Daisy M Oakey

20 September 1907–27 June 2003 (Age 95)
Bertie, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Daisy M

When Daisy M Oakey was born on 20 September 1907, in Bertie, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Pinkney Oakey, was 31 and her mother, Fannie Gray Proctor, was 22. She married John Lemon Bailey Jr on 12 April 1929, in Nash, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Toisnot Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 27 June 2003, in Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Elm City, Wilson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lemon Bailey Jr
Daisy M Oakey
Marriage: 12 April 1929

Spouse and Children

12 April 1929
Nash, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Pinkney Oakey


    Fannie Gray Proctor





    John Arthur Oakey


    Ruby Hazel Oakey


    Lucille Punk Oakey


World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English:1. from an ancient Scandinavian personal name, Aki (Old Danish, Old Swedish Áki), derived from anu- ‘ancestor’ (unattested) + the diminutive suffix -k. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a small oakwood, from Middle English oke ‘oak’ + heye ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daisy O Bailey in household of John L Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daisy Baily in household of John L Baily, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daisy Oakey in household of John Oakey, "United States Census, 1920"

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