Caroline Scales

1851–1870 (Age 19)
Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Scales was born in 1851, in Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Scales, was 58 and her mother, Mary Nix, was 41. She lived in Pointon, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in 1870, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 19, and was buried in Sempringham with Pointon and Birthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Scales
Mary Nix
Mary Ann Scales
John Scales
Susanna Scales
Andrew Scales
Jane Scales
Eliza Scales
Emma Scales
Joseph Scales
Caroline Scales

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • Caroline Seales in household of Mary Seales, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Caroline Scales, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Caroline Scales, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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