Frank and Rachel J. (Wilson) Bailar, 10N 48W

In 1880 Fillmore County, Nebraska, Eliza Bailor is 45, Lewis 19, Frank 10, Emma 14, Anniie 12, and Jessie 10.

Frank Bailor, 22, son of Johnathan and Eliza Bailor, married Rachel J. Wilson on April 19, 1891 in Fillmore County, Nebraska.

In 1900 Fremont County, Idaho, Frank Bailar is farming, born April 1868, married nine years to Jane born December 1870, both in Illinois. Maggie Feb 1892, Lee Sept 1893, and Lloyd May 1896 were born in Nebraska.

In 1910 Fillmore County, Nebraska, Frank is 41, Rachel J. 38, Margaret M. 18, Orren L. 16, Lloyd F. 13, and Winoa G. 3.

In 1930 Sedgwick County, Colorado, Frank Bailar is 61, Jane 59, and Gertrude 23.

Rachel Bailar 1870-1940 is buried in Ovid, # 50617258, with Frank 1868-1948 # 50605288.


Lloyd Franklin Bailar registered for WWI with an address of Red Lion, Colorado, born May 19, 1896 at Strang, Nebraska, farming, single.

Frank claimed 80 acres in 13, 10N 48W in 1918.

Lloyd claimed a tract of 240 acres in section 13, 10N 48W in 1923.

Lloyd left Bordeaux France on May 7, 1919 on a troop ship, arriving May 18, 1919 in New York. He was an infantry corporal in Company A, 327th, his reference his mother Mrs. Frank W. Bailar of Haxtun.

He was in the army in 1920, stationed at San Francisco.

Lloyd F. Bailar married Helen M. Cone on December 24, 1924 in Denver.
In 1940 Lloyd is in the VA hospital in Beverly Hills, California, 43, questionable marital status.

Lloyd registered for WWII in Los Angeles, born May 19, 1896 at Geneva, Nebraska, unemployed. His reference was Mrs. Gertrude Weakley of Proctor, Colorado.

Lloyd 1895-1971 is buried in San Diego County, # 167361027.

One tree said that he had a son Thomas Lee Bailar born and died in August 1946.


In 1940 Gertrude is 33, married to Clyde K. Weakley 34, both born in Nebraska. They were in Crook precinct in 1935. Gene 2, was born in Colorado.

Gertrude Weakley 1906-1989 is buried in Brush # 81724063, with Clyde K. Weakley 1906-1978.
Gene W. Weakley, 65, of Brush, died Oct. 12 at his home. Graveside services were held Oct. 17, 2003 at the Interment Chapel at the Brush Memorial Cemetery. The Heer Mortuary & Crematory in Brush had charge of arrangements.
Mr. Weakley was born Nov. 3, 1937 in Denver. At the age of 6, he was adopted by Clyde and Gertrude Weakley. He served in the U.S. Navy. He married Eva Appelhans in Sterling on Sept. 19, 1953. The couple lived in Sterling until 1969 when they moved to Brush.
Mr. Weakley is survived by his wife, Eva Weakley, and daughter, Geneva Weakley, both of Brush.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

"Eva M. Weakley, 85, life resident of northeast Colorado, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, at the Brush Memorial Cemetery. She was born May 26, 1924, in Sterling, to Pius and Amelia Appelhans. On Sept. 9, 1963, she married Gene W. Weakly in Sterling. Mrs. Weakley had worked at the St. Benedict Hospital in Sterling for several years and later Sterling Motor Lodge. In 1969 the Weakley family moved to Brush. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was an avid reader. She enjoyed spending time with her daughter.
Mrs. Weakley is survived by one daughter, Geneva Weakley of Fort Morgan; and a brother, Joe Appelhans of Brush. She was preceded in death by her husband; four sisters; four brothers; and her parents."

