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 James Bailey

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James Bailey

Birth
County Down, Northern Ireland
Death 18 Aug 1897 (aged 68)
Coal Valley, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Coal Valley, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 25455958 View Source

Portrait and biographical album of Rock Island County, Illinois: containing full-page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Illinois, and of the presidents of the United States; also containing a history of the county, from its earliest settlement to the present time (1885), (Chicago: Biographical Publishing Company, call number 238792)., 192.

James Bailey, farmer, section 2, Rural Township, was born in County Down, Ireland, Jan. 6, 1829. He lived in his native land until 1849, when he emigrated to America, coming directly to Rock Island. After
spending a short time in Rock Island and vicinity, he purchased 80 acres of land in Rural Township, settled upon it and has since resided there, an exemplary farmer and estimable citizen.

He is now the proprietor of 240 acres of land, on which he has erected a fine residence. His place is put in good condition, and his home is a very desirable one. He is a Republican in his political views, and both himself and Mrs. B. are members of the
United Presbyterian Church.

Dec. 5, 1861, is the date of his marriage in Rural Township, this county, to Miss Margaret, daughter of John and Mary (Campbell) Warnock, who are also natives of County Down, Ireland. Mrs. Bailey was born in that county July 7, 1841. Mr. and Mrs. B. have seven
children, namely: Mary E., Anna, William W., Jane, John, Hugh W. and Ella.


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  • Created by: Coker
  • Added: 22 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25455958
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25455958/james-bailey : accessed ), memorial page for James Bailey (6 Jan 1829–18 Aug 1897), Find a Grave Memorial ID 25455958, citing Homestead Cemetery, Coal Valley, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Coker (contributor 46985998) .