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  • Abigail Cooper (1683 - 1747)
    comments===Found as daughter of John Bailey, III who died in 1663, 20 years before her birth. Disconnected Nov 2015 === GEDCOM Source ===Bianca Koslowski Koslowski Web Site MyHeritage family tree Famil...
  • Abigail Toms (c.1639 - 1687)
    Abigail Bailey* Birth: 1640 - Newport, Newport, Rhode Island* Death: Mar 17 1687 - Perquimans, North Carolina* Parents: William Bailey (b abt 1606), Grace* Husband: William Charles, John Lacy, Francis ...
  • Abigail Bailey (1651 - 1735)
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988Name: Abigaill Trumble Birth Date: 10 Oct 1651 Event Type: Birth Event City: Rowley Father Name: John Trumble Mother Name: Ann Source Information: Ancest...
  • Abigail Weeden (1693 - 1741)
    Not the wife of Deacon William Weeden, Sr., of Newport Steven Kilburn:I found with the help of the Rhode Island Historical Society the will of John Bailey written on May 8, 1733 where mentions his daug...
  • Abigail Bailey (deceased)

About the Bailey surname

Bailey Name Meaning 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’).

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.

habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Anglicized form of French Bailly.

Our side of the Bailey family have been a real mystery. I've been looking for the parents of John Bailey born in Ross Co., Ohio about 1811.This would be myGGG-Grandpa. If you can help that would be Great!!