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Morris Leon Bailey
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1913
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 19, 1944
Boone
Boone County
Iowa, USA

Extract from the 1915 Iowa State Census:
Name: Morris L Bailey
Age: 1
Estimated birth year: 1914
Birth location: Iowa
Gender: male
Race: white
Residence county: Palo Alto
Residence state: Iowa
Locality: Emmetsburg
Post office: Emmetsburg
Years in Iowa: 1
Marital status: single
Occupation: none
Able to read and write: no
Education: none
Father's birthplace: Iowa
Mother's birthplace: Iowa
Religion: Methodist
Roll: IA1915_377
Line: 68

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Morris Bailey
Age in 1920: 6
Estimated birth year: 1914
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head of house: son
Home in 1920: Floyd, Floyd, Iowa
Address: 1st Avenue
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Iowa
Mother's birthplace: Iowa
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Virginia (age 7), Alice (3), and Joeldine (2)
Census place: Floyd, Floyd, Iowa; Roll: T625_490; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 166
Date: 2 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1925 Iowa State Census:
Name: Morris Bailey
Age: 11
Estimated birth year: 1916
Birth location: Iowa
Race: white
Gender: male
Residence county: Sioux
Residence state: Iowa
Locality: Orange City
Relation to head of house: son
Marital status: single
Highest grade completed: 6
Father: J D Bailey
Father's age: 39
Father's estimated birth year: 1886
Father's birth location: Iowa
Mother: Grace Hartzell
Mother's age: 37
Mother's estimated birth year: 1888
Mother's birth location: Iowa
Parents' marriage location: Iowa
Church: Protestant
Census date: 1 Jan 1925
Roll: IA1925_1947
Line: 6

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Morris L Bailey
Age: 16
Estimated birth year: 1914
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: son
Home in 1930: Orange City, Sioux, Iowa
Address: Fifth Street
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Iowa
Mother's birthplace: Iowa
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Alice W (14) and Joeldine (12)
Census place: Orange City, Sioux, Iowa; Roll: 683; Page: ; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 61.0
Date: 2 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Morris Bailey
Age: 26
Estimated birth year: 1914
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Sheffield, Franklin, Iowa
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: college 2 years
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: rented
Monthly rental: $16
City of residence in 1935: Sheffield, Franklin, Iowa
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: assistant editor
Industry: Sheffield Press
Salary or wage worker: wages
Number of weeks worked in 1939: 46
Amount of money wages or salary: $828
Has other income of more than $50: no
At work during week of March 24-30: yes
Number of hours worked: 48
Census place: Sheffield, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T627_1161; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 35-1
Date: 24 Apr 1940

He married Evelyn Lucile Slade 2 Dec 1939 in South Sioux City, Dakota, Nebraska.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joel Dighton Bailey (1885 - 1960)
  Grace Viola Hartzell Bailey (1887 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn Lucile Slade Bailey (1917 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  Dennis L Bailey (1943 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Virginia Bailey (1912 - 1924)*
  Morris Leon Bailey (1913 - 1944)
  Alice Wilhelmina Bailey Conway (1917 - 2001)*
  Lois Joeldine Bailey Fennema (1917 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Morris L.
Bailey
Oct. 17, 1913
May 19, 1994
 
Burial:
Linwood Park Cemetery
Boone
Boone County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Oct 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60195001
Morris Leon Bailey
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Morris Leon Bailey
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 Added: Feb. 24, 2014
 
 
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