Michael Piersol Nye

18 January 1836–1 March 1910 (Age 74)
Beaver, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Michael Piersol

When Michael Piersol Nye was born on 18 January 1836, in Beaver, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samson Stilly Nye, was 25 and his mother, Ruth Peirsol, was 19. He married Harriet Hartzel on 19 August 1862. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 1 March 1910, in Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lillyville, Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Piersol Nye
1836–1910
Harriet Hartzel
1844–1923
Marriage: 19 August 1862
Ruth Piersol Nye
1863–1925
Charlotta Henrietta Nye
1865–1911
Oliver King Nye
1867–1951
George Hartzel Nye
1869–1908
Benjamin Burr Nye
1871–1913
Fredrick Stamm Nye
1873–1919
Scudder Hart Nye
1875–1878
Joseph Byron Nye
1878–1953
Effie Ellen Nye
1881–1884
Richard Henry Nye
1883–1969
Victor Perre Nye
1886–1935
Flossie Coral Nye
1889–1957

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1862
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 27
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten eye, atten ye ‘at the island’ (Old English ēg, īeg ‘island’), becoming atte nye. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on an island or patch of firm ground surrounded by marsh, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Nye in Winscombe, Somerset.English: alternatively, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten eye, atten ee ‘at the river’ (Old English ēa ‘river’), becoming atte nee. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived near a river, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Neigh Bridge in Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire.Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 聶, see Nie 2.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Yeo
    Ney
    Nigh
    Nie
    Rea

    Sources (11)

    • Michael Nye in household of Ruth Nye, "United States Census, 1850"
    • M.p. Nye in entry for Victor Perre Nye and Mary Lovella Graff, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Myckel Nye, "United States Census, 1880"

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