William Joseph Bailey & Sophia Blackett Nurse

BAILEY, William Joseph
      Born: 1 December 1863, Freshwater; baptized 24 January 1864, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Died: 31 October 1929, Freshwater, buried Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton
      Father: George Bailey
      Mother: Elizabeth Bestone (Batson, Batstone)
      Married: 14 December 1889, Trinity East, by John Godden; witnesses Alfred Bailey and Robert Nurse
      Spouse: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Born: 20 December 1868, Salmon Cove; baptized 14 February 1869, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Died: 02 September 1944
      Father: Edward Sprague Nurse
      Mother: Honor Forde
      Children:
           [1] Elizabeth Bailey; born 01 November 1890, Freshwater; christened 10 December 1890, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [2] Mary Ellen Bailey; born about 1895; christened 10 July 1895, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish; died September 1895, buried 14 September 1895, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [3] Annie Margaret (Maggie) Bailey; born 02 February 1896
           [4] James Bailey; born about 1898; died about 1899, aged about 1 year
           [5] Mary Ellen Bailey; born 1898; christened 06 July 1898, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish; died December 1899, aged 1 year; buried 19 December 1899, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [6] Eliza Helen Bailey; born 15 August 1900, Freshwater; christened 12 September 1900, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [7] Edward Sprague Bailey; born 17 December 1902, Trinity East; christened 28 January 1903, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [8] Benjamin Chesley Bailey; born 06 January 1905, Trinity East; christened 05 February 1905, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [9] Ethel Blanche Bailey; born 19 January 1907, Trinity East; christened 11 February 1907, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish; died 23 July 1945, aged 38; buried 27 July 1945, Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton
           [10] Vera Sybil Bailey; born 21 December 1908, Trinity East; christened 05 February 1909, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [11] Willis George Bailey; born 06 September 1911, Trinity East; christened 01 October 1911, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [12] Urias (Hughie) Bailey; born 12 February 1914, Trinity East; christened 28 February 1914, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish

BAILEY, Elizabeth
      Born: 01 November 1890, Freshwater; christened 10 December 1890, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 12 July 1972, aged 81
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Married: 17 May 1910, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Spouse: Willis George Butler
      Born: 04 July 1885 in Long Point (Trinity East), christened 09 August 1885, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Father: William Butler
      Mother: Mary Ann Hogarth
      Died: 22 December 1962, aged 77
      Children:
           [1] Joyce Pearl Butler, July 1914; married Ernest Newhook Osbourne (born about 1918 in Trinity, died 19 February 2000 in St. John's, aged about 82)
           [2] Violet Mary Butler, November 191; died October 1938
           [3] William Robert 'Robbie' Butler, September 1917- 14 October 1942; drowned on S.S. Caribou

BAILEY, Annie Margaret
      Born: 02 February 1896, Freshwater, Trinity Bay; christened 11 March 1896, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Married: married 14 January 1919
      Spouse: Job Bambury
      Born: 29 April 1894, Pool’s Cove
      Died: 08 May 1970, Pool’s Cove
      Father: James Bambury
      Mother: Frances Drake
      Children:
           [1] Stillborn child, born 1919, Pool’s Cove
           [2] Richard Jones Bambury; born 10 May 1921; died 11 May 1921, 1 day old, Pool’s Cove
           [3] Horatio Bambury, born 28 June 1925, Pool’s Cove; died 12 August 1939, age 14
           [4] William Benjamin Bambury, born 20 February 1929, Pool’s Cove; married Gwen
           [5] Eldred Rose Bambury, born 15 July 1933, Pool’s Cove
           [6] Frances Margaret Bambury, born 1935, Pool’s Cove; married Lawrence 'Larry' Strong (divorced); lived at Clarenville

Note: Margaret and Larry lived at Clarenville. After the divorce, Margaret moved to Nova Scotia where her children were. Margaret died after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease and Ben is also stricken with it.

BAILEY, Eliza Helen
      Born: 15 August 1900, Freshwater; christened 12 September 1900, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 05 July 1986, Willowdale, Ontario
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Married: 10 October 1925, The Congregational Parsonage,St. John's, by D.L. Nichol; witnesses Florence Barnes & James Stowe
      Spouse: Berkley Williams/Nurse
      Born: 17 August 1894, Pool's Cove
      Died: 02 October 1970, Willowdale, Ontario
      Father: (Thomas Welsh?)
      Mother: Elizabeth Williams
      Children:
           [1] Sophie Nurse; born 12 August 1926
           [2] William Eddie Nurse; born 31 August 1928
           [3] Sprague Maurice Nurse; born 21 October 1930
           [4] Berkley Earl Nurse; born 29 August 1933
           [5] Lionel Roy Nurse; born 19 April 1935
           [6] Garfield Leslie Nurse; born 10 August 1936 - 19 May 1937 (died of pneumonia)
           [7] Leslie Nurse; born 08 July 1940

BAILEY, Edward Sprague
      Born: 17 December 1902, Trinity East; christened 28 January 1903, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 18 June 1977 in Ontario, aged 74
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Spouse: Eliza Faulkner
      Born: 30 November 1919
      Died: 09 October 1993

BAILEY, Benjamin Chesley
      Born: 06 January 1905, Trinity East; christened 05 February 1905, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 21 July 1995 in Ontario, aged 90
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Spouse: Madeline Yetman
      Children:
           [1] Barbara Bailey

BAILEY, Vera Sybil
      Born: 21 December 1908, Trinity East; christened 05 February 1909, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 02 August 1991 in Ontario, aged 82
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Spouse: Norman Williams

BAILEY, Willis George
      Born: 06 September 1911, Trinity East; christened 01 October 1911, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 14 March 1983 in Ontario, aged 71
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Married: 22 March 1942 at Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Spouse: Mona Lorraine Bannister
      Born: July 1915, Port Rexton; christened 01 August 1915, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: before 2003
      Father: Garland Bannister
      Mother: Susanna Stockley
      Children:
           [1] Garland Bailey

BAILEY, Urias 'Hughie'
      Born: 12 February 1914, Trinity East; christened 28 February 1914, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 27 January 1994 in Ontario, aged 79
      Father: William Joseph Bailey
      Mother: Sophia Blackett Nurse
      Spouse: Florence Fiander
      Children:
           [1] Doug Bailey; married Tina
           [2] Sandra Bailey
           [3] Bonnie Bailey
           [4] Robert Bailey

Table of Contents