William J Kyle

1840–5 January 1899 (Age 59)
Preble, Ohio, United States

The Life of William J

When William J Kyle was born in 1840, his father, Thomas Kyle, was 31 and his mother, Maria, was 23. He died on 5 January 1899, in Preble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Kyle
1809–1893
Maria
1817–1890
Sarah Jane Kyle
1838–1915
Elizabeth Kyle
1838–
Alice Kyle
Elizabeth Kyle
John Franklin Kyle
Maria Kyle
William J Kyle
1840–1899

Parents and Siblings

    Male1809–1893Male

    Maria

    Female1817–1890Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 20

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: regional name from a district in Ayrshire called Kyle, named for the British chieftains who ruled it in the 5th century, the Coel Hen.2 Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous Scottish places named Kyle from Gaelic caol ‘narrow’, also caolas ‘narrows’, ‘strait’. Compare Kyles .

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

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