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Peter A. Bailey[1]

Male 1802 - 1843  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Peter A. Bailey 
    Born Apr 1802  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • BIRTH: IGI 7735608,74
    Gender Male 
    Possessions 6 Mar 1830  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    deed of trust from Peter to his sons Peter A and William H in trust for his heirs 
    Possessions 6 Mar 1830  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    purchases his fathers lands and debt with his brothers 
    Possessions 21 Apr 1831  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    land sold at auction 
    • See Peter Bailey Notes
    Possessions 21 Apr 1831  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    purchased land from his father at auction 
    • See Peter Bailey notes
    Possessions 4 Sep 1831  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    land sold to satisfy a lawsuit 
    • See Peter Bailey notes
    Possessions 20 Sep 1831  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    purchased with his brother 411 acres of his father's land 
    Possessions 26 Sep 1831  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    purchased James M Avery and his wife Nancy's rights and claims on the estate of Mary Towler. 
    • Purchased from James M Avery and Nancy his wife,
      for $100
      all of the right, title, interest, or claim on the land and negroes assessed to Mary Towler, the widow and relict of Jeconias Towler who is now named as Joseph Bennett senr
    Residence 24 Apr 1834  Montgomery Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Provided proof for his father's pension application, while a resident of the county.
    Misc 13 May 1834  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    letter of attorney from Mary Lewis to Peter A Bailey 
    Census 1840  Yalobusha County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Enumerated alone. Checked the box for being a part of a learned profession. Next door to William Cocke mentioned in his will.

      The Peter in this entry is listed as between 20-30, when it would have been between 30-40. A simple error, though.

      But, this seems to be the right person based on the will
    Died May 1843  Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Will 12 May 1843  Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • Peter A. Bailey is living in Tallahatchie Co., Mississippi when he writes his will. In it, he gives all his property to Peter Bailey, is father, of Hopkins County, Kentucky, with a few exceptions.

      He names his sister Elizabeth M.A. Haralson.
      Martha P. White, wife of Hugh L White to have one bed, now in the possession of Samuel Wordslow.
      To my much and respected friend William Cocke, clay bank horse now in the possession of Daniel Holliday, along with all claims and debts from his due to Peter A. Bailey.
      To William Cocke's wife Jane Cocke one side saddle of up to $20 in value to be purchased by the executor.
      Watch, jewelry, plate, & pictures to Elizabeth M.A. Haralson.
      Friend James S. Bailey my brace of pistols.\
      In case my father shall die or become incapacitated to take the property hereby devised, my will is that my sister shall have it. Trusty servant Daniel to be sent to delivered to Peter as soon as practicable.
      dated 12 May 1843.
    Probate 12 Jun 1843  Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Filed in Will Book A, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, pages 35, 36, 37
    Probate 16 Aug 1852  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Administrators bond from John Winckler and Thomas B Wall
    Person ID I659  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 30 May 2020 

    Father Peter Cock Bailey,   b. 9 Oct 1765, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Hopkins Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Sarah Baker,   b. Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1830, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Aug 1792  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • MARRIAGE: IGI 7809413,84

      Mecklenburg Marriage Index says 1793. Virginia Compiled Marriages says 1792.

      Minister: William Creath
    Family ID F406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1802 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - deed of trust from Peter to his sons Peter A and William H in trust for his heirs - 6 Mar 1830 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchases his fathers lands and debt with his brothers - 6 Mar 1830 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - land sold at auction - 21 Apr 1831 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased land from his father at auction - 21 Apr 1831 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - land sold to satisfy a lawsuit - 4 Sep 1831 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased with his brother 411 acres of his father's land - 20 Sep 1831 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased James M Avery and his wife Nancy's rights and claims on the estate of Mary Towler. - 26 Sep 1831 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 24 Apr 1834 - Montgomery Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - letter of attorney from Mary Lewis to Peter A Bailey - 13 May 1834 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 16 Aug 1852 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • It appears that after all the kerfuffle around his father's activities, Peter A. decided to move on. He was in Yalobusha County, Mississippi in 1840 and died in Tallahatchie County in 1843, leaving all his property to his father.

  • Sources 
    1. [S206] William Bayley of Jameston, Virginia, C. Tennyson.

    2. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 17 May 2020; Deed Book 24, pp 106-107, Bailey to Bailey &c.

    3. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 17 May 2020; Deed Book 24, pp 107-108, Bailey to Bailey &c.

    4. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 23 May 2020; Deed Book 24, p. 441, Peter Bailey et al to Lockett.

    5. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 23 May 2020; Deed Book 24, p. 404, Commissioners to Baileys.

    6. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 11 May 2020; Deed Book 24, Page 404, Peter Bailey to Peter A. Bailey and William H. Bailey.

    7. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 10 May 2020; Deed Book 24, p. 441, Avery to Bailey.

    8. [S1643] Revolutionary War Pensions, 28 May 2020; Virginia, Peter Bailey.

    9. [S1629] Virginia, Mecklenburg, County Court order books, 1765-1904, 23 May 2020; County Court Order Book 1-A, p. 121, Peter A Bailey - letter of attorney.

    10. [S1637] 1840 US Federal Census, Yalobusha Co., MS, Not Stated; p. 23; Peter A. Bailey.

    11. [S1626] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Will records, 1765-1922 ; general index to wills and list of heirs, decedents, 1765-1948, 25 May 2020; Will Book 17, p 475, Peter A Bailey Will.

    12. [S1636] Mississippi, Tallahatchie, Will books, 1830-1925, 25 May 2020; Will Book A, p 35-37, Peter A Bailey Will.

    13. [S1626] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Will records, 1765-1922 ; general index to wills and list of heirs, decedents, 1765-1948, 25 May 2020; Will Book 17, p 468, Peter A Bailey Administrators Bond.

    14. [S1447] Mecklenburg, Virginia, Marriages Index, 1765-1810, 30 September 2018; Peter Bailey to Sarah Baker, 27 Aug 1793, page 3.

    15. [S1448] Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800, 30 September 2018; Peter Bailey to Sarah Baker, 27 Aug 1793, Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

    16. [S1625] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Marriage bonds, 1770-1912, 19 April 2020; Peter Bailey to Sarah Baker, 27 Aug 1792.
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91S-TT79?cat=641904

    17. [S1626] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Will records, 1765-1922 ; general index to wills and list of heirs, decedents, 1765-1948, 19 April 2020; Will Book 3, p. 221, Jane Baker.

    18. [S1630] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Marriage returns of ministers, 1785-1841, 9 May 2020; p. 3, Peter Bailey to Sarah Baker, 27 Aug 1793.

    19. [S451] Adventurers of Purse and Person, Vol. 1, p.158, Roger Cock Bailey.


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