April 14 2014

Royal Lineage

King Henry the First was the son of–

1. William the Conquerer, King of England r. 1066-1087. He was the son of

2. Robert I, Duke of Normandy. He was the son of

3. Judith of Brittany & Richard the Good, Duke of Normandy. Judith was a daughter of

4. Ermengarde of Anjou & Conan I, Duke of Brittany. She was a daughter of

5. Adelaide De Vermandois & Geoffrey I, Count of Anjou. She was the daughter of

6. Robert, Count of Troyes and Meaux, who was the son of

7. Herbert II, Count De Vermandois & Liegarde. He was the son of

8. Herbert I, Count De Vermandois & Bertha. He was the son of

9. Pepin, Count of Senlis, who was the son of

10. Bernard, King of Italy, the son of

11. Pepin, King of Italy, the son of

12. Charlemagne, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR; he was the son of

13. Pepin the Short, King of the Franks, the son of

14. Charles Martel, Victor of the Battle of Tours, the son of

15. Pepin of Heristal, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia, the son of

16. St. Begga & Duke Ansgise, Mayor of the Palace to Siegbert. She was the daughter of

17. Itta & Pepin of Landen, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia. She was the daughter of

18. Arnoldus, Bishop of Metz, who was the son of

19. Ansbertus, Gallo-Roman Senator & Blithilde. Ansbertus was the son of

20. Tonantius, who was the son of

21. Tonantius Ferreolus, friend and relative of Sidonius Apollinaris, at Rome 469 A.D. He was the son of

22. ______ Syagrius who married Ferreolus. She was the daughter of

23. Afranius Syagrius, who was a Gallo-Roman Consul, 381 A.D.

April 13 2014

The Royal Lineage of Janet

1. Janet M. Haile m. Tommy H. Martin, Heber Springs, AR. they have four children (surname Martin): Melissa, Tommy D., Allison, Justin. Janet Haile is the daughter of

2. Samuel Arthur Haile Heber Springs, Arkansas. Married Dorothy Logan of Tumbling Shoals, AR,  Their other children were: Samuel A. Jr, Patricia, Donna, Stephen, Michael. His father was

3. Samuel Eugene Haile b. 18 June 1890, Cleburne Co. Arkansas. Married Gertrude Houston, 1932. Died 1943. He was one of the ten children of

4. George Washingtion Haile b. 23 July 1843 in Hickman Co. Tennessee. In 1869 He married May 2, 1868 Mary Ann Turner (daughter of Elisha and Martha Turner) who was born January 1852 in Humphrey Co., Tennessee. In 1873 George brought his family to Prairie Co., Arkansas. By 1900 George was living in Cleburne County, AR. (for proof of this connection see the United States Census 1850-1900). George died 16 May 1901 at Des Arc, Arkansas. He was the son of

5. Jonathan T. Haile b. 1815 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia. Married Mary J. McCrary, dau of Joseph and Mary (Redden) McCrary. Resided at Hickman and Humphrey Co., Tennessee. Jonathan was the last of the children of

6. Thomas Haile, Jr. who married, as his third wife, Nancy Blacketter (who was the mother of Jonathan Haile), daughter of William, in Mecklenburg Co., Virginia in1805. In addition to Jonathan, he had a son named Gatewood Haile and another named Dudley Haile, thus, it is reasonable to conject that he was the son of Thomas Haile, Sr. who married Elizabeth Gatewood the daughter of Elizabeth Dudley (per Denzil Mauldin of Valdez, Alaska, leading genealogist of the Haile Family in the U.S.A.).

7. Elizabeth Gatewood of Essex Co. Virginia, married Thomas Haile, Sr. @ 1748. (See the Gatewood Family Genealogy, p. 157). She was the daughter of

8. Elizabeth Dudley who married Thomas Gatewood before 10 Dec 1716. (See ibid, p. 156). She is mentioned in her father’s will. She was the daughter of

9. Richard Dudley named in the will of Thomas Saxe as the second son of 10. Edward Dudley born in Bristol, England and immigrated to Virginia before May 19, 1637, residing first in New Norfolk, later in York Co. where he purchased land. He was the son of

10. Robert Dudley of Bristol (for the following generations, see LIVING DESCENDANTS OF BLOOD ROYAL, Vol. 1, p. 126). He was the son of

