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Edmund Baylies

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
Death: May 16, 1878 (90)
Taunton, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Judge Hodijah Baylies and Elizabeth Baylies
Husband of Eliza Ann Baylies
Father of Elizabeth Hoffman; Ruth Livingston and Edmund Lincoln Baylies
Brother of William Baylies; Benjamin Lincoln Baylies and Amelia Wood

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About Edmund Baylies


Friday, May 17, 1878


Worcester Daily Spy

Worcester, Massachusetts


In Taunton, 16th, Edmund Baylies, one of the wealthiest and most influential man in the city, 91 years.

Saturday, May 18, 1878

Page: 7

Springfield Republican

Springfield, Massachusetts


At Taunton 16th, EDMUND BAYLIES, 91, a prominent man.


Edmund, son of Judge Hodijah and Elizabeth (Lincoln) Baylies, was born at Hingham, Massachusetts, September 22, 1787, died at Taunton, Massachusetts, May 10, 1878.

He was a merchant at Boston for a number of years, achieving success along that line. In 1838 he removed to Taunton and established a country home, which is still occupied by members of the Baylies family. He was a member of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati.

He married, in 1819, Elizabeth, daughter of Philip and Ruth Payson, of Charleston, Massachusetts, and had a son Edmund Lincoln, of whom further.

EDMUND BAYLIES. Son of Hodijah

Baylies and his wife Elizabeth (Lincoln)

Baylies; born in Hingham Sept. 22, 1787.

Supercargo of many vessels, with cargo for

foreign ports, and supplied flour to the Pen-

insular army under Wellington. Engaged

with T. B. Curtis of Boston for trading in

Russia, retired in 1836. A warm supporter

of the government in the civil war; director

Taunton National Bank, Old Colony Iron

Co., Taunton Copper Co., and Taunton Lo-

comotive Works. Member Massachusetts

Society of Cincinnati. Died May 16, 1878.

Walter G. Ashworth

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Edmund Baylies's Timeline

September 22, 1787
Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
October 2, 1822
Age 35
July 1, 1827
Age 39
May 18, 1829
Age 41
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
May 16, 1878
Age 90
Taunton, MA, United States