The Hales Chronicles


Because of concerns about identity theft, The Books by Kenneth Glyn Hales have been removed from the Hales Family History Society Web page and the internet. However, all of these books are available on CD for the cost of $5 each plus $2 shipping and handling.

The First Edition of The Hales Chronicles was first published in December of 1995 as three volumes (1,473 pages) of 9 point type on two-column 8 1/2 by 11 inch pages. The Second Edition was published in January of 2001 in three volumes (1,720 pages) of 8 point type on two-column 8 1/2 by 11 inch pages and contains 31,189 individuals. These volumes contains more than 32 years of research.

The intent of the Hales Family History Society is to document genealogical information for all HALES, HAILS, HAILES, HAYLS, and HAYLES families wherever they are found in all parts of the world through subsequent editions.

The Hales Chronicles contains:

  • All Hales individuals in the International Genealogical Index of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • All Hales individuals and families in the 1880 and 1900 U.S. Census Soundex films. Some 1910 and 1920 Soundex are included and this project is still in progress.
  • All Hales individuals and families in the 1850 U.S. Census for the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Vermont. The other states will be added as soon as they can be extracted.
  • All Hales individuals and families in the 1881 Census for England, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
  • All Hales individual in the Australian Vital Records Index.
  • All Hales individuals in the Probate Records of Kent County (or Shire), England.
  • Most of the Kent County (or Shire), England Parish Church records have been at least partially extracted. A complete list of the dates searched is found in The Hales Newsletter, Volume 5. Number 1.
  • All of the research findings made during the past thirty-two years by the Hales Family History Society as well as new research findings. This research effort is continuing.
  • All submissions by members of the Hales Genealogical Society (1970-1978) and later the Hales Family History Society (1995-present). If you know of Hales families that are not included in The Hales Chronicles please send me the information.

This work is copyright (1995, 2000) by Kenneth Glyn Hales. However, permission is given to freely copy pages pertaining to your ancestry from this on-line version of The Hales Chronicles. However, if you want to have a copy of the entire Hales Chronicles in diskette or printed form, you should contact me.

Please use the address below as the central point for Hales Family information. When changes are made in your family, please let me know so that the master files can be updated. Thank you very much for your support.

The Hales Family History Society
(520) 888-9199
Kenneth Glyn Hales, Founder
5990 North Calle Kino
Tucson, Arizona 85704-1704


(Revised 12 April 2001)