Bio: Bailey, Chester Mitchell (1890 - 1979)




Surnames: Bailey


----Source: Family Records


Bailey, Chester Mitchell (19 Apr 1890 - May 1976)


Chester Bailey married Bernice, the daughter of Leonard David and Mina Snyder Cole.  She was born 20 Jun 1891 and died Jan 1980.  Both he and Bernice are buried in the Mentor Twp. Cemetery.


Bernice Cole teaching at Wilbur School in 1912


1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Cole Lenard [Leonard Cole] Age: 35 Birth Date: Mar 1865 Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Mina Lenard Marriage Year: 1888 Years Married: 12
Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: New York
Occupation: Farmer
Home in 1900: Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin
Leonard Cole 35
Mina Cole 27
Bernice Cole 8


1905 Wisconsin State Census, Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin


Name: Bernice Cole
Age: 14y (1891)
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to head of household: Daughter
Race: White
Sex: Female
Marital status: Single
Place of birth: Father 1: Wisconsin
Place of birth: Mother 2: Wisconsin
Family number: 117
Page number: 312
Line number: 94
Household Member
Head: Leonard D Cole M 40y
Wife: Mina E Cole F 34y
Child: Bernice Cole F 14y


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Bernice Cole Age in 1910: 18 Birth Year: 1892 Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: White Gender: Female Relation to Head of House: Daughter Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Leonard Cole
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Name: Mina Cole
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Home in 1910: Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin
Leonard Cole 45
Mina Cole 38
Bernice Cole 18


1930 Federal Census, Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin


Name: Chester Bailey
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Race: White
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Estimated birth year: 1890
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Enumeration district number: 0028
Family number: 71
Sheet# and letter: 3B
Line number: 99
Household Members
Head: Chester Bailey M 39
Spouse Bernice Bailey F 38
Child Joyce Bailey F 6


Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900

Name: Leonard Cole Spouse: Mina Sneider
Marriage Date: 4 Apr 1888 County: Jackson State: WI


WW II Military Draft Registration


Name: Chester Mitchell Bailey
Date: 1942
Event place: Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin
Residence: Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Birth date: 19 Apr 1890

Social Security Record


Name: Bernice Bailey
Birth date: 20 June 1891
Social Security # 394-26-2153
place of issuance: Wisconsin
last residence: Humbird, Clark, Wisconsin
Zip code of last residence: 54746
Death date: January 1980
Estimated age at death: 89

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Obit: Cole, Leonard David (1865 - 1934)


Obit: Cole, Mina E. (1871 - 1946)

"She leaves to mourn her sudden death, her daughter, Mrs. Chester Bailey; one grandchild, Mrs. Frank Krosinski; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Fred G. Hart of Mondovi, and Mrs. Charles E. Bollom of Neillsville; seven nephews and nieces, and a host of friends."



Marsha Hosfeld (research)



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