When Moses Bales was born on 29 June 1791, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, his father, David Bales, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Thornton, was 26. He married Mary Jeanes Fish on 8 September 1814, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Front Royal, Frederick, Virginia, United States in 1820. He died on 1 September 1849, in Madison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 58.
English: either a variant of Bale , with excrescent -s, or a variant of Bayliss .
English: habitational name from Bayles in Alston, Cumbria.
Slovak and Czech (Báleš, rarely Baleš): from a pet form of Bal, a short form of the personal name Baltazar (Slovak Baltazár).