James R. Bailey

James R. Bailey

Male 1813 - 1901  (87 years)

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  • Name James R. Bailey 
    Born 19 Oct 1813  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Feb 1901  Freemansburg, Lewis, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Freemansburg Baptist Cemetery, Freemansburg, Lewis, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I28597  Robert Jackson
    Last Modified 20 May 2016 

    Father Rev. Carr Bailey,   b. 1792, Fauquier Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1861, Freemansburg, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane Brown,   b. 4 May 1791, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1871, Freemansburg, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1811  Prob Fauquier Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F10589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1850 U.S. Census Dist 30, Lewis Co., Virginia
      James R Bailey 36 M Farmer 920. VA
      Christiana Bailey 30 F VA
      Minerva Bailey 12 F VA
      Cyntha A Bailey 11 F VA
      Garrett Bailey 8 M VA
      Hezekiah Bailey 6 M VA
      Carr Bailey 4 M VA
      Pascal Bailey 2 M VA

      On the 1900 census James still indicated he was born in Virginia while his wife Christiana said she was born in West Virginia. James was probably born in Fauquier County, Virginia.

      Info provided by Glenda Eisenhour FAG#47259424:
      The Weston Independent, Tues. 26 Feb. 1901:
      BAILEY, JAMES R. MEMORIAL: Born Oct. 19, 1813, Baptized Dec. 12, 1835, and ordained to office of Deacon May 7, 1836. Married to Christiana Tharp Feb. 2, 1837. Twelve children, six of whom are still living. He died at his home near Freemansburg Feb. 5, 1901, 87 years 3 months 16 days. Funeral Services at Freemans Creek Baptist Church, interred in Freemansburg cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1738] Find A Grave Website, (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi), Memorial# 100288058.
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100288058

    2. [S1370] Obituary.
      "He died at his home near Freemansburg Feb. 5, 1901, 87 years 3 months 16 days."

    3. [S963] West Virginia, Vital Records Online, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx), Lewis County Death Records.
      http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=4932943&Type=Death
      This record is mis-indexed as James A. Bailey, but an examination of the handwriting shows that the apparent middle initial A is really an R.

    4. [S983] Don Norman files at Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants Library, ( http://www.hackerscreek.com/cpage.php?pt=262.).
      Gives the name of Carr Bailey (b 1792) wife Sarah Brown, her birth date abt 1793, their marriage date of 12 Apr 1811 and her parent's names: James and Sarah (Shepherd) Brown.



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