Richard Pile Jr

14 December 1764–23 March 1816 (Age 51)
Hardesty, Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Pile Jr was born on 14 December 1764, in Hardesty, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, his father, Richard Pile, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Sprigg, was 36. He married Rebecca Clifton on 15 January 1792, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 March 1816, in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Richard Pile Jr
Rebecca Clifton
Marriage: 15 January 1792
Marsten Green Clark Pile
Richard Pile
Burdet Clifton Pile
Mary C Pile
Margaret Pile
Mary Ann Pile
Elizabeth Ann Pile

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  • Marriage
    15 January 1792Nelson, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 12
    Maryland is the 7th state.
    Age 17
    In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and London): variant of Pyle .French: from Old French pile ‘mortar, trough’ (from Latin pila), denoting a trough used for crushing or pounding various materials, such as lime, and in some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone engaged in such work.French: topographic name from Old French pile ‘pillar, column’ (from Latin pila), or a habitational name from any of the minor places in northern France named with this word.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Richard Pile

    Richard was the son of Dr. Richard Pile, who lived in Virginia when she was a colony of Great Britain. Richard was apprenticed to the saddler's trade but ran away to join the patriot army in the war …

    Sources (10)

    • Richard Pile, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Richard Pile, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Richard Pile (Moved), "Find A Grave Index"

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