Biography of Samuel W. Bailey, M.D. (1849- )
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888) page 503.

Samuel W. BAILEY, M.D., a practicing physician and surgeon and a furniture and harness dealer at Elsberry, Mo., was born in St. Louis County in 1849.  He was educated in the public schools of St. Louis, and in 1873 graduated from the Washington University. He then began the study of medicine, and in 1876 received his diploma from the St. Louis Medical College, which institution he had been attending for some time.    He entered upon the practice of his profession at Frankfort, Mo., where he remained about three years; thence to Southwest Missouri, and to Kansas City, where he practiced two years.  In 1885 he came to Elsberry, and since then has been a successful practitioner of the county.  Since 1887 he has been in the furniture and harness business.  He is a Democrat and a member of the A.O.U.W., and in 1872 was married to Kate POWELL, who died in 1884 leaving two children.  The Doctor took for his second wife Sophia BANTEEN. His parents were Clifton and Mary (WALTON) BAILEY, and were natives respectively of Virginia and Missouri.  The former died in 1851 and the latter in 1881.

File submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Betty Lavy Krieg, 30 Oct. 2000.  Link change or update: 19 November 2000

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