Grace Bailey

22 January 1895–10 July 1953 (Age 58)
Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Bailey was born on 22 January 1895, in Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States, her father, James Henry Bailey, was 22 and her mother, Norma B Noble, was 21. She married Seaborn Arledge Cook on 25 August 1917, in Jackson, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Eldorado Township, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Police Jury Ward 4, Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 10 July 1953, in Eldorado, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Eldorado Cemetery, Eldorado, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Seaborn Arledge Cook
Grace Bailey
Marriage: 25 August 1917
Bulah Carthrine Traicy
Faye Arledge Cook

Spouse and Children

25 August 1917
Jackson, Oklahoma, United States


    Bulah Carthrine Traicy


    Faye Arledge Cook


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Sequoyah Constitutional Convention

Age 10

The Sequoyah Constitutional Convention was held on August 21, 1905, to attempt to secure statehood for Indian Territory, or the State of Sequoyah. The proposed state was in the area which is now the south-eastern portion of modern-day Oklahoma. The proposal was to create a state which would secure Indian control of their lands. A 35,000 word constitution was created which laid the groundwork for the future Oklahoma Constitution. Congress would not consider the statehood bill and it was rejected. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Grace Cork in household of Arledge Cork, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Cook in household of S Arletg Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Cook in household of Arledge Cook, "United States Census, 1940"

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