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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Lewis Brinkley
1897–1958
Estelle Scales
1904–1987
Marriage: 3 February 1922
George Lewis Brinkley Jr.
1923–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1922
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

    George Lewis Brinkley Jr.

    Male1923–1979Male

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edward Scales

    Male1860–1925Male

    Drusilla Caroline Wilson

    Female1866–1916Female

siblings

(5)

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.
1927

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.