Elizabeth Sophia Bailey

22 July 1823–26 June 1882 (Age 58)
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Sophia

When Elizabeth Sophia Bailey was born on 22 July 1823, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Joseph Brown Bailey, was 32 and her mother, Ann Smith, was 24. She married Luther Reed on 23 April 1857, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 26 June 1882, in Round Valley, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Reed
Elizabeth Sophia Bailey
Marriage: 23 April 1857
Luther Bailey Reed
Ann Maria Reed

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1857Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 7
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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

    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 (13)

    • Elizabeth Bailey in household of Joseph Bailey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Bailey in entry for Ann Marie Reed Price, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Reed in household of Arthur Reed, "United States Census, 1860"

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