|Birth: ||May 24, 1864|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 1939|
Charles was born on the Bailey Ranch. He attended local schools. He basically was a rancher and farmer.
The Bailey family was residing in Curry Co., Oregon by 1860. They apparently came West ca 1856-60.
1870 U.S. Census for Curry Co., OR (11 Aug.)(P.O. Empire City):
Chas Bailey M 52y Ireland; farmer
Bridget Bailey F 39y Ireland
Johana Bailey F 15 yrs, b. 1855 Penn.
Ellen Bailey F 14y Pennsylvania
Wm Bailey M 11y Oregon
Francis Bailey M 9y Oregon
Mary Ann Bailey F 7y Oregon
Charles Bailey M 6y Oregon
Enoch Huntly M 20y Missouri; farm laborer
Charles, Sr.'s real estate property was valued at $1,000; his personal property was valued at $1700.
1880 U.S. Census for Pleasant Hill, Curry Co., Oregon:
Charles Bailey M 60 yrs, b. 1820 Ireland
Wife Bridget Bailey F 50 yrs, b. 1830 Ireland
Dau Ellen Bailey F 23 yrs, b. 1857 Penn.
Son William Bailey M 21 yrs, b. 1859 Oregon
Son Frank Bailey M 19 yrs, b. 1861 Oregon
Dau Mary Bailey F 17 yrs, b. 1863 Oregon
Son Charles Bailey M 16 yrs, b. 1864 Oregon
Son Edward Bailey M 9 yrs, b. 1871 Oregon
Charles, Sr.'s parents were b. in Ireland. Charles, Sr. raised stock. He was a naturalized citizen. Bridget's parents were b. in Ireland.
1886-1887: Ellensburg, Curry Co.,OR postmaster
1890-1892: Curry Co. Assessor
1897-1903: Alaskan "Sourdough" (Klondike Gold Rush)
1912-1917: Curry Co. Sheriff
1900 U.S. Census for Wedderburn Precinct, Curry Co., Oregon (28 June):
Edward Bailey M 29 yrs, b. May 1871 Oregon; farmer
Wife Ruby Bailey F 26 Oregon
Son Clarke E M Bailey M 2 Oregon
Daughter Alice J Bailey F 1 Oregon
Mother Bridget Bailey F 71 Ireland; widow
Sister Ellen Bailey F 44 Pennsylvania
Unfortunately, there's an error in the census re how many children Bridget had. Probably should have read "7" instead of "1". All appear to be living.
1901 Canada Census for Unorganized Territories/territoires Non-organisÚs, The Territories, Canada (31 Mar. 1901).
Andrew J Painter M 34 Io US
Partner William F Elrod M 55 Pe
Partner William T Crase F 42 Mich US
Partner Charles H Bailey M 37 Ore US
Charles immigrated to Canada in 1898.
This census shows Charles as married. Not sure this is "our" Charles Bailey. There is another Charles H. Bailey born same year but living in Ashland, Jackson Co., OR who is married.
Charles' father died ca 1903 in Curry Co., Oregon. He was 83 years old.
1910 U.S. Census for Wedderburn Prec., Curry Co., Oregon:
Charles H Bailey M 45y Oregon
MOTH Bridget Bailey F 82y Ireland; widow
SIS Ellen L Bailey F 53y Pennsylvania
Amos B Miller M 26y Oregon
His parents were b. in Ireland. His mother immigrated in 1853.
Charles m. Mary Catherine (Kate) Lehnherr 1 June 1916 in Port Orford, Curry Co., Oregon.
Charles' mother, Bridget, passed away 11 May 1919 in Curry Co., Oregon.
1924-1936: Curry Co. Judge
1920-1939: President of Curry County Bank
1920 U.S. Census for Curry Co., OR:
C H Bailey M 55y Oregon
WIFE Kate Bailey F 28y Oregon
DAU Mary Eleanor Bailey F 2 yrs, b. 13 Mar. 1917 Oregon
DAU Alice Bailey F 1 yr, b. 23 Jan. 1919 Oregon
Matha Anderson F 55y Norway; widow
Both girls were born on the Bailey Ranch. Alice's middle name was "Alpharetta", nicknamed "Lish".
1930 U.S. Census for Gold Beach, Curry Co., Oregon:
Charles H Bailey M 65 Oregon
Wife Mary K Bailey F 38 Oregon
Dau Mary E Bailey F 13 Oregon
Dau Alice A Bailey F 11 Oregon
Note: Siblings Ellen, Frank, Mary, & Edward are buried in the Gold Beach Pioneer Cem., Gold Beach, Curry Co., Oregon.
Note: Daughter Mary Eleanor's obit:
Curry County native Mary Eleanor Zumwalt died of cancer on July 26, 2001 at her home in Portland. No formal services are planned.
Born on the Bailey Ranch north of Gold Beach on March 13, 1917, Mary Ellen was the daughter of County Judge Charles H. Bailey and Kate Lehnherr Bailey. She attended Gold Beach schools, graduated Phi Beta Kappa in Education from the University of Oregon in 1939 and taught high school in Port Orford in 1939 and 1940.
Mary Eleanor and Leslie C. Zumwalt were married in October 1941. She taught high school in Coburg for two years and worked for the Railway Express in Portland for five years during World War II. Mary Eleanor got her Masters of Arts in Education from the University of Oregon and taught high school English at Lake Oswego High School and Lake Ridge High School until she retired. Her husband of sixty years, Leslie Zumwalt, daughters, Kimberly Rae and Lori Ann of Seattle, Washington, and daughter, Lesley Sue Peters of Bend survive her. Other survivors include her sister, Alice Mather of Eugene; niece, Johanna Mather of Eugene; nephew, John Mather of Gold Beach, several grand nieces and nephews and cousins.
(obit published in the Curry Co. paper)
Note that Mary Eleanor's husband, Leslie Carl Zumwalt, b. 25 October 1917; d. 6 March 2010, Portland, Oregon. His parents were Ray & Gertrude Zumwalt. He had a brother, Donald. Ray & Gertrude are buried at Port Orford Cemetery, Port Orford, Curry Co., OR; Memorial 109823023.
Charles' sister Johanna Theresa Bailey, b. 1855, Penn; m. Milton B. Gibson; d. 14 June 1885, Curry Co., OR. She is buried in Gold Beach Pioneer Cem., Gold Beach, Curry Co., OR; Memorial 30336189. Milton B. Gibson is buried in the Denmark Cem., Langlois, Curry Co., OR; Memorial 90131004.
34.5 acres of the Bailey Ranch (Chas, Sr-Chas, Jr.-Kate-Ed Bailey) later became part of the Otter Point State Park which lies adjacent to their old ranch property. See photo on memorial.
Charles Henry Bailey (1820 - 1902)
Bridget McCormick Bailey (1828 - 1919)
Mary Catherine Lehnherr Bailey (1891 - 1972)
Mary Eleanor Bailey Zumwalt (1917 - 2001)*
Alice Alpharetta Bailey Mather (1919 - 2003)*
Johanna Theresa Bailey Gibson (1855 - 1885)*
Ellen Letitia Bailey (1856 - 1936)*
William Thomas Bailey (1859 - 1921)*
Frank Bailey (1860 - 1896)*
Mary A Bailey (1862 - 1884)*
Charles Henry Bailey (1864 - 1939)*
Charles Henry Bailey (1864 - 1939)
Edward A Bailey (1871 - 1920)*
Rogue River Cemetery
Maintained by: J.D. Larimore
Originally Created by: Yvonne Rowe
Record added: Mar 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67286713