Mary Elizabeth Bailey

7 February 1849–2 September 1916 (Age 67)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Bailey was born on 7 February 1849, in Missouri, United States, her father, Tillmon Offutt Bailey, was 26 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Sherman, was 16. She married John William Chambers on 16 January 1868. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt River Township, Shelby, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Clay Township, Shelby, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 2 September 1916, in Clarence, Shelby, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Shelby, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Chambers
1841–1918
Mary Elizabeth Bailey
1849–1916
Marriage: 16 January 1868
George F. Chambers
1869–1879
John W. Chambers
–1893
William S. Chambers
1870–1874
Charles Everett Chambers
1872–1954
Anna Bell Chambers
1874–1874
Mary E. Chambers
1875–1885
Jessie Chambers
1877–1878
Johnny May Chambers
1879–1880
James F. Chambers
1882–1886
Carrie Chambers
1883–
Willard P. Chambers
1886–1909
Milton Chambers
1888–1977
Ruby Chambers
1889–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 January 1868
children

(13)

    George F. Chambers

    Male1869–1879Male

    William S. Chambers

    Male1870–1874Male

    Male1872–1954Male

    Anna Bell Chambers

    Female1874–1874Female

    Mary E. Chambers

    Female1875–1885Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1860

Age 11

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 18

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Baly in household of Tilman O Baly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Chambers in household of John W Chambers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Chambers in household of John W Chambers, "United States Census, 1910"

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