BAILEY, JOSEPH - Scioto County, Ohio | JOSEPH BAILEY - Ohio Gravestone Photos


Milldale Cemetery (School Land Hollow) Cemetery
Scioto County,

Joseph W. Bailey Jr. – 1925-1931. Metal marker. Joseph W. Bailey Jr., 4, died after being hit by an automobile around midnight on 25 July 1931. According to a newspaper article, the little boy had stepped out into the street from behind a parked car. The driver, who was exonerated, rushed the Joseph to the hospital. Joseph was a son of J.W. Bailey Sr. and the late Eliza Ellen Presley Bailey. This was the third death in the Bailey family within a few months. Mrs. Bailey died in December 1930 after giving birth to her seventh child, David. David, six months old, died in June 1931, a month before Joseph was killed. Mrs. Bailey and David are also buried in the Milldale Cemetery. Joseph was survived by his father, sisters Nellie and Virginia, and brothers Robert and Albert. David’s obituary said a sister, Ruth, preceded him in death. Sources: 1. 1997 inventory by Wayne Campbell, Brenda Campbell and Richard Underwood, available at the Portsmouth Public Library. Joseph’s burial site is No. 57 on the map. 2. Family members. 3. “Child Suffers Fatal Injury; Struck By Auto,” The Sunday Portsmouth Times, 26 July 1931, Page 1. 4. obituary, “Rites Tuesday For Bailey Boy,” The Portsmouth Times, 27 July 1931, Page 2.

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Record #: 178390

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Submitted: 2/4/14 • Approved: 2/4/14 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R178390-G0-S3

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