PARENTAGE-SPOUSE: Mid- Continent Library, Independence, Missouri, PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF JASPER, MARSHALL & GRUNDY COUNTIES, Chicago, Biographical Publishing Co., 1894, pages 354 and 355. "James E. BAILEY.... In 1866, after his return from the army, he married Miss Jane Dempsey, a native of Indiana and a daughter of Perry and Sarah (Hall) Dempsey, farmers, who came to Iowa in 1864 and settled in Polk, the adjoining county, where they still reside.....Mr. and Mrs. Bailey lost their eldest son, William P., by a distressing accident on the railroad at Colo, Story County, Iowa, in 1892. They have ten living children; George , a resident of Story County; Lucy, wife of William Chaffin, of Polk County; Myra, Marion, Jesse, Mary, Elzada V., Sarah, Harriett and Laura.
PARENTAGE: Iowa Historical Library, Des Moines, Iowa, MINGO, IOWA 1884 - 1984. Page 270, "JAMES EDWIN AND LUCY JANE BAILEY - .... Their first child, William Perry, was born at the Benjamin Bailey home in 1867. The other eleven children were born in James and Lucy's own home southwest of Mingo. The eleven were: George Walter, Lucy Lucinda, Marion Edwin, Miriam Ammeretta, Jess Roy, Mary C. (who married Garrett Akins), Elzaida Valeria, Sarah D., Harriett M., Cathrine, and Laura Irene Bailey...."
BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Iowa Historical Library, Des Moines, Iowa, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA CEMETERIES Poweshiek Township, Compiled by the Jasper County Genealogical Society, 1995, Sams Cemetery, page 765, ROW 2, CHAFFIN, William T. 1868 - 1926 ss CHAFFIN, Lucy L. 1871 - 1961. His wife.
1880 FEDERAL CENSUS: LDS Family History Library Film 1254346, NA Film number - T9-0346, Iowa, Jasper County, Poweshiek Township, page 138B. Name - BAILEY, Lucy, Relationship to head of house - dau, Marital status - S, Gender - Male, Race - W, Age - 10, Birthplace - IA, Occupation - going to school, Father's birthplace - IN, Mother's birthplace - IN.
1885 IOWA STATE CENSUS: Jasper County, Poweshiek Township, Roll: IA1885_208
BAILEY, James E., Age - 42, Birthplace - Indiana
BAILEY, Lucy J., Age - 37, Birthplace - Indiana
BAILEY, William P., Age - 17, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, George W., Age - 15, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Lucy L., Age - 13, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Marion E., male, Age - 10, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Myriam A., Age - 9, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Jesse R., male, Age - 7, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Mary C., Age - 5, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Elzaida V., Age - 4, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Sarah D., Age - 3, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Harriet, Age - 0, Birthplace - Jasper County
BAILEY, Benjmain, Age - abt 1800, Birthplace - New York, Widowed
James Edwin Bailey (1842 - 1927)
Lucy Jane Dempsey Bailey (1847 - 1938)
William T. Chaffin (1868 - 1928)
Catherine "Katie" Bailey (____ - 1887)*
William Perry Bailey (1867 - 1892)*
George Walter Bailey (1869 - 1960)*
Lucy Lucinda Bailey Chaffin (1871 - 1961)
Marion E Bailey (1873 - 1940)*
Miriam Ammanretta Bailey Smay (1875 - 1958)*
Laura Irene Bailey (1888 - 1981)*
Plot: Row 2
Created by: Dennis Bell
Record added: Feb 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34143874