Name: John or Alexander BALES
Given Name: John or Alexander
Birth: 1684 or 1691 in Chester C o., PA
Death: ? or 1745 in ? or Carrol Co., MD
John and Alexander Bales are two sons of John Bales b. 1649 and Mary Jane Clayton; they also had two sisters: Mary Bales and Patience Bales both born abt. 1682-1695 in Chester Co., PA. It is presumed at this point that one of the brothers, John or Alexander, is the gr-grandfather of James Bales, b. 1765 in Greenbrier, W.Va.
John Bales was born Jan., 1684 in Chester MM: Ashton Township, Chester Co., PA and died Dec., 1745 in Monocacy, Carrol Co., MD - he is buried in Monocacy, Carrol Co., MD. John later married Sarah Bowater on Sep., 1711 in Concord MM: Chester Co., PA and had 9 children: Bowater, Mary Ann, Sarah, Lydia, John H., Thomas, Phebe, Prudence, and Rachel Bales between 1712 and 1730. Which of these three sons, Bowater, John H., or Thomas may be the grandfather to James Bales is currently unknown.
Alexander Bales b. abt. 1691 in Chester Co., PA and brother to John Bales, resettled ? and married ?
Father: John BALES b: Jan., 1649 in Wallsworth, County Clourchestire, ENG
Mother: Mary Jane CLAYTON b: abt. 1660-65 in Chester Co., PA
- unknown BALES b: Abt. 1710-20