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Dr Richard Bayley

Dr Richard Bayley

Birth
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 17 Aug 1801 (aged 56–57)
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Richmondtown, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Memorial ID 7199469 · View Source
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He was the son of William Bailey and Susannah LeConte. Father of Catholic Saint, Elizabeth Seton.


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Aged 56 years

Of New York. Who, after practicing the various branches of his Profession, with unwearied diligence and high reputation for 30 years in that City, projected the plan, and for 5 years conducted the operations of a Lazaretto on this island. Intelligent in devising and indefatigable in pursuing plans subservient to the cause of humanity, he continued to guard the public health with perservering industry, and in the midst of danger, to perform with invincible fortitude, the hazardous duties of Health Officer, until in the discharge of this important trust, he was seized with a malignant fever to which he fell a lamented victim, and thus terminated a life of great usefulness.


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  • Created by: Rich H.
  • Added: 20 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7199469
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Richard Bayley (1744–17 Aug 1801), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7199469, citing Saint Andrews Church Cemetery, Richmondtown, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Rich H. (contributor 46489213) .