Luther Douglas Bayles

10 November 1896–2 January 1980 (Age 83)
Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Luther Douglas

When Luther Douglas Bayles was born on 10 November 1896, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Gilbert Bayles, was 31 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Blankenship, was 19. He married Lottie Mae Nichols on 27 October 1917, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 1, Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 2, Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 2 January 1980, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Luther Douglas Bayles
Lottie Mae Nichols
Marriage: 27 October 1917
Mary Douglas Bayles

Spouse and Children

27 October 1917
Robertson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bailes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luther D Bayles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Luther D Bayles in household of Robert C Bayles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Douglass Boyles, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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