Erwin Delmar Bailey

14 February 1894–12 January 1955 (Age 60)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Erwin Delmar

When Erwin Delmar Bailey was born on 14 February 1894, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Reuben Josiah Bailey, was 29 and his mother, Alice Ellison Park, was 24. He married Lois Faun Hixson on 6 October 1920, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 12 January 1955, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erwin Delmar Bailey
Lois Faun Hixson
Marriage: 6 October 1920
Reed Delmar Bailey
Max Judd Bailey
Marna LaVay Bailey
Ronald Jay Bailey
Helen LaRayne Bailey
Frank Dee Bailey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1920Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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 2
    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.
    1911 · The Salt Lake Airport
    Age 17
    The site for the Salt Lake International Airport started as a desolate area of the Valley that was originally used to herd sheep. A cinder-covered landing strip was subsequently created for the Great International Aviation Carnival that was held later in that same year. It brought many pioneers of the aviation industry. Aviator Glenn H. Curtiss brought his newly invented Seaplane to the carnival and demonstrated it to the public by taking off from the Great Salt Lake. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, it sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by travelers to and from Utah. It became a hub for Delta Air Lines after its merger with Western Airlines.

    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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    A Collection of Stories Written by Reed Bailey

    A Collection of Stories Written by Reed Bailey These stories are true-life occurances as remembered and recorded by the author. Reed is the son of Erwin DelMa …

    Sources (34)

    • Erwin Delmer Bailey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Erwin Bailey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ervin Delmar Bailey, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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