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Jonas  Bailey 

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Jonas Bailey
1831 - 1890
(Shown at age 19)
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.

He married Elizabeth / Louisa.
Census6/29/1860 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. 
Military2/1/1864 SC  33 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Jonas Bailey.  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) 
Census6/11/1880 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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8 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
13 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
22 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
25 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
28 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
34 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
38 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
46 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
48 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
58 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
3 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
30 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
31 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
51 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
54 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
29 1860 About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
37 1868 South Carolina was readmitted to the Union.
4 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
6 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
9 1840 Oregon Trail is established
11 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
24 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
29 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
31 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
32 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
34 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
37 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
44 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
45 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
2 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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