Charles Henry Bailey

Brief Life History of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Bailey was born on 11 June 1901, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Parrish Bailey, was 28 and his mother, Louvenia Lee Bailey, was 28. He married Ruby Christine Atnip on 13 January 1929, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and District 1, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 4 March 1986, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Temple Hill, Barren, Kentucky, United States.

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Charles Henry Bailey
1901–1986
Ruby Christine Atnip
1907–1992
Marriage: 13 January 1929
James L. Bailey
1940–1989

Sources (8)

  • Chas Henry Bailey in household of J P Bailey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Henry Bailey, "Kentucky, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Charles Bailey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1904 · The Black Patch War

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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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