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Jessica Cornelia (Bates) Bailey (1868 - 1947)

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Jessica Cornelia (Bates) Bailey
1868 - 1947
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December 5, 1868
Peekskill, Westchester County, New York United States
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March 3, 1947
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma United States
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Jessica Cornelia (Bates) Bailey was born on December 5, 1868 in Peekskill, New York United States. Her maiden name is Bates and she married into the Bailey family. According to her family tree, Jessica was mother to 1 child. She married Orestus Gustavus Bailey on July 10, 1893 in Belleville, Kansas United States. They were married until Jessica's death in 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma United States. They had a child Lila Lenora Bailey. She died on March 3, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma United States at 78 years of age.
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Married: July 10, 1893 - November 6, 1931
Cause of Separation: Jessica's Death
Married at: Belleville, Republic County, Kansas, 66935 United States
Ended: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma United States
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Jessica Cornelia (Bates) Bailey, mother to 1 child, died on March 3, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma United States at 78 years old. She was born on December 5, 1868 in Peekskill, New York United States. According to her family tree, she married Orestus Gustavus Bailey on July 10, 1893 in Belleville, Kansas United States. They were married until Jessica's death in 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma United States. They had a child Lila Lenora Bailey.
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In 1868, in the year that Jessica Cornelia (Bates) Bailey was born, on February 24th, three days after his attempt to dismiss United States Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton - who was opposed to Johnson's leniency towards the former Confederacy - the US House of Representatives voted (126 to 47) to impeach Andrew Johnson. Johnson was later acquitted in the Senate by one vote short of the required 2/3rds.Senators crossed party lines to keep Johnson as President.

In 1876, Jessica was just 8 years old when on June 4th, the Transcontinental Express - an express train - arrived in San Francisco, using the 7 year old transcontinental railroad line. It took 83 hours and 39 minutes from New York City - about 3.5 days - to cross the country.

In 1882, when she was merely 14 years old, on January 5th, writer and lawyer Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President Garfield. Guiteau was "offended" because his job applications had been rejected by Garfield's government. He was sentenced to death -although his lawyer plead insanity - and hanged five months later, on June 30th.

In 1921, when she was 53 years old, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1947, in the year of Jessica Cornelia (Bates) Bailey's passing, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

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