Samuel Edward Bailey

9 December 1898–November 1980 (Age 81)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel Edward

When Samuel Edward Bailey was born on 9 December 1898, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Bailey, was 37 and his mother, Kathern Michenfelder, was 24. He married Margaret Horan in 1935, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in East Nottingham Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Oxford Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1917. He died in November 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Samuel Edward Bailey
Margaret Horan
Marriage: 1935
Edward Bailey

Spouse and Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Edward Bailey


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Bailey


    Kathern Michenfelder




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Bailey in household of Charles Houston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel Bailey in household of S Elizabeth Grier, "United States Census, 1910"

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