KENNEDY "KENNERDY/CANADA" WILLIAM (KW)6 BAILEY (WILLIAM FLEMING SR.5, JAMES4, JOHN II3, JOHN I2, STEPHEN1), the son of WILLIAM FLEMING BAILEY and MOLLEY SPRUNT, was born October 03, 1793 in Lancaster District, South Carolina, and died February 27, 1859 in Pleasant Grove, Pickens County, Alabama.
He married MARY POLLY ANN PERRY May 09, 1812 in Kershaw District, South Carolina, daughter of GEORGE M. PERRY. She was born June 03, 1797 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, and died July 07, 1885 in Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama.
Kennerdy William "K.W." Bailey served, for 6 months, as a musician (one step above private) in the Captain James Douglas Company, Colonel Adam McWillie's 2nd Regiment of the South Carolina Militia, in the War of 1812. That year, at 19 years of age, K.W. Bailey married Mary Ann Perry, daughter of George Perry on 9 May 1812 in Kershaw District, S.C. The Baileys moved to Alabama after September 23, 1833.
A deed was recorded in 1838, Old Deed Book, N pages 245-248, as follows:
Kennedy W. Bailey to Raleigh Hammond, Sr.- 200 acres of land belonging to Wm. Bailey, deceased, on Cedar Creek. Witnesses to this deed were Jasen Clark, Sam'L. B. Hammond and Jacob Hughes. The Dower was signed by Mary Bailey.
The Baileys resided in Benevola and then Pleasant Grove, both towns in Pickens County, Alabama. The Tuscaloosa County line, Green County line, and Pickens County Line (which intersect near Benevola) have shifted several times over the past hundred years.
K.W. Bailey obtained land in Pleasant Grove Pickens County through the Land Office in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on 11 December 1851. K.W. was entitled land through the Military Bounty Land Act of 28 September 1850 for his service in the War of 1812. K.W. obtained 80 acres of land, Military Bounty Land Warrant Number 20162.
Kennerdy William and Mary Ann Perry are buried in an old Baptist Cemetery (now named Mitchell Cemetery) at Pleasant Grove, Alabama.
Benevola Road (County Rd 63)
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 33.13360, Longitude: -87.93170
Find A Grave Memorial# 12127601
Inscriptions on K.W.'s tombstone read:
"Sacred to the memory of K.W. Bailey born in Lancaster District, South Carolina Oct. 3, 1793 died Feb. 27, 1859"