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David Samuel Bailey 

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Gadi Bailey
12/14/1844 - 5/1/1901

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4/25/1844 - 1/3/1929
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David Samuel Bailey
9/16/1867 - 8/2/1912
David Samuel Bailey was born on September 16, 1867 somewhere in Florida and died on August 2, 1912 in Blountstown, Florida. He lived to be 44 years old.

He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Walton Bryant (7/11/1866-1/22/1896).
  1. Edward McKinnie (8/2/1888-3/30/1949)
  2. Annie Mary (7/11/1890 to ??)
  3. Preston David (1/22/1894-10/11/1963)

David married his 2nd wife: Clara Belle Pope Dunham (8/27/1872-6/22/1949).
  1. Thomas (1897 -1903)
  2. Ida Lucille (5/31/1899-1962)
  3. William Gadi (8/31/1900-6/9/1985) -Edna Lee Parish
  4. Belle Pansy (8/27/1903-1/29/1987)
  5. Robert Lee (9/16/1906-10/30/1985)
  6. Silas
  7. Nancy Lee (3/2/1911-4/1/1990)
Census7/9/1870 FL (Calhoun County) 2 yrs old 
Recorded as family #269,186: Gadi Baley(age 26), Wealithy (age 25), David (age 4) and Jesse (age 2). Gadi was born in SC all others in FL. Gadi is a farmer and estimates the value of his property to be $200.

on the same page is 270,187,Samuel Laramore,268,185 Polly McCormick,267,184 Jesse Bailey Jr. and their families.  
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1870: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/1/1885 FL (Calhoun County) 17 yrs old 
Recorded as dwelling #219 and family #243: Gadi Bailey (age 41), Weathy Bailey (age 42), David Bailey (18), Jesse Bailey (17), Carry Bailey (10), Mary Ann Bailey (10), M.V. Bailey (8), E.L. Bailey (age 6), Ira W (3),Ben W. 97mos).. Gadi is a farmer. He and both of his parents were born in SC. Weathy was born in FL, her father in SC, and her mother in GA. All of the children were born in FL. The families of J.B. (and Emily) Bailey and J.W. (and Nancy) Bailey live on either side of Gadi's farm. 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1885: The principle towns in Calhoun County were Blountstown, Marysville, Chipola, Selman, Ocheesee, and Abe Springs. In 1884 railroads in Florida were bought out by one company and placed under central management. River Junction, located at the junction of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers, is the closest railroad and the primary hub of land transports. The photo on the right shows the iron bridge than spans the Chattahoochee River about a mile from the Depot at River Junction where wharves, storage, steamboats and hotels bussel with activity. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.
Marriage3/25/1896 Blounstown FL (Calhoun County) 28 yrs old 
marriage of David S. Bailey to Claree Pope on March 25, 1896 -Calhoun Co., FL  
Census6/1/1900 Blounstown, precint 8 FL (Calhoun County) 32 yrs old 
Family #264: David Bailey (age 33 - Sept.1867) Clara Bailey (Feb.1875), Belle Bailey (11 - Aug. 1888), Mary Bailey (8 - July 1891), Preston Bailey (7 -July 1893)Thomas Bailey (3 - Apr. 1897), and Ida Bailey (2 -May 1898). All were born in Florida. David is a farmer.

family #263 is David's cousin - William Jesse Bailey and his family.  
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1900: The first automobile, nick-named Chicken Killer, arrives in Blountstown in 1905. The photo on the right shows The Chicken Killer. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.
Land Deed5/2/1905 FL (Calhoun County) 37 yrs old 
David S. Bailey - Doc.# 17445, Acres - 160, Township 1-N, Range 8-W, Sec. 3o, Merdian-Tallahassee, FL. 
Graveyard/Tombstone8/2/1912 Blounstown FL (Calhoun County) 44 yrs old 
Magnolia Cemetery- David Samuel Bailey - Sept.16, 1867 to Aug. 2, 1912. 

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3 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
15 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
16 1883 Three railroad companies are merged to form the Florida Transit and Penisular Railroad Company. Thee are: Florida Transit Railroad Co., Peninsular Railroad Co, and the Tropical Florida Railroad Co.
17 1884 Most railroads in Florida are passed into the hands of a single company owned and operated by a single management, under the name of The Florida Railway and Navigation Company. It has more that 500 miles of main track in operation and about 300 miles of track under construction. The longest route was the "Western Division" which ran from Tallahassee to Jacksonville - 209 miles.
39 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
2 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
10 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
12 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
22 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
28 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
30 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
33 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
33 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
34 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
35 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
36 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
37 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
39 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
39 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
39 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
45 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
15 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
18 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
41 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
45 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
1 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
8 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
9 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
42 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
43 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
42 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
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David S. Bailey
David S. Bailey
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Elizabeth Bryant Bailey

Clara Dunham
Born on August 27, 1872 and died on June 22, 1949.
They were married 3/25/1896.

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The Children of David Samuel Bailey

24 years old
Robert Lee Bailey
Born somewhere in Florida on September 16, 1906 and died in Blountstown, Florida on October 30, 1965. He was 59 years old.

He married Lois Cain (11/26/1910 to 12/30/1960).
Howard Earl Bailey (7/21/1930-8/30/1982)
Claudia Faye Bailey (8/ 18/ 1933 - 10/ 16/2013)
Donna Myrl Bailey ...
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