William Sherman Pyle

1865–25 March 1931 (Age 66)
Allendale, Worth, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Sherman

When William Sherman Pyle was born in 1865, in Allendale, Worth, Missouri, United States, his father, Marcellus Pyle, was 24 and his mother, Ruth Ann McCluer, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Pattison on 27 November 1890, in Fergus, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States in 1900 and Churchill, Nevada, United States in 1910. He died on 25 March 1931, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

William Sherman Pyle
Mary Elizabeth Pattison
Marriage: 27 November 1890
Ruth Ann Pyle

Spouse and Children

27 November 1890
Fergus, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 15

Historic Boundaries - 1880: Beaverhead, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Beaverhead, Montana, United States

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English pile ‘stake’, ‘post’ (via Old English from Latin pilum ‘spike’, ‘javelin’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a stake or post serving as a landmark or a metonymic occupational name for a stake maker or a nickname for a tall strong man.2 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a marksman or an arrowsmith, from pijl ‘arrow’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Pyle in household of Marcellus Pyle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William S Pyle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Pyle, "United States Census, 1910"

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