Martha "Mattie" A Bailey

Female11 October 1873–23 February 1944

Brief Life History of Martha "Mattie" A

When Martha "Mattie" A Bailey was born on 11 October 1873, in Oconee, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, her father, Austin David Bailey, was 31 and her mother, Elvira Cox, was 27. She married Livingston "Levis" John Wood in 1894, in Oakway, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Reidville Township, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 23 February 1944, at the age of 70, and was buried in Westminster, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Livingston "Levis" John Wood
Martha "Mattie" A Bailey
Marriage: 1894
John Livingston Wood
Ira Belle Wood
Bertie Mae Wood
Eva A Wood
Elma Wood
Elma Wood
Loula E Wood

Sources (3)

  • Mattie Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mattie B. Wood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mattie A Wood in household of Lewis J Wood, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1894Oakway, Oconee, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1878 · Liberian Exodus

    Age 5

    April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: status name for a steward or official, from Middle English bailli ‘manager, administrator’ (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant, carrier, porter’).

    English: habitational name from Bailey in Little Mitton, Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    English: occasionally a topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, from Middle English (Old French) bailli ‘outer courtyard of a castle’ (Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’). This term became a placename 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.

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

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