Etta Luellen Bayless

1893–1962 (Age 69)
Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Etta Luellen

When Etta Luellen Bayless was born in 1893, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, her father, John Lloyd Bayless, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Thomas, was 37. She married James Levi Derrick on 4 January 1912, in Ellis, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lipscomb, Texas, United States in 1935 and Higgins, Lipscomb, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 21 October 1962, in Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 69.

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Etta Luellen Bayless
James Levi Derrick
Marriage: 4 January 1912
Frank L Derrick
Cleo Gertrude Derrick
Laurin J Derrick
Vernon E Derrick
Verl R Derrick
Clyde Louis Derrick
Wanna Lee Derrick

Spouse & Children

4 January 1912
Ellis, Oklahoma, United States


  • Frank L Derrick


  • Cleo Gertrude Derrick


  • Laurin J Derrick


  • Vernon E Derrick


  • Verl R Derrick


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bayliss .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ada B Derrick in household of James L Derrick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Etta Derrick in household of James L Derrick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Etta Derrick in household of James L Derrick, "United States Census, 1930"

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