Sarah Ellen Bailey

22 June 1926–1 May 2010 (Age 83)
Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Bailey was born on 22 June 1926, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Walter Camper Bailey, was 37 and her mother, Mary Magdalene Lambert, was 42. She married Clarence Willard Boyd on 4 January 1945, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. She lived in Jeffersonville District, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 May 2010, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States.

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William Henry Parker
Sarah Ellen Bailey
Marriage: 19 June 1971

Spouse and Children

    William Henry Parker



19 June 1971
Madison Heights, Amherst, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Isaac Edward Bailey Sr.


    William Henry Bailey


    Pearl Bailey


    Nora Elizabeth Bailey


    Virginia Mae Bailey


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 15

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Sarah Ellen Bailey in household of Walter Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Bailey Boyd, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Sarah Ellen Bailey in entry for Calvin Lewis Edwards and Sarah Olive Boyd, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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