Capt. John W. Bailey

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John W. Bailey

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

Son of John Bailey and Catherine Bailey
Husband of Sarah Bailey
Father of William R Bailey; Nancy Bailey; John Tandy Bailey; Andrew Jackson Bailey; Sarah Jane and 3 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, Province of Virginia
Age 25
Washington County, Virginia
Age 27
Hawkins, Tennessee, USA
Age 32
February 28, 1797
Age 49
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Age 82
Harlan County, Kentucky, United States