Georgia Bailey

3 June 1874–2 December 1903 (Age 29)
Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life of Georgia

When Georgia Bailey was born on 3 June 1874, in Bosque, Texas, United States, her father, Steve Bailey, was 24 and her mother, Mrs. Millie Bailey, was 21. She married William Nathaniel Greer on 17 November 1892, in Bosque, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Hill, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Bosque, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 2 December 1903, in Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Kopperl, Bosque, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nathaniel Greer
Georgia Bailey
Marriage: 17 November 1892
Herstine Elizabeth Greer

Spouse and Children

17 November 1892
Bosque, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Steve Bailey


    Mrs. Millie Bailey




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

Age 12

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Georgia Bailey in household of Stephen Bailey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Georgia Greer in household of William N Greer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Georgia Bailey, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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