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Reverend Thomas Bailey 1653-1689 August 3, 2015

Filed under: Ancestors,Genealogy,Reverend Thomas Bailey — Janet @ 11:42 pm

Old Burying Place – Watertown Mass.

Rev Thomas Bailey
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Birth: 1653, England
Death: Jan. 21, 1688

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Thomas Bailey was settled as a colleague to his brother John, as minister of Watertown. He came to W. Nov. 2, 1687, and a son Thomas was bapt. Aug. 18, 1688. His widow Rebecca married William Brown Jr. of Salem.
(Harris, William Thaddeus, Epitaphs from the Old Burying Ground in Watertown, 1869.)
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THOMAS BAILEY, younger brother of Rev. John Bailey, b. Eng., 1653; Ord. Watertown, Nov. 2, 1687, sett. Watertown 1687 – 1689; d. Watertown, Jan 31, 1688/9, a. 35.
(Weis, F.L., The Colonial Clergy and Colonial Churches of New England, 1936.)
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Inscription:

Here lies ye precious dust of
THOMAS BAILEY.
A painfull preacher, a most desirable Neighbor,
An Exemplary liver, A pleasant Companion,
A Tender Husband, A common Good,
A carefull Father, A cheerful doer,
A brother for Adversity, A patient Sufferer,
A faithfull Friend, Lived much in little time.
A good copy for all survivors.
Aged 35 years.
Slept in Jesus. Jan. 21st 1688.
Re. 1821.

Burial:
Old Burying Place
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 101
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