Samuel Elbert Bales

28 May 1865–25 February 1942 (Age 76)
Delaware Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Samuel Elbert

When Samuel Elbert Bales was born on 28 May 1865, in Delaware Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, Joel F. Bales, was 24 and his mother, Serena Montgomery, was 22. He married Clara Alexaine Caylor on 22 April 1900, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Noblesville Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 25 February 1942, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Carmel, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Samuel Elbert Bales
Clara Alexaine Caylor
Marriage: 22 April 1900
Elmer Herbert Bales

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22 April 1900
Indiana, United States


    Elmer Herbert Bales


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bailes .2 Czech (Baleš) and Slovak (Báleš): from a pet form of Bal, a shortened form of the personal name Baltazar .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Bailes in household of Joel Bailes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel E Bales, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elbert Beals, "United States Census, 1900"

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