Mrs. Wilma Jane Bailiff

8 October 1915–May 1985 (Age 69)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Wilma Jane

Mrs. Wilma Jane Bailiff was born on 8 October 1915, in Indiana, United States. She married Marcus E Bailiff about 1945, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in May 1985, in Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus E Bailiff
1908–1969
Mrs. Wilma Jane Bailiff
1915–1985
Marriage: about 1945
Joseph Bailiff
1947–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1945
Iowa, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 19

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an officer of a court of justice, from the English vocabulary word bailiff, which is from the objective case of Old French bailis ( see Bayliss ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Wilma Bailiff in household of Marcus Bailiff, "United States Census, 1940"

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