Thomas Fulton Bailey

Brief Life History of Thomas Fulton

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.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Fulton Bailey
1869–1934
Nancy Louisa Reecer
1872–1948
Marriage: 2 October 1889
Andrew Bailey
1890–1911
Howard Bailey
Edward Lee Bailey
1892–
Charles C Bailey
1893–1911
Clarence Estes Bailey
1895–1978
Thomas Clura Bailey
1897–1950
Hubert Bailey
1899–1901
Walter Howard Bailey
1903–
Mary Tabitha Bailey
1905–1992
Lula Bell Bailey
1906–1907
Vernon Abbott Bailey Senior
1908–1981
Albert Fulton Bailey
1912–1974
Ida May Bailey
1916–1917

Sources (16)

  • Thomas F Barley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tom Bailey in entry for Thomas Clure Bailey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Thomas F Bailey in household of Andrew J Bailey, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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