Bailly family collection
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The collection also includes Major Hambleton's leather document case (undated); cabinet card photographs of Marie Louise and Charles Hambleton by C.A. Winsor of Galesburg, Illinois (ca. 1880s); a cabinet card photograph of Charles Hambleton by C.D. Mosher of Chicago for his "Memorial Portraits" project (ca. 1880s); two additional photographs of Hambleton (ca. 1900s); and a photograph of Art Henderson, Maude Chas, and Edward C. Bailly (?) on the terrace of the Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood by the Sea, Florida (February, 1927).
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Joseph's first son, Alexis, was born on December 14, 1798 at his trading post on the Grand River in what is now Michigan. Alexis also became a fur trader and was a pioneer settler of Minnesota. His daughter, Marie Louise, was born July 4, 1845. She married Charles E. Hambleton on November 20, 1869. Charles was born in Alliance County, Ohio on April 7, 1839. He served in the Union Army in Company B, Second Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War. This regiment was made up of men from southwestern Ohio and Hamleton enlisted as a first lieutenant and mustered out with the rank of major. He died on January 10, 1914 and Marie Louise on October 21, 1934.
Alexis' son, Frank Cory, was born on Jul 23, 1860 in Wabasha County, Minnesota. He married Margaret Cashman (1861-1895) on October 20, 1885. Their son, Edward, was born on July 26, 1886. Edward was a 1906 graduate of Columbia University and a 1909 graduate of its law school. He became a prominent lawyer and businessman in New York City. He married Elizabeth Donovan (1881-1982) on September 30, 1911 and they had three children. He passed away on January 7, 1961.
Bailly, Edward C. "Genealogy of the Bailly de Messein family in the United States." Le Bulletin des Recherches Historiques56, no. 7-9 (1950): 180-195.
Bailly, Edward C. "Genealogy of the Bailly de Messein family in the United States." Le Bulletin des Recherches Historiques57, no. 1 (1951): 27-38.
Bailly, Edward C. "Genealogy of the Bailly de Messein family in the United States." Le Bulletin des Recherches Historiques57, no. 2 (1951): 77-100.
"Major Hambleton, Noted Civil War Veteran, Dies." The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois), January 11, 1914. Accessed March 24, 2017. https://newscomwc.newspapers.com.
Schiemann, Olga Mae. From a Bailly Point of View: An Introduction to the First Pioneer Family of Northwestern Indiana. n.p.: Duneland Historical Society, 1955.
0.03 Cubic Feet (3 folders)
- Bailly family collection
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