Mary Jane Phillips

10 May 1835–16 October 1915 (Age 80)
Center Star, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Phillips was born on 10 May 1835, in Center Star, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, John "Jack" Phillips, was 51 and her mother, Susannah Whitehead, was 26. She married Richard Absalom Bailey on 20 August 1857, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 3, Choctaw, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 16 October 1915, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Florence Cemetery, Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Absalom Bailey
Mary Jane Phillips
Marriage: 20 August 1857
William Carol Bailey
John J. Bailey
Susan F. Bailey
Richard James Bailey
Mason Alonzo Bailey

Spouse and Children

    Richard Absalom Bailey



20 August 1857
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States


    William Carol Bailey


    John J. Bailey


    Susan F. Bailey


    Richard James Bailey


    Mason Alonzo Bailey


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1850: Lauderdale, Alabama, United States
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 26

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • [illegible] Bailey in household of Richard A Bailey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary J Bailey in household of Richard J Bailey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M J Bailey, "United States Census, 1880"

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