can someone correct information on my 3rd great grandparents
My 3rd paternal Great Grandpa is Jesse Bailey
/ familysearch has James Bailey
Birth: May 23, 1809 Brown’s Creek area, Yancey, NC, United States
Death: Feb 11,1891 (81-82) Mitchell, NC, or Yancey
OR Nov 2,1891 Yancey,NC via FS
m. 5 Feb 1829 Burke, N.C. :
SOURCE: N.C. Marriages, 1759-1979
1st Matilda Emilia “Milley” or “Milke”(Curtis) [39 in 1850] [48 in 1860]
Birth: 1811 - Burke, North Carolina, USA
Death: June 4 1887 - Red Hills, Mitchell, North Carolina
SOURCE: find a grave: “ Jesse was the eighth child of Ansel and Elizabeth Bradley Bailey and brother of "Yellow Jacket" John Bailey.
Jesse was born on Brown's Creek area of Yancey County 23 May 1809. he built a house there and was supposedly the last sibling to leave the area after his parents died.
Jesse Bailey was on the Jury list for Yancey County in 1840,1846 and 1853. In 1846 and 1850, he was on the committee to oversee elections.In 1853 he was on the board to superintend public schools.
According to a descendant, Elbert Tipton, Jesse was left-handed, was a school teacher and fond of bear hunting. Once, when a bear grabbed his best dog and about to kill it, (Jesse was unable to get a shot off with his muzzle-loading rifle for fear of stabbing the dog , he stabbed the bear with his knife and killed it. He was my 3rd great grandfather.
CHILDREN: James, Elizabeth E.Bailey Thompson,Catherine L. Bailey Shuford, Flora A. Bailey Hughes, Elbert Lenoir Bailey, Alley J. Bailey McCourry ,Richard McDaniel (Mack) Bailey, and Joseph W.S.Bailey.”
SOURCE: 1850 Census Yancey, North Carolina
Bailey, Jesse 42m 1808 N.C farmer
James 19m 1831 N.C. laborer
Elbert L. 02m 1848 N.C
Emilia 39f 1811 N.C.
Elizabeth E. 15f 1835 N.C.
Catherine J. 07f 1843 N.C.
Flora A. 04f 1846 N.C.
Anson 87m 1763 N.C. laborer
SOURCE 1860 USC Yancey, N.C.
1338 Bailey, Jesse 52m 1808 farmer
Milly 48f 1812
Floria A 13f 1847
Elbert L. 12m 1848
Olley J 10f 1850
Richard M 08m 1852
Joseph W.S. 05m 1855
SOURCE: 1880 USC Harrells, Mitchell, North Carolina (Red Hill)
7580 Bailey, Mack 27m 1853 N.C.
Ann wife 27f 1858 N.C.
Joseph son 05m 1875 N.C.
Mary dau 04f 1876 N.C.
John son 02m 1878 N.C.
Nelson son 01 1879 N.C.
Bailey, Jessie father 71m 1809 N.C.
Millie mother 68f 1812 N.C.
note: as you see Jesse and Milly (Curtis) are living with their son Mack
Jesse's brother James also married a Curtis gir.
James Bailey; this is who Famileysearch says is my 3rd GGF
Birth July 13, 1806 Yancey County, NC
Death 1898 (91) Red Hill, Mitchell County, NC
RES 1830 Burke, North Carolina
RES 1850 Yancey county, part of, Yancey, North Carolina
RES 1860 Yancey, North Carolina
RES 1870 Red Hill, Mitchell, North Carolina
Probate 1901 Mitchell, North Carolina
Marriage: 13 Dec 1827 Burke, North Carolina,
Anne Elizabeth (Curtis) Bailey
BIRTH 1810 Red Hill, Mitchell County, North Carolina, USA
DEATH 1860 (aged 49–50) Red Hill, Mitchell County, North Carolina, USA
BURIAL James Bailey Cemetery, Red Hill, Mitchell County, North Carolina, USA
MEMORIAL ID 161428163