Serena East

6 May 1824–6 November 1886 (Age 62)
Lawrence, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Serena

When Serena East was born on 6 May 1824, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States, her father, Isaac East, was 27 and her mother, Margaret 'Peggy' Smith, was 24. She married Caleb D Bailey on 24 June 1844, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Meadville, Franklin, Mississippi, United States in 1870 and Wesson, Copiah, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 6 November 1886, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Wesson Cemetery, Wesson, Copiah, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb D Bailey
1826–1888
Serena East
1824–1886
Marriage: 24 June 1844
Margaret Ann Bailey
1846–1868
Albert Irving Bailey
1860–1920
Isaac James Bailey
1848–1935
Caleb Judson Bailey
1850–1880
Florence Bailey
1853–
Thaddeus Bailey
1853–
Prudene Bailey
1857–
Emma R Bailey
1859–1941
Thomas (Tupper) Alexander Bailey
1862–1939
M Belle Bailey
1867–
Albert C Bailey
1872–
Glory Bailey
1872–

Spouse and Children

    Caleb D Bailey

    Male1826–1888Male

    Female1824–1886Female

MARRIAGE
24 June 1844
Copiah, Mississippi, United States
children

(12)

    Margaret Ann Bailey

    Female1846–1868Female

    Isaac James Bailey

    Male1848–1935Male

    Caleb Judson Bailey

    Male1850–1880Male

    Florence Bailey

    Female1853–Female

    Thaddeus Bailey

    Male1853–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

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 22

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in the eastern part of a town or settlement, or outside it to the east, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the east of a place. As an American family name, this surname has absorbed various other European names with similar meaning.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Serena Bailey in household of C D Bailey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sirecca Bailey in household of C D Bailey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarena Bailey in household of Calip Bailey, "United States Census, 1880"

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