Elisha Bailey

February 1801–August 1840 (Age 39)
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Bailey was born in February 1801, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Caleb Bailey Jr, was 32 and his mother, Deborah Vinal, was 27. He married Elizabeth Vaughan about 1818, in Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in August 1840, in Butler Township, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Butler Township, Branch, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Bailey
1801–1840
Elizabeth Vaughan
1799–1851
Marriage: about 1818
Elizabeth Augusta Bailey
1823–
Jeremiah E. Bailey
1840–1863
Eliza Mary Bailey
1825–
Mercy A. Bailey
1826–1890
Mary C. Bailey
1826–
Samuel Vaughn Bailey
1830–1908
Janette Bailey
1832–1903
Oliver James Bailey
1835–1897
George H Bailey
1837–1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1818
Rutland, Vermont, United States
children

(9)

    Elizabeth Augusta Bailey

    Female1823–Female

    Eliza Mary Bailey

    Female1825–Female

    Mercy A. Bailey

    Female1826–1890Female

    Mary C. Bailey

    Female1826–Female

    Samuel Vaughn Bailey

    Male1830–1908Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Caleb Bailey Jr

    Male1768–1852Male

    Deborah Vinal

    Female1773–1855Female

siblings

(14)

    Cushing Bailey

    Male1793–1870Male

    Caleb Bailey

    Male1794–1877Male

    Deborah Bailey

    Female1796–1867Female

    Eliza Bailey

    Female1798–1800Female

    Male1801–1840Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1812

Age 11

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • S. Bailey in entry for Wm. S. June and Mary C. Cramer, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Elijah Bailey in entry for Samuel Vaughn Bailey, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Elijah Bailey in entry for Samuel V. Bailey, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

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