Michael Piersol Nye

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

The Life 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)

    Ruth Piersol Nye

    Female1863–1925Female

    Charlotta Henrietta Nye

    Female1865–1911Female

    Male1867–1951Male

    George Hartzel Nye

    Male1869–1908Male

    Benjamin Burr Nye

    Male1871–1913Male

+7 More Children

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 (southeastern): topographic name arising from a misdivision of Middle English atten (e)ye which means either ‘at the river’ or ‘at the island’, from Old English ēa ‘river’ and ēg ‘island’ respectively. Both these words were feminine in Old English, and so should have been preceded only by Middle English atter ( see Rye ), but distinctions of gender ceased to be carefully maintained in the Middle English period.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Michael Nye in household of Ruth Nye, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Myckel Nye, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Michael R Nye, "United States Census, 1900"

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