Estelle Scales

8 July 1904–1987 (Age 82)
Texas, United States

The Life of Estelle

When Estelle Scales was born on 8 July 1904, in Texas, United States, her father, Charles Edward Scales, was 43 and her mother, Drusilla Caroline Wilson, was 38. She married George Lewis Brinkley on 3 February 1922, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bartlett, Williamson, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 13, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died in 1987, at the age of 83, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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George Lewis Brinkley
Estelle Scales
Marriage: 3 February 1922
George Lewis Brinkley Jr.

Spouse and Children

3 February 1922
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


    George Lewis Brinkley Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edward Scales


    Drusilla Caroline Wilson




World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • Estelle Brinkley in household of Lewis Brinkley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Estelle Seales in household of Charley Seales, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Estelle Scales in household of Charles E Scales, "United States Census, 1920"

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