George W. Bailey, from Berlin, Vt., came to Elmore February 6, 1821, and located upon the farm now occupied by P. C. Darling, on road 4. Here he resided for a few years, then removed to the farm now owned by his son-in-law, A. M. Kelley, on road 15. Mr. Bailey held most of the town offices, was a representative two terms, was twice elected to the State senate, and was sheriff two years. He was married to Rebecca Warren, December 21, 1820, the union being blessed with a family of ten children, three of whom are now living, one in this town. His life was brought to a close August 19, 1868. His widow still survives him, aged eighty years.
Biographical Sketch of George W. Bailey
MLA Source Citation:Child, Hamilton. Gazetteer and business directory of Lamoille and Orleans Counties, Vt., for 1883-1884. Hamilton Child. 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 1 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/vermont/biographical-sketch-of-george-w-bailey.htm - Last updated on May 22nd, 2011
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