Timothy Bailey

1791–1882 (Age 91)
Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Bailey was born on 9 September 1791, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joshua Bailey, was 28 and his mother, Ruth Sears, was 28. He married Hannah Mallory on 10 December 1815, in Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 24 August 1882, at the age of 90, and was buried in Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

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Timothy Bailey
1791–1882
Hannah Mallory
1797–1822
Marriage: 10 December 1815
Ruth Ann Bailey
1817–1865
Lucy Bailey
1820–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
10 December 1815
Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States
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World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 11

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 36

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

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 (1)

  • Timothy Bailey, "Find A Grave Index"

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