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Moses Bailey (1918)


Posted By: Mary Welty Hart
Date: 12/31/2011 at 09:29:50

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, May 15, 1918
Page 4


The death of Moses Bailey, at the advanced age of 93 years, occurred on Saturday, May 11th, at the home of his son, Russell Bailey.

For sixty five years he had lived in Iowa, coming to this county in 1853. He was one of the early merchants of Winterset, working at his trade of silversmith. Since 1870, he had been farming in Douglas township.

He was a long time member of the Christian church here where his funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon in the church, with Rev. L. E. Follansbee conducting.

The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, may 15, 1918
Page 5, Column 4

Moses Bailey Dead

Moses Bailey, a resident of Winterset and Madison county since 1855, died at his home north of the city Thursday last.

He was a jeweler in Winterset during the Civil War, living in a small farm house where J. E. Hamilton now lives. He had a jewelry store where McMillan and Rowe’s clothing store now is. In 1870 he retired to a small farm north of Cedar and has lived there ever since. He was a good horticulturist and lover of flowers.

He is survived by his sons, Edward, Russell and Willis, and two daughters, Mrs. Vincent and Mrs. George Eyerly.

Funeral was held Sunday, Rev. Follansbee presiding.


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