Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
April 1, 2002
Jeannette Bailey
Jeannette Bailey, 103, of Greensburg, died Friday, March 29, 2002, Greensburg.
Born Sept. 14, 1898, in Rush County, d/o  Frank  and  Clara (Junkin) Hinton.  Married  Fred Bailey  on Aug. 19, 1916, and he preceded her in death in July of 1971.
Survivors include two sons,  Francis Bailey of Waldron and  Nicholas Bailey  of Batesville; one daughter, Mrs. Carter (Marcille) VanArsdall  of Harrodsburg, Ky.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters, one daughter-in-law and two great-grandchildren.
Homemaker and a Red Cross volunteer at Decatur County Hospital.
Graduated in 1916 from St. Paul High School.
Friendly Neighbors Homemakers Club of Greensburg and Union Chapel United Methodist Church, Sunday school teacher for many years.
Rev. Charles Flory officiating.
Burial VanPelt Cemetery in Shelby County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union Chapel Church, or the donor's choice of charity.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, August 19, 1947
Van P. Bailey Succumbs at Madison
          Van P. Bailey, 77 year old former resident of the Flat Rock community, died Sunday at 9:20 p.m. at Madison after a year's illness.  He had been in a serious condition for the past week.  Born in Shelby county on November 24, 1869, he was the son of  Nicholas and  Mary Ellen  (Creed)  Bailey.  His marriage to Sarah E. Reed took place on December 24, 1888, and she preceded him in death in February 1927.  Three sons and a daughter born to the union survive.  They are  Mrs. Mary Haus and  Frank and  Nicholas  Bailey, of Indianapolis, and  Russell  Bailey, of Los Angeles, California.  Also surviving are a brother  Curtis Bailey,  of Indianapolis, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at the D. E. Carmony funeral home in St. Paul Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock with Rev. Helen Collins officiating.  Burial will be made in the Union Chapel cemetery south of St. Paul.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00 o'clock this evening.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday July 15, 1920
Page 1 column 1
Mrs. Amanda Bailey Passed Away
At Her Home In Noble Township
          Mrs. Amanda Bailey, aged 75 years, and for fifty years a resident of Shelby County, died Thursday morning at three o'clock, at her home in Noble township, one mile south of St. Paul.  Her death was caused by a complication of diseases.
          Mrs. Bailey was the widow of  Henry Bailey, who died 25 years ago.  Since the death of her husband she had lived alone on her farm, with the exception of recent months, when her son,  Hasson E. Bailey, of Arizona, had been with her.  Mrs. Bailey was born May 12, 1845 in Ohio.  She was married to Mr. Bailey in October 1865.
          She was a member of the Pleasant Grove M. E. church.
          Funeral services will be held at the home Saturday morning at ten o'clock the Rev. Ulrey, of St. Paul, officiating.  Burial will be made in the Ogden cemetery.  Stewart & Fix in charge.
Shelby County Marriages
Henry Bailey & Amanda Creed
October 27, 1865
Book 8   Page 414
Contributed by Barb Huff for Bob McKenzie

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, September 1, 1914
Page 4, column 2
Mrs. Ellen Bailey, Widow Of The Late Nicholas Bailey,
Died Monday Morning At Her Home In St. Paul
          Mrs. Ellen Bailey, wife of the late Nicholas Bailey, died at her home in St. Paul Monday morning at five minutes after six o'clock.  Death was the result of complication of diseases.  Mrs. Bailey was eighty-two years of age on last October 19th.  She was born in Orange township, Rush county, and lived there and in Shelby county all her life.  She was united in marriage to her husband fifty-seven years ago and of this union seven children, five boys and two girls, were born.  All of the children are living with the exception of one daughter, who died several years ago.  The children living are  J. W. Bailey, of Bloomington, Indiana;  F. W. Bailey, of Noble township;  S. V. Bailey, of Marion county;  W. D. Bailey, of Rush county;  J. C. Bailey, of Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Jane Haymond, of St. Paul, Indiana, and  Mrs. Amanda Bailey, of Noble township.  Twenty grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren survive.  The deceased was a member of the M.E. church and was a good Christian woman.  She was one of the most prominent and respected of St. Paul and her death is mourned by all who knew her.  Funeral services will be held at the Valley church Wednesday at 10:30 o'clock, Rev. Schwartz, pastor of the St. Paul U. B. church, officiating.  Interment will be made in the Ogden cemetery, three and one-half miles south of Waldron.  Stewart & Fix in charge.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, August 12, 1902
          Fortune L. Bailey  died at his home in Freeport at two o'clock Sunday afternoon, after a long and painful illness.  Mr. Bailey died on the farm on which he was born seventy-two years ago.  He was married to  Ella Wilcoxon  on June 8, 1858, who survives him.  He served in the Civil War in Co. I, 13th Indiana Cavalry.  He served as an orderly sargent until just before the close of the war he was made first lieutenant of his company.  But few men could say what he could, that he had not enemy in the world.  Mr. Bailey was quite ingenious having brought out quite an array of patents.  He was the inventor of the Gatling gun which was stolen from him during the war.  His funeral services will be held at his late home at two o'clock, Tuesday afternoon, August 12th.  The interment will be made in the Hanover cemetery.  Funeral in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday April 21, 1892
Page 2 column 4
(St. Paul, April 18, 1892)
          Henry Bailey, one of Noble townships old and respected citizens, peacefully passed away at nine o’clock Tuesday morning, April 12th, at his home, one mile south of town.  Remains were interred in the Ogden cemetery at half past two o’clock Thursday, April 14th.  Funeral services were held at Valley church, Rev. Hawkins officiating.
Contributed by Barb Huff for  John Ballard

The  Daily  Democrat
Tuesday, January 5, 1892
          Charles Bailey,  a Panhandle brakeman, was knocked from his train by a bridge at Knightstown and instantly killed.  His body was forwarded to Southport.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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