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Notes for Henry E. Bagley
Cedar Co, IA Land Patent Date 11/28 Feb 1851 File Date 14 Feb 1860 BK Q p61. and Patent#51515 in Twp. 79N, RW dated 5/25/1850. and EW 4 & W2NE SEC15 TS82 R4 160 ac. Bk. 81, P 38--2/28/1851 "A mill was built in 1850. Among the stock holders were: Henry Bagley, Simeon A. Bagley and George Bagley. In 1854, Henry Bagley, then of Tipton, now of Mechanicsville, took the mill in charge and dug a large mill pond west of the mill, by which a constant supply was received through a quick sand stratum. The mill was sold in 1855". (1878 His of Cedar Co. Pg... 481) "Patmos Lodge, No. 155 AF & AM was chartered June 8, 1860 and among chartered members were S.A. & H. Bagley" (p. 499) Elected one of Tipton City Councilmen for 1857, possibly longer. Henry and Melona first settled at a farm at Woodbridge, west of Tipton until 1859 when they moved 2 miles west of Mechanicsville.
"Henry", probably named after his grandfather Henry Poor.
473/473 Shaw Alonzo 27 M Lawyer N. Y
Shaw(Bagley) Almira 19 F Ohio
474 Bagley Henry 27 M Carpenter 900 Ver.
Bagley Melona 23 F Ohio
Bagley Chas. H 2 M Iowa
Bagley Alonzo E. 7/12 M Iowa
Age 82, 5 mos., 10 days
1860 BAGLEY HENRY Linn County IA 048 Mt. Vernon .
1880 Census Place: Fremont, Cedar, Iowa Source: FHL Film 1254331 National Archives Film T9-0331 Page 25B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Henry BAGLEY SelfM M W 57 VT Occ:Inventor Fa: NH Mo: VT
Malone BAGLEY Wife F M W 54 OH Occ: Keeping House Fa: PA Mo: OH
Frank BAGLEY SonM S W 23 IA Occ: Implement Dealer Fa: VT Mo: OH
Cora B. BAGLEY Dau F S W 19 IA Fa: VT Mo: OH
1870-Pioneer, Cedar Co. IA adding Frank and Cora. In this census Henry's personal worth jumped to $11,000 compared with $1,500 in 1860.
1880- Henry's occupation is Inventor. His assets are not listed and it is possible his patent was overturned. This is the account of Aunt's Estelle and Mabel. I could find no record in the courts, but was possibly in another district. 1900-Same address, he and Melona res alone. Melona states she's mother of 5 children, 1 has died.
Henry Bagley age 47 farmer RE $11,000 PP $1600 b VT
Melona age 43 b OH Charles age 22 b IA Alonzo age 20 b IA Frank age 14 b IA Cora age 9 b IA Emma Evans age 15 Maid Fred Van Aiken age 28 farm laborer b NY
Mechanicsville, Pioneer Twp. 1900 ED 33, S-2 Fam#36/38
Harry E. Bagley Head born July 1822 age 77 married 53 yrs. born VT Father RI mother VT Retired Own house no mortgage
Melona W wife born Aug 1826 age 73 5 children born 4 living born OH Father born NY mother born PA
Simeon A. Bagley Center Twp. Pg. 113
Almira Bagley, continues on Pg. 114
1850-Tipton IA Farmer and carpenter listed w/ Melona and 2 sons, Charles H & Alonzo E.
Census 1850 Cedar Co., IA
Pg. 114, Center Twp.
470/470 Bagley, Simeon 52 M Wagon Maker 5,000 NH
Bagley, Almira 48 F
Bagley William 30 M Minister (Christian) 1,000 Ver.
Bagley Jas. W. 22 M Teacher 5,000 Ohio
Bagley John A 17 M Wagon maker Ohio
Bagley Arvin 14 M Ohio
Bagley Ellen A. 10 F Iowa
Bagley George 25 M Carriage maker 700 Ver.
Bagley Sarah J. 20 F Ohio
Also made the Cedar Co., census in 1860:
BAGLEY HENRY Cedar County IA 163 Springdale Township
under 5=1; 5-10=3; 30-40=1; 15-20=1; Females=1 bet 20-30
1841/Under SA Baggulay
1851 BAGLEY HENRY Cedar County IA 006 State census
Tipton Advertisor 23 Dec. Pg. 8 Col. 6
1820--1904 Henry Bagley
On Tuesday of this week occured the death of Mr. Harry Bagley, one of the oldest residents of Mechanicsville. He had been in failing health ever since Mrs. Bagley's death which occured early in the fall. For a time he had seemed better to his children, who were watching him, when almost without warning, the end came. Three sons, Charles, Alonzo and Frank and one daughter, Mrs. Fairchild, remain. Interment was in Rose Hills Cemetery, Thursday afternoon. Also in the same newspaper column: Mr. Sam Gilliand of Mt. Vernon, attended the funeral of Mr. Bagley Thursday afternoon. Mr. Gilliand was a former resident of this place. Mrs. Iva Barse came from Chicago to attend the funeral of her grandfather. Mrs. Elsie Bagley of Bennett went home Wednesday.
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