" Geneva Weakley, 51, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at the Spring Creek Health Care Center in Fort Collins following a short illness. She was born March 17, 1964, in Sterling, CO, to Gene & Eva Weakley.
Shortly after her birth the Weakley family moved to Brush. Geneva graduated from Brush High School in 1983, received her AA degree from Northeast Junior College in Sterling in 1985, and her BA degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley in 1987. She worked, and volunteered, at the East Morgan County Library in Brush, and later the Fort Morgan Library. She received several certificates of appreciation for her volunteer work at the Fort Morgan Library from the City of Fort Morgan. Prior to ill health forcing her to quit her job, Geneva worked in the deli department at Edward’s Market in Fort Morgan.
Geneva enjoyed oil painting and painted several pictures for her enjoyment and shared pictures with others.
Survivors include several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 16, at the Interment Chapel at the Brush Memorial Cemetery at 10:30 AM. Inurnment will follow in the Brush Memorial Cemetery.  "


Margaret Mae Bailar married Charles E. Leonard on September 4, 1910 in Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska.

"Ernest George Leonard was born December 26, 1893, and died December 16, 1916, aged 22 years, 11 months and 20 days. He was born in the home where his parents now live, and had lived in this community all his life with the exception of a few months spent in Colorado on his claim. He had just returned to spend the holidays with his people when the sad accident occurred which cost him his life. He went forward in the union meetings last winter, thus expressing his faith in Christ. There are left to mourn a loving father and mother, four brothers, Harvey A., Charles E. of Red Lion Col., Olin, Guy and Emery; two sisters, Mrs. Lulu G. Robinson, and Katie E. Leonard, with other relatives and many friends.
Those attending the funeral from a distance were Dr. and Mrs. Doty of Concordia, Kas.; Mrs. Eva Cross of rice, Kas.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailar of Red Lion col., and William Meehan of Friend, Neb.
The funeral was held in the United Brethren church, conducted by the pastor, E.R. Baber. The floral gifts were very beautiful. Choice music was furnished by the congregational church. The church was crowded despite the severe weather, thus manifesting the sympathy and esteem of the people. Ernest was a good dutiful and loving son, full of life and good will towards all and had many warm and admiring friends"
Ernest'a heirs claimed two quarters in 10N 47W in 1920 - Sedgwick County.

Charles E. Leonard claimed land in 10N 47W - Sedgwick County - in 1918 and 1920.

Margaret Leonard is in Sedgwick County in 1920, 27, farming with Charles E. Leonard 31. Edward is 8, Hazel 6, Ruth 4, Earl 2, and Dwaine four months.

In 1930 Charles is a laborer at Crook, Colorado, 42, Margaret 36, Edward 18, Ruth 14, earl 12, DeWayne 10, and Laura J 5.

In 1940 C.E., a truck driver for the city water system, and Maggie Leonard are in Longmont, Colorado. Laura is 14, Neil Masters 8, and Joann Masters 5.

Charles E. Leonard 1888-1981 is buried in Littleton, Colorado # 141065327. So is Maggie 1892-1959 # 156208855.

Dwain C. Leonard 1919-1956 is also buried in Littleton # 141065356.
Theodore E. Leonard 1911-1967 is buried in Fort Logan # 28410105.

Dale Masters married Hazel Leonard on September 4, 1928, recorded in Morgan County, Colorado.

In 1930 Logan County, Hazel M. Masters is 17, married to Dale F. Masters, 20, a battery man in a garage.
Hazel M. Masters 1913-1934 is buried in Ovid # 50440484.

Dale E. Masters is an auto mechanic in 1940 Oakland, California, 30, born in Iowa. He was in Oakland in 1935, too.

Dale, per one tree, died April 12, 1989 in San Leandro, California.

In 1940 Denver, Ruth is 24, now married to Harold L. Seay, 29 with Shirley 5 and Ronald 3. Her brother Earl E. Leonard 22 and his wife Elsie 20 and their son Richard newborn are with them. The families were in Sedgwick County in 1935.

Ruth Loretta (Leonard) Slay 1915-1999 is buried in Sunnyvale, California # 86869217.

Laura Jane Baylie married Clarence Chandler Cpllinge on November 10, 1987 in Adams County, Colorado.


Owen L. Bailar claimed land in 10N 47W - Sedgwick County - in 1918 and 1920.

Next household to Margaret in 1920 Sedgwick County is Owen L. Bailor 26 and his wife Florence 25. Robert is 4, Laverle 1, and month-old Edith.

