Margaret <I>Gibson</I> Bailey

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Margaret Gibson Bailey

  • Birth 13 Jun 1829 Canada
  • Death 19 Mar 1908 Monticello, Wright County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Monticello, Wright County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 23618585

From The Monticello Times-Mar 26, 1908
Copied as written.

Bailey-Died in Monticello, Minn..March 20, 1908 Mrs. Margaret Bailey aged 79 years 9 months 27 days.
Margaret Gibson was born in Canada June 13, 1828. She was married to Isaac Bailey June 8, 1850. They came to Monticello in 1857 after a short stay here they moved to Orrock, and afterward to Big Lake returning to Monticello about 30 years ago, where Mr. Bailey died July 30, 1896. Since her husband's death she has made her home with her daughter Mrs. Sawyer. Mrs. Bailey was the mother of eight children five of whom survive: Mrs.Emma Sawyer and Gibson Bailey of Monticello, Mrs. Eva Farris of Becker, Mrs. Lizzie Kenney of N. Dakota and Fred Bailey of Pacific Grove Cal. Mrs. Bailey since her husband's death has been in poor health being confined to the house most of the time and much of the time to the bed. The funeral occurred Sunday afternoon and was conducted by Eld. J. Ridley of the Advent Christian Church of which she had been a member for almost 40 years. A large congregation assembled at the church to show their respect for the deceased and to sympathize with the bereaved family.

Minnesota Death Index gives March 19th and Canadian marriage records clearly show January not June.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Shares headstone with her husband, Isaac.

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  • Maintained by: Kathy W. Johnson
  • Originally Created by: DPlus9
  • Added: 29 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23618585
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Gibson Bailey (13 Jun 1829–19 Mar 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23618585, citing Hillside Cemetery, Monticello, Wright County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Kathy W. Johnson (contributor 47014093) .