Mary Matilda Bailey

Female14 October 1867–18 April 1915

Brief Life History of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Bailey was born on 14 October 1867, in Tennessee, 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 4 sons and 2 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
James Randolph Adams
Martha Elvira Jane "Ella" Adams
William Henry Adams
Alfred Benton "Ben" Adams
Retha Esther Adams
Roy Herbert Adams

Sources (11)

  • Mary M Bailey in household of Andrew J Bailey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary M Bailey, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Mary Matilda Bailey Adams, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1882Newton, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +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.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 11

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    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: 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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