Valeska Mildred Bailey

19 February 1917–15 August 1993 (Age 76)
Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life of Valeska Mildred

When Valeska Mildred Bailey was born on 19 February 1917, in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States, her father, Merril Foster Bailey, was 20 and her mother, Wanda Bell McRill, was 18. She married Rodney Lorenzo Wright on 4 December 1945, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Marion, Marion Township, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 15 August 1993, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rodney Lorenzo Wright
1913–1976
Valeska Mildred Bailey
1917–1993
Marriage: 4 December 1945
Steve Alan Wright
1946–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 December 1945
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
children

(1)

    Steve Alan Wright

    Male1946–2018Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Female1917–1993Female

    Roy Earl Bailey

    Male1918–2002Male

    Female1920–1998Female

    Avonell Bailey

    Female1922–2021Female

    Donald Lemoyne Bailey

    Male1924–2001Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 4

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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Story Highlight

Valeska Mildred Bailey Wright

Mother was an amazing person! She placed her family above all else in her life. Mother would do anything!! for us. She was a talented seamstress and because of that we were well dressed on a low bu …

Sources (3)

  • Valeska Mildred Bailey Wright in household of Rodney Lorenzo Wright, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Valeska Mildred Bailey Wright in household of Rodney Lorenzo Wright, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Valeska Mildred Bailey Wright in household of Rodney Lorenzo Wright, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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