Lynn Chester Bailey

16 May 1900–22 October 1982 (Age 82)
Nooksack, Whatcom, Washington, United States

The Life of Lynn Chester

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.

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Lynn Chester Bailey
Mary Ellen Iverson
Marriage: 8 September 1925

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8 September 1925
Everson, Whatcom, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 7

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Lynn C Baily in household of James Baily, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Infant Baily in household of James L Baily, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chester L Bailey in household of J L Bailey, "United States Census, 1920"

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