Mary Gertrude Bayless

1886–1972 (Age 86)
Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Gertrude

When Mary Gertrude Bayless was born on 22 February 1886, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, her father, John Lloyd Bayless, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Thomas, was 29. She married John Wilson Byers on 6 April 1906, in Woodward, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Flynn Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. She died on 25 February 1972, at the age of 86, and was buried in Woodward Township, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States.

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Mary Gertrude Bayless
John Wilson Byers
Marriage: 6 April 1906
William Vancil Byers
Neil Wilson Byers
Glen Meade Byers
Keith Donald Byers
Mildred Velma Byers

Spouse & Children

6 April 1906
Woodward, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 18

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bayliss .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Gertrude M Bayless in household of John L Bayless, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary G Byers in household of John W Byers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary G Byers in household of John W Byers, "United States Census, 1920"

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