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 Peery Bailey

Peery Bailey

Birth
Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1879 (aged 48)
Montcalm County, Michigan, USA
Burial Vestaburg, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 28526179 · View Source
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Peery or Perry Bailey was born in Tazewell County, Virginia on December 16, 1830. He married Sarah Jane Ridley on April 1, 1849 in Auglaize County, Ohio.

He was a soldier in the Mexican War and received property through the Homestead act in about 1854 for his service which was in Ferris, Montcalm, Michigan where he settled with his family until his death.

In Ferris, Peery Bailey was a farmer. He enjoyed photography in his spare time. Had a large family of 6 boys and one girl.

He met a tragic end when he took his own life on February 11, 1879. Nothing was written up in the local newspapers as to why he took his life or even that he died.


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  • Created by: Ginny Sayre
  • Added: 25 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28526179
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peery Bailey (16 Dec 1830–11 Feb 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28526179, citing Ferris Center Cemetery, Vestaburg, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Ginny Sayre (contributor 46873645) .