Vera Lenore Bailey

7 May 1887–13 April 1975 (Age 87)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Vera Lenore

When Vera Lenore Bailey was born on 7 May 1887, in Kansas, United States, her father, Edward Moore Bailey, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Personette, was 30. She married Hiram Earnest Miles on 12 August 1905, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lakeport, Lake, California, United States in 1920 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1930. She died on 13 April 1975, in Wahiawä, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Earnest Miles
Vera Lenore Bailey
Marriage: 12 August 1905
Mason E. Miles
Richard Sidney Miles
Donald B. Miles
Doris Maurine Miles
Robert William Miles
Mary Ethel Miles
Francis Earl Miles

Spouse and Children

12 August 1905
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Vera L Miles in household of Hiram E Miles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vera Miles in household of Hiram F Miles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vera R Miles in household of Hiram E Miles, "United States Census, 1920"

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