Sarah A. Bailey

Female1856–20 June 1862

Brief Life History of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Bailey was born in 1856, in Warren, Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Cook Bailey, was 31 and her mother, Mahala Mears, was 29. She lived in Medina Township, Warren, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 June 1862, in Warren, Indiana, United States, at the age of 6, and was buried in Davis Cemetery, Green Hill, Medina Township, Warren, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Cook Bailey
1825–1905
Mahala Mears
1827–1913
Wallace Bailey
1846–1890
John N Bailey
1848–1882
Luella Jane Bailey
1853–1932
Sarah A. Bailey
1856–1862
Horatio W. Bailey
1859–1862
Minerva A. Bailey
1860–1862
Emma C. Bailey
1864–1865
Nellie Bailey
1866–1868

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Leeper in household of Horatio Bailey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Bailey in household of Thomas C Bailey, "United States Census, 1860"

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1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 0

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

English: status name for a steward or official, from Middle English bailli ‘manager, administrator’ (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant, carrier, porter’).

English: habitational name from Bailey in Little Mitton, Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

English: occasionally a topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, from Middle English (Old French) bailli ‘outer courtyard of a castle’ (Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’). This term became a placename 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.

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

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