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Birth: Jun. 10, 1816
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1897
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: William W Bailey
Age in 1860: 43
Birth Year: abt 1817
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Calhoun, Virginia
Gender: Male
Post Office: Manora
Household Members - Name/Age:
William W Bailey 43
Lucinda Bailey 29
Winfield S Bailey 12
Christopher C Bailey 9
Nancy A Bailey 5
Martha J Bailey 4
Phebe V Bailey 7/12

American Civil War Soldiers
Name: William Bailey
Residence: Manova, Calhoun County, Virginia [now WV]
Enlistment Date: 26 Sep 1862
Enlistment Place: Calhoun County, Virginia
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Sources: 21
Eye Color: blue
Hair Color: grey
Complexion: dark

West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973
Name: W W Bailey [William Warden Bailey]
Birth Date: abt 1816
Birth Place: W Virginia
Death Date: 28 Oct 1897
Death Place: Bales, Calhoun, West Virginia
Burial Date: 29 Oct 1897
Burial Place: Fink
Death Age:
81 years 4 months 18 days
Occupation: Farmer
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 808278

(special thanks to Bev for the following info) BAILEY,William W.(H.),2nd Sergeant, Co. E, 14th Virginia Cavalry. Born Tazewell Co., Va. 10 June 1816. Enlisted at Minnora, Calhoun Co., Va. 26 Sep. 1862. Absent in charge of horses January to April 1863. Served as Sergeant orderly of Company F, afterwards forage master for regiment. Participated in battles at Winchester, Gettysburg, twice at Brandy Station, Cloyd's Mountain, Bulltown, and numerous skirmishes. Discharged 12 Sep 1863 (had only one arm). Paroled at Charleston 25 May 1865, age 48, 5' 11", dark complexion, blue eyes, gray hair. Farmer, age 53, Washington Township, Calhoun Co. 1870 Census. Died 28 Oct. 1897.
From Hardesty's History of Calhoun Book:

"William W. Bailey was born in Tazewell County, Virginia, June 10, 1816. He was a son of Doddridge Bailey, who died in August, 1872. His mother, whose maiden name was Phebe Belcher, died March 18, 1866.

In 1856 William W. Bailey took up residence in what is now Calhoun County, West Virginia, and when hostilities between the two section of country developed into war, he entered the service of the Confederacy, enlisting in Company E, 14th Virginia Cavalry, where he served tow years, first as second sergeant, then as orderly, of Company E, afterwards as forage master for the regiment. He was in the battles of Winchester, Gettysburg, twice at Brandy Station, Cloyd Mountain, Bulltown, and numerous skirmishes.

In Logan County, Virginia, December 5, 1846, William W, Bailey and Lucinda, daughter of Benjamin and Nancy (Elkinds Godbey, were united in marriage, and their union is blessed with six children.

The wife of Mr. Bailey was born in Pulaski County, Virginia, April 3, 1831, and their children were born: Winfield S., January 23, 1848. Christopher C., September 2, 1850; Nancy A., September 1, 1854; Martha J., April 29, 1856; Phebe V., October 7, 1859; William A., December 9, 1862.

William W. Bailey was constable for twelve years during his residence in Logan County, Virginia; deputy sheriff six years in the same county; in Calhoun County was elected justice in 1849 and served until 1861; was re-elected in 1872 and served until 1881. For four years he had and exercised the power of attorney of performing the marriage ceremony. He is a farmer, stock raiser and dealer in lumber; address, Minnora, Calhoun County, West Virginia." 
Family links: 
  Dodridge Bailey (1788 - 1872)
  Phoebe Belcher Bailey (1793 - 1866)
  Lucinda Godbey Bailey (1831 - 1925)
  William Warden Bailey (1816 - 1897)*
  William Warden Bailey (1816 - 1897)
  Martha H. Bailey Conley (1821 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Wm. W./Bailey/Born/June 10, 1816/Died/Oct. 28, 1897

Headstone was located in cemetery in 2009 headstone link
Upper Fink Cemetery
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Feb 08, 2006
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Pvt William Warden Bailey
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Pvt William Warden Bailey
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