William Pye

about 1735–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Pye was born about 1735, in England, United Kingdom. He married Martha Pace about 1758, in England, United Kingdom.

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William Pye
1735–
Martha Pace
1735–
Marriage: about 1758

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MARRIAGE
about 1758
England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 66

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 80

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 88

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English, Old French pie, pye ‘magpie’ (Latin pica), applied as a nickname for a talkative or thievish person. The modern English name of the bird, not found before the 17th century, is from the earlier dialect term maggot-pie, formed by the addition of Mag, Maggot, pet forms of the female personal name Margaret.2 Welsh: variant of Pugh .

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

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