Charles Walter Bailey

30 June 1923–24 July 2006 (Age 83)
Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Walter

When Charles Walter Bailey was born on 30 June 1923, in Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Young Bailey, was 26 and his mother, Chapel McDaniel, was 20. He married Elizabeth Ruth Jones on 22 January 1945, in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 24 July 2006, in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rowan, Kentucky, United States.

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Charles Walter Bailey
Elizabeth Ruth Jones
Marriage: 22 January 1945
Cheryl Wynn Bailey
Cathy Wileen Bailey

Spouse and Children

22 January 1945
Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Jerry Elford BAILEY



    Lois Faye Bailey


    William Gaberial BAILEY



World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 3

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 22

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Charles W Bailey in household of William Y Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C W Bailey in household of W Y Bailey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • C W Bailey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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