Martinez Historical Society

Cemetery Tour of Martinez


haleHale Family

This was another early family in the area. The Brothers, William and Henry Hale were businessmen who, with Dr. J.H Carothers, laid out the town of Pacheco in 1858. Pacheco was an important shipping point for grain. With others, the brothers founded the Bank of Martinez in 1873. They were active in city, social and church life.