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Chrispianos Walker "Anos" Bailey
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1817
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1886

Chrispianos was the son of Samuel Bailey and Mary "Polly" Walker. He married Rhoda Shrewsbury and Elizabeth A. ___.

Bailey, Chrispianos Walker "Anos" -- Private, Company F, listed as Amos and Anos W. Bailey, enlisted on 8/22/1861 at A. Fleshman's -- 1860 Mercer County Census, age 42, farmer, married to Rhoda, age 40. Son of Samuel Bailey and Mary "Polly" Walker. Sometimes listed as Amos W. Bailey. Born 9/15/17 in Tazewell County, Virginia. Married to Rhoda Shrewsbury in 1840. Appears on the 1850 Mercer Census, age 33, farmer, married to Rhoda, age 32. Enlisted in Company D of the 11th Battalion, Virginia Reserves on 4/23/1864 at Princeton, West Virginia. Paroled at Charleston, West Virginia on 6/22/1865, gray hair, dark complexion, blue eyes, 5'8" tall, age 48. (His son Samuel J. Bailey served in the 11th Battalion Reserve and in the 60th Virginia Infantry.) Enumerated on the 1880 Census of Mercer County, West Virginia, Rock District, age 62, farmer, married to Elizabeth, age 52. Appears on the 1900 Census of Mercer County, West Virginia, Rock District as "Anes W. Bailey," age 82, born in September 1817, married to Elizabeth A., age 72, married for 24 years. The couple was residing in the household of Bailey's son, Philip (Elizabeth is listed as "step-mother"). Buried in Bailey Cemetery, Rock, West Virginia. (Note: Cemetery files indicate a death date of 1886), brother of Floyd Richard Bailey.
(Information from "Tears on the Bluestone, A Civil War Portrait of Mercer County, Virginia, now West Virginia," by Arnold Hurd, 111. Contributed by Mary Harris.)

"The eldest son of Samuel Bailey, Chrispianos lived on and operated a large farm about a mile below Rock, WV. About a quarter of a mile from his beautiful home is a loop of the (Bluestone) River, one and seven-eights of a mile long; however the loop is only fifty yards across. At the neck there is a layer of rock at the river's rock above. The river falls twenty feet in the length of the loop. In 1852, Bolton (See Bolton, Matthew W.) was hired to do the work of boring a tunnel 125 ft. through this layer of sand, and erecting a mill on the lower side of the loop. This mill, known as the Tunnel Mill, was used to grind wheat and corn. A carding machine about 30 ft. long was also placed in the mill, enabling farmers of the area to card their wool. Their wives could then make clothing. The mill was busy for many years with farmers coming from as far away as Flat Top and Athens. The mill was operated until some time in the early 1900s when railway construction brought in outside goods, making the mill unprofitable. The N&W Railroad bought the mill site and then later sold it to the Virginian Railway. Later a flood washed away most of the contents of the mill was hauled from Hinton, WV on a sled pulled by a yoke of oxen. The sled runners had to be half soled several times during the trip. Also the mill was made from locust wood, and tallow was used for lubrication." (From "Tunnel Mill Rock, West Virginia" by Dollie Keys Lawrence. Contributed by Mary Harris.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Bailey (1793 - 1873)
  Mary Walker Bailey (1796 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Rhoda Shrewsbury Bailey (1818 - 1873)
 
 Children:
  Anderson McDonald Bailey (1853 - 1920)*
  John Shrewsbury Bailey (1856 - 1949)*
  Phillip J Bailey (1859 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Chrispianos Walker Bailey (1817 - 1886)
  Nancy Bailey Bailey (1820 - 1873)*
  Jamison Walker Bailey (1821 - 1910)*
  Floyd Richard Bailey (1823 - ____)*
  Addison Crockett Bailey (1825 - 1873)*
  Charles Walker Bailey (1827 - 1904)*
  Isabel Elizabeth Bailey Minor Bailey (1830 - 1899)*
  Louisa C. Bailey Bailey (1835 - 1903)*
  John Walker Bailey (1841 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Cemetery
Rock
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Jul 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20538531
Chrispianos Walker Anos Bailey
Added by: Judy Llamas
 
 
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