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John W Bailey, IV

Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bailey, III and Catherine Bailey
Husband of Sarah Minter
Father of William R Bailey; John Tandy Bailey; Andrew Jackson Bailey; Nancy Bailey; Sarah Jane and 2 others
Brother of Carr Bailey; Wright Bailey; William Bailey and Joseph Bailey

Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Capt John W Bailey

Served in the American Revolution and was made Captain; "Harlan Mountain Roots", [vol XIV, no II,pg 67]

Also as noted by Dennis Bailey "Another Place in Time"; [Dennis has John's pension papers and his "Military Bounty L and Warranty Grant"] (John) was awarded at the conclusion of the receive 4000 acres for his services in the Virginia Continental Line as a three year Captain. 2000 acres being in Lincoln Co, KY - later Knox Co, KY - later Harlan Co, KY; 1000 acres at Caney Fork at Indian Creek, surveyed in 1797, book 4, pg 587 which he sold to Eli Williams on Dec 6, 1798 [book 10, pg 123].1010 acres, Logan Co, KY on the Red River & Big Whipperwill, surveyed Feb 6, 1799 [book 7, pg 581].

John made his residence here on the Cumberland River beginning at the mouth of Pucketts Creek
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Capt John W Bailey's Timeline

Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
Age 27
Hawkins, Tennessee, USA
Age 49
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Age 82
Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, United States
Lee County, Virginia, United States