> In the year of 1853, Fannie Hales, the daughter of a white slave owner gave birth to a son, his name was John Haywood Hales. The name of John’s father was never mention. Fannie Hales had three other children, their names were Sarah Ann Hales, married to John Carter, Henrietta Carter married to Thomas Crumpler, and the third child, and we don’t know their name. > > At an early age John was given to a local Black family, their name was Dale and he grew up in the Beaver Dam Section of Cumberland County, N.C. John born a slave was 12 years of age when he was freed. > > On a plantation, owned by Master Moore, near Fayetteville, lived a slave couple by the name of Alfred Moore and Marina Bradley Moore. The year, 1854, a baby girl was born her name was Emma. Emma had six brothers and sisters, their names were, George, Julia, Hilliard, Dallas, Baker and Mary. > > Alfred ran away from the plantation and joined the Union Army. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. The flag that Alfred fought under is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in the rotunda of the State Capitol Building. > > Upon returning from the war, Alfred went back to the plantation to get his family. When he got there, Master Moore met him and he was inform that his family was safe and was giving some land. > > While Alfred Moore was away, the Union Army was in the area and needed help with the wounded, at the age of eleven Emma was caring for many of the soldiers. Emma witnessed some of the atrocities of war (a man tried and blindfolded shot down before her) this incident stayed with her for many years. > >John Haywood Hales met and married Emma Moore, the year is not known to us, and were the parents of 14 Children. The order of their birth is as follows: > > Edward D. Hales –Decease > > Della Hales Hales-Carter – Decease > > Hilliard Hales – Decease > > Taue (Tave) Hales – Disappear as a teenager > > Libby Hales – Decease > > William Percy Hales – Decease > > Lizzie Bertha Hales-Carter – Decease > > Fleta Hales-McNiel – Decease > > Ardelia Hales – Decease (died at birth) > > Gilbert Hales – Decease > > Henry Hales – Decease > > Arnella Hales-McDougald – Decease > > Lonnie Hales – Decease > > Will Melvin (John Haywood Hales’s child) – Decease > >John worked in the local sawmill and lost three fingers. John was known throughout the area as a hard worker and a man who could and would speak out on many subjects. > >Emma ran the farm with the help of the children. She was also the mid-wife for the local area. > > John Haywood Hales died January 1929 at the age of 76. > > Emma Moore Hales died September 1935 at the age of 78.
I need help finding out who was Fannie Hales Father (slave owner), When was Fannie Hales born?