Mary Nellie Bailey

about 1878–
Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Nellie

When Mary Nellie Bailey was born about 1878, in Dallas, Iowa, United States, her father, Levi Duff Bailey, was 38 and her mother, Permelia Arista Laubach, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Levi Duff Bailey
1840–1927
Permelia Arista Laubach
1850–1919
Blanche O. Bailey
1869–
Julia May Bailey
1874–
Mary Nellie Bailey
1878–
Harry Wilbert Bailey
1870–1920
Zula May Bailey
1872–1949
George Roy Bailey
1876–1946
Edna J Bailey
1880–1957
William Bailey
1883–
Mattie Grace Bailey
1885–1961

Parents and Siblings

    Levi Duff Bailey

    Male1840–1927Male

    Permelia Arista Laubach

    Female1850–1919Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 6

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

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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