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William Stacy Bailey
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1818
Maine, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1894
Waycross
Ware County
Georgia, USA

married 8-19-1847 in Montgomery County. William was born in Woolwich, Maine. Son of Abner Bailey (1796-1871) also lived in Telfair County, Burnt Fort then coming to Ware County in the 1855's. Mr Baliey settled a camp, composed of a number of families in tents, on what is now Williams Heights, which this place acquired the name of 'Yankee Town', supposed named because Mr. Bailey's former home was once 'Beyond the Mason and Dixon Line. This settlement was made for the purpose of cutting the timber on the surrounding lands and a area known as Bailey Heights. Mr. Bailey helped build the 1st Court House but later it burned. Children: James Stacy, William F., Mary M.(1852-1870), Eliza J., Josephine (1857-1943), John F., Georgia A. (1862-1917), Ida F. (1866-1867). (bio by: Donna Carter) 
 
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 Parents:
  Abner Bailey (1796 - 1871)
  Mahala Marshall Bailey (1793 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Pittman Bailey (1831 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Eda Bailey (1855 - 1917)*
  Josephine Bailey Lott (1857 - 1943)*
  Ida F. Bailey (1866 - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Bailey Townsend (1817 - 1879)*
  William Stacy Bailey (1818 - 1894)
  Albion King Bailey (1824 - 1902)*
  Wilmot Frank Bailey (1826 - 1905)**
  James Sylvester Bailey (1837 - 1890)**
  Herbert Milton Bailey (1854 - 1929)**
  Salem M Bailey (1854 - 1911)**
  Everett Bailey (1858 - 1932)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Why lamant the
Christian dying
Why induce
tears or gloom
Calming on the
Lord relying
They can greet
the opening tomb.

Company K
26th Ga.
Infantry
C S A
 
Burial:
Lott Cemetery
Waycross
Ware County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: B. B. Roberts
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49090688
William Stacy Bailey
Added by: B. B. Roberts
 
William Stacy Bailey
Added by: B. B. Roberts
 
William Stacy Bailey
Added by: B. B. Roberts
 
 
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- Clarence Bailey
 Added: Sep. 20, 2010

- B. B. Roberts
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Brave Confederate Soldier who Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jul. 4, 2011
 
 
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