Elbert Llewellyn Bailey

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Elbert Llewellyn Bailey

  • Birth 2 Jun 1869 Waupaca County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 9 Aug 1952 Eloise, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 54148467

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Elbert L Bailey
Age: 10
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-household: son
Home in 1880: Amsterdam, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Edgar L (age 9) and Gladys E (3)
Census place: Amsterdam, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T9_342; Family History Film: 1254342; Page: 312.1000; Enumeration District: 112; Image: 0630
Date: 3 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Elbert L Bailey
Age at last birthday: 30
Date of birth: Jun 1869
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-house: head
Home in 1900: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of marriage: 10
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Farm or home: home
Home owned or rented: rented
Occupation: day labor
Months not employed: 3
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T623 434; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 119
Date: 7 Jun 1900

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Elbert L Bailey
Age: 60
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: son
Living with: Martha E Bailey, age 80
Home in 1930: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Age at first marriage: 19
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Military service: no
Occupation: none
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: 657; Page: ; Enumeration District: 9; Image: 705.0
Date: 17 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Elbert Bailey
Age: 70
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Address: 3414 Porter Street
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: 5
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: rented
Monthly rental: $15
City of residence in 1935: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: watchman
Industry: WPA road project
Salary or wage worker: wages
Number of weeks worked in 1939: 37
Amount of money wages or salary: $300
Has other income of more than $50: no
At work during week of March 24-30: no
Assigned to emergency work: yes
Duration of unemployment: 42 weeks
Census place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T627_1859; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 84-598
Date: 8 Apr 1940

Obituary from the "News-Tribune" of Britt, Iowa dated 20 Aug 1952:
Bert Bailey Died
Word reached Britt August 9 advising of the death of Bert Bailey, 82, long time resident of Detroit, Mich. Death came while in a hospital at Eloise, Mich.
Bert Bailey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Bailey, of Britt, was born in Wisconsin and came to Hancock county with his parents when nine years old. He grew to manhood in this vicinity and is the first of seven children in the Bailey family to die.
Surviving Mr. Bailey are his wife at Detroit, two sons and one daughter: J. A. Bailey and Mrs. Gladys Cosgriff, Britt, and Lewellyn Bailey, Kanawha; three sisters: Mrs. Wm. Fillenwarth and Mrs. F. E. Heacox, Britt, Miss Alice Bailey, St. Paul, Minn., three brothers: Edgar, Cherokee, Joe, Cedar Falls, and Ora, Downer, Calif.

He married Bertha M Anderson in 1888. He apparently remarried after Bertha died in 1922.



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  • Created by: Richard Rhode
  • Added: 26 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54148467
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elbert Llewellyn Bailey (2 Jun 1869–9 Aug 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54148467, ; Maintained by Richard Rhode (contributor 46552979) Unknown.