Benjamin Frankland Bailey

5 May 1886–15 December 1968 (Age 82)
Rayne, Acadia, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Frankland

When Benjamin Frankland Bailey was born on 5 May 1886, in Rayne, Acadia, Louisiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Horace Bailey, was 29 and his mother, Marie Clarisse Breaux, was 19. He married Ida Lee Williams on 10 November 1912, in Childress, Childress, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1968, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Benjamin Frankland Bailey
Ida Lee Williams
Marriage: 10 November 1912
Bernard Bailey
Edger C Bailey
Thelma Marie Bailey
Hellen Bailey
Mildred Bailey
Geneva Ruth Bailey
Levida Bailey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1912Childress, Childress, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1890: Lubbock, Texas, United States
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 22
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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 (10)

    • Ben Bailey in entry for Bailey, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Ben F Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ben Bailey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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