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720 Descendants of Kennedy "Kennerdy/Canada" William (KW) Bailey

Of Pickens County, Alabama

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KENNEDY "KENNERDY/CANADA" WILLIAM (KW) BAILEY, son of WILLIAM FLEMING BAILEY SR and MARY MOLLEY SPRUNT was born October 03, 1793 in Lancaster District, South Carolina, and died February 27, 1859 in Pleasant Grove, Pickens County, Alabama. He married MARY ANN PERRY May 09, 1812 in Kershaw District S.C., daughter of GEORGE M. PERRY. She was born June 03, 1797 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, and died July 07, 1885 in Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama.


Different Spellings of K.W. Bailey's first name: Kenedy, Kennedy, Kennerdy, Canada, and Kennady.

Military service: Bet. October 06, 1814 - April 1815, WAR OF 1812; Captain James Douglas Co. of S.C.

Residence: Benevola, Alabama.


K.W. Bailey Bio/History

Kennerdy William "K.W." Bailey served, for 6 months, as a musician (one step above private) in the Captain James Douglas Company of South Carolina Militia, in the War of 1812. That year, at 19 years of age, K.W. Bailey married Mary Ann Perry, daughter of George Perry on 9 May 1812 in Kershaw District, S.C. The Baileys moved to Alabama after September 23, 1833.

A deed was recorded in 1838, Old Deed Book, N pages 245-248, as follows:

Kennedy W. Bailey to Raleigh Hammond, Sr.- 200 acres of land belonging to Wm. Bailey, deceased, on Cedar Creek. Witnesses to this deed were Jasen Clark, Sam'L. B. Hammond and Jacob Hughes. The Dower was signed by Mary Bailey.

The Baileys resided in Benevola and then Pleasant Grove, both towns in Pickens County, Alabama. The Tuscaloosa County line, Green County line, and Pickens County Line (which intersect near Benevola) have shifted several times over the past hundred years.

K.W. Bailey obtained land in Pleasant Grove Pickens County through the Land Office in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on 11 December 1851. K.W. was entitled land through the Military Bounty Land Act of 28 September 1850 for his service in the War of 1812. K.W. obtained 80 acres of land, Military Bounty Land Warrant Number 20162.

Kennerdy William and Mary Ann Perry are buried in an old Baptist Cemetery (now named Mitchell Cemetery) at Pleasant Grove, Alabama. Inscriptions on K.W.'s tombstone read:

"Sacred to the memory of K.W. Bailey born in Lancaster District, South Carolina Oct. 3, 1793 died Feb. 27, 1859"


Widow's certificate # 26783 was issued to Mary Ann by the U.S. Government.


1. GEORGE PERRY BAILEY, was born March 20, 1816 in Lancaster District, South Carolina, and died Unknown. He married (1) REBECCA SLAUGHTER Abt. 1834. She was born 1807 in North Carolina, and died Abt. 1857 in Alabama. He married (2) MARY CRAWFORD January 17, 1858 in Unknown. She was born Abt. 1827 in South Carolina, and died Unknown in Unknown.

2. WILLIAN JAMES BAILEY, b. January 04, 1818, Lancaster District, South Carolina; d. May 16, 1862, Pickens County, Alabama; He married MARTHA JANE POWELL September 01, 1840. She was born March 20, 1821 in South Carolina, and died April 06, 1900.


Descendants of William James Bailey, The research was done by Dorothy Dean "Dottie" CHURCH Ozment back in the mid to late 1960's. Dottie shared this information with Myrtle Ruth OZMENT Barnes. Sometime, after Mytle's death, her grandson, Steven Earl Newberry of Tallapoosa County, Alabama found the genealogy papers in her memorabilia. On April 28th, 2003, Stephen E-mailed the information to DeCody Brad Marble, after visiting this webpage. For more on the OZMENT/BAILEY LINEAGE, visit Steven Earl Newberry's webpages:


BAILEY LINEAGE OF: (OZMENT/BAILEY Researcher/Contributor), Steven Earl Newberry

Steven Earl12 NEWBERRY, (Mary Earl11 BARNES, Myrtle Ruth10 OZMENT, Columbus Earl "PA" Sr.9, Martha Jane "Mattie"8 BAILEY, William James7, Kennedy "Kennerdy/Canada" William (KW)6, William Fleming Sr.5, James4, John II 3, John I 2, Stephen1)

3. ELIZABETH JANE BAILEY, b. October 27, 1819, Lancaster District, South Carolina; d. Unknown.

4. JOHN J. BAILEY, b. November 27, 1821, Lancaster District, South Carolina; d. May 17, 1907; m. MARY GREGORY.

5. MARY TIRSAH BAILEY, was born September 12, 1823 in Lancaster District, South Carolina, and died May 19, 1877 in Pickens County, Alabama. She married DR. RICHARD CLIFTON BRANDON September 04, 1839 in South Carolina. He was born May 08, 1813 in South Carolina and died April 24, 1894 in Pickens County, Alabama.

6. MARTHA A. BAILEY, b. November 25, 1825, Lancaster District, South Carolina; m. TIGHNAL R. PUGH.

7. KENNERDY JAMES JUNIOR BAILEY, was born November 21, 1832 in Pickens County, Alabama, and died December 20, 1879 in Pickens County, Alabama. He married MARY JANE MARTIN February 13, 1869, daughter of CASWELL MARTIN and ELIZABETH POWELL. She was born March 18, 1847, and died August 11, 1900.

8. LAWRENCE DECODY "LD" BAILEY, was born February 22, 1835 in Pickens County, Alabama, and died September 08, 1912 in North Port, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. He married (1) MARY DANIEL January 26, 1856 in Residence of Jesse P. Daniel. He married (2) ANNIE BOON February 04, 1858 in Olney, Pickens County, Alabama., daughter of THOMAS BOON and MARGARET CRAIG. She was born April 20, 1833 in Pickens District, South Carolina, and died February 11, 1897 in Pickens County, Alabama.

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(Robert Bradshaw BAILEY & Sarah Jane Carver) of Pickens County, Alabama. Family Photo & Vital Statistics

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BAILEY Lineage follows:

{DeCody Brad 11, Duane Bradshaw10 MARBLE, Mary Edna "Red"9 BAILEY, Robert "Bob" Bradshaw8, Lawrence DeCody "LD"7, Kennedy "Kennerdy/Canada" William (KW)6, William Fleming Sr.5, James4, John II 3, John I 2, Stephen1)