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Josiah Willis Bailey
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Birth: Feb., 1866
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan., 1937
Tulare County
California, USA

Josiah Willis Bailey, son of Josiah Jacob Bailey and Rosannah Matilda Gill, born about Feb 1866 at Cedar Township, Van Buren County, Iowa, the eighth of eleven known children.

He came to Nebraska from Iowa and is first found in the 1900 Census on a farm outside of Lamar. His brother Winfield Bailey, with his wife Ellen, is located nearby. By 1926, Willis has migrated to California and is a registered republican voter in District 7 Porterville with a res address of 414 So E. In 1930 census he is enumerated on a farm outside of Porterville, Tulare County, California.

Per the Lamar, aka Green Lawn, Cemetery Index found at, Willis is buried at A38-E1 (brother Winfield at A38-E2), however there were no dates attached to the index. Photo by FAG Jackie Holifield 6/10/2012 shows only a Funeral Home Marker "Willis Bailey" and no dates.

Tulare County Obituary Records Notes Willis Bailey age 71, Publication Date 28 Jn 1937 PR.

Any additional information on Willis Bailey or his brother Winfield S Bailey would be very much appreciated.
Family links: 
  Josiah Jacob Bailey (1824 - 1892)
  Rosannah Matilda Gill Bailey (1833 - 1897)
  Oliver Spencer Bailey (1853 - 1921)*
  Winfield S Bailey (1861 - 1928)*
  Josiah Willis Bailey (1866 - 1937)
*Calculated relationship
Greenlawn Cemetery
Chase County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: A38-E1 next to brother Winfield S Bailey at A38-E2
Created by: Sharen A. Durler-Pflugho...
Record added: Nov 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79833329
Josiah Willis Bailey
Added by: Jackie Holifield
Josiah Willis Bailey
Added by: Jackie Holifield
Josiah Willis Bailey
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Added by: Patty Gessley Ament
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