Joshua Bailey

26 October 1800–21 January 1875 (Age 74)
Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Joshua

When Joshua Bailey was born on 26 October 1800, in Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States, his father, Joshua Bailey, was 37 and his mother, Ruth Sears, was 35. He married Almira Miller on 10 December 1818. He lived in Watervliet, Albany, New York, United States in 1855. He died on 21 January 1875, in Waterford, Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Bailey
1800–1875
Almira Miller
1804–
Marriage: 10 December 1818

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1818
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (7)

    1803
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 3
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 20
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bailly
    Bale
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    Bayley
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    Baile
    Baillie
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    Sources (7)

    • Joshua Bailey, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Joshua Bailey, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • 1870 United States Federal Census

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