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James Bailey

Male 1721 - 1808  (87 years)


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  • Name James Bailey 
    Born 11 Feb 1721  Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Gender Male 
    Military
    • French War.
      Was a ship carpenter, and was employed in building boats while in service. Was taken prisoner on Lake George, was carried to France and confined in Denan castle 19 months. He was finally exchanged and sent to England. From thence he returned to his home at Falmouth, Me.
      A small copy of Ralph Erskine's Gospel Sonnets, printed in Edinburgh, nearly 200 years ago and carried by him through the French war and his imprisonment in France, to the end of his life, is now owned by his descendant, Mrs Elkins of North Troy (1902).

      Information on Battle of Lake George in Lake George, New York, on September 8, 1755, which states that the French took 27 prisoners: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_George

      Information on the French and Indian War, also called the Seven Year War (1754-1763): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_and_Indian_War
    Occupation Ship Carpenter 
    Died 24 Apr 1808  Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1536  GulbrandsonHladkyBushman
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2008 

    Father James Bailey,   b. 18 Apr 1680, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Hannah Wood,   b. 20 Jan 1681, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Jul 1702 
    Family ID F485  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Rachel Berry 
    Married 1745 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Bailey,   b. 28 Mar 1746
     2. Rachel Bailey,   b. 20 Feb 1748
     3. James Bailey,   b. 26 Oct 1750
     4. Ester Bailey,   b. Jan 1753
     5. Joshua Bailey,   b. 5 Sep 1755
     6. Abijah Bailey,   b. 3 Sep 1758, Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1844, Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Benjamin Bailey,   b. 25 May 1760
     8. Luther Bailey
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F483  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Kincaird,   b. 1734 
    Children 
     1. Anna Bailey
     2. Mary Bailey
     3. Charles Bailey
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F484  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1721 - Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Apr 1808 - Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S123] BOOK - Baily Genealogy, Hollis R Bailey, (1899), p9, 19.