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1). Downing.ged From the research of Gertrude E. Lomas Manley, Bohemia, NY Joel was the first child born to Abraham Baily and Phebe Carpenter Baily. He was born on 2 March 3 mo 1790. His full sister, Hannah H. Baily, was born three years later. Joel s father was an entrepreneur and medical doctor. When Joel was born his father and two other partners were in the iron business in Sussex County, NJ. Therefore, it is assumed that Joel was born in New Jersey, possibly Andover. His mother died when Joel was very young. She died in New Jersey. We assum she died in childbirth or shortly after the birth of Hannah. His father moved after 1794 from NJ to Chester county, PA. We do not know who took care of the children during thisinterval. When Joel was 12 years old, his father married Joel s aunt, his mother s sister. This leaves us to wonder if she was the one who was caring for the two children. Joel s father was active politically and was away from home at times Eventually to this marriage were born four more children giving Joel three step sisters and one step brother. Two weeks before his 26th birthday, on 15 Feb 1816, Joel married 18 year old Ann D. Kennedy. Ann was born on 22 Dec 1797. Her father was Samuel Kennedy her mother was Thomazine Downing Kennedy. They resided in Marshallton, Chester co., PA, where Joel was a merchant. Joe and Ann had three children. Their forst born was a daughter, Phebe Ann Baily, who was born in West Chester on 4 May 1817. Their second was Richard Downing Baily, b. 20 Jan 1818. Their third was Samuel Kennedy Baily, b. 12 Feb 1820. Joel C. Baily died on 289 May 1868. He was 78 years old. His obituary appeared in the Village Record newspaper on May 30, 1868. It reads Death Notice BAILY At his residence in Marshallton, on the 28th inst. JOEL C. BAILY, in the 79th year of his age. The funeral to take place in Marshallton, on Sunday next, to leave the house at 2 o, p.m. Friends are invited to attend. His wife, Ann, died less than three years later on 9 Jan 1871 at the age of 73.
Name: Joel C. Baily Note
Born: 2 May 1790 at PR. Andover, , , NJ
Married: 15 Apr 1816
Died: 28 Jul 1868 at Marshallton, , Chester Co., PA
Father: Abraham Baily
Mother: Phebe Carpenter
Name: Ann D. Kennedy Note
Born: 22 Dec 1797 
Died: 9 Jan 1871 
Father: Samuel Kennedy
Mother: Thomazine Downing
Name: Phebe Ann Kennedy
Born: 4 May 1817 at Chester Co., , , PA
Died: 5 Jul 1904 at Glen Moore, , Chester Co., PA
Husband: Milton Durnall
Name: Richard Downing Baily
Born: 20 Jan 1818 at Chester Co., , , PA
Died: 24 Sep 1855
Wife: Ann Eliza Carpenter
Name: Samuel Kennedy Baily
Born: 12 Feb 1820 at Chester Co., , , PA
Died: 6 Oct 1858 at West Nottingham, , Chester Co., PA
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2). 18401.ged See notes for father Samuel Kennedy relating to his death before her birth. Downing.ged See notes for father Samuel Kennedy relating to his death before her birth.