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Richard Bailey
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Birth: May 29, 1791
Lancaster County
South Carolina, USA
Death: 1882
Hart County
Georgia, USA

Richard Bailey was the husband of Theny Jane Champion Bailey.
They lived in Lancaster District, South Carolina and moved to Elbert County, GA and on to Hart County, GA.
Their sons included: Griffin Bailey, John Cannady Bailey, William Thomas Bailey, Henry M. Bailey. Their daughters were: Susan A. Bailey and L. C. Bailey.

Richard was a veteran of the War of 1812 - Served with Capt. James Douglas' Co. SC Militia Inf.


Longevity Sketch of Richard Bailey from the Saturday, July 23, 1881 Hartwell Sun Newspaper by P. E. Bean: "Richard Bailey is 92 years of age, and was born in Lancaster district, SC, but moved to what is now Hart County in 1845, and has lived here ever since. He enjoys excellent health for one so old; in fact, to illustrate, his son went to see him a few days since, and asked him how he was. The old veteran replied "I never felt better in my life or enjoyed better health than right now." Mr. Bailey can boast of one thing which is a great pity more cannot boast of and that is he never had a fuss or quarrel in his life and if he has an enemy he doesn't know it."

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Theny Jane Champion Bailey (1800 - 1855)*
 
 Children:
  Griffin Bailey (1824 - 1902)*
  John Cannady Bailey (1826 - 1916)*
  William Thomas Bailey (1832 - 1915)*
  Henry M Bailey (1837 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Marker was recently added. Correct birth year is 1791. The Hart County Census of 1870 list Richard as being age 79 years.
 
Burial:
Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Hartwell
Hart County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: David Babb
Record added: Sep 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58939366
Richard Bailey
Added by: RD
 
 
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All Richard's sons were Confederate Veterans
- David Babb
 Added: Sep. 21, 2010
veteran of war of 1812
- David Babb
 Added: Sep. 21, 2010
 
 
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