Thomas Jr Scales

1787–1877 (Age 90)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Jr

When Thomas Jr Scales was born in 1787, in Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas Scales Sr., was 27 and his mother, Anna or Ann Mun, was 27. He married Mary " Polly" Haines in 1810, in Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Skelton Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died in 1877, in California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Riley, Monroe, Alabama, United States.

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Thomas Jr Scales
Mary " Polly" Haines
Marriage: 1810
John Luke Scales
Matilda Scales
Mary Scales
Nancy Scales
Aaron R Scales
Elizabeth Julian Scales
Adaline Sarah Ann Scales
Jane Scales
Thomas J Scales

Spouse and Children


    Mary " Polly" Haines


Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States



    Matilda Scales


    Mary Scales



    Adaline Sarah Ann Scales


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Anna or Ann Mun




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Age 25

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived in a rough hut or shed, northern Middle English scale ‘hut’ (from Old Norse skáli), later also sc(h)ole, or a habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, as for example Scales in Lancashire and Cumbria. The surname has been established in southern Ireland since the 14th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Scales in household of Elizabeth Skelton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Headstone image of Thomas Scales from

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