Johan "John" Bailey, Sr.

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John Jacob Bailey, Sr.

Birthplace: Chippenham, Wilshire, Salisbury, England
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Bailey and Jone Bailey
Husband of Ann Bailey; Hannah Bailey and Eleanore Bailey
Father of Mary Holt; John Bailey, of Newbury; James Bailey; Joanna Huntington; Richard Bailey and 8 others

Occupation: weaver
Managed by: Private User
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About Johan "John" Bailey, Sr.

Came from England on the ship "Angel Gabriel". which was shipwrecked in Penaquid, now Bristol, Maine, in a great storm of August 1635. Because of this terrible experience, he never crossed the ocean again to bring his wife, his son Robert and two or more daughters from England. He was a weaver by trade, settled in Newbury, MA around 1637. Known as a venturesome and wandering spirit. He built a log cabin deep in the forest beyond Merrimac River where he fished and lived in solitude. In those days fish was an important article of food and sole right of fishing in the Powow River was granted to him. It was known as Bailey's Hill.


John Bailey, Sr., came to America in the ship "Angel Gabriel" to Newbury, Massachusetts. His son, John, Jr., accompanied him. They both were founders of Salisbury, Massachusetts in 1640.

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Johan "John" Bailey, Sr.'s Timeline

August 30, 1590
Chippenham, Wilshire, Salisbury, England
Age 18
Prestbury Parish, Cheshire, England
July 22, 1611
Age 20
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
July 1611
Age 20
Bromham, Wilts.
Age 21
Probably England
July 22, 1613
Age 22
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
November 26, 1614
Age 24
Age 23
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
December 29, 1615
Age 25
Age 24
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England