Thanks for the corrections to the Obit on Leonard McElreavy.
Didn't realize it when I posted this that our families are distantly related.Henrietta Bailey (1859-1933) is a descendant of Gilbert (1829 ? - 1919) & Jane Beattie (1834 - 1919).I am descended from Gilbert's brother, George (1825 ? - ?) & Margaret Walker (1832 ? - ?) thru my g-grandfather, Joseph (1858-1904).Parents of Gilbert & George are John Bailey & Mary Ann McMasters.
Don't know who Evelyn McElreavy, Earl Howland, or Mary Margaret Bailey are.Haven't figured out how the other surnames you mentioned fit in either.I do have a copy of the book "The Anglo-Protestants of Megantic County" with these names and yet unconnected Bailey's in it.
George, Margaret & children (some with spouses) are listed on the 1880 Census for Ely (late Vershire), Orange Co., VT Census.The men worked in the Copper Mines there till they closed down.Except for my great-grandfather's family, I don't know where the rest of them went after that.
I did find Thomas George Bailey (1871-1928), brother to Henrietta, with his wife and several children in Barre, VT.
If you have data on any of these Bailey families and their descendants, and are willing to exchange info, please contact me by email.