Mary Polly Bailey

30 March 1798–20 November 1866 (Age 68)
Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Bailey was born on 30 March 1798, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Aaron Bailey Sr, was 24 and her mother, Mary Winchester, was 19. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Robert Hall. She died on 20 November 1866, in Lena, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lena, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hall
1800–1834
Mary Polly Bailey
1798–1866
Warren William Hall
1822–1903
Jane Hall
1823–
Aaron Hall
1824–
Adoniram Judson Hall
1828–1896
Mary Estelle Hall
1829–1896
Elizabeth M Hall
1832–1904

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Male1822–1903Male

    Jane Hall

    Female1823–Female

    Aaron Hall

    Male1824–Male

    Adoniram Judson Hall

    Male1828–1896Male

    Mary Estelle Hall

    Female1829–1896Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 10

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1818

Age 20

Illinois is the 21st state.

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)

  • Polly Hall, "Illinois, Stephenson County, Lena Park Cemetery Transcriptions, 1854-1983"
  • Mary Bailey in entry for Elizabeth M. Knox, "Minnesota Death Records, 1866-1916"
  • Polly Hall, "Find A Grave Index"

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