William Sherman Pyle

27 May 1865–25 March 1931 (Age 65)
Allendale, Worth, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Sherman

When William Sherman Pyle was born on 27 May 1865, in Allendale, Worth, Missouri, United States, his father, Marcellus Pyle, was 24 and his mother, Ruth Ann McClure, was 24. He married Mary Elizabeth Pattison on 27 November 1890, in Lewistown, Fergus, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Polaris, Beaverhead, Montana, United States in 1910 and Churchill, Nevada, United States in 1910. He died on 25 March 1931, in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaverhead, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1890Lewistown, Fergus, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    Age 15
    Historic Boundaries 1880: Beaverhead, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Beaverhead, Montana, United States
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries 1885: Beaverhead, Montana, United States

    Name Meaning

    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 sometimes perhaps a nickname for a tall thin person.Americanized form of Dutch Pijl: 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 (18)

    • William Pyle in household of Marcellus Pyle, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William Sherman Pyle, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
    • William S Pyle, "United States Census, 1900"

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