Name: Donald George BAILEY
Given Name: Donald George
Birth: 24 Jun 1902 in Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Death: 6 Sep 1982 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Burial: 9 Sep 1982 Meldrum Bay Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Change Date: 15 Jan 2013 at 18:13
Ontario Vital Records - Births #006 231 - 1902
BAILEY, Donald George, male, 24 June 1902, Burpee Township. Parents: Joseph Bailey and Isabella Campbell.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, August 22, 1929
Bailey-At Silver Water, Ont., on Thursday, Aug. 15th, to Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey, a son.
Obituary, uncited, Yellow Scrapbook by Mrs. Nelson Rowe, transcribed by Marilyn Irish
Bailey-Donald George, age 80 years, at Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current on Monday September 6, 1982. Beloved husband of Gertrude (Bailey), dear father of Arden, Orace, and Ronald. Dear brother of Henry, Gertrude (Mrs. Len Bailey), and Mrs. Edna Dunlavey. He was predeceased by a daughter Audrey. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Turner Funeral Home Gore Bay Wednesday 2;00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. Funeral service at St. Andrew's United Church Meldrum Bay Thursday at 2:00 pm.
Interment Meldrum Bay Cemetery. Reverend Iain Macdonald officiating.
Through The Years, Vol. XI, No.1, November 1993, page 28 & 29
Meldrum Bay Cemetery
7.BAILEY: Arden G., 1926 - 1992. J. Lurleen
8.BAILEY: Gertrude: 1906 - 1991, D. George, 1902 - 1982
9.BAILEY: Gertrude L.: 1909 - 1990 Wm. Leonard, 1905 - 1990
Father: Joseph BAILEY b: 10 May 1870 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada
Mother: Isabella CAMPBELL b: 22 Jan 1874 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada
Gertrude Maud BAILEY b: 18 Apr 1906 in Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
in Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Ontario Vital Records - Marriages # 014 122 - 1925
BAILEY, Donald George, Farmer, age 22, to BAILEY, Gertrude, age 18, on January 2, 1925 at Gore Bay. Parents of Groom: Joseph Bailey born Canada, Isabel Campbell. Parents of Bride: Donald C. Bailey born Manitoulin, Eta Harper. Groom' s birthplace: Burpee Twp.; Bride ' s birthplace: Burpee Twp. Witnesses: Sara E. Mastin, Gore Bay; A. K. Cannon, Gore Bay.
Anniversary - uncited, Red Scrapbook by Mrs. Nelson Rowe, transcribed by Marilyn Irish
On Saturday December 28, 1974 Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary.
The couple were honoured by a lovely dinner which was held at the Meldrum Bay Hotel. Followed by a come and go tea where about ninety friends and relatives gathered to help them celebrate. A lovely wedding cake was made and decorated by Mrs. Howard Rumley.
The couple have three sons, Arden of Sudbury, Orace and Ron of the Sault Ontario. One daughter Audrey is deceased. They also have seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
MPP John Lane presented them with a plaque on behalf of the Premier of Ontario. A scroll was received from Prime Minister Trudeau. A congratulatory telegram was received from Governor General Leger.
Among the gifts they received was a gift of money from their friends in the community. Their children and son-in-law presented them with a gold dome clock. Their grandchildren and great grandchildren gave them a gold tray, tea pot, and cream and sugar set.
The bride and groom of 50 years have made their home in Meldrum Bay for the past forty-four years.
- Change Date:
15 Jan 2013
- Ardith Audrey BAILEY b: 1925 in Meldrum Bay Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Arden Gerald BAILEY b: 1926 in Silver Water, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Orace BAILEY b: Abt 1930
- Living BAILEY