapids Journal, Eaton Rapids, Michigan, Fri, June 6, 1884
(Neighborhood News section) "Mrs. Levi Hale is very low with cancer in the mouth."
1884 Michigan Historical Society Records, Vol. 8
Page 29, Mrs. Levi Hale died in Eaton, Eaton County, June 28, 1884, aged seventy-two years. She had been a resident of the county forty-one years; was a native of Vermont.
1884 Eaton County Republican News, Charlotte, MI, 1884
"Probate Order, State of MI, 11th day of July, 1884.. Levi Hale, deceased. On reading and filing the petition of Ezra B. Hale praying for reasons therein set forth that Hiram Smoke may be appointed admin. de bonis non in said estate. "
5LDS IGI File #177913 page 818, and File #177990, page 800 both show;
Asenath Baker, born abt 1822 near Lake Champlain, Vermont, spouse; Levi Hale
further research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2013
1860 CENSUS Eaton County, Michigan (Page 14)... Levi Hale 45,.. Asenath Hale 45,.. Ezra B. Hale 11,.. Mary A. Hale 9.