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Louisa Moody Bailey
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1860
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1948
Riverside County
California, USA


Wife of James Buchanan Bailey of Walker Co., GA and Fort Smith, Arkansas. J.B. Bailey died 18 Jan 1900 Ft Smith, AR and bur. Oak Cemtery in that city. J.B. and Louisa Bailey were parents of Clyde, William, Bertha, Wiley and Lucidia Mae Bailey.

James Buchanan Bailey died 1900 at Ft Smith, AR. His widow, Louisa Moody Bailey, shows in the 1900 census of Sequoyah Co., OK near the family of Thomas Bailey (see below.) Louisa Bailey moved to Riverside, CA before 1907 with other family. The 1907 city directory of Fort Smith shows that "Mrs. Lee Bailey" moved to Riverside, California. She died in Riverside 21 Apr 1948 and is bur. in Olivewood Cem., Riverside, CA.

Three of Louisa Bailey's children followed her to Riverside: Clyde, Wiley and Bertha. Son William Bailey died of influenza in 1899. Dau. Lucidia "Lucy" Mae Bailey died 15 Jan 1905 in Fort Smith of labor pneumonia and is bur. Oak Cem. along with her father. This family lived in Grayson Co., TX in the mid-1880's (Bertha was born there) and there might have been a child who was born there and died as an infant.

Known issue:

a. Clyde Bailey (1880- 1938) mar. Muriel C. Bisset. Clyde was a teamster, along with his brother Wiley, before both formed an enterprise as ranchers. In 1925, they moved to Holtville, Imperial Co., CA where he d. 1938. He took in Wiley's son, Milton C. Bailey, after Wiley died 1925.

b. William Bailey (1881-1899). Died of influenza. DSP. Bur. Oak Cemetery at Fort Smith, AR.

c. Bertha Bailey (1888-1980) was b. 17 Oct 1888 in Grayson, TX. She mar. Thomas G. Carpenter 2 Jul 1910, Riverside, CA. They divorced about 1932. Louisa Moody Bailey lived with this family from 1911 until her death in 1948. Bertha and Thomas had 3 children: Wayne Gideon (1911-1948), Robert James (1913-1993) and Irene Louise (1921-1964).

d. Wiley Bailey (1889-1925) mar. Hazel L. Plantz abt 1914. She was from Toledo, OH, the dau. of Albert E. Plantz. Wiley served in the California National Guard 1914-5 for a period of time. He registered for WWI 5 June 1917 in Riverside. He reported on this registration that he was b. 6 Aug 1889 in Muldrow, OK. Wiley d. 13 Dec 1925, Holtville, Imperial Co., CA. Issue: Kenneth A. Bailey (1914-2000), Milton C. Bailey (1917-1981) and Donald James Bailey (1920-1979). Hazel Plantz Bailey d. 19 Mar 1976, Riverside, CA.

e. Lucidia "Lucy" Mae Bailey (1890-1905). Lucy Mae Bailey was b. Nov 1890 at Muldrow, OK. She died of labor pneumonia on 15 Jan 1905 in Fort Smith. Sick 5 days. DSP.
Family links: 
  James Buchanan Bailey (1851 - 1900)
  Clyde Bailey (1880 - 1938)*
  William Bailey (1881 - 1899)*
  Lucidia Mae Bailey (1890 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Olivewood Cemetery
Riverside County
California, USA
Created by: Epictetus
Record added: Nov 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120938396
Louisa <i>Moody</i> Bailey
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 Added: May. 1, 2015

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