Thomas Scales Jr.

about 1791–1877 (Age 86)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Scales Jr. was born about 1791, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Scales Sr., was 31 and his mother, Ann Mun, was 31. He married Mary Haines in 1810, in Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Skelton Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died in 1877, in Peterson, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Scales Jr.
1791–1877
Mary Haines
1792–
Marriage: 1810
John Luke Scales Sr.
1811–1871
Matilda Scales
1812–
Mary Scales
1813–
Martha Matilda Scales
1817–1900
Thomas Jefferson Scates
1820–1911
Nancy Scales
1823–
Aaron R Scales
1827–
Elizabeth Julian Scales
1814–1880
Adaline Sarah Ann Scales
1815–
Jane Scales
1819–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1810
Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States
children

(10)

    Male1811–1871Male

    Matilda Scales

    Female1812–Female

    Mary Scales

    Female1813–Female

    Female1814–1880Female

    Adaline Sarah Ann Scales

    Female1815–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 1

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

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