Picture of Judge William Bailey's tombstone

Born in Dutchess County, Nov. 11, 1763,
Died in this Town, Aug. 15, 1840.
An Aet. 77.
He was a Pioneer Settler in Clinton &
Frankln Counties, and as a Surveyor
explored and located some of the towns
in this then unbroken wilderness,
He passed many years in this neighborhood,
and participated in its developments;
in which he was largely interested. He
held various positions of Public Responsibility
and enjoyed the Esteem and Love of all
who knew him.
He was the son of Col. John BAILEY of Poughkeepsie
Now therefore my sons, be ye zealous for the law, and
give your lives for the Covenant of your fathers. Call to
remembrance what acts our fathers did in their time; so shall
ye receive great honor and an everlasting name.
1 Mac, 2, Chap. 50 & 51 V.
(NOTE: DAR marker & flag)

Picture of Pheobe (Platt) Bailey's tombstone

In Memoriam
daughter of Nathaniel PLATT;
and wife of William BAILEY,
Nat. March 28, 1779, Ob. April 10, 1859,
An Aet. 80.
Her children rise up, and call
her blessed; her husband also,
and he praiseth her.    Prov. 31.28.

(side) In Memoriam / Hannah HAGAMAN, / wife of William BAILEY. / Nat. May 30, 1773; / Ob. February 27, 1798. / An Aet. 25. /
To her husband she was kind and affectionate /
to her children a pattern of virtue /
and piety and to the poor a charitable friend. /