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Judson C. Bayless
Birth: Nov. 23, 1866
Death: Feb. 8, 1946
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA

[This memorial is created with the permission and endorsement of his relative, family historian Bill Gawne.]

Judson C. Bayless was born November 23, 1866 in Sodus, Wayne County, New York, USA.

His parents were Pvt. Daniel Bayless, Jr. (1834 1900) and Lucretia Ewing Bayless (1834 1900).

Judson's siblings included:
Mary Lucretia Bayless (1859 1860), and
Charles Lincoln Bayless (1861 1918).

He lived with his parents and brother Charles in Sodus, Wayne, New York during his early years.

In 1877, Judson resided at 587 Macomb, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA. He was living with his mother Lucretia and his brother Charles. By this time, his mother Lucretia and his father Daniel have separated or divorced.

Between 1882-1883, he was living at 719 Macomb, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA with his mother Lucretia and brother Charles.

In 1890 he was living in Troy, Renesselaer, New York, USA, per the following:
Name: Judson Bayless Location 2: boards Erie near school No. 13 Occupation: painter City: Troy State: New York, USA

The 1910 U.S. Federal Census shows that was residing in Denver Ward 2, Denver, Colorado, USA, where he was a ward of the city. His occupation was landscaper.

The 1920 U.S. Federal Census shows him back in Detroitr per the following. He is at the McGregor Institute.
1920 United States Federal Census
about Judson Bayles
Name: Judson Bayles
Home in 1920: Detroit Ward 1, Wayne, Michigan
Age: 53
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Birthplace: New York
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
He is a Gardener for the City of Detroit.

Here is Wikipedia's article on humanitarian Tracey W. McGregor, who founded the institute known as the McGregor Institute.

This is an excerpt: "Tracy William McGregor (April 18, 1869-May 6, 1936) was a humanitarian, philanthropist, and Detroit civic leader. He established the McGregor Fund of Michigan in 1925 with a gift of $5,000,[1] one of Michigan's first charitable foundations.[2] He successfully ran the Mission for Homeless Men (later the McGregor Institute) in Detroit from 1891 until it closed its doors in 1935, first as supervisor and then as a managing trustee."
By 1946 Judson was residing in Corpus Christi, Nueces Texas.

He never married.

Judson C. Bayless passed away on February 8, 1946, and is buried in Nueces County Cemetery, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Texas Deaths (1890-1976)
Name of Deceased: Judson Bayless
Death Date: 08 Feb. 1946
Death Place: Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 79 years, 2 months, 15 days
Birth Date: 23 Nov. 1866
Birth Place: Wayne County, New York
Marital Status: Unknown
Occupation: Peddler
Residence: Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas
Cemetery: Nueces County
Burial Place: Corpus Christi, Texas
Burial Date: 09 Feb. 1946
Film #: 2218231
Digital GS #: 4030568
Image #: 3185
Ref. #: CN 9473


NOTE: Located in the Annaville Community of Northwest Corpus Christi, the cemetery is beside the volunteer fire station and constable's office at 11408 Leopard Street (TX Highway # 9).
This cemetery is known as "Nuecestown Cemetery."
It is a combination of Nueces County Cemetery, Nuecestown Catholic Cemetery, and Old Nuecestown Cemetery.
All together, it contains 5.392 acres.
In 1991, data was compiled of approximately 1,250 people buried in this cemetery.
The majority of the headstones are missing. 
Family links: 
  Daniel Bayless (1834 - 1900)
  Lucretia Ewing Myers (1834 - 1903)
  Mary Lucretia Bayless (1859 - 1860)*
  Charles Lincoln Bayless (1861 - 1918)*
  Judson C. Bayless (1866 - 1946)
*Calculated relationship
Note: The Find A Grave Volunteer Photographer and her family searched the entire cemetery and could not find Judson's grave. Sadly, the cemetery is in extreme disrepair, with many markers missing or illegible. It is in severe need of TLC.
Nuecestown Cemetery
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Plot: He is buried in the NUECES COUNTY section of Nuecestown Cemetery.
Created by: Cherie J.
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73087842
Judson C. Bayless
Added by: Cherie J.
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For Judson, with love from your family.
- Cherie J.
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011
This page is sponsored by: Cherie J.

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