He married Dorothy Wainhouse Scarburgh about 1755. Dorothy was the daughter of Mitchell Scarburgh and Dorothy Wainhouse. Dorothy died 1763 in Accomack Co., VA. Date of codicil to her father's will stating that she was deceased.
He made a will in Accomack Co., VA, December 18, 1756. (Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Accomack Co.VA, p. 188)
Edmund's will was probated in Accomack Co., VA, January 26, 1757. The tomb of Thomas Fisher shows his mother to be Rose Fisher, daughter of Maddox. The tomb also shows his father as Edmund, grandfather Edmund and great grandfather as Richard Bayly of Craddock. His wife's brother, Americus Scarburgh, was named guardian for Edmund's son, Thomas, infant heir at law. Tabitha Gilchrist, Edmund's sister, was a witness to his will. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., Ralph Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p.980). The widow, Dorothy, married John Custis and had a son, Henry Custis.
Dorothy Scarburgh named her grandson, Henry Custis, in her 1775 will. She did not name any Bayly grandchildren. With the information from the tombstone (Ralph Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore). (notes of Cynthia McDaniel shows a daughter, Dorothy Wainhouse Bayly)
Edmund Bayley(III) and Dorothy Wainhouse Scarburgh had the following children:
143 i. Rose6 Bayley was born in Accomack Co., VA about 1756. Rose (Rosanna) was named in the will of Edmund Scarburgh, brother of Dorothy. It is unclear whether Rose was daughter of Dorothy Scarburgh.
+ 144 ii. Thomas Bayley was born about 1756.
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