History of Greene County,
JOSEPH TAYLOR BAILEY, farmer and stock-grower,
Carmichaels, Penn., was born in Dunkard
County, June 10, 1820, and is
a son of
Joseph and Hannah (Johnson) Bailey, natives of Pennsylvania. His
father, who was a farmer and miller, came
when a young man to this county, where he was married and reared a
six children. Of these Joseph Taylor is
the youngest, and was reared in Greene and Fayette counties. Early in life he learned the miller’s trade
with his father, and followed it for forty years. He
erected and operated a grist-mill for
nearly twenty-eight years. He is a
successful farmer and at the present time the owner 320 acres of
Township. He was married in Fayette County, Penn.,
November 16, 1854, to Miss Martha Jane, daughter of Francis and Martha
(Morehouse) Lee. Mrs. Bailey is of
English descent. Her father was a
blacksmith and farmer. Mr. and Mrs.
Bailey have two children—Eli and Frances.
In politics Mr. Bailey has ever been a strong Democrat. He and his wife are prominent members of the
M. E. Church.
History of Greene
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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