Clarence Burdett Bailey

4 September 1927–7 October 1992 (Age 65)
Rock, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Clarence Burdett

When Clarence Burdett Bailey was born on 4 September 1927, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Carroll Burton Bailey, was 20 and his mother, Hulda M Clark, was 18. He married Elfrieda Ella Huff on 1 July 1950, in Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Wisconsin, United States in 1992. He died on 7 October 1992, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in South Wayne, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Clarence Burdett Bailey
Elfrieda Ella Huff
Marriage: 1 July 1950
Mark Bailey
Valerie Bailey
Vickie Bailey

Spouse and Children

1 July 1950
Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States


    Mark Bailey


    Valerie Bailey


    Vickie Bailey


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 5

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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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Sources (3)

  • Clarence B Bailey in household of Carroll B Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Bailey in household of Carroll Bailey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence in entry for Darold Or Skip Bailey, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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