Darby Bailey

1801–
Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States

The Life of Darby

When Darby Bailey was born in 1801, in Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States, his father, Joshua Bailey, was 38 and his mother, Ruth Sears, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Bailey
1763–1839
Ruth Sears
1763–
John G Bailey
1790–1865
Harriet Bailey
1790–
Timothy Bailey
1791–1882
Timothy Bailey
1792–1865
Ira Bailey
1794–1830
Anna Bailey
1796–
Harry Bailey
1799–1839
Titus Bailey
1800–
Joshua Bailey
1800–1875
Rebecca Bailey
1801–1878
Darby Bailey
1801–
Sydney Bailey
1808–1860

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 26

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name 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. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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