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Bailey, George B., 1833-1895

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1833-1895

Biographical History

George B. Bailey (1833-1895) was a farmer and member of the early Mormon settlements in Utah.

George B. Bailey was born on Februray 15, 1833 in Bath, England to parents Joseph Brown and Ann Smith Bailey. He was baptized on May 26, 1851 in Bath, England. He immigrated to America in 1853 and moved to Salt Lake City. He worked as a farmer and was very involved with the church in the area. He lived in Millcreek, Utah with his seven wives.

Bailey died on November 4, 1895 in Millcreek, Utah. He is buried in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Citation

FamilySearch, via WWW, February 18, 2015 (George B. Bailey was born on Februray 15, 1833 in Bath, England to parents Joseph Brown and Ann Smith Bailey; baptized on May 26, 1851 in Bath, England; immigrated to America in 1853 and moved to Salt Lake City; worked as a farmer and was very involved with the church in the area; lived in Millcreek, Utah with his seven wives; died on November 4, 1895 in Millcreek, Utah; buried in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George B. Bailey papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 580
Scope and Contents Holographs; typescript; printed forms (photocopy). The collection includes a journal (l p. by wife, Elizabeth) which describes life in Salt Lake Valley and related problems with the United States government in 1856-1857 and gives genealogical data on the Bailey and Young families. Also included are a letter fragment, poem by George, and 6 Latter-day Saint Church family group sheets of the George Smith Bailey and Victoria Price family.
Dates: 1800s

Jeffrey D. Mahas collection on George B. Bailey

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8483
Scope and Contents Contains a transcription of George B. Bailey's journal which describes life in Salt Lake Valley and related problems with the United States government in 1856-1857 and gives genealogical data on the Bailey and Young families. Also included are copies of photographs of the Bailey home in Utah and the Bailey family. Materials are dated approximately 2011.
Dates: Approximately 2011