Waldmar Francis "Frank" Bailey

2 July 1892–1 June 1993 (Age 100)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Waldmar Francis "Frank"

When Waldmar Francis "Frank" Bailey was born on 2 July 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Smith Bailey, was 33 and his mother, Victoria Caroline Price, was 27. He married Cassandra Debenham on 5 October 1921, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wilford, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Garfield, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 1 June 1993, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Waldmar Francis "Frank" Bailey
Cassandra Debenham
Marriage: 5 October 1921
Frank Donald Bailey
Barbara Carolyn Bailey
Annette Bailey
Cassandra Margene Bailey
George Ralph Bailey
Rex Devon Bailey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1921Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 4
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 27
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    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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    Sources (40)

    • Waldmar Francis Bailey in household of George Smith Bailey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Waldmar Francis Bailey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • W Francis Bailey in entry for Frank Donald Bailey, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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