11. Sir Robert Dudley, Knight, Collector of the Port of Newcastle,1603, Mayor of Newcastle. Sir Robert was knighted by the King James I (of the King James Bible fame). He married Anne Wood, the daughter of Christopher Wood. Sir Robert Dudley was the son of

12. John Dudley of Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. His wife was Bridget Carre, daughter of William Carre. John was the son of

13. Richard Sutton, of Yeaworth, assumed the name Dudley. He married Dorothy Sanford, daughter of Edward Sanford of Asham. Richard was the son of

14. Thomas Sutton, died 1530, married Grace Trekeld, daughter of Lancelot Trekeld, Esq., of Yeaworth. Thomas was the son of

15. Sir Edmund Sutton, Lord Dudley, died after July 6, 1483 but before 1487, married to Matilda Clifford, daughter of Thomas de Clifford, 8th Lord Clifford. Edmund was the son of

16. Sir John Sutton VI, son of Sir John Sutton V. Born Dec. 25, 1400, will probated on Aug. 17, 1487. Also known as Baron Dudley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Wounded at Bloreheath in 1459. Married Elizabeth Berkeley, daughter of Sir John Berkely of Beverstone

17. Sir John Sutton V, son of Sir John Sutton IV. Was Baron Dudley of Dudley castle, 1379 – 1407. Married Constance Blount, daughter of Sir Walter Blount of Barton. Constance died in 1432.

18. Sir John Sutton IV, Baron Dudley of Dudley castle married to Joan. John was the son of

19. Catherine de Stafford, married to Sir John Sutton III, Lord Dudley, son of Sir John de Sutton II, Lord Dudley of Dudley castle, of Stafford. Catherine was the daughter of

20. Margaret de Audley (i.e., Dudley), only daughter of Margaret de Clare. Married to Sir Ralph de Stafford, Earl of Stafford, fought at Crecy, a Steward of the Royal Household. She was the dau of

21. Margaret de Clare born ca 1292 and died April 13, 1342, was married April 28, 1317 to Hugh de Audley, Lord de Audley (Dudley), 8th Earl of Gloucester, Ambassador to France, 1341. Margaret was the daughter of

22. Joan Plantagenet, born in Acre 1272, died April 23, 1307. Married on April 30, 1290 to Sir Gilbert de Clare, Knight, 1243 – 1299, Earl of Clare, Hertford and Gloucester. Joan was the daughter of

23. King Edward I, 1239 – 1307. Marrried to Eleanor of Castille in 1254. This is the King who came into conflict with William Wallace, highlighted recently in the Academy Award motion picture, ³Braveheart.² He was the son of

24. King Henry III, and Eleanor of Provence; he was the son of

25. King John I, famed signer of the MAGNA CARTA. heir to the throne of

26. King Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitane; he was the son of

27. Matilda who married Geoffrey V Plantagenet, duke of Normandy; she was born to

28. King Henry I

April 13 2014

Samuel Arthur Haile Military Service

Arthur served in the US Army during World War II.  He was a B-24 gunner assigned to the 22nd Bomb Group, 5th Air Force in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

This is an image of the medals my father-in-law, Arthur Haile would have been authorized to wear after he returned from WWII. He was authorized the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with one silver service bar and one bronze service star (indicating 2nd award). Air Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters indicating 3 awards. AM was probably awarded for 5-10 missions in Pacific (was 5 in Europe), so he had between 15-30 missions. Battles and Campaigns listed as: China Offensive, New Guinea, Southern Philipines, Luzon, Western pacific, and Ryukyus. Departed the US on Sep 30, 1944, returned on Jan 3, 1946.

Samuel Arthur Haile, WWII


Some shots from the family collection




Chronology of the 22nd Bomb Group after Arthur would have arrived overseas

Sep 1944 – Began attacks against Japanese bases in the Philippines.

 7 Nov 1944 – Ground echelon departed by sea for Leyte, Philippine Islands.

 15 Nov 1944 – Ground echelon arrived at Leyte.

 26 Nov 1944 – Moved to Anguar.

 1945 -Struck airfields, installations, industries and shipping on Formosa and China and provided ground support to Australian forces on Borneo and American forces on Luzon.

