Wilford Bailey

20 August 1893–20 January 1953 (Age 59)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Wilford

When Wilford Bailey was born on 20 August 1893, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Langley Allgood Bailey Sr., was 55 and his mother, Sarah Emma Warner, was 29. He married Ruby Frances Winn on 7 March 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 20 January 1953, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Bailey
Alice Maybelle Francom
Marriage: 23 November 1921
Gordon Wilford Bailey
Keith Reed “Ranch” Bailey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1921Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    Age 8
    First Federal election.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 16
    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: status name for a steward or official, from Middle English bailli ‘manager, administrator’ (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant, carrier, porter’).English: habitational name from Bailey in Little Mitton, Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.English: occasionally a topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, from Middle English (Old French) bailli ‘outer courtyard of a castle’ (Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’). This term became a placename 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.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Nephi, Juab, Utah

    The history of the Pitt and Winn families has its background in Nephi, the town which the pioneers in the family helped to found and build. The first settlers arrived in 1851 and saw the beautiful va …

    Sources (38)

    • Gordon Wilford Bailey in household of Wilford Bailey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mr. Wilford Bailey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wilford Bailey in entry for Keith Reed Bailey, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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