Jasper N Bailey

March 1837–1929 (Age 91)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jasper N

When Jasper N Bailey was born in March 1837, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Bailey, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Ball, was 21. He married Barbara Linebaugh on 23 August 1860, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 16, McNairy, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 11, Greene, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1929, at the age of 92.

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Jasper N Bailey
Barbara Linebaugh
Marriage: 23 August 1860
Nancy C Bailey
Daniel Buell Bailey
Elizabeth Bailey
Rebeckah Jane Bailey
Andrew Jackson Bailey
Ella Bailey
Nellie Bailey

Spouse and Children

23 August 1860
Greene, Tennessee, United States


    Nancy C Bailey



    Elizabeth Bailey



    Andrew Jackson Bailey


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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 9

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 25

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • Jasper Baley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jasper Bailey in household of Andrew Bailey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jasper N Bailey in household of Andrew Bailey, "United States Census, 1850"

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