Edna Bailey

31 May 1713–28 October 1744 (Age 31)
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Edna

When Edna Bailey was born on 31 May 1713, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, James Bailey, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Wood, was 31. She married Jonathan Griffin on 28 October 1731, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 28 October 1744, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Griffin
1709–1754
Edna Bailey
1713–1744
Marriage: 28 October 1731
William Griffen
1732–1742
Eliphalet Griffin
1734–1760
Mary Griffen
1736–
Deacon Jonathan Griffin
1738–1825
Ednah Griffin
1740–1809
William Griffin
1742–
Moses Griffin
1744–

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MARRIAGE
28 October 1731
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Ednah Bailey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ednah Bailey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Edna Bailey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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