Elizabeth Frances Bailey

1776–
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Frances

When Elizabeth Frances Bailey was born in 1776, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Bailey, was 26 and her mother, Mary Curry, was 17. She married Jacob Ketchum in 1795, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Ketchum
1773–1847
Elizabeth Frances Bailey
1776–
Marriage: 1795
Mary Ketchum
1794–1874
Rebecca Ketchum
1803–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1795
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

    Mary Ketchum

    Female1794–1874Female

    Rebecca Ketchum

    Female1803–1874Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 0

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1808

Age 32

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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