William Pinkney Bailey III

29 December 1827–4 April 1891 (Age 63)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Pinkney

When William Pinkney Bailey III was born on 29 December 1827, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Pinkney Bailey II, was 31 and his mother, Milly Ann Christman, was 27. He married Eliza Jane Timmons in 1845, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Murray, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Cleburne, Alabama, United States in 1870. He died on 4 April 1891, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Black Oak Cemetery, Grove Oak, DeKalb, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Pinkney Bailey III
1827–1891
Eliza Jane Timmons
1820–1904
Marriage: 1845
Mary Elizabeth Bailey
1845–1921
Franklin Y Bailey
1859–1931
William Robert Bailey
1847–1917
James Monroe Bailey
1851–1930
Allen King Bailey
1852–1911
Julia Ann Bailey
1864–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1845
Georgia, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Pinkney Bailey II

    Male1796–1869Male

    Milly Ann Christman

    Female1800–1870Female

siblings

(7)

    Susan Bailey

    Female1825–Female

    Male1827–1891Male

    Allen Bailey

    Male1831–1901Male

    Madison Bailey

    Male1833–Male

    Samuel A. Bailey

    Male1839–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 2

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • William Baily, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm P Bailey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Bailey, "United States Census, 1850"

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