Enoch Bailey

about 1802–
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Enoch

Enoch Bailey was born about 1802, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He married Lydia Barnard on 12 September 1825. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Enoch Bailey
1802–
Lydia Barnard
1806–
Marriage: 12 September 1825
Lydia Abbot Bailey
1825–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1825
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

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

Age 1

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 34

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.

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)

  • Enoch Bailey in entry for Orrin Kenniston and Lydia A. Bailey, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Enoch Bailey in entry for Lydia A Keniston, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Enoch Bailey in entry for Lydia Abbot Bailey, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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