Records of the Bailey Family: Descendants of William Bailey of Newport, R.I., Chiefly in the Line of His Son, Hugh Bailey of East Greenwich, R.I.

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Standard Print. Company, 1895 - 206 pages
William Bailey became a resident of Newport, Rhode Island soon after its settlement. He married Grace Parsons and they had six children. Tradition holds that William was a weaver of silk ribbon. He died before July, 1670. Descendants listed lived in Rhode Island, Ohio, Connecticut, and elsewhere.

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