 20 Jan 1945 – Moved to Samar, Philippine Islands.

 21 Jan 1945 – Col. Leonard T. Nicholson assumed command.

 12 Mar 1945 – Moved to Clark Field, Luzon.

 5 Aug 1945 – Men and officers, other than the rear echelon, embarked on LST #898 at Subic enroute for Okinawa.

 15 Aug 1945 – Main body debarked on Okinawa, moved to Motobu.

 25 Aug 1945 – Three Red Raider Liberators flew their first armed recon mission of several from Okinawa over Japan.

 15 Sep 1945 – Okinawa was swept by a typhoon.

 16 Sep 1945 – Crews and planes of the 22nd were transferred to the 380th BG. to await further orders for return to the United States. The group was redesignated as 22nd Bombardment Group (L).

 24 Sep 1945 – Col. Leonard T. Nicholson was relieved as commander and assigned to V Bomber Command; he was replaced by Lt. Col. James E. Sweeny.

 7 Oct 1945 – Lt. Col. Charles W. Johnson assumed command.

 17 Oct 1945 – Major John E. Pryor assumed command.

 Nov 1945 – Assigned to Far East Air Force and transferred without men or machines to Fort William McHenry. Luzon , Philippine Islands.

The unit transitioned into the B-24 just prior to Arthur’s arrival. Once the Group was in full operation again,  the B-24s were used against Japanese installations,  oil refineries,  and airfields in Borneo,  Ceram, Halmahera and,  in September,  began neutralizing enemy bases in the Philippines.   From the Schouten Islands the outstanding targets for the 22nd were the oil refineries at Balikpapan,  a nominal 17 1/2 hour,  2610 mile mission.   From December 1944 to August 1945,  The Red Raiders struck air fields and installations on Luzon,  supported Australian ground forces on Borneo,  bombed shipping,  airfields,  railroads and installations in China and Formosa.

In addition to his WWII service, he enlisted for the Army National Guard and served for many years. He received an appointment to Warrant Officer and was called to active duty during the Cuban Crisis.

Samuel A. Haile Service Record

June 30 2013

George Washington Haile–CSA

Civil War Service Record

George Washington “Jolly” Haile
Company A, 11th Regiment Tennessee Infantry


This company was known at various times as Captain White’s Company, Company G and Company A, 11th Regiment Tennessee Infantry.

The 11th Regiment Tennessee Infantry was organized for State service June 1, 1861, transferred to the service of the Confederate States in August, 1861, and re-organized in March, 1863. It was temporarily consolidated with the 29th Regiment Tennessee Infantry and formed the 11th and 29th Regiment Tennessee Infantry (Consolidated) in latter part of 1864.

About April 9, 1865 the 11th, 12th, 13th, 29th, 47th, 50th, 51st, 53d, and 154th Regiments of Tennessee Infantry were consolidated and formed the 2d Consolidated Regiment Tennessee Infantry, which was paroled at Greensboro, N.C., May 2, 1865.

  • George Washington ‘Jolly’ Haile enlisted November 15, 1862 at Lenoir Station, Tennessee. He was from Humphrey’s County and was enlisted by Lt Col Gordon for a period of two years.

  • He was reported as “Left sick at the battle of Murfreesboro”, 31 December 1863.

  • Battle of Murfreesboro

  • Listed as Present and 19 years of age at Camp near Shelbyville, TN, May 6, 1863.

  • Battle of Chickamauga

  • Battle of Missionary Ridge

  • Listed as “Absent, missing since the battle of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863”

  • Appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War, captured by forces under Major General Thomas at the times and places opposite their respective names, forwarded to Capt S. E. Jones, Provost Marshal at Louisville, Ky, December 6, 1863.

  • Appears on a register of Prisoners of War, Department of the Cumberland. When Captured: November 25, 1863, Battle of Mission Ridge. Forwarded to Louisville, Ky, December 7, 1863 for exchange.

  • He was transferred to the Prisoner of War camp at Rock Island Barracks, Ill, arriving December 9, 1863.

  • He was transferred for exchange to Nashville, TN on March 6, 1865.

  • Listed as a ‘deserter’ on April 12, 1865.

  • Names appears as signature and sworn to before William H. Bracken, 1st Lieut and Asst. Provost Marshal General, Department of Cumberland, Nashville, Tenn on April 29, 1865.