Oscar B. Bailey1,2,3

ID# 20934, (1878 - 1908)
FatherEdward Spotswood Bailey4 (25 Jul 1855 - 4 Jan 1886)
MotherVirginia Gallaway4 (16 Jun 1860 - 1894)

Key Events:

Birth: 24 Jul 1878, Missouri5,6,7
Marriage: 12 Sep 1899, Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri, Alma B. Hurst (16 Aug 1878 - 27 Jul 1914)8,9
Death: 1 May 19085,10
Burial: Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri11
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     Oscar B. Bailey was born on 24 Jul 1878 in Missouri.5,6,7 He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Empire Twp., Andrew Co., Missouri, in the household of his parents, Edward Spotswood Bailey and Virginia Gallaway.1
     James F. Smith was appointed guardian and curator of Oscar's estate in Andrew Co., Missouri, Probate Court. He posted a bond of $300 on 20 Jun 1894, with Oscar's grandfather John T. Bailey as one of the sucurities.12
     Oscar married Alma B. Hurst, daughter of Elijah Hurst and Margaret A. Best, on 12 Sep 1899 in Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri, with Rev. L. B Wiles officating.8,9
     Oscar had moved to Gentry Co. before their marriage, and he and Alma settled there after they were married.13 They appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Cooper Twp., Gentry Co., Missouri, enumerated 18 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their farm, which was mortgaged. Tim Wrightsman, a farm laborer age 25, was listed as living with them and shown as a servant. Apparently he was working on the farm while Oscar worked at the ice plant. He and Alma married after Oscar's death.3
     Oscar died on 1 May 1908 at age 29.5,10 He was buried in Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri.11

Children:
     Children with Alma B. Hurst:

Oscar and Alma had no children.14

Citations

  1. [S7046] Edward S. Bailey household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri.
  2. [S7049] Oscar B. Bailey and Alma B. Hurst, marriage License.
  3. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri.
  4. [S7046] Edward S. Bailey household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery, shows date.
  6. [S7046] Edward S. Bailey household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri, shows age 1 and state.
  7. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows month, year, age 21, and state.
  8. [S7049] Oscar B. Bailey and Alma B. Hurst, marriage License, shows date, town, county, state, and officiant.
  9. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows married, 0 years.
  10. [S7052] Russell C. Pullen household, 1910 U.S. Census, Buchanan Co., Missouri, shows his wife as a widow.
  11. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery.
  12. [S7043] Administrator's Bonds and Letters, Andrew Co., Missouri, B:579, bond of James F. Smith as guardian and curator of Oscar B. Bailey, 20 Jun 1894.
  13. [S7049] Oscar B. Bailey and Alma B. Hurst, marriage License, shows him as a resdent of Stanberry, Gentry Co.
  14. [S7052] Russell C. Pullen household, 1910 U.S. Census, Buchanan Co., Missouri, shows her as the mother of no children.