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Susan Ann Knapp Bailey
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1847
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1936
Cass County
Michigan, USA


Funeral rites for Mrs. Susan Ann Bailey were held Monday afternoon at the late home in Milton township just over the line in Cass county. Mrs. Bailey, who had been bedfast since February 1934, was the mother of Andrew Bailey, well known Pipestone township farmer.

The Rev. John H. Balfour of the Coloma Community church officiated at the service. Burial was made in Barron Lake cemetery. Six grandchildren served as pallbearers.

Mrs. Bailey was born February 1, 1847, in Troy, N.Y., her parents being *Joseph and Minerva Knapp. When she was 11 years old the family settled in Milton township, Cass county, where she spent the remaining 78 years of her life. Mrs. Bailey died early Saturday morning at her late home leaving 61 descendants. She was the widow of the late Byron S. Bailey, who died in 1901.

Surviving are three sons and three daughters--Andrew Bailey, Eau Claire; George Bailey and Mrs. Myrtle Crumb, Niles; Mrs. Laura Gilbert, at home; Mrs. Ida Lewis, Coloma, and Sterling Bailey, South Bend; 10 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren.

--Journal-Era - Dec. 31, 1936

*NOTE: Her parents were 'Wright' and Minerva (Merrill) Knapp.


Byron BAILEY and Susan KNAPP were married in Berrien County, Michigan on January 31, 1863.
--Indexing Project (Batch) #M51827-3; System Origin: Michigan-ODM Source Film #945409
Family links: 
  Wright Knapp (____ - 1860)
  Minerva S Merrill Knapp-Rhoades (1824 - 1895)
  Byron S Bailey (1836 - 1901)
  Mattie Minerva Bailey (1864 - 1865)*
  Hattie Cornelia Bailey Ipes (1865 - 1932)*
  George Waldo Bailey (1866 - 1952)*
  Myrtle Lorena Bailey Crumb (1868 - 1969)*
  Sterling William Bailey (1870 - 1946)*
  Joseph Wright Bailey (1877 - 1903)*
  Andrew Nelson Bailey (1879 - 1941)*
  Mabel Ida Bailey Lewis (1881 - 1973)*
  Laura Ann Bailey Gilbert (1883 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship

1847 - 1936
Barron Lake Cemetery
Cass County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Ginger Carrick
Record added: Nov 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62192377
Susan Ann <i>Knapp</i> Bailey
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