When Alfred Bailey was born on 26 February 1839, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Bailey, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann Woodcock, was 34. He married Sophia Warrillow on 18 December 1862, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in St Martin in the Bull Ring Church, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 28 June 1908, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
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.
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