Dr. Elizur Hale HouseEdit profile
The Dr. Elizur Hale House is a historic home in Glastonbury, Connecticut. It is located at 3181 Hebron Avenue and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Dr. Hale was the son of Captain Jonathan Hale and Sarah (Talcott) Hale. He graduated from Yale in 1742. "...having studied medicine, settled in his native town to practice. He died May 27, 1790, after having assiduously performed the duties of his calling forth-four years."
He was also involved in the town politically, representing Glastonbury in the general assembly.
"He is said to have been dignified though rough exterior, witty and sarcastic, but benevolent and very useful. Family tradition represents him as abundant in kind deeds, and generous in the use of his property as well as in counsel to the needy."
He was married to Abigail Hollister on March 23, 1790. Together, they had five sons. His son Elizur was also a doctor in Glastonbury. He died December 6, 1796.
Dr. Hale Sr. died on March 23, 1749.