Elmer Robert Bailey

November 1882–29 March 1960 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer Robert

When Elmer Robert Bailey was born in November 1882, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Bailey, was 25 and his mother, Mary Jane Surrena, was 25. He married Ettley Elizabeth Phipps on 3 December 1902, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Irwin Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Clinton Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 29 March 1960, at the age of 77, and was buried in Clintonville, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elmer Robert Bailey
Ettley Elizabeth Phipps
Marriage: 3 December 1902
Ruby Jane Bailey
Gaye Elizabeth Bailey
Garth Kenneth Bailey
Martha Lucille Bailey
Dorothea Evelyn Bailey
Lois Louise Bailey

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  • Marriage
    3 December 1902Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 4
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 21
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Elmer R Bailey, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Elmer Robert Bailey, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Elmer Robert Bailey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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