Burton Bird Bailey

1 July 1854–2 February 1921 (Age 66)
Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Burton Bird

When Burton Bird Bailey was born on 1 July 1854, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, John L Bailey, was 32 and his mother, Sophronia Ann Cotton, was 33. He married Lydia Lees on 4 July 1876, in Black Earth, Dane, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Merrimac, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Seneca, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. He died on 2 February 1921, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Burton Bird Bailey
Lydia Lees
Marriage: 4 July 1876
Burton John Bailey
Rena D. Bailey
Daeron Bailey
Frances Bailey

Spouse and Children

4 July 1876
Black Earth, Dane, Wisconsin, United States


    Burton John Bailey


    Rena D. Bailey


    Daeron Bailey


    Frances Bailey


Parents and Siblings

    John L Bailey


    Sophronia Ann Cotton




    Joanne Adaline Bailey


    Ella Maria Bailey



    Eliza Annette Bailey


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Bert B Bailey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Burton Bailey in household of John L Bailey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bert Bailey in entry for Lawerence Irving Bailey, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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