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John W Bailey, IV

Birthdate:
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 Revolution...to 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

1748
1748
Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
1775
1775
Age 27
Hawkins, Tennessee, USA
1797
1797
Age 49
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
1830
1830
Age 82
Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, United States
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Lee County, Virginia, United States
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