Margaret Ann Bailey

21 November 1838–2 April 1904 (Age 65)
Alnwick, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Bailey was born on 21 November 1838, in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bailey, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Maria Brown, was 23. She married Samuel Cockcroft on 29 August 1854, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 2 April 1904, in Faust, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Seth Littleford
Margaret Ann Bailey
Marriage: 26 July 1869
Seth Enoch Littleford
Amelia Littleford
Anna Littleford
Mary Melessa Littleford

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  • Marriage
    26 July 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens
    Age 12
    Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
    1858 · Halle Orchestra Give First Performance
    Age 20
    The Hallé Orchestra named after Charles Hallé became a permanent orchestra when they played for the first time on January 30, 1858, in the Free Trade Hall. The orchestra fell on hard times in 1861 and performed only two concerts. From 1899-1911 Hans Richter directed the orchestra.

    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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    Biography of Margaret Ann Bailey DRAFT February 19, 2010 By Shane A. Green(1) Margaret Ann Wood was a colorful lady who had flame red hair. She was not the typical pioneer lady, but in her life she ex …

    Sources (44)

    • Mrs Margaret Ann Vandybarker, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Jane Brown in household of John Brown, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Margaret Ann Mrs Vandybarker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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