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George Franklin Bailey
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1845
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1934
Ringgold County
Iowa, USA

The Lenox Time Table
Thursday, July 12, 1934

George F. Bailey died at the home of his son, John Bailey, east of Clearfield early Friday morning, July 6th. He was born December 15th, 1845 and was 88 years, 6 months, and 21 days old. He was born in Johnston county, Iowa, where he grew to manhood and was married July 6th, 1864 to Miss Harriett Frye, who with an infant son preceded him in death many years ago. He was an early settler of Ringgold county, coming to Taylor county, first spending about a year there and then going to Ringgold. He has for forty seven years resided on one farm. He came to this vicinity in the seventies. Mr. Bailey was one of twelve children, five brothers and one sister still surviving, the brothers being William, John, and M. Z. of Clearfield, Asa of Diagonal and Joseph of Riverside, Iowa and the sister, Mrs. Anna Hall of Hills, Iowa. He also leaves three sons, Harvey, Bert and John of the Clearfield vicinity, and one daughter, Mrs. June Whitmore of Clearfield; sixteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; also many other relatives and friends. Mr. Bailey was a real pioneer, always ready to help anybody, anywhere he could, a kind friend, a good neighbor, and will be sadly missed in the community which knew him so long. He was a member of the Masonic Order and a Masonic funeral was held at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the Methodist church Rev. Silas Overholser of Woodbine, Iowa read the obituary, after which Clyde Stanley of Beaconsfield had charge of the services at the church and grave, using the beautiful Masonic service. A quartette composed of Mr. and Mrs. J. Ralph Crew, Mrs. Ed Vogel and Ralph Keller sang with Mrs. Belle Anderson at piano and brother Masons acted as pall bearers. Interment was in the Clearfield cemetery.

Mr. and Mrs. Silas Overholser of Woodbine, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Overholser of Sharpsburg, Mr. Joseph Bailey and son Archie of Riverside, Louis Fledman of Kalona, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Asa Bailey and daughter, Mrs. Fred Kokesh, of Diagonal, Mrs. Harold Bush of Lorimor, Mr. and Mrs. Linas Bailey and son of Gravity, Mrs. Harold Seibert of Indianola, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Orr of Hopkins, Missouri were among those who attended the funeral of "Uncle Deac" Bailey here Saturday afternoon. 
 
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 Parents:
  Asa Bailey (1815 - 1890)
  Sophia Kepler Bailey (1824 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Fry Bailey (1845 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  Lillian A. Bailey Whitmore (1872 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas Bailey (1844 - 1863)*
  George Franklin Bailey (1845 - 1934)
  William Edward Bailey (1847 - 1934)*
  Anna Margaret Bailey Hall (1849 - 1943)*
  John H Bailey (1850 - 1946)*
  Emeline Bailey Beadle (1852 - 1899)*
  Lydia Alice Bailey Overholser (1854 - 1932)*
  Milton Zenos Bailey (1856 - 1936)*
  Asa Bailey (1858 - 1936)*
  Cora E Bailey Overholser (1860 - 1934)*
  Nellie Bailey Feldman (1862 - 1932)*
  Joseph S. Bailey (1865 - 1950)*
  Joseph S Bailey (1865 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clearfield Cemetery
Ringgold County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Nov 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16791906
George Franklin Bailey
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George Franklin Bailey
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