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Verlie A Bailey (1919 - 2003)

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Verlie A Bailey
1919 - 2003
Born
April 1, 1919
Ruffin in Colleton County, South Carolina United States 29475
Death
March 24, 2003
Other Names
Verlie Almeda Miles, Verlie Almeda Crosby, Verlie (Crosby) Miles Bailey
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Verlie A Bailey was born on April 1, 1919 at Ruffin, South Carolina United States. She died on March 24, 2003 at 83 years of age. We know that Verlie A Bailey had been residing in Walterboro, Colleton County, South Carolina 29488.
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Verlie A Bailey's parents were Charles W. Crosby and Victoria Robinson. Verlie Crosby, as she was known before she was married, was living in Warren, South Carolina in 1920. She was ten months old and besides her parents, her brothers Earl, who was 17, and CW, who was 14, and sisters Calamae, who was 12, and Lissie, who was 10, were in the household. Her father said that he was a farm operator on a general farm. Ten years later, in 1930, the family was still living in Warren, South Carolina on the farm. Mother Victoria said that she was employed cooking, brothers Earl and CW were farming, and sister Calamae was a bookkeeper at a bank. Verlie seems to have been married twice, once to a surname Miles and once to William Orin Bailey on March 26, 1966 in New Hampshire. They had both been divorced before. William was 28 when they married and Verlie was 45. Although she died in 2003, there is no other information about her life after 1966.
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Verlie A Bailey
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Verlie Almeda Miles, Verlie Almeda Crosby, Verlie (Crosby) Miles Bailey
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Walterboro, Colleton County, South Carolina 29488
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Tabernacle Cemetery in Smoaks, Colleton County, South Carolina United States 29481
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Verlie A Bailey died on March 24, 2003 at age 83. she was buried in Tabernacle Cemetery, Smoaks, South Carolina United States. She was born on April 1, 1919 at Ruffin, South Carolina United States. We are unaware of information about Verlie's immediate family. We know that Verlie A Bailey had been residing in Walterboro, Colleton County, South Carolina 29488.
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In 1919, in the year that Verlie A Bailey was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1928, she was merely 9 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, Verlie was merely 13 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1941, by the time she was 22 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1965, by the time she was 46 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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