Museum the New Llano Colony

Leola Bays

Birth: She was born around 1919 at Oklahoma.  

Family Information: Daughter of John T. and Lillian Bays.

Sister of Lenna and Norman Bays plus Ila and Johnny Dale.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1920 she was living with her parents and sister in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1930 she was living with her parents and siblings in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  

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Other Info: In May 1931 Miss Daisy Brown trained some dozen children to take parts in a little playlet called "The Census Taker" including Joe Blackshire as the father and Rachel Valleau as the mother; Blen Still played the census taker and the children were played by Jeanette Wooley, Ellen Jernberg, Iris Busick, Ernest Ogden, Bill Ogden, Andrew Parson, Liljean Corbett, Warren Roe, Leola Bays, Rozella and Quentin Quipp.  

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Sources: US Census: 1920, 1930; "Llano Colonist": May 30, 1931  


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