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Col Benjamin Franklin Bailey
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1814
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1886

Benjamin was born in the Town of Wawayanda, the son of Jonathan Bailey, Jr. and Catherine Stewart.

M 1st: Harriet Elizabeth

Children:
- Harriet Bailey
- William Wirt Bailey (1844-)
- Jessie Bailey m Joseph Stewart

M 2nd: Eleanor "Ellen" Jane Stewart.

Col of the 148th Regiment (1842) by Gov Seward

Obituary from The New York Times, June 26, 1886:

"Col Benjamin F Bailey was buried from the Presbyterian Church at Ridgebury, Orange County, this afternoon. He died at the Presbyterian Hospital, New York, on Tuesday, where he had been taken for treatment, having been badly burned by falling upon a lighted candle which set his clothing on fire. Jonathan Bailey, grandfather of the deceased gentleman, was a soldier with Gen Washington at the battle of Long Island, retreated with him across the river, and was with him at the battle of White Plains. Col Bailey died at the age of 72 years. He was a prominent Republican and a gentleman much esteemed. The original deed of his farm at Ridgebury is dated March 4, 1777, when it was purchased by his grandfather, who then settled there, coming from Long Island."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Bailey (1784 - 1860)
  Catherine Stewart Bailey (1783 - 1866)
 
 Children:
  William Wirt Bailey (1844 - 1916)*
  Edwin Augustus Bailey (1849 - 1911)*
  Lewis Stewart Bailey (1866 - 1887)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charlotte Bailey Elmer (1809 - 1882)*
  Benjamin Franklin Bailey (1809 - 1812)*
  Benjamin Franklin Bailey (1814 - 1886)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

IN
Memory of
Benj. F. Bailey.
BORN
March 15, 1814
DIED
June 23, 1886.


 
Burial:
Ridgeberry Cemetery
Ridgebury
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: seekerJay
Originally Created by: LadyGoshen
Record added: Jun 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38589625
Col Benjamin Franklin Bailey
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Col Benjamin Franklin Bailey
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