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Elder Minter Henry Bailey, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1808
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1886
Howard County
Missouri, USA

Son of Samuel Shelton Bailey Sr. (1773-1853/Lewis VA. and Agnes Hutchinson (aka Hudson)

Married Nancy Jane Bradley Feb 6 1834
Twelve known children: John (killed in civil war), Mary Jane, Samuel, Sarah Agnes, James Shelton, Nancy, Minter Henry Jr., Susan Malinda, Rachel, Thomas Smith, and daughters who died before 1883, Martha June and Elizabeth.

Minter was an early Elder of the Mount Pleasant Christian Church, organized 1854.

In Fauquier county, Virginia, on the 20th day of August 1808, occurred the birth of the subject of this sketch. He was principally reared in Lewis county, West Virginia. In 1830 he came as far west as St. Louis, and remained there until 1833, then moving to Howard, county and locating on Salt creek. Mr. B. was married February 6, 1854 [sic type, actually 1834], to Miss Nancy BRADLEY, who was born in May 1814. Nine of the twelve children born to them are living: Mary J., born February 18, 1838; Samuel, born February 6, 1840; Rachel, born January 2, 1842, Sarah, born December 21, 1843; Nancy, born September 21, 1848; Minter, Jr., born December 30, 1850; Susan M., born January 6, 1853; James S., born August 6, 1855; Thomas, born August 19, 1858. Elizabeth, John and Melinda are deceased. John was killed in the army under PRICE, MAY 10, 1864. Mr. BAILEY's father, Samuel was born in Southern Virginia. He married Agnes HUTCHINSON, of Virginia, and to them were born six sons and two daughters. Mr. B. owns 280 acres of land, most of it a superior quality."

SOURCE: History of Howard and Cooper Counties, St. Louis: National Historical Company, 1883, (Bonne Femme township, pp. 602-609.) Excerpts from Howard County Missouri Biographies (Bonne Femme Township)

All census Bonne Femme, Howard Co MO:
1850: BAILEY Minter/40, Nancy/36, Moses B/21, John/13, Jones/10, Samuel/8, BASKETT Reuben/24. {Note, Mses was a brother, Jones should be Jane)

1860: DAILEY Minter, Nancy, John, Jane, Samuel, Rachael, Agnes, Nancy, Martin, Susan, James, Thomas

1870: BAILY M.H., Nancy, Rachael, Sarah, Minter, Susan, Thomas; YATES Jane/37, Martha/9, Joseph W/6 (Jane YATES was their dau).

1880 BAILEY Minter, Nancy, Thomas S.B.; YATES Joseph W/14/gson.

Note: The Moses Bailey shown in Minter's household, 1850, was his youngest brother, not a son as sometimes seen. Child shown as "Jones" age 10 should be Jane/Mary Jane, their dau. Minter's obit also shows dau Malinda predeceased him, family notes show her name to be Martha June (another dau, Susan, had middle name of Malinda).

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Nancy Bradley
Marriage Date: 6 Feb 1834
Marriage County: Howard
Spouse Name: Martin Baley

Interred in family cemetery on his farmland.
Family links: 
  Nancy Jane Bradley Bailey (1818 - 1895)*
  Rachel Bailey Roberts (1842 - 1924)*
  James Shelton Bailey (1846 - 1926)*
  Nancy Bailey St. Clair (1848 - 1947)*
  Minter Henry Bailey (1850 - 1932)*
  Susan Malinda Bailey Porter (1853 - 1919)*
  Thomas Smith Bradley Bailey (1858 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Bailey Cemetery #1
Punkin Center
Howard County
Missouri, USA
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Jan 13, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123375018
Elder Minter Henry Bailey, Sr
Added by: Gene Noe
Elder Minter Henry Bailey, Sr
Added by: Gene Noe
Elder Minter Henry Bailey, Sr
Added by: LaDon Brennan
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