James Robert DAY Mini tree diagram
Kathryn Minnie BAILEY

Kathryn Minnie BAILEY1,5,2,6,4,3

20th Oct 19061,2,3 - 30th Oct 19874

Life History

20th Oct 1906

Born in Alhambra, Maricopa, Arizona.1,2,3

about 1928

Married James Robert DAY in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.1,3

before Apr 1936

Divorced from James Robert DAY in Arizona.2

Sep 1979

Death of James Robert DAY in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.7

30th Oct 1987

Died in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri.4

4th Nov 1987

Buried in Groff Cemetery, Spickard, Mercer County, Missouri.4


  • Genealogies indicate that Kathryn married 5 times.  We have not tried to include the records for all marriages.  She married her second husband in Ralph Murdock in 1926, but they were married for only a short time.

    Arizona, County Marriage Records, 1865-1972
    Kathryn Minnie Bailey, of Phoenix
    Spouse Ralph W Murdock, of Phoenix
    Marriage Age 19, Birth Date abt 1907
    Marriage 7 May 1926 Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA
    Ceremony performed by V A Rule
    Witnesses Margaret Bruns and George T Price
    Filed 10 May 1926

    Genealogies suggest she married James Robert Day about 1928.  Their marriage and divorce records have not been foiund.  They were reported in the 1930 census.

    1930 Federal Census, Maricopa County, Arizona, 2 Aug, Phoenix, District 7-26, page 11A, 351 North 20th Place West, Hse #310, Fam #319
    Day, Daniel W Head Rents Has Radio M W 25 Married at age 22 TX TX SC Plaster Contractor [b abt 1905]
    Day, Alice D Wife F W 23 Married at age 20 IL MI NY [b abt 1912]
    Day, Margaret J Dau F W 2mos Single AZ TX IL [b abt 1928]
    - Fam #320 -
    Day, James R Head Rents $15 No Radio M W 34 Married at age 20 [abt 1916] TX TX SC Locksmith [b abt 1895]
    Day, Kathryn Wife F W 25 Married at age 19 [abt 1927] AZ MO MO Packing Co Stenographer [b abt 1905]

    Kathryn and James divorced before April 1936, when Kathryn married her next husband Lee Coffelt.  James married a third time.  This came to light only in February 2017 with a contact from one of Robert's descendants, James Day Jr.

    She married her next husband in 1936.

    Arizona, Select Marriages, 1888-1908
    Kathryn M Day
    Age 29, Birth Date 1907
    Marriage 25 Apr 1936 Clarkdale, Yavapai, Arizona
    Spouse Lee A. Coffelt
    Mariage recorded in Marriage Book 16,  p 241

    Obituary of Kathryn Bailey Day Moore
    Kathryn M Moore
    Funeral services for Mrs Kathryn M Moore were held at 10 am Wednesday at the Wise and Slater Funeral Chapel at Spickard.  Brother Clayton O. DAvis, pastor of the Christian Church, opfficiated.

    Mrs. Moore, 81, a resident of Mill Grove, Mo, died Friday, Oct 30, 1987, at Noll Memorial Hospital at Bethany, Mo.
    Burial was in the Groff Cemetery, northwest of Spickard
    --  Trenton Republican, Trenton, Missouri, Thursday, November 5, 1987

    Kathryn Minnie Bailey Moore
    Birth Oct 20, 1906 Alhambra, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
    Death Oct 30, 1987 Bethany, Harrison County, Missouri, USA
    Ralph Waldo Murdock (1897 - 1950)
    Arnold James Moore (1910 - 1979)
    Son Ralph Waldo Murdock (1927 - 2014)
    Note: Born, Alhambra, AZ. d/o Fisher Gill & Minnie (CUMMINGS) BAILEY
    Burial Groff Cemetery, Spickard, Mercer County, Missouri, USA
    Created by Larry G. Flesher Apr 22, 2005
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #10834154, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10834154


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