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Elmer Melton Bailey
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1878
Beloit
Mitchell County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1952
Kansas, USA

Elmer Melton Bailey, son of Herbert M. and Jennie Linn (Rader) Bailey was born in Beloit, Kansas, on January 30, 1878, and passed away at the Veterans Hospital at Wadsworth, Kansas, after nearly four years of illness, on October 13, 1952.

Mr. Bailey was a blacksmith most of his life.

He served in the Spanish-American War in 1898 and in the Boxer rebellion in China in 1901 serving his nation in the armed service for three years.

He united with the Christian Church at Elk Falls, Kansas, in 1905 and transferred his membership to the Havensville Christian Church in 1923.

On December 23, 1903, he was married to Lizzie Aletha Eby. To this union were born 14 children, 7 of whom died in infancy. The living are: Mrs. Evelyn Talbott of Elizabeth, Ark.; James Bailey, Havensville, Kansas; Mrs. Mabel Douglas of Chanute, Kansas; Mrs. Elsie Chance of North Topeka, Kansas; Mrs. Katherine Hladky of Soldier, Kansas; Mrs. Dorothy Baker of Magera, Calif.; and Roy Bailey of Santa Fe, N.M. There are two brothers; Herman Bailey of Havensville and Roy Bailey of Foraker, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Minner of Soldier, Kansas and Mrs. Lois Smith of Selma, Calif. Also 23 grandchildren and two great grandchildren and many froends.

Lizzie Aletha Bailey passed away on January 26, 1935, and he later married Mrs. Rose Nichols now of Columbia, Missouri, who survives him.

Funeral services were held at the Padden Funeral Home on Wednesday at 2:30, Rev. I. Winters Funck of the Holton Christian Church conducting the services. Burial was made in the Holton Cemetery. The Veterans of Foreign Wars had the commital Service. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Milton Bailey (1854 - 1929)
  Jennie Linn Rader Bailey (1857 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Aletha Lizzie Eby Bailey (1883 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  James Russell Bailey (1907 - 1978)*
  Elsie Leona Bailey Chance (1915 - 1999)*
  Kathryn Juanita Bailey Hladky (1916 - 1980)*
  Freddie Bailey (1927 - 1927)*
  Eddie Bailey (1927 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Melton Bailey (1878 - 1952)
  Harland Melvin Bailey (1880 - 1941)*
  Herman Herbert Bailey (1885 - 1964)*
  Clarence LeRoy Bailey (1888 - 1975)*
  Edgar Rolland Bailey (1890 - 1935)*
  Elsie Myrtle Bailey Minner (1892 - 1967)*
  Lois L Bailey Smith (1894 - 1980)*
  Arthur Lester Bailey (1896 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Holton Cemetery
Holton
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section F
 
Maintained by: KUfan
Originally Created by: Thomas Mick
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30166882
Elmer Melton Bailey
Added by: dschumaker24
 
Elmer Melton Bailey
Added by: KUfan
 
 
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