When Lynn Chester Bailey was born on 16 May 1900, in Nooksack, Whatcom, Washington, United States, his father, James Lynn Bailey, was 37 and his mother, Henrietta "Etta" Kirby, was 35. He married Mary Ellen Iverson on 8 September 1925, in Everson, Whatcom, Washington, United States. He lived in Everson Town, Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 22 October 1982, in Everson, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Nooksack, Whatcom, Washington, United States.
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.
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