Elizabeth Bailey

17 October 1816–22 April 1880 (Age 63)
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bailey was born on 17 October 1816, in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bailey, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Curtis, was 27. She married George Coleman on 13 October 1835, in Sherington, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1864 and lived in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1861, at the age of 45, her occupation is listed as file cutter in Nether Hallam, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 22 April 1880, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Coleman
Elizabeth Bailey
Marriage: 13 October 1835
Henry Coleman
Charles Coleman
Thomas Coleman
William Coleman
George Coleman Jr
Louis Coleman
Joseph Hiram Coleman
Sarah Elizabeth Coleman
Samuel Coleman
Elizabeth Coleman
Annie Coleman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1835Sherington, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 5
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 17
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    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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    Story Highlight

    George Coleman (1814-1888) and Elizabeth Bailey (1816-1880) History

    Little is known of George Coleman's boyhood. He must have received some schooling, which is apparent from his letter writing ability and the business records which he kept. He very likely apprenticed …

    Sources (44)

    • Elizabeth Coleman in household of George Coleman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Elizabeth Baily in entry for Annie Mcmillan, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Coleman in household of George Coleman, "United States Census, 1870"

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