Rebecca Bailey

1801–1878 (Age 77)
New York, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Bailey was born on 29 March 1801, in New York, United States, her father, Joshua Bailey, was 37 and her mother, Ruth Sears, was 38. She married Henry Edward Barber in 1825, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Spencer, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 25 March 1878, in Venedocia, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Venedocia Cemetery, Venedocia, Van Wert, Ohio, United States.

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Rebecca Bailey
Henry Edward Barber
Marriage: 1825
Leonard Barber
David Leonard Barber
Levi Barber
Sarah A Barber
Mary Jane Barber
Harriet Catherine Barber
Charlotte Barber
Christopher R Barber

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New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 2

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Rebecca Barber in household of Henry Barber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Don'T Know in entry for Charlotte Goodwin, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Un Known in entry for Charlotte Goodwin, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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