Charlie Nixon Bailes

12 October 1892–3 July 1979 (Age 86)
Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Charlie Nixon

When Charlie Nixon Bailes was born on 12 October 1892, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Harrison Bailes, was 37 and his mother, Anna Bluford Boley, was 33. He married Pina Edith Dorsey on 30 October 1912, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lansing, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Wilderness District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 3 July 1979, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States.

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Charlie Nixon Bailes
Pina Edith Dorsey
Marriage: 30 October 1912
Cloves Jenkins Bailes
Waldo William Bailes
Eva Agnes Bailes
Freda Jane Bailes

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    30 October 1912Lawrence, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 6
    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.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham): variant of Bales or Bayliss .English: variant of Bale 1, from the genitive case of Middle English bail(e) ‘bailey, outer wall of a castle’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived beside a castle. Compare Bail and Bailey .Spanish: plural form of Baile .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Charles N Bailes, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Charles M Bales, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Charles Nixon Bailes, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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