Samuel C. Baily Obit
S. C. Baily, Local Pioneer, Passed Away Last Friday and Puritan Settlers Who Came Here in 1684 Was Descendant of Quaker I , , . „ „„ a ° n f™** *™ nia & April 29, 193 Samuel C, Ba y passed away at his home fin th ^ clty ; to a protraoted period of falling health^ to f nd while f e announcement orrasio^-* ^f-™ 8 not whop nnexpected, it nev- eyth^leK brought with it a shock and elicited^ many ^sincere expressions of sympathy for those'bereft. And in his community loses one of its and best known residents. Samuel C Baily was the second son of Mr - and Mrs - Presley G. Baily, pio- neers who settled in Clayton county, in 1853. Mr. P. G. Baily was of Quaker ancestry, a descendant of Joel Bally, who settled in Chester county, _ j n jgg^ CO ming tO Pennsylvania, ... America with the company who set tied in Pennsylvania under Williams Penn. Mr. Bally came to Iowa fronv a TJniontown, Pa. Mrs. Baily, his wife, was a descendant of puritan ancestry in Massachusetts, so Mr. Baily inherit- ed the traits of gentleness and honor that characterize the Quakers and the sturdy thriftiness and industry of the New Englander. He attended the public, public, schools of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin. | He married Miss Maude Sprague of Hub City,- Wisconsin. | His father passed away in 1878 and from then he had charge of the large farm most of the time until after the of his mother. He retired a few years ago and Mr. and Mrs. Baily have since made their home in Postville. children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Baily,. one daughter, Harriott, three sons, Presley, Eli and Richard, Little Richard passed away in 1907, the son Eli by accident on March 14th, 1932, In his glorious young man- hood, leaving his wife and three daughters, the only grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. Baily. This, no doubt, hastened the. passing of Mr. Baily, as it effected him greatly. Mrs. Presley G. Baily passed away in 1909. Samuel C. Baily's older brother, William H. Baily of Des Moines, died in 1910, and the younger brother, E. N. Baily of Sac City, in 1923. Mrs. E. N. Baily was Miss Annie Williams, sister of Fred , L. Williams of this city. His three | sisters survive, Mrs. P. H. Blake of Omaha, Neb., and Misses Louisa and Fanny Baily of Eagle Rock, Calif. Mrs. E. H. Prior of Postville was Mr. i younger oroM | City, in 1923. _. _. Baily's cousin. ^ Mr.-.Bally' was aged eighty years on March 31; 1932, and never had a physi- cian until his last illness which began nine months ago and was borne with great patience. The skillful care of his daughter Harriott, a trained nurse, was a great comfort to him and Mrs. Baily. The funeral was held from the Corn- mUnity. sPresbyterian church in this city on Monday afternoon at two o'clock, Dr. R. F. Galloway officiating. interment was made in the Postville oemetery.