William Nicholas Bailey1

M, #405, b. 30 September 1893, d. 1 August 1970
Last Edited=5 Feb 2014
     William Nicholas Bailey, son of Thomas Bailey and Jane Elam, was born on 30 September 1893.2,3,4 William Nicholas Bailey was the son of Thomas Bailey and Jane Elam.

William Nicholas Bailey appeared on the United States census of 1900 in the household of Thomas Bailey at Arapahoe County, Colorado.5

William Nicholas Bailey appeared on the United States census of 1910 in the household of Thomas Bailey at Arapahoe County, Colorado.6

William Nicholas Baileyenlisted for service in World War II on 5 June 1917 at Broomfield, Adams County, Colorado. He was working for his father in farming and was described as medium heigh and build with grey eyes and brown hair.7

William Nicholas Bailey began military service on 16 July 1918 at Camp Bowie, Brown County, Texas. William N. Bailey served in the Utilities Div. Q.M.C. Camp Bowie, Texas, Div. Mil. Aeronautics..8

He ended military service on 7 April 1919..8

In 1920, William Nicholas Bailey appeared on the United States Census, at Los Angeles County, California, William is a hired man, working in waterworks in mining. He was living in an apparent rooming house.9

In 1930, William Nicholas Bailey appeared on the United States Census, at Adams County, Colorado, William is single and working as a farm laborer.10

William Nicholas Bailey married Effie (?).

William Nicholas Bailey married Berta (?).11

On 10 April 1940, William Nicholas Bailey appeared on the United States Census, at Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, William is apparently not working. His wife, Berta, however was a housekeeper in a fraternity house. Boulder, Colorado, is the location of the University of Colorado. With William and his wife is his mother, Jane (Elam) Bailey, age 92. She died soon after this census was taken.11

William Nicholas Bailey died on 1 August 1970 at Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, at age 76.4,12 and was buried at Mountain View Memorial Park, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.12

Citations

  1. [S218] "Civil War Military Pension File", Pension Claim Number 701781; photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher; Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, The Military Pension file of Thomas Bailey lists William Nicholas Bailey as as son.. Hereinafter cited as "Bailey Pension File."
  2. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S218] "Civil War Military Pension File", Pension Claim Number 701781; photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher; Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, Thomas Bailey gives the birth date for William Nicholas Bailey in an affidavit attached to his Military Pension File.. Hereinafter cited as "Bailey Pension File."
  4. [S22] , Social Security Death Index. (Salt Lake City: Family History Library, FamilySearch, 1994). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Arapaho County, Colorado. Enumeration District 135, sheet 10. Listed as a farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Arapahoe County, Colorado, p. 77b, family 60.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S196] WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, online digital images by subscription Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  8. [S218] "Civil War Military Pension File", Pension Claim Number 701781; photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher; Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. Hereinafter cited as "Bailey Pension File."
  9. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Soledad Township , Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 610, stamped page 250A.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Pricinct 13, Eastlake, Adams County, Colorado, Enumeration District 1-15, Supervisor's District 4, stamped page 90A.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Ward 3, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, Supervisor's District 2, Enumeration District 7-44A, printed sheet 5B, family 132, line 73.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  12. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: GravesScribe, Record added: Aug 17, 2012, Find A Grave Memorial# 95482567., Findagrave.com.