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Jesse Bailey
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1844
Death: Apr. 19, 1915

Son of William Bailey & Martha Britton Bailey.
Jesse is spelled ending with an e on Marriage License, Death Record, etc. but without the e on gravestone.

Error on Jesse's birth year on gravestone. His death record & other family records say he was born 1844. His brother Joseph Britton Bailey was born 1847.

Jesse was 4 when his Dad William died during the War with Mexico April 9, 1848, at Natural Bridge, Jalapa, Mexico. The graves of many U.S. soldiers, long forgotten & abandoned, are located in the vicinity of the bridge.

Jesse & 1st wife Jane Arnold had at least 7 children:
William H. 1866
Clinton C. 1867
Martha A. 1870
John B. 1872
Thomas 1873
Sarah 1875
Marie M. 1878

Jesse married Eliza Sharlotta Mercer June 3, 1892, was step-father to her daughter Nannie Jane Mercer and they had 8 more children:

Nannie Jane Mercer1890(Enos Monroe McLain)

Grover Cleveland 1893 (Edith Betz)
Joseph Oliver "Olie" 1895 (Etta Reece)
Joy 1897(Charles Wagner)
Pearl Ida 1899 (John Eldridge McLain)
Bessie Lou 1902-1908
Lena E. 1904(Glen Maxwell Bailey)
Jessie Leah 1905 (Clifford Cradic)
Homer E. 1909 (Sallie Cavin)

Jesse & 1st wife Jane's son Clinton married 2nd wife Eliza's sister, Sarah Lucinda "Sis" Mercer. Father & son married sisters.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Martha Britton Bailey (1825 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Sharlotta Mercer Bailey (1862 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Clinton C Bailey (1867 - 1927)*
  Martha A. Bailey Eidson (1869 - 1934)*
  Thomas Bailey (1873 - 1938)*
  Ida Belle Bailey Lowe (1876 - 1953)*
  Nannie Jane Mercer-Bailey McLain (1890 - 1970)*
  Joseph O Bailey (1895 - 1945)*
  Jodie Ella Bailey Wagner (1897 - 1975)*
  Pearl Ida Bailey McLain (1899 - 1961)*
  Bessie Lou Bailey (1902 - 1903)*
  Lena Esther Bailey Bailey (1904 - 1980)*
  Jessie Leah Bailey Cradic (1907 - 1986)*
  Homer E. Bailey (1909 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Longs Bend Cemetery
Longs Bend
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Anna Lane Long
Originally Created by: Shelia (inactive)
Record added: Sep 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29756466
Jesse Bailey
Added by: Ken - TN (inactive)
 
 
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Error in birth yr on Jesse's gravestone. Jesse was born 21 Dec 1844. His brother Joseph Britton Bailey was born 3 Jan 1847. Jessie was 4 yrs old & Joe was 4 months old when their Dad William died on Apr 9, 1848 in Mexico.
- Anna Lane Long
 Added: Jan. 12, 2014
Could this be Jesse Bailey (born 21 Dec 1844 died 19 Apr 1915)?
- Burton Porter
 Added: Oct. 16, 2013
 
 
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