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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Henry Jackson Bailey

Male 1796 - 1848  (51 years)


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  • Name Henry Jackson Bailey 
    Born 20 Sep 1796  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    District 6 
    Occupation 21 Feb 1844  Bexar, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    U.S. Postmaster 
    Died 1 Mar 1848  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Coke's Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Henry Jackson Bailey (1796-1848)
    Findagrave memorial for Henry Jackson Bailey (1796-1848)
    Created by Gene Scott, 13 Dec 2008
    Person ID I13384  Dickinson
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2014 

    Family Rebecca Jane Atkinson,   b. 31 Oct 1813, Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1894, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1838  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Martha Yates Bailey,   b. 23 Feb 1842, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1904, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F4028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1838 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - District 6 - 1840 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - U.S. Postmaster - 21 Feb 1844 - Bexar, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1848 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Coke's Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 744.
      "Martha Yates Bailey North's father, was Henry Jackson Bailey, born October 21, 1793, died March, 1848, and is buried at Cokes Chapel. * * * Henry J. Bailey came from Virginia to Lexington, Ga., he married Sallie Jackson, they had eight sons and two daughters." The date of birth given here, however, is based on Bailey's headstone at Coke, which reports he was 51 years, 5 months and 10 days of age on the date of his death, 1 Mar 1848.

    2. [S022760] 1840 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administratio, 1840n), Census Place: District 6, Coweta, Georgia; Roll: 39; Page: 335; Image: 1075; Family History Library Film: 0007042.
      14 individuals enumerated: 4 household members and 10 slaves.

    3. [S61] Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, Post Office Department, Record Group Number 28, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls., Roll #: 22.

    4. [S62] GeorgiaInfo, An Online Georgia Almanac, University System of Georgia, (http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu), http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/PlaceNames/cowetacopn.htm, accessed 23 Oct 2014.

    5. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).