In 1930 Fillmore County, Lee is 36, Florence 35, Robert 14 - these three born in Lebraska. Laverle 12 and Edit 10 were born in COlorado.

Owen 1893-1933 is buried in Geneva, Nebraska # 99877315.

"Owen Lee Bailar was born September 5, 1893. He passed away at Murray, Neb., June 18, 1933, at the age of 39 years, 9 months and 13 days.
He was married to Florence May Hall September 17, 1913, at York, Neb. To this union were born three children, Robert Lee, deceased, Floyd LaVerle and Edith Arlene.
Mr. Bailar lived his entire life in this community, except from 1914 to 1920, spent on a homestead at Red Lion, Col.
He is survived by his wife and two children, his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailar of Sedgwick, Col., two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Leonard of Red. Lion, Col., and Miss Gertrude Bailar of Sedgwick, one brother Lloyd, in California, and a large circle of friends.
Mr. Bailar farmed the greater part of his life until recently when he moved to Geneva and at the time of his death, he was engaged in the dairy business.
He was a sober, industrious, hard-working, dependable man, sacrificially devoted to the welfare of his famiy and always ready to help a neighbor as occasion arose.
He was cut down in the very vigor of manhood, but while he lived he 'fought a good fight,' and now “rests from his labors” while his “works do follow him.”
(Note: He was killed in an auto and train accident along with three others. He is buried in the Geneva cemetery.)"

Robert Lee Bailar was born at Ohiowa, Neb., August 9, 1915. He passed away at Murray, Neb., June 18, 1933, at the age of 17 years, 10 months and 9 days.
He graduated from the Geneva High School with the class of 1933. For the past four years he had been employed at the J. C. Penney Co., store at Geneva, and at the time of his death was stationed at Fort Crook at the government reforestation camp. He had just been ordered to a similar camp at Chadron, Neb., and he came home last weekend to enjoy a visit with homefolks before going to Chadron. It was on the return trip to Fort Crook that he lost his life.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. O. L. Bailar, his sister Edith, his brother LaVerle, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailar of Sedgwick, Col, his grandmother, Mrs. S. J. Hail of Geneva.
Robert was a fine lad, a favorite among his associates, studious in his school work, dependable and efficient in business, a lover of home and all the better things, including the church, being a member of the United Brethren Sunday school and of the Young People’s Christian Alliance, one of those young men of whom any community might be proud and can ill afford to lose. He expected to return in December to work with the Penney store, Manager McIlmoyle having promised to keep his position for him.
The funeral service for father and son will be held this afternoon at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Geneva and will be conducted by Rev. W. H. Shoaf, assisted by Rev. H. J. Plymesser. Interment will be in the Geneva cemetery.
(*Note: He was killed in an auto and train accident along with 3 others.)

In 1940 Adams County, Colorado, Florence is widowed, 45, with Laverle 22 running a filling station and Edith 20 a lunch room.

Florence May Hall, the daughter of Squire J. and Elizabeth hall, was born near Ohiowa, Neb., September 13, 1894.
September 17, 1917, she and Owen Lee Bailar were united in marriage. Three children were born to them, Robert, Lloyd, and Edith. The family lived in Fillmore county until 13 years ago, when Mrs. Bailar moved to Denver, where she continued to reside.
Following a brief illness she passed to her heavenly home at the Denver General hospital the morning of June 16, 1953, at the age of 58 years, 9 months and 11 days. Her husband and the son Robert preceded her June 18, 1933.
The surviving family consists of a son, Lloyd L. Bailar and a daughter, Mrs. Edith A. Mobeck, both of Denver, Col. There are also three brothers, William A. Hall, Lewiston, Mont.; Harry Hall of Geneva, Claude Hall of Ohiowa, and a sister, Mrs. Roy Christiancy of Seattle, Wash. There are also three grandchildren and other relatives, together with many friends.
Funeral services were held at the Olinger Mortuary, Denver, at 4 o'clock, June 17, with Rev. Charles Martin giving the tribute and music by the Olinger quartet. Further services were held at the Kritner-Ashby funeral home in Geneva, at 4 o'clock Friday, June 19. Dr. F. E. Pfoutz gave the tribute. Music was provided by a quartet composed of Ralph Reemts, Vaughn Fulton, Wallace Swanson and C. M. Humphrey, singing "Have Hine Own Way, Lord," and "The Old Rugged Cross." Ralph Reemts concluded the service with "The Lord's Prayer." Miss Florence Humphrey accompanied at the piano.
The pallbearers were Clair Christiancy, Harry Fox, Jake Gray, Ray Johnson, Guy Leonard and John Nun. Interment was in the Geneva cemetery.

