George W. Bailey

1860–
Jearoldstown, Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of George W.

George W. Bailey was born in 1860, in Jearoldstown, Greene, Tennessee, United States. He married Elizabeth Lawson on 10 March 1883, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

George W. Bailey
1860–
Elizabeth Lawson
1862–1892
Marriage: 10 March 1883
Calvin
1890–1900

Spouse and Children

    Male1860–Male

    Elizabeth Lawson

    Female1862–1892Female

MARRIAGE
10 March 1883
Greene, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

    Calvin

    Male1890–1900Male

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

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: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)

  • George Bailey, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • George Bailey, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • George Bailey, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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