Rev Thomas Bailey

Rev Thomas Bailey

Birth
England
Death 21 Jan 1688 (aged 34–35)
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot 101
Memorial ID 27161930 · View Source
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Thomas Bailey was settled as a colleague to his brother John, as minister of Watertown. He came to W. Nov. 2, 1687, and a son Thomas was bapt. Aug. 18, 1688. His widow Rebecca married William Brown Jr. of Salem.
(Harris, William Thaddeus, Epitaphs from the Old Burying Ground in Watertown, 1869.)

THOMAS BAILEY, younger brother of Rev. John Bailey, b. Eng., 1653; Ord. Watertown, Nov. 2, 1687, sett. Watertown 1687 - 1689; d. Watertown, Jan 31, 1688/9, a. 35.
(Weis, F.L., The Colonial Clergy and Colonial Churches of New England, 1936.)


Inscription


Here lies ye precious dust of
THOMAS BAILEY.
A painfull preacher, a most desirable Neighbor,
An Exemplary liver, A pleasant Companion,
A Tender Husband, A common Good,
A carefull Father, A cheerful doer,
A brother for Adversity, A patient Sufferer,
A faithfull Friend, Lived much in little time.
A good copy for all survivors.
Aged 35 years.
Slept in Jesus. Jan. 21st 1688.
Re. 1821.


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  • Created by: Bill Boyington
  • Added: 28 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27161930
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Thomas Bailey (1653–21 Jan 1688), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27161930, citing Old Burying Place, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bill Boyington (contributor 46800933) .