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Christopher  Bailey 

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Jonas Bailey Sr.
1755 - 1830

Unknown Unknown (Bailey)
1755 - 1840
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Christopher Bailey
1783 - 1870
Christopher Bailey was born about 1783 in Marion Co., South Carolina and died about 1870 somewhere in South Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 87 years old.

Children of Christopher Bailey and Elizabeth Hudson are:
1. Nancy Bailey (abt. 1798)
2. Infant Bailey (abt.1800 Marion County,SC);
3. Henry Bailey (abt. 1802 Marion County, SC;
4. Tobias Bailey (1804 Marion County, SC)
5. Streety Bailey (1810 Mars Bluff, Marion, SC)
6. Gadi Bailey (1814 in Marion County, SC - 8/1/1873 in Marion County, SC.)
7. German Bailey (Abt. 1818 in Darlington, SC)
8. John Calhoun Bailey (born 1830)
9. Christopher Bailey (abt.1832 Marion County, SC)
10. Jonas Bailey ( Aug 1831)
11. Joel Bailey (Oct 1833 in Mars Bluff, Marion, South Carolina to8/30/ 1909 in Mars Bluff, Marion, South Carolina)
12. Ananias Bailey (abt. 1834)
13. Martha Bailey (1834). She married Unknown Reddick.
14. Ervin Bailey (abt. 1842 Marion County, SC)
15. Elizabeth Bailey (abt.1845 Marion County, SC)
16. Layton Bailey (abt. 1848 Marion County, SC).
Records
Census1/1/1840 SC (Marion County) 57 yrs old 
Christopher Bailey is listed with a household containing three males 15-20 ,one male 20-30,one male 50-60, one male 60-70 and one female 15-20, one female 50-60.  
Census11/18/1850 SC (Marion County) 67 yrs old 
Family #1748: Christopher (age 67), Elizabeth (age 74), John (age 20), Christopher (age 19), Martha (age 16), Ervin (age 8), Elizabeth (age 5), and Layton (age 2). Christopher, John & Christopher say they are both farmers. The value of their estate is $3,000. Living next door is the Ervin Bailey family (#1751) & Tobias Bailey family (#1750). 

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AgeDateEvent
2 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
10 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
16 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
17 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
24 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
31 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
47 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
56 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
61 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
70 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
73 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
76 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
82 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
86 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
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17 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
28 1811 NEWS HEADLINES: Tecumseh's emerging Indian Confederacy is defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Ohio. Afterwards, Tecumseh and his brother travel from their Shawnee homes in the north to recruit and unify the southern Indians.
29 1812 NEWS HEADLINES: War of 1812 begins and will continue for until 1814. Some call it the Second War of Independence because the US fights Great Britain to a stalemate, Americas independence was assured.
45 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
51 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
78 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
79 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
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5 1788 South Carolina joins the United States of America. State government is moved from Charleston to Columbia two years later.
47 1830 South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union, setting the stage for the creation of the Confederacy.
77 1860 About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
85 1868 South Carolina was readmitted to the Union.
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4 1787 Constitution of the United States is signed
10 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
11 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
15 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
20 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
21 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
22 1805 Federal Road project begins after the Creek Indians give the U.S. permission to develop a “horse path” through their nation that will provide better mail delivery between Washington City (DC) and New Orleans. Soon settlers are traveling and settling along this path to settle the southern frontier.
23 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
28 1811 By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
37 1820 The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
47 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
52 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
54 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
57 1840 Oregon Trail is established
59 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
72 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
77 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
79 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
80 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
82 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
85 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
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4 1787 Catherine the Great leads Russia into war with Turkey
5 1788 Russia begins war with Sweden
6 1789 French feudal system is abolished with the Declaration of Rights of Man. Outbreak of hostilities in France with the fall of the Bastille on July 14; Revolution in Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium
9 1792 French Revolutionary Wars begin and the French royal family is imprisoned the following year
10 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
12 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
13 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
14 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
50 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico


Marriages
Elizabeth Hudson
Born about 1776 and died about 1850.
They were married 1/1/1803.

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The Children of Christopher Bailey

19 years old
Jonas Bailey
Born in Marion Co., South Carolina about 1831 and died somewhere in South Carolina about 1890. He was about 59 years old.

He married Elizabeth / Louisa.
Children:
Ellen
Susan
Elizabeth
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Jane
Murchison
Bunson
Spencer
Brooks
Katy...
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47 years old
Joel Bailey
Born in Mars Bluff, Marion County, South Carolina on October 1, 1833 and died in Mars Bluff, Marion County, South Carolina on November 30, 1909. He was 76 years old.

Children of Joel Bailey and Elizabeth Parker are:
1.Matilda Bailey, born 09 Mar 1862 in Mars Bluff, Marion, SC died 14 Oct 1935 in Mars Bluff, Florence, SC.
2. Ervin Bailey, born 17 Feb 1...
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