Samuel Hall (1818-? ) was born a slave in Iredell County, North Carolina. After his master died, he was inherited by Hugh Hall, his master's brother. In Hugh Hall's house, slaves were treated as if they were free and they were educated. After that Samuel moved away from his family and was sold to a plantation owner in Tennessee. During the Civil War, Hall served in the Confederate army and aided the Union troops. After the Emancipation Proclamation, Hall served in the Union Army and later he moved to Washington where he settled there and owned his own farm.