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Capt John Carroll Bailey
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1844
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1912
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Veteran: Civil war (USA)

h/o 1st Barbara Ann Winchester, 2nd Caroline Luella "Callie" Green.

Birth: 2nd of ten known children in Franklin county, Missouri.

Census: 1850, age 6 Franklin county, Missouri with parents & three siblings.

Census: 1860, age 14(sic) Prairie township, Franklin county, Missouri with parents & eight siblings.

John C. Bailey
Regiment Name 2 Arkansas Cavalry
Side Union
Company G, D
Soldier's Rank_In 2 Lieutenant
Soldier's Rank_Out Captain
Film Number M383 roll 1

2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry

Organized at Helena, Ark., and Pilot Knob, Mo., July 1862. Attached to Helena, Ark., District of the Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Cavalry Division, District Eastern Arkansas, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to April 1863. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee, to May, 1863. District of the Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. Missouri, to January, 1865. Unattached Cavalry, District West Tennessee, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, District West Tennessee, to August, 1865.
Mustered out August 20, 1865.

Became a zinc miner in Granby, Newton county, Missouri area where father with family followed him at end of the Civil War, (Granby's lead discovered around 1850, population by 1855, about 8,000, Union won Battle of Granby OCT 1862, town created 1875, mines petered out after World War Two). Next found in 1873 created Joplin area of Jasper county.

My father's namesake and uncle James Luke, had also migrated from the tin mines of Cornwall, England to the lead mines of Granby in 1874.

Census: 1880, age 37 Joplin, Jasper county, Missouri with 1st wife & five children, an engineer.

Reportedly 1st wife, Barbara Ann Winchester, died 3 JUN 1881 in Jasper county, Missouri leaving five children.

Census: 1900, age 56 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with 2nd wife and three children, a niece & two grandchildren at 418 McGregor street, a zinc mine operator.

Death: from complications of hardening of the liver and heart disease/arterio-sclerosis at the age of 68 yrs, 4 mos & 29 days.Dr. David Wise, MD was attending physician. Missouri Death Certificate, informant son J H Bailey. Funeral directions were in charge of Knell Undertaking Company of Carthage, Missouri.

The death certificate can be viewed at Missouri Digital Archives/death certificates online website.

Father: William C.[Carroll?] Bailey b: 20 OCT 1797 Kentucky.
Mother: Elizabeth Peppers b: about 1818 Franklin county, Missouri.

Marriage 1: Barbara Ann Winchester b: 14 JUN 1848 Franklin county, Missouri.
Married: 16 MAR 1866 Franklin county, Missouri.

Reported Children

William Carroll Bailey b: about 1867 Missouri.

John Harrison Bailey b: 17 OCT 1868 Missouri.

Posey Bailey b: about 1870 Missouri. (?)

Edward Bailey b: 23 JAN 1872 Missouri.

James Homer Bailey b: JUL 1879 Missouri.

Marriage 2: Caroline Luella "Callie" Green b: Webster county, Missouri
Married: 1 APR 1882 Joplin, Jasper county, Missouri.

Known Children

Walter Elijah Bailey b: 8 JUL 1885 Jasper county, Missouri.

Prepared in part by Bill Boggess, corrected 10/31/13.
Family links: 
  William C Bailey (1797 - 1873)
  Elizabeth F Peppers Bailey (1818 - ____)
  Barbara Ann Winchester Bailey (1848 - 1881)
  Caroline Luella Green Bailey (1861 - 1938)
  John Harrison Bailey (1868 - 1924)*
  Edward Bailey (1872 - 1946)*
  James Homer Bailey (1879 - 1924)*
  Walter Elijah Bailey (1885 - 1971)*
  John Carroll Bailey (1844 - 1912)
  Elijah Jackman Bailey (1846 - 1876)*
  William Harrison Bailey (1850 - 1913)*
  Winfred Green Bailey (1854 - 1904)*
  Alonzo Bailey (1854 - 1870)*
  Hartwell Allen Bailey (1856 - 1908)*
  Benjamin Milton Bailey (1859 - 1943)*
  James Henry Bailey (1864 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Traditional Sector Bl 27 Lot 8 Sp 7
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: May 25, 2011
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Capt John Carroll Bailey
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Capt John Carroll Bailey
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Capt John Carroll Bailey
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