Carolyn J Bailey

6 January 1931–26 February 2010 (Age 79)
Geneva, Wabash Township, Adams, Indiana, United States

The Life of Carolyn J

When Carolyn J Bailey was born on 6 January 1931, in Geneva, Wabash Township, Adams, Indiana, United States, her father, Jesse Harrison Bailey, was 47 and her mother, Gertrude Bell Septer, was 41. She married Herbert L. MASTERS on 6 July 1952, in Bryant, Bearcreek Township, Jay, Indiana, United States. She lived in Bryant, Bearcreek Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 2010, in Bluffton, Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Twin Hill Cemetery, Pennville, Penn Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Herbert L. MASTERS
Carolyn J Bailey
Marriage: 6 July 1952

Spouse and Children

6 July 1952
Bryant, Bearcreek Township, Jay, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Locheven E Bailey


    Ralph Alden Bailey


    Howard C Bailey


    Edna D Bailey


    Mary Ruth Bailey


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The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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  • Carolyn Bailey in household of Jesse Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"

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