Donald Russell Bailey

Male28 December 1921–10 June 1985

Brief Life History of Donald Russell

Donald Russell Bailey was born on 28 December 1921, in Flagler, Kit Carson, Colorado, United States as the son of Clarence Earle Bailey. He married Ruth Marian Cantral in November 1941, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Alturas, Modoc, California, United States in 1950. He died on 10 June 1985, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Donald Russell Bailey
Ruth Marian Cantral
Marriage: November 1941
Sylvia Gay Bailey

Sources (9)

  • Donald R Bailey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Donald R Bailey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Donald in entry for Ruth Mar Bailey, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    November 1941Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1929 · Denver Airport opens

    Age 8

    On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.


    Age 20

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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