Joshua Bailey

1763–1839 (Age 76)
Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Bailey was born on 21 June 1763, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joshua Bailey, was 30 and his mother, Ann Foote, was 23. He married Ruth Sears on 5 November 1784, in East Hampton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Watervliet, Albany, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 26 August 1839, in Cohoes, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Bailey
1763–1839
Ruth Sears
1763–
Marriage: 5 November 1784
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

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1784
East Hampton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 18

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 20

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Bailey in household of Joshua Bailey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
  • England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

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