Edith Arlene Bailar was born November 29, 1919 at Sedgwick, name Mobeck in 1950, and diedin May 1977.

Laverle Lloyd Bailar was born January 12, 1918 at Sedgwick, dying February 1977.
He married Helen Frances Anderson of Pine Bluff Arkansas on December 2, 1944 in Jefferson County, Arkansas. Both were 26 years old.

Helen was in Pine Bluff in 1940, 22, born in Arkansas, with Thomas O. Anderson 65 born in Illinois and Wilhelmina 59 in Ohio. George is a meter clerk, 31, Virginia teaching 27, Helen a bookkeeper 22, and Mary 12.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Helen F Bailar, passed away peacefully on March 27 2011 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado Age 93, of Golden. Survived by her children Bob Bailar, Jim Bailar, Virginia (Steve) Stiles, sisters Virginia Bates, Mary Tom Middlebrooks, 9 grand and 8 great grandchildren. Service, 2:00 p.m., Thursday at Olinger Crown Hill Pavilion of Reflections. Interment, Crown Hill Cemetery."

Robert E. Anderson, 79, of League City Texas died Sunday, July 29, 1990 at his residence. Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Jack Rowe Funeral Home. The Rev. Jack O. Pierce will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery. Visitation is set for 1-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with family present from 6-7:30 p.m.
Born Dec. 30, 1910 in Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., Mr. Anderson was co-owner of the Willis Drug Store for many years. A 34-year-resident of League City, Mr. Anderson was past president of the League City Lions Club and past president of League City Chamber of Commerce. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include a son, Robert T. "Tommy" Anderson of Houston; daughter, Nancy Baker of Friendswood; sisters, Mary Tom Middlebrooks of Naperville, Ill., Helen Bailar of Denver, Colo.; Miriam Grigsby of Conway, Ark., and Virginia Hutchins of Jasper, Ark.; brother, George Anderson of Pine Bluff, Ark.; and three grandchildren.

"Mrs. Miriam Anderson Grigsby, 93, of Sherwood, formerly of Conway, died Monday (Nov. 29, 1999) in North Little Rock. Born Feb. 17, 1906, in Crestview, Tenn., a daughter of the late Thomas O. and Wilhelmina Barnes Anderson, she earned a bachelor's degree from Arkansas College (now Lyon College) and a master's from Arkansas State Teachers College (now the University of Central Arkansas). She taught at Warren and Pine Bluff high schools and in 1947 she began teaching seventh-grade English and geography in the Conway School District. She taught senior English at Conway High School from 1963 to 1971.
While in Conway, she was active in Delta Kappa Gamma, the Green Thumb Garden Club, First United Methodist Church and the Open Door Sunday School Class, the Faulkner County Historical Society and the Retired Teachers Association. She was a member of Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church in Sherwood and was the widow of Robert Webb Grigsby, who taught at ASTC.
Survivors are two daughters, Roslyn Sisco of Valparaiso, Ind., and Sarah Breshears of Sherwood; a son, Dr. John Grigsby of Kemp, Texas; three sisters, Virginia Bates of Jasper (Newton County), Helen Bailar of Denver and Mary Tom Middlebrooks of Dickinson, Texas; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerry Collins officiating. Burial will be 4 p.m. in Oak Grove Cemetery in Conway."

1990 Galveston "Charles and Mary Tom Middlebrooks, who used to live here are now living in Naperville, Illinois, were down in cold Texas during the new year's holidays, and they were guests of Jewell and Ted Wilson of League City. Since Mary Tom was, at one time, director of the choir at the First United Methodist Church of Dickinson and also sang in that choir, they visited with the choir this past week after practice was over. They like Naperville, though they find it a bit colder than Texas."