History of Greene
J. E. BAILEY, farmer and stock-grower, was born in
Greene County, May 22, 1858. He is a son of Ellis B. Bailey, whose
biography appears in this volume. He is
the fourth in a family of eight children.
He received a common-school education, and also attended Greene Academy
at Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Mr. Bailey married Miss Ella, daughter of J.
M. and Charlotte (Rinehart) Morris. They
have one child, Earl, and interseting [sic] little fellow of four years. Mrs. Bailey’s father, Morris Morris, is a
prominent farmer and stock-grower of Greene Township,
and one of its
most influential citizens. He is an
ardent Democrat and has taken an active part in the politics of the
county. Mr. Bailey is a representative
young man of his township, is a Republican in politics, and a member of
History of Greene County,
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007
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