Archibald Bailey

1833–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Archibald

When Archibald Bailey was born in 1833, in Virginia, United States, his father, Dr. Isaac Bailey, was 32 and his mother, Judah Ida Cook, was 33. He married Flora Corder on 29 July 1856. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Oceana Magisterial District, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Oceana, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Archibald Bailey
1833–
Flora Corder
1832–
Marriage: 29 July 1856
Leticia Bailey
1858–1936
William Corden Bailey
1861–
Eliza Louisa Bailey
1865–
Madison Bailey
1866–1946
David Crockett Bailey
1868–1944
Linford Bailey
1871–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 July 1856
Wyoming,West Virginia
children

(6)

    Leticia Bailey

    Female1858–1936Female

    William Corden Bailey

    Male1861–Male

    Eliza Louisa Bailey

    Female1865–Female

    Male1866–1946Male

    Male1868–1944Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Levi Bailey

    Male1818–1911Male

    Thomas C. Bailey

    Male1828–1880Male

    Green W Bailey

    Male1828–1900Male

    Irvin Bailey

    Male1830–1911Male

    Male1833–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 11

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 31

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Archibald Bailey in household of Isaac Bailey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Arch Bailey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Archibe* Bailey, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.