Reuben Josiah Bailey

10 July 1838–October 1860 (Age 22)
Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Reuben Josiah

When Reuben Josiah Bailey was born on 10 July 1838, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Brown Bailey, was 47 and his mother, Ann Smith, was 39. He died in October 1860, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Brown Bailey
1790–1850
Ann Smith
1798–1871
Mary Ann Bailey
1819–1849
Mary Ann Bailey
1822–
Sarah Bailey
1821–1837
Elizabeth Sophia Bailey
1823–1882
Ellen Jane Bailey
1827–1897
Robert Bailey
1828–1834
Caroline Bailey
1830–1837
George Brown Bailey
1833–1895
William Bailey
1836–1837
Reuben Josiah Bailey
1838–1860

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World Events (3)

1843
Age 5
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1846
Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 16
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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.

Possible Related Names

Bailly
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Baillie
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Story Highlight

Aboard the Mormon Immigrant Ship "Samuel Curling," 1855

Source: Mormon Migration: mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu Departure:22 April 1855, Liverpool, England Arrival: 22 May 1855, NYC Vessel Type:Ship Passengers (Bailey Family): Bailey, Ann Smith Bailey, Eliz …

Sources (5)

  • Rueben Bailey in household of Joseph Bailey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Reuben J Bailey in household of Arthur Reed, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Reuben Josiah Bailey, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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