Mary Matilda Bailey

14 October 1867–18 April 1915 (Age 47)
Jasper, Newton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Bailey was born on 14 October 1867, in Jasper, Newton, Arkansas, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Bailey, was 37 and her mother, Tabitha Jo Feagins, was 31. She married James Newton "Newt" Adams on 29 June 1882, in Newton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Eason, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 April 1915, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Henryetta, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Newton "Newt" Adams
Mary Matilda Bailey
Marriage: 29 June 1882
Martha Elvira Jane "Ella" Adams
James R Adams
William Henry Adams
Infant B Adams
John A Adams
Benton T Adams
Pertha Adams
Roy Herbert Adams
Ray Adams

Spouse and Children

    James Newton "Newt" Adams



29 June 1882
Newton, Arkansas, United States


    Martha Elvira Jane "Ella" Adams






    Infant B Adams


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 14

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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Sources (3)

  • Mary M Bailey in household of Andrew J Bailey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary M Adams in household of James N Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary M Adams in household of James N Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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