Richard Pile Jr

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

The Life 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, Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Jeffersonville, 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

Spouse and Children

15 January 1792
Nelson, 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

1 English (Devon): variant spelling of Pyle .2 French: of uncertain origin: perhaps from Old French pile ‘trough’, a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow, or alternatively a habitational name from any of the minor places named with this word.

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

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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 (3)

  • Richard Pile, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Richard Pile, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Richard Pile, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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