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Catherine 'Ticcle' Bailey Epperson
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1823
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1886
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA

Born in North Carolina. Married Gilbert John Epperson 13 Dec 1840 in Fountain Co., IN.

Children of Gilbert John and Catherine 'Ticcle' Bailey Epperson:

- Sarah Delena EPPERSON b: 12 Sep 1841 in Fountain Co., IN
Death: BEF 1850 in Fountain Co., IN

- Leah Melvina EPPERSON b: 26 Aug 1843 in Missouri
No death date.

- Marion EPPERSON b: 18 Sep 1845 in Missouri

- Minerva Leanna EPPERSON b: Abt. 1848 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA
Note: Possibly a 'twin' to Louverbia Epperson born 1848. No death date.

- Louverbia Elizabeth EPPERSON b: 5 Feb 1848 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA

- Nancy Melissa EPPERSON b: 20 Dec 1849 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA

- George W. R. EPPERSON b: 28 Feb 1852 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA

- Emma Jane EPPERSON b: 22 Jun 1854 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA

From the files of Daraleen Wade Oct 12, 2000--Emma J. Epperson Palmateer was born June 22, 1 854 in Monroe Co., state of Iowa, 3 miles west of Albia, the Co., seat. She started across the plains on May, 1863 to prolong the life of her mother who raised 8 children. Mrs. Palmateer arrived at the mining town of Galena, Nevada on October first and left Galena for Oregon on the 10 day of July, 1864, arriving in Rooseburg (sic), Oregon on the 1st day of November 1864 and she spent the winter there. On July 1, 1865 she came to Albany where she worked in the harvest. On September 1st of that year she came over to Sandy Ridge where her father was the fifth homesteader on the Ridge. She met Richard or Dock Palmateer in March 1870 and married on December 11, 1870 and moved to her husband's homestead where she and he spent 51 years of wedded life. They raised a family of five children, four girls and one son, Richard lives on the home place, mother and son (sic). The oldest daughter Mrs. Leatha Wills lives on Columbia Boulevard in Portland, Mrs. Loverbbia (sic) Vanderpool in Newport, Mrs. Catherine Snuffin at Estacada and Mrs. Pearl Stevens at Kelso, WA.

- Henry F. EPPERSON b: 30 Aug 1856 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA
Birth: 30 Aug 1856 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA
Death: 25 Nov 1916 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR
Burial: 28 Nov 1916 Estacada, Clackamas Co., OR
Name: Cassandra 'Cassie' A. DENNIS Epperson
Surname: Dennis
Given Name: Cassandra 'Cassie' A.
Birth: 30 Aug 1875 in Malad Station, ID
Death: 13 May 1948 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR
Burial: 15 May 1948 Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR

- Letha Ann 'Letta' EPPERSON b: 31 Jul 1860 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA
Death: Apr 1893

- Ira A. M. EPPERSON b: 31 Aug 1862 in Albia, Monroe Co., IA, d. 12 Jun 1954 b. Lincoln Memorial Crematory, Portland Oregon

- John G. EPPERSON b: 22 Mar 1865 in Roseburg, Josephine Co., OR


Story "Gilbert and Catherine Epperson, Pioneers" is in the Sandy Historical Museum, Sandy, Oregon.

Thanks given to Frances Gayle Bailey Day for her Genealogy files contributed to Cathy Heilmann 'Researcher'... who gave me copies of

Family links: 
  John Henry Bailey (1795 - 1894)
  Sarah Drollinger Bailey (1795 - 1874)
  Gilbert John Epperson (1820 - 1895)*
  Marion Epperson (1845 - 1926)*
  Elizabeth Luverbia Epperson Quilhaug (1848 - 1897)*
  Nancy Melissa Epperson Myers (1849 - 1924)*
  George W. R. Epperson (1852 - 1933)*
  Emma Jane Epperson Palmateer (1854 - 1941)*
  Henry F. Epperson (1856 - 1916)*
  Ira A. Epperson (1862 - 1954)*
  John G. Epperson (1865 - 1906)*
  Nancy Jane Bailey Epperson (1821 - ____)*
  Catherine 'Ticcle' Bailey Epperson (1823 - 1886)
  Henry Fraley Bailey (1825 - 1916)*
  John Bannister Bailey (1830 - 1910)*
  George Washington Bailey (1832 - 1912)*
  Sarah Jane Bailey Berner (1835 - 1893)*
  Matilda Jane Bailey Cross (1837 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Sandy Ridge Cemetery
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
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Record added: Jun 28, 2008
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Catherine 'Ticcle' <i>Bailey</i> Epperson
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015

- Merrileem
 Added: Sep. 11, 2010
Dear Gr. Grandmother, Catherine, I have read the story your daughter-in-law, Ruth Ingraham Epperson wrote. It is very detailed and full of information. I especially like the part of the story when your family took your "wagon" camping on the "Barlow Tra...(Read more)
- AngelWings
 Added: Jun. 28, 2008

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