When Ora Edmund Sales was born on 23 March 1879, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas M. Sales, was 26 and his mother, Emma Caroline Lance, was 20. He married Lula Emma Reed on 23 December 1908, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 15 March 1930, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 50.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Efren, Alberto, Francisco, Manuel, Camilo, Carlos, Fernando, Juan, Juanita, Mario, Ofelia.
English: variant of Sale with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. The Middle English plural form was probably often in variation with the singular form. The surname is uncommon in southwestern England but may derive there from Zeals (Wiltshire), and also from the plural form of Old English sealh ‘willow’; see Seal .
Catalan, Spanish, and French (Occitan): habitational name from any of the places called Sales, like Sales de Llierca (Catalonia), from the plural of Sala 1. Compare De Sales .
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