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Hume Field Bailey, Jr.[1]

Male 1879 -


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  • Name Hume Field Bailey 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 12 Aug 1879  Hackett, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 3 Jul 1880  Cole Township, Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1902  Salida, Chaffee Co., Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the back of a photo of Hume.
      H.F. Bailey
      Salida, Colo
      1902
    Occupation 20 Jun 1907  Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    employeed as machinist - Midland Valley RR 
    Occupation 10 Sep 1908  Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    left Midland Valley RR 
    Occupation 12 Sep 1908  Parsons, Labette Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    employeed by Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR 
    Occupation 14 Aug 1909  Parsons, Labette Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    left Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR 
    Occupation 17 Aug 1909  Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    employeed by Frisco RR 
    Occupation 20 Sep 1910  Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    left Frisco RR 
    Occupation 6 Oct 1910  Pasco, Franklin Co., Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Started work for Northern Pacific 
    • Started working for Northern Pacific RR as a machinist.
    Occupation 12 Oct 1910  Pasco, Franklin Co., Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Resigned from Northern Pacific 
    Occupation 3 Aug 1914  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Machinist with Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 14 Aug 1914  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    laid off as a machinist from Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 16 Oct 1914  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    employeed by Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 16 Dec 1914  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    employeed as a machinist, Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 6 Feb 1915  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    left employee of Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 30 Jul 1916  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    left Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 15 Aug 1916  Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Employeed by Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 20 Oct 1916  Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Left employ of Northern Pacific RR 
    Occupation 1 Nov 1916  Livingston, Park Co., Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Began work for Northern Pacific Railroad 
    • Worked as a machinist with Northern Pacific.

      In his work application, he says he was born 12 Aug 1882 (should be 12 Aug 1879). He says he was born in Salida, Colorado. He says his parents are not living. He also says his sistern Anna Bailey Coulter is living in Raton, New Mexico
    Occupation 9 Nov 1916  Livingston, Park Co., Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Resigned from Northern Pacific 
    • Note say he was allowed to resign. Looks like he applied with a false age, false parents, false birthplace, and said he had never worked for the Northern Pacific before. Of course, they checked and he had.
    Military 12 Sep 1918  Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    registered for WWI draft 
    • Interestingly, Hume did not sign his draft card. He only made his X and it was witnessed by the registrar. He was an educated man, though. This must have been an act of resistance.
    Occupation 12 Sep 1918  Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    machinist, Frisco RR 
    Residence 12 Sep 1918  Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    405 N. N St. 
    Occupation 17 Dec 1918 
    Member of International Association of Machinists 
    • Membership card 53901 for International Association of Machinists, 17 Dec 1918, Lodge 228. Initiated Sept 1902.
    Residence 27 Dec 1926  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    was a member of the Heavener AF&AM Masonic Lodge #154 
    • Masonic membership card
    Residence 29 Dec 1927  Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    was a member of the Heavener AF&AM Masonic Lodge #154 
    • Membership card for Heavener lodge dated 29 Dec 1927
    Residence 1929  South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In his 15 Sept 1929 letter, Hume says he was trying to get his belongings from South Bend.
    Residence 15 Sep 1929  Tomah, Monroe Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 20 Sep 1929  La Crosse, La Crosse Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hume sent a letter to his brother and family from Tomah, Wisconsin postmarked 15 Sept 1929. In it he said that he would be in LaCrosse in a few days and to use that as his post office for the time being.
    Residence 11 Jun 1930  Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hume sent a letter home from Minden, Louisiana on 11 Jun 1930

      The job situation was still hard here, so he and another old railroad machinist were trying to make a living fishing.
    Person ID I615  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 

    Father Hume Field Bailey,   b. 15 Jun 1829, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1891, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah Louise Council,   b. 29 Jan 1837, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1915, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1867  Hackett, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1879 - Hackett, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 Jul 1880 - Cole Township, Sebastian County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1902 - Salida, Chaffee Co., Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employeed as machinist - Midland Valley RR - 20 Jun 1907 - Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - left Midland Valley RR - 10 Sep 1908 - Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employeed by Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR - 12 Sep 1908 - Parsons, Labette Co., Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - left Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR - 14 Aug 1909 - Parsons, Labette Co., Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employeed by Frisco RR - 17 Aug 1909 - Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - left Frisco RR - 20 Sep 1910 - Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Started work for Northern Pacific - 6 Oct 1910 - Pasco, Franklin Co., Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Resigned from Northern Pacific - 12 Oct 1910 - Pasco, Franklin Co., Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist with Northern Pacific RR - 3 Aug 1914 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laid off as a machinist from Northern Pacific RR - 14 Aug 1914 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employeed by Northern Pacific RR - 16 Oct 1914 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employeed as a machinist, Northern Pacific RR - 16 Dec 1914 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - left employee of Northern Pacific RR - 6 Feb 1915 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - left Northern Pacific RR - 30 Jul 1916 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Employeed by Northern Pacific RR - 15 Aug 1916 - Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Left employ of Northern Pacific RR - 20 Oct 1916 - Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Began work for Northern Pacific Railroad - 1 Nov 1916 - Livingston, Park Co., Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Resigned from Northern Pacific - 9 Nov 1916 - Livingston, Park Co., Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for WWI draft - 12 Sep 1918 - Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist, Frisco RR - 12 Sep 1918 - Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    405 N. N St. - 12 Sep 1918 - Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - was a member of the Heavener AF&AM Masonic Lodge #154 - 27 Dec 1926 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - was a member of the Heavener AF&AM Masonic Lodge #154 - 29 Dec 1927 - Heavener, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 15 Sep 1929 - Tomah, Monroe Co., Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 20 Sep 1929 - La Crosse, La Crosse Co., Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Jun 1930 - Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hume Field Bailey, Jr.
    Hume Field Bailey, Jr.

  • Notes 
    • 1880 census calls him Hugh F. Bailey.

      I have a fact that says he died 1 Jul 1930, but no source at all. I am going to remove this until I can find where I found it.

  • Sources 
    1. [S179] Family Record of Francis Baker Bailey, 1963.

    2. [S705] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, 8 March 2017; Hume Field Bailey Jr, Sebastian Co, Arkansas.

    3. [S1452] U.S., Northern Pacific Railway Company Personnel Files, 1890-1963, 2 March 2019; File 57484, Hume Field Bailey.

    4. [S595] 1880 US Federal Census, Sebastian Co., AR, Cole Twp; p. 63; dwelling 543, family 543; Bailey, Hume F.


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