Thomas Benton Piland

Male30 March 1894–7 May 1947

Brief Life History of Thomas Benton

When Thomas Benton Piland was born on 30 March 1894, in Noble, Ozark, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel Alexander Piland, was 31 and his mother, Martha Ann Pilant, was 28. He married Mary Luvica Lucinda Eley on 24 June 1914, in Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1930 and Paul Election Precinct, Minidoka, Idaho, United States for about 5 years. He died on 7 May 1947, in Paul, Minidoka, Idaho, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Paul Cemetery, Minidoka, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Benton Piland
Mary Luvica Lucinda Eley
Marriage: 24 June 1914
Claude Thomas Piland
Carrie Ella Piland
Verma Mae Piland
Willie Piland

Sources (33)

  • Thomas B Piland in household of Samuel A Piland Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benton Piland, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Thomas Benton Piland, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1914Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries 1905: Lincoln, Idaho, United States 1913: Minidoka, Idaho, United States

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 15

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained. Compare Pyland and Pylant .

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

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