Edmond Bailey

Born:1726 In:  New Kent County, Virginia
Died:Dec 4 1813 (at age ‎~87‏)In:  Burke County, North Carolina


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Immediate family

Jane Bailey
His wife
Ansel Bailey
His son
Mary Aldridge (born Bailey)
His daughter
Susannah Simpkins (born Bailey)
His daughter
Charles Bailey
His son
John Bailey
His son
William Bailey, Sr.
His son
Edward Bailey
His father
Frances Bailey
His mother
James Bailey
His brother
Drury Bailey
His brother

Personal info

Religion: Anglican


On July 9, 1755, Edmond fought in the French and Indian War at the Battle of the Great Meadows, serving under Captain Andrew Lowe which was under the command of General George Washington

also fighting at General Braddock’s Defeat at Fort Duquesne, He was one of six men who survived in his militia. This militia was formed the “rear guard” and were the last ones out.

They waded a wide river were many were shot down and drowned.

After that battle, for fear of raids by the Indian allies of the French. Edmond fled from the Shenandoah Valley and settled in central North Carolina, where his children were born.
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