Mary Bailey

11 April 1793–
Alburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Bailey was born on 11 April 1793, in Alburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bailey, was 29 and her mother, Jemima Borret, was 26. She married Samuel James on 12 October 1822, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.

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Samuel James
Mary Bailey
Marriage: 12 October 1822
George James
Martha James
Harriet James
Eliza James
Ezekial James
Jeremiah James
Ezekiel James
Jeremiah James
Ezekial James

Spouse and Children

12 October 1822
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 8

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 22

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 37

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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 in entry for Jeremiah Ames, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Mary Bailey James in entry for George James, "England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901"
  • Mary Bailey James in entry for Jeremiah James, "England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901"

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