James Martin Scales
Julius A. Scales & Scales Family
Spring Hill, Navarro County, Texas
James Martin Scales and Julius A. Scales and Edmund M. Scales were sons
of Alfred Moore Scales(1800-1878) and Martha Ann Martin (1811-1896).
The Scales family was an old one in Rockingham Co, N.C. A.M. Scales'
parents were Nathaniel Scales (1756-1824) and Nancy Ann Allen
James Martin Scales and his wife Ruth Searcy Scales moved to Spring Hill
area, Navarro Co. in 1856. They brought with them brother Julius A.
Scales (14 y.o.) and 3 children. (1860 Census). Edmund M. Scales, the
3rd brother, probably came with them as he was 16 yo in 1856.
J.M and Ruth had 9 children, 3 of which died young and are buried in
Raleigh cemetery with their uncle Edmund M. Scales.
All 3 of these brothers served in the C.S.A. James M. Scales,
Sergeant Age 31, Dresdens Tex. Cavalry,Co. I, 19th Tex Cav.."6'1" blue
eyes/light hair , Julius A. Scales in Ellis Grays, Parsons' regt. and
Edmund M. Scales was a private in 15th Texas Infantry, C.S.A.,
Company E. Enlisted April 16, 1862. Edmund must have died as a result
of the war, as he was 22 yo when he entered the war and 24 yo when he
died 04 Oct 1865.
Sgt. CSA Co I 19 Texas Cavalry
Oakwood Cemetery; Served Co E -
Ellis Co Grays
July 5, 1830 NC d. July 1893 Buried
Cattle Brand 1858
Ruth Searcy Slater 1832-1905
Charles & Sarah Searcy Slater
Navarro Co TX Census
Scales 1830 NC
S 1833 TN
Julius A SCALES
SPRING HILL MASONIC LODGE
In the 1870 Census Julius A. was single and a merchant in Navarro Mills . He
married Sarah Elizabeth in 1874, and became the Worshipful Master Spring Hill
Masonic Lodge in 1878 . By 1900 they had 4 children, 3 of whom lived. He later
had a grocery store in Corsicana, Tx.
Julius A. Scales
was a private for 8 days. "Texas Muster Roll Index Cards 1838-1900", view 1181
of 1521- Ancestry.com. Julius A. Scales was mustered in under Capt. John C.
Brown- Ellis Grays on 20 Oct 1861 and mustered out on 28 Oct. 1861.
Lived at Navarro Mills
Navarro Mills Postmaster 1874
m. Elizabeth ??
J L Scales CSA Halbert's Co E
Calvin Scales CSA Dresden's Texas Cavalry
Scales was listed in the Spring Hill 1870 Census as a merchant.
He lived alone and was born 1843
Julius Alfred “Jules”
Jan 13, 1843 - May 22, 1926
COL. JULES SCALES DIED IN HOUSTON AT EARLY HOUR TODAY
FUNERAL TO BE HELD HERE SUNDAY AFTERNOON FROM FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
Word was received here at an early hour Saturday morning that Mr.
Julias A. Scales, former citizen of Corsicana, now of Houston, had
passed away during the night.
Cap. Scales had been in declining health for the past year. His last
visit here was just a year ago when returning from the Old
Confederates Reunion at Dallas.
Mr. Scales enjoyed a long life being 83 years old, and was preceded
in death by his wife, Mrs. Eliza Scales, five years ago.
His remains will be brought to Corsicana on the 5 o’clock train
Sunday morning and taken to the home of his nephew, Wade Smith 1529
West Fourth avenue. The funeral is to be at 3:30 from the First
Presbyterian church, of which he has for sixty years been a much
loved and valued member.
He is survived by his three daughters and one grandson; Mrs. Geo.
Hutcherson of Houston, Mrs. Sam Findley of Taylor, Mrs. Frank Moore
of Ennis and Jules Hutcherson of Houston, now a student of Austin
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Sarah Eliza (Caldwell) Scales
Feb 19, 1847 - Dec 5, 1921
FORMER RESIDENT HERE DEAD.
Funeral Here Today Was Largely Attended.
Mrs. Eliza Scales, wife of Jules A. Scales, who would have been
seventy five years of age next month, died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Sam Findley in Taylor, Texas, yesterday morning at 5
o’clock, and the remains reached her this morning at 9:30. The
deceased was for many years a resident of Corsicana and the high
esteem in which she was held was attested this morning by the large
number of friends composed of our best people, who met her remains
at the union station. The 19th of next month would have been the
48th anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Scales and her
death has come as a severe blow to her husband and their three
daughters, and a host of old friends here sympathize with them in
their great sorrow. The deceased is survived by her husband and
three daughters, Mrs. George Hucherson of Houston; Mrs. Sam Findley
of Taylor, and Mrs. Frank Moore of Ennis.
The remains were taken to the home of Robert McMillan on arrival
here and the funeral took place from the First Presbyterian church,
Rev. C. H. Storey, the pastor, officiated, assisted by Rev. C. T.
Caldwell, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Waco, who is a
cousin of the deceased. The following official members of the First
Presbyterian Church acted as pallbearers; J. G. Comfort, J. M.
Blanding, J. M. Dyer, Walter Burgess, Murphy Williams, Capt. E. L.
Bell, W. G. Baker, J. C. Hughes and E. T. Wareing. The last sad
rites were largely attended and there were many beautiful floral
The deceased is survived by three sisters and one brother, Mrs. W.
E. Ellison, Dallas; Mrs. Amy Ewing, Miss Alice Caldwell and L. B.
Caldwell of Bonham.
Several out of town people attended the funeral. Among them, Miss
Edith Wilson of Milford and Rev. Herbert Springall of Ennis.
Navarro County TXGenWeb
Edward L. Williams