Arthur Edward Bailey

13 November 1892–19 September 1940 (Age 47)
Chambers, Alabama, United States

The Life of Arthur Edward

When Arthur Edward Bailey was born on 13 November 1892, in Chambers, Alabama, United States, his father, Bartholomew Johnson Bailey, was 43 and his mother, Rhoda Ellen Crenshaw, was 32. He lived in Election Precinct 1 Standing Rock, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1900 and River View, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 19 September 1940, in Langdale, Chambers, Alabama, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Langdale, Chambers, Alabama, United States.

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Bartholomew Johnson Bailey
Rhoda Ellen Crenshaw
Harvey Lee Bailey
Thomas Jefferson Bailey
Arthur Edward Bailey
Fannie Mae Bailey

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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 3

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 14

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Arthur Bailey in household of B J Bailey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur Baily in household of B J Baily, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur Bailey in household of Bartholomew Bailey, "United States Census, 1910"

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