Family Bible

This Bible was printed in Philadelphia in 1816 by W. Casey, No. 121 Chestnut St., and has the name Warren Bailey written on its inside front cover. This transcription was done by Adolphus H. Sage in 1904 from the Bible itself, which was then in the possession of Warren's grandson, Edson Bailey of Sand Lake. The Warren Bailey family Bible information was submitted to the Rensselaer Co., NY GenWeb site by Dennis F. Marr.

"Sand Lake July 17, 1904. At the house of Edson Bailey I find an old Bible full of data as follows. The records are very old but beautifully written. [Note: the page references are to this same notebook of Sage's where a particular individual is discussed further].

Joseph Bailey b. July 29, 1786 d. 12/5/1841 (p. 46)
Maranda Buckbee b. Feb. 6, 1787 d. 1/8/1852
"Their Progeny"
Mervin Leonard b. Oct. 15, 1807 (p. 85) [Note: "Mervin" originally written "Marvin" by Sage].
Josiah b. Mar. 10, 1810 d. 12/24/1884 (p. 85, 90)
Alanson b. Nov. 28, 1812 (p. 85)
Morgin [sic] Lewis b. Nov 11, 1815 (p.86)

Joseph's family are recorded carefully all on one page with births all in first column and deaths in second column. Four deaths are recorded, viz:
Maria Bailey d. Oct 20, 1821 aged 1 yr. 4 mo.
Sarah Buckbee d. Dec. 1, 1829, aged 74 yrs., 11 mo., 13 days
Josiah Buckbee d. June 20, 1840, aged 85 yrs., 2 mo., 12 d. [Note: subsequent research determined that Josiah died on that date, but in 1839].
Another named Reichard [Note: most likely Warren's daughter Harriett, who married George Reichard].

On another page is the following:
Warren Bailey b. Nov. 16, 1787 d. Oct. 5, 1869
Jane Buckbee b. Aug. 27, 1790 d. Apr. 18, 1858
"Their Progeny"
Harriett b. Jan. 14, 1811
Wm. Henry b. July 29, 1812 (p. 87)
Jane Eliza b. Apr. 16, 1814
Stephen Tobias b. Mch. 7, 1816 d. 12/11/1845

The following are in the same column but were in a different handwriting, also very old and clear:
James Bailey b. Aug. 29, 1818, d. 1885 wife Mary b. 1820 d. 1899
Maria b. June 20, 1820 d. 10/20/1821
Charles Wesley b. May 23, 1822
Robert b. Apr. 17, 1824
Cyrel Augustine b. Mch. 17, 1826 [p. 87); name changed by him to Cyrus Augustus
Samuel Hamilton b. Apr. 15, 1828
Mary Ann b. Apr. 18, 1832
George b. June 9, 1834
John Sylvester b. Apr. 30, 1836

Mrs. Bailey volunteered the statement that Warren had 13 children. No deaths are recorded on this page, so "Maria" in the other record is the one above.

Continuing after the births of Warren's children on the same page are:
Josiah Buckbee b. Apr. 8, 1754
Sarah b. Oct. 15, 1754
Mary Bailey b. Mch. 9, 1809

Then at the foot of the column in the original beautiful hand,
Francis Mulvey b. July 9, 1787
Sinthia Bailey b. Mch. 25, 1793
"Their Progeny"
Polly Ann b. Jan. 20, 1811
Phillip Mulvey b. Oct. 31, 1813

On another page,
Warren Bailey and Jane Buckbee married Jan. 26, 1810
Joseph Bailey and Maranda Buckbee married Dec. 7, 1806

Edson Bailey b. 6/23/1860 m. Nov. 17, 1888 Ada Eliz. Patchin d[aughter] of Nelson A. of Sand Lake
Wm. James b. 11/19/1888
Mary b. 2/13/'91
Margaret b. 7/31/'93
Martha b. 4/2/'95
George b. 9/3/'97
Ada b. 4/8/1900
Harry b. 11/29, 1902

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