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Silas Bailey 1754-1845

From A Record of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Lake County, Ohio, New Connecticut Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Painesville, Ohio, 1902.

Typed and submitted by Becky Falin, 1996.

Col. Silas Bailey, born in Mass. in 1754, died in Perry, Lake Co., Ohio, July 9, 1845, aged ninety-one years.

Silas Bailey was a private in Capt. Artemas How's company, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, twenty-four days. Also served under Capt. Jonathan Houghton during Oct. and Nov. 1776.

He was second lieutenant in Capt. Jonahtan Marion's company, Col. Josiah Whitney's regiment.

Silas Bailey appears in the list of officers of Mass. militia, commissioned June 17, 1779. He is buried in Perry cemetery, and is remembered here as the father of Rev. Jacob Bailey, a Baptist clergyman of pioneer days.

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