|About Jonas Bailey|
Jonas Bailey was born about 1831 in Marion Co., South Carolina and died about 1890 somewhere in South Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 59 years old.
1831 - 1890
(Shown at age 19)
He married Elizabeth / Louisa.
|Census||6/29/1860 ||Mars Bluff SC (Marion County) ||29 yrs old |
|Recorded as family # 429: Jonas Bailey (age 25), Eliza (age 20), Ellen ( age 12),M. (female, age 10), Susan ( age 8) Elizabeth (6), Adline (4) and Jane (2). Jonas is a farmer. All were born SC. $1000 is the estimate value of his estate. |
Brothers, Gadi Baliey is listed as family # 425, Ervin Bailey as #424, Tobias Bailey as # 421 and C. Bailey as # 422.
|Military||2/1/1864 ||SC ||33 yrs old |
| Private Jonas Bailey- 3rd Infantry Regiment South Carolina, muster in 2/1/1864
(also listed in the same regiment: 1st Lieutenant Gadi Bailey and Private John Bailey) |
|Census||6/11/1880 ||Jeffreys SC (Marion County) ||49 yrs old |
|Recorded as family #174: Jonas Bailey (age 55), Louisa (wife, age 45), Murchison (son, age 27),Bunson (son, age 18), Spencer (son, age 16),Brooks (son, age 12),Edward (grandson age 6),Peter Brooks (son-n-law age 31) & Katy Brooks (daughter, age 14) Jonas is a farmer. Murchison, Bunson, Spencer, Brooks & Peter are laborers. Louisa & Katy are house keepers. All list themselves and parents born in SC, but Peter, He is born in Belgium as are his parents. |
next door to brother, Joel.
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||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
||South Carolina was readmitted to the Union.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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