Person:Samuel Bailey (45)

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Name Samuel Bailey
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Samuel Bailey: Biographical Information

Samuel Bailey married Elizabeth Bennett. Elizabeth Bennett was the youngest daughter of Adam Bennett, the enslaved overseer at Magnolia Plantation on the Ashley River, St. Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina.

We know little as yet of Samuel's life before he married Elizabeth.

Samuel and Elizabeth were enumerated in the 1920 Federal Census for Charleston Ward 12, Charleston, South Carolina. At that time, Samuel was employed as a laborer in a phosphate mill. Their household was:

Name
Relationship
Gender
Color
Age
Birth
Bailey, Samuel Head
M
B
38
SC
Bailey, Elizabeth Wife
F
B
30
SC

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This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC