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Uriah Givens Bailey
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Birth: Mar., 1808
Jackson County
Georgia, USA
Death: 1887
Adams
Green County
Wisconsin, USA

~From the pages, 647-648, of the "History of Green County, Wisconsin". Union Publishing Co., Springfield, ILL 1884

Uriah G. Bailey, a pioneer of the town of Adams, was born in Jackson County, Georgia, in March, 1808. In 1811 his parents moved to Kentucky and settled in Logan County, where they lived three years, then removed to Illinois and settled at Saline Salt Works. Two years later they removed to Sullivan County, Indiana, where they were among the early settlers. They remained there six years, then removed to Vermillion County, Indiana, thence to Vermilion County, Illinois. Here his father bought timber and prairie land and improved a farm.

The subject of this sketch remained with his parents until the time of his marriage in 1835, to Harriet McMillan, a native of Licking County, Ohio. He bought land in Vermilion County, Illinois, on which they settled, and lived there until 1846. He then sold his land and came to Green County, Wisconsin, moving with teams and bringing their household goods. They also drove some cows and sheep along with them. He entered 200 acres of land on section 13, of the town of Adams, upon which he built a log house in which they lived several years. He then erected a good frame house. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey had five children, only one of whom is now living-- William E. Mrs. Bailey died in 1878.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Givens Bailey (1759 - 1852)
  Elizabeth Dixon Bailey (1771 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet McMillian Bailey (1811 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  William Eliphalet Bailey (1836 - 1916)*
  Scyndisa Bailey (1841 - 1869)*
  Martha Jane Bailey (1848 - 1852)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Dixon Bailey (1801 - 1859)*
  John Smith Bailey (1802 - 1854)*
  Uriah Givens Bailey (1808 - 1887)
  James Hamilton Bailey (1812 - 1881)*
  William Lee Bailey (1816 - 1890)*
  Elizabeth Bailey Winkler (1816 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Son of Revolutionary War soldier named Robert Bailey
 
Burial:
Shooks Prairie Cemetery
Green County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Lorraine Bailey
Record added: May 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5429011
Uriah Givens Bailey
Added by: Marci Cranston Hess
 
Uriah Givens Bailey
Added by: Marci Cranston Hess
 
Uriah Givens Bailey
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- Lorraine Bailey
 Added: Jun. 15, 2012
lot's of love your 3rd great niece from Kentucky
- opal mae bailey
 Added: Nov. 24, 2011
 
 
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