When Thomas Fulton Bailey was born in 1869, in Monroe, Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Bailey, was 39 and his mother, Tabitha Jo Feagins, was 33. He married Nancy Louisa Reecer on 2 October 1889. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1920 and Graham, Carter, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 12 April 1934, in Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Milo, Carter, Oklahoma, United States.
English: status name for a steward or official, from Middle English bailli ‘manager, administrator’ (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant, carrier, porter’).
English: habitational name from Bailey in Little Mitton, Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
English: occasionally a topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, from Middle English (Old French) bailli ‘outer courtyard of a castle’ (Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’). This term became a placename 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.
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