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Mertie E. Bailey obituary

Contributed by Russ Tallman

     Miss Mertie E. Bailey of Schoharie died Mar. 31, 1960 at the Saddlemire rest home, Middleburgh, where she had been a patient for a few weeks.
     She was born Dec. 1, 1876 at Schoharie Hill, the daughter of Martin D. and Emily Ryder Bailey. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. John Dittmar of Schoharie; one brother, Jerome Bailey of Oneonta; one niece, Mrs. Robert Ruland; one nephew, Martin Dittmar of Schoharie, and several grand nieces and one great nephew.
     Miss Bailey had spent her entire life in the vicinity. She was a member of the Old School Baptist church, Middleburgh.
     Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Palmer and Shaylor funeral home, Middleburgh. Elder Amasa Slauson of Poughkeepsie officiated with burial in St. Paul's Lutheran cemetery, Schoharie.


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