May Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bailey

13 March 1888–4 October 1953 (Age 65)
Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of May Elizabeth 'Lizzie'

When May Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bailey was born on 13 March 1888, in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States, her father, Wesley "Wes" "John" Bailey, was 33 and her mother, Willie East, was 28. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Abe Willis. She lived in Hardin, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 4, Hardin, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 4 October 1953, in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65.

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Abe Willis
May Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bailey
Joseph Webster Bailey
Izora Bailey Guinn
Rellie Bailey

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    Joseph Webster Bailey



    Rellie Bailey


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Lizzie East in household of Jim Woods, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizy Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lizzie Bailey, "United States Census, 1920"

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