Baileytown Families

This listing is a small representation of the people who lived in Baileytown from 1799 to 1942. We welcome any additional information or photos you can share with us.


Bagwell Bailey - 1774-1848

Bagwell, the first Bailey to reside in Baileytown, was born in England by 1774 and came to America with his parents about 1795. Four years later he built a log cabin...(read more)


John D. HerrJohn Herr - c1824-1874

Born about 1824, John Herr was a descendant of Rev. Hans Herr, the Swiss progenitor of the Herr family in America.  A hotel proprietor in Philadelphia, he reportedly moved...(read more)


Enos Lore Bailey's HomeEnos Lore Bailey - 1851-1929

While Enos was building this "new and better home" for his family, his wife Mary died suddenly at the age of 24 leaving him with two young children, John age 5 and Florence age 1...(read more)


John Herr BaileyJohn Herr Bailey - 1876-1951

The oldest child of Enos and Mary Bailey, John Herr Bailey was born in Baileytown in 1876. Elizabeth Lake Trout, who became his wife in 1898, was born 1881...(read more)


Owen Tribbett's HomeOwen Tribbett - 1884-1948

The Tribbetts lived on a beautiful farm in Baileytown near Gravelly Run Creek where they had two barns, chicken coops, horses, and at least a hundred sheep